Lilian Steiner is an Australian-born, Chinese-Malay/Hungarian-Czechoslovakian dancer and choreographer based in Naarm (Melbourne). Her practice champions the deep intelligence of the body and its unique ability to reveal and comment on the complexities of contemporary humanity. Her work has been presented in Australia, France, Italy, Switzerland, Latvia, Spain, the UK and Hong Kong.

Since graduating from the Victorian College of the Arts, Bachelor of Dance program in 2010, Lilian has worked as a major performer-collaborator with Lucy Guerin Inc., and occupied the role of the company’s Resident Director in 2021-22. She has also worked on numerous projects with choreographers Phillip Adams, Shelley Lasica and Melanie Lane amongst others, and frequently collaborates with artists working with sculpture, film, experimental sound performance and 3D digital design.

Lilian received the Green Room Award for Best Female Dancer in both 2017 and 2018, as well as the Helpmann Award in 2017. Her work Noise Quartet Meditation received the 2015 Green Room Award for Concept and Realisation.