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Fat Boy Dancing is an independent production company, producing works ranging from cross-platform collaborations to new Australian and International works as well as offering production assistance for emerging artists.


Its main focus is to connect international and local artists to instigate lasting collaborations and develop exciting new projects across multiple platforms. We have worked in collaboration with the Goethe Institute, Tamarama Rock Surfers, Brisbane Festival, Sydney Fringe and many others to offer compelling new voices, challenging forms and exciting investigations into contemporary theatrical production.









About us

Michael Cutrupi - Creative Producer

Michael is a producer and performance maker.

As an Actor he has worked with Sydney Theatre Company, American Repertory Theatre (Boston), SITI Company (New York), Philippe Gaulier (Berlin), Baz Luhrmann, Taylor Mac (NYC), Kate Gaul and Australian Theatre for Young People.

As a Producer he has toured shows to festivals around Australia and is an Associate Producer with House of Dogs, Mess Hall and others.

He was Programming Associate for Performance Space 122 in New York City helping to deliver the 2013 COIL Festival and the founding Chair of Sydney Theatre Company's Youth Advisory Panel (STC YAP).

"Fuelled with a passion for new Australian and International work I engage with emerging and established writers, directors and performers worldwide in order to give a fresh and exciting voice to local stages. Having worked across many aspects of the performing arts world from front of house, box office, stage management, performance, admin and more I know what it takes to make something work and most importantly what to do if it isn't. Fat Boy Dancing was created in order to diversify who creates work in Australia and therefore who sees it".




Director Gin Savage’s production is warmly played, unfussy and fluent.
Jason Blake - SMH
Maxine Mellor's short black comedy delights in pushing the boundaries of what can be said and done in a character-based play. There is not a human (or canine) bodily function or orifice that is not explored.
Sydney Morning Herald
Exciting writing, exciting direction, exciting performances. You’ll be seeing more from these artists in the decade to come.
Henry Florence - The Brag
Sydney Fringe Festival & Sydney Airport






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