Efren Pamilacan is a dance artist and independent producer of Filipino ancestry, a settler on the unceded lands of the Kulin nation. 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 the Jigsaw Sneakers collective and founder of City Sessions street dance battle.

As a cultural leader, Efren supports independent artists and collectives as the artistic director of Cypher Culture - a cultural arts organisation empowering street dance and its communities.