About Luke Fryer

LUKE FRYER is an aspiring artist and senior Quantum Leap ensemble member with QL2 Dance in Canberra. Luke has been involved with QL2 since 2011, and has since performed, trained and worked though many of their performance and choreographic projects. Before his interest in dance, he competed as a national level gymnast for 5 years until the beginning of high school. Luke is currently 18 years old and just graduated from Narrabundah College last year. He is in the middle of a gap year between secondary and tertiary education where he hopes to complete a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Dance at the Victorian College of the Arts. This year a way for him to train and audition for tertiary institutions, while also obtaining crucial experience and skills needed in the arts industry and general everyday life. Psychology and Media are just some of his other interests. In particular he enjoys combining he mediums of dance and movement with new media and film.

What a World Tour means to Luke, and how you can double your donation!

I never planned to take a gap year, it just happened, and I am very grateful it did. After receiving ATAR scores and despite university offers late last year, it was a combination of injury, lack of experience and the invitation to attend this world tour to the Commonwealth Youth Dance Festival in Glasgow that made the decision for me.

So far, this has been no ordinary gap year — if there is such thing as a typical gap year. One by one each hurdle of mine has been slowly being overcome. A hernia I developed that prevented me from doing auditions was mended before the New Year. I also recently turned 18 and have begun to experience small responsibilities of adult life and independence, like working, earning money and driving a car. Continue reading