Stephanie Lake’s epic work Colossus kicked her career into another gear. The Australian choreographer is now in hot demand internationally. What’s more, as well as creating contemporary dance for her own company, ballet companies are beginning to call. Deborah Jones talks to Lake and her partner and regular collaborator, audio-visual artist Robin Fox, about how it feels to have arrived.

Stephanie Lake, Robin Fox
Stephanie Lake and Robin Fox. Photo courtesy of Stephanie Lake

It’s a good thing Stephanie Lakedidn’t listen to those well-meaning people who said she should think small. “That’s the advice you get. Make a solo. Make a duo. Make something that can tour really easily that fits into a suitcase. I thought, bloody hell, that’s not what I want to...