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Lucy Mangion: From Melbourne to New York City’s Broadway

Lucy Mangion- From Melbourne to New York City's Broadway
Photo Courtesy: All I Do BTS

By: Davis Silver

In the vibrant city of Melbourne, a star is making waves in the dance community, captivating audiences with her grace, skill, and passion. Lucy Mangion, an Australian dancer renowned for her dynamic performances and technical prowess, is on the cusp of a thrilling new chapter in her career. Before she embarks on an exciting journey to New York City in July, where she will be teaching at the prestigious Broadway Dance Centre, Mangion is dedicating her time to nurturing talent at Pulse Studios in Melbourne through open Theater classes.

Mangion’s journey into dance is a testament to dedication and hard work. With a foundation rooted in the classical disciplines of jazz and ballet, she has honed her craft to masterfully navigate across genres, allowing her versatility to shine through. This technical training has not only been the bedrock of her career but has also propelled her onto stages that many aspiring dancers dream of. From high-octane performances with The Kid Laroi and Sean Kingston to captivating appearances alongside Havana Brown and Will Sparks, Mangion’s resume reads like a who’s who of the music industry.

As summer approaches in Australia, Mangion is gearing up for yet another milestone – starring in music videos for some of Australia’s major music artists. While details remain under wraps, anticipation builds around what these collaborations will bring. Known for bringing a unique blend of energy and elegance to every performance, Mangion’s involvement assures music videos that are as visually stunning as they are rhythmically engaging.

Reflecting on her journey so far, Mangion shares a key insight that has guided her through auditions and performances alike: “I think my technical training has prepared me well for any audition because most auditions have a technical combination first,” she said. This foundational confidence allows her to focus more on expressing the artistry within each movement rather than worrying about technique alone, a luxury not afforded to many dancers.

Beyond the stage and screen appearances with international music sensations like Joel Corry and Topic or local endeavors such as The Australian Whitney Houston Tribute show and performing with the Melbourne Aces dance crew one of Australia’s  high-profile dance groups Mangion’s impact extends into teaching. Her upcoming tenure at Broadway Dance Centre is not just a personal achievement but an opportunity to mold the next generation of dancers. By sharing insights from her illustrious career and instilling in them the importance of technical discipline combined with creative expression, Mangion aims to inspire students to pursue their dreams with tenacity.

For those eager to catch a glimpse of this dynamic performer before she heads stateside or wanting to delve into her world further, following Mangion on social media provides an intimate look at both her professional projects and personal reflections on dance (www.instagram.com/lucymmangion). It’s here where fans can stay updated on class schedules at Pulse Studios, behind-the-scenes peeks into upcoming music video shoots, and snapshots from rehearsals that hint at what’s next for this rising star.

Lucy Mangion stands at an enviable intersection of talent meeting opportunities. As she prepares for this significant leap into New York City’s bustling dance scene while leaving an indelible mark on Australia’s entertainment landscape this summer, it’s clear that hers is a name we’ll be hearing much more about. Whether leading by example in front of aspiring dancers or captivating audiences worldwide through powerful performances alongside music royalty – Lucy Mangion embodies what it means to live one’s passion fully.

In essence, Lucy Mangion represents more than just exceptional talent; she signifies resilience, adaptability, and the relentless pursuit of excellence attributes that resonate deeply within both the artistic community and beyond. As we watch her journey unfold from Melbourne’s stages to New York City’s revered classrooms (and everywhere in between), one thing remains certain: Lucy Mangion is not merely moving across geographical boundaries; she is transcending artistic ones redefining what it means to be both teacher and performer in today’s global dance narrative.

Published by: Nelly Chavez

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