Efren Pamilacan is a dance maker and independent producer of Filipino decent living on the unceded lands of the Kulin nations. His work crosses cultural and social spheres intersecting between hip-hop culture, underground dance forms and the contemporary arts sector; and aims to create space for new dance communities to thrive.

As a dancer and dance maker, Efren is a member of Jigsaw Sneakers, director of 9DIMES, founder of City Sessions and Cofounder of Cypher Culture.

As an independent producer, he is currently supporting independent artists / collectives: Lay the Mystic, Saluhan - Filipino contemporary arts collective; and House of Dévine.

Academically, Efren is a graduate of Master of Arts (Art in Public Space) and currently assisting with the integration of Street Dance forms to VCA Dance.

In addition, Efren is the Youth Arts Coordinator for L2R Dance, a not-for-profit organisation providing free dance workshops and mentoring to young people in the west.