Damian started performing arts at age 3 in styles of Tap, Jazz, Ballet and Drama at Fabulous Feet Dance Academy, and continued with Suzie Ryrie School of Dance where he picked up contemporary, acro and hip hop.
He then trained at the Victorian College of the Arts Secondary School until year 10, and went on with the National Institute of Circus Arts in year 11 and 12.
During high school, Damian performed in Graeme Murphy’s version of “The Nut Cracker” with the Australian Ballet Company as an child ensemble, and also Baz Lurman’s “A Mid Summer Nights Dream” with Opera Australia as a Dancer/Tumbler.
Finishing high school, Damian got involved in performing amongst the music festival scene, including Strawberry Fields Festival, where he now manages the live performance program.
In 2016, Transit Dance took Damian as a second year contemporary student. The same year, he performed in the remount of Transit Dance Company’s “Yours Truly”.
Since then he has been working as a freelance dance artist and teacher, performing in Matthew Bourne’s “Lord Of The Flies” at the Melbourne Arts Centre, and is currently working with Shaun Parker & Company as an Understudy in “Happy As Larry” and Dancer in “King”, with a season in Sydney, as well as a tour in Europe and the Middle East.
Damian is a passionate dancer and teacher, with an aptitude for music and sound design, with ambition towards a life expanding through creativity, knowledge, travel and self exploration.