Past Programs

Program

Research Room Residency

Research Room Residency

Monday 8 December - Monday 22 December, 2014

Dianne, Julie and Peter will work together to undertake the third and final stage of development into a research based radiophonic theatre creation entitled For Your Ears Only. It brings together the various building blocks of performance making and combines it with...

Improvisation Practices Symposium

Improvisation Practices Symposium

Thursday 27 November - Sunday 7 December, 2014

Partners: Immediations: Art and Event, Mini MoveMe Festival (STRUT Dance) Workshops open to choreographers/dancers. Expressions of interest due 10 Oct Improvisation raises many issues around the nature of choreography, performance and authorship. In the relationship...

Research Room Residency

Research Room Residency

Monday 24 November, 12am - Sunday 30 November, 2014 12am

Movement and Sound are sensational gestures. Sound moves through an invisible atmospheric ocean, waves shaped by the physics of noise and harmonious notes arrive to the ear sensed by the timpani of membrane to brain. Led by digital choreographer/performer, Hellen Sky,...

Responsive Residency

Responsive Residency

Monday 3 November - Thursday 20 November, 2014

This research project is a continuation of work Rob has been developing over several years. Within the framework of an existing process, Rob will undertake a multilayered exploration of tone. This idea of tone is broad, referring to the tone of the body or a part of...

Dance4 Exchange

Dance4 Exchange

Saturday 1 November - Wednesday 31 December, 2014

We were drenched in each other’s proximity... We covered the wall in written or drawn ideas, filled the space with sweat and tension and joy and dance, shook the ceiling with a live mic'd sound score (and at other times Beyonce) and powdered the room with flour in the...

Habitual Gesture

Habitual Gesture

Saturday 18 October - Sunday 19 October, 2014

Open to 15 Australian choreographers/dancers. EOIs due 18 Aug The focus of this workshop will be to explore the sense and depth of the present time. Rather than focus on technicalities, Eléonore will share her universe of research and exploration, which is the heart...

Space Grant

Space Grant

Tuesday 14 October - Sunday 26 October, 2014

Drill Hall Space Grant OCT 14–17 & 20–26 “Only we humans make waste that nature can’t digest.” Charles Moore Sarah’s research project evolves from her fascination with waste: her desire to create orderly piles of it; her disconnection from where it ends up; the...

Fusing Indonesian Javanese Traditional and Lengger Banyumasan Dance Arts

Fusing Indonesian Javanese Traditional and Lengger Banyumasan Dance Arts

Saturday 11 October - Sunday 12 October, 2014

Open to 15 Australian choreographers/dancers. EOIs due 1 Sep Wayang in body machine is inspired by Javanese traditional ‘wayang’. This workshop will explore the traditional dance relationship between audience, ritual, and elements of traditional Javanese and Banyumas...

Research Room Residency

Research Room Residency

Wednesday 1 October - Friday 31 October, 2014

FUNDED BY Difusão e Intercâmbios Culturais 2013 - Secretaria de Estado de Cultura do Rio de Janeiro (SEC-RJ) and Prêmio FUNARTE Klauss Vianna 2013 - Fundação Nacional de Artes The research project Correspondances is based on the idea of sharing movement/choreographic...

Research Room Residency

Monday 8 September, 12am - Tuesday 30 September, 2014 12am

Engaged with place and community through the idea of ‘social, the Line Project: as the crow flies is an ongoing multi-faceted exploration of people and places through text, image and art making processes.

Beyond the Training

Beyond the Training

Saturday 30 August, 12pm - Saturday 30 August, 2014 3pm

Beyond the Training is an annual series of skills sharing and professional development workshops aimed at exploring beyond the technique of dance classes. The series supports the Responsive research program at Critical Path, and expands upon the regular...

Responsive Residency

Responsive Residency

Monday 18 August - Friday 29 August, 2014

A Contact Improvisation duet presents to an observer a recurrent set up: two dancers who are almost constantly ‘touching’ each other. Through this residency, Alejandro will seek to find processes for choreographing partnering dance using the movement language of...

Research Room Residency

Research Room Residency

Monday 14 July - Sunday 31 August, 2014

JUL 14 – AUG 3 | AUG 25–31 MicroSleepDub wants to look for sounds that are too quiet or too small, too vague, too low, or too irritating, or that don’t match with what we see. By using the microphone as a microscope, MicroSleepDub wants to zoom in and amplify these...

Research Room Residency

Monday 30 June, 12am - Monday 14 July, 2014 12am

Used the time to reactivate my writing + voice recording practices, through a study and creative reflection on certain painting traditions, semiotic theory and poetry.

Research Room Residency

Research Room Residency

Sunday 1 June - Monday 30 June, 2014

For this research project Lisa aims to identify how and if disparate areas of her personal arts practice can be integrated, with an aim to establish an authentic and relevant expressive voice – one that incorporates these various disciplines to produce original and...

Research Room Residency

Research Room Residency

Monday 19 May - Saturday 22 November, 2014

MAY 19–31 | NOV 3–22 Annalouise will undertake various strands of research related to two works: Self Portrait and Mother Tongue. Over the past decade, several works have emerged from a combination of choreographic research and the development of hybrid...

Responsive Residency: The Small, the Minute, the Minuscule

Responsive Residency: The Small, the Minute, the Minuscule

Monday 5 May - Sunday 18 May, 2014

The Small, the Minute, the Minuscule: finding the dance in non-dance Lisa Maris McDonell with collaborator Robina Beard will explore and investigate the use of very small (yet not intentionally gestural) movement within a dance context. Having previously choreographed...

Research Room Residency

Research Room Residency

Monday 14 April - Monday 21 April, 2014

From Afar on a Hill is an audience-integrated performance reflecting upon the global issue of current and future immigration practices. Bianca Martin will be researching a new performance work about global immigration practices. With the support of a Fellowship from...

Responsive Residency

Responsive Residency

Monday 14 April - Sunday 27 April, 2014

Behind the Zig Zag was a live performance about malfunction – technological, electrical and cellular – featuring the anthropomorphism of everyday objects and highlighting the familiar tendency to imbue our possessions with human traits. Together with collaborator...

Indigenous Mentorship

Indigenous Mentorship

Monday 24 March - Sunday 13 April, 2014

2014 marks the second phase of this specially tailored mentorship program for Eric Avery and Henrietta Baird, two Sydney-based artists, at the beginning of their choreographic careers. The program seeks to provide opportunities for them to develop choreographic skills...

Impro Exchange

Impro Exchange

Friday 21 March - Sunday 23 November, 2014

Partner: The Weather Exchange, an initiative of De Quincey Co. EOIs are invited from dancers interested in participating and collaborating Peter Fraser and Tess de Quincey: Mar 21–23 Martin del Amo: NOV 21–23 Building on previous laboratories between 2006 and 2013,...

Learning Curve Mentorship Program

Learning Curve Mentorship Program

Monday 10 March - Saturday 15 March, 2014

In partnership with Dancehouse Open to 2 NSW choreographers/dancers. EOIs due 1 February Two places with honorariums will be provided for NSW choreographers. To apply, please submit an expression of interest outlining how the workshop relates to your current practice...

Practice of Dramaturgy

Practice of Dramaturgy

Wednesday 5 March, 12am - Friday 14 March, 2014 12am

This eight-day laboratory at Bundanon enables choreographers Matt Cornell, Miranda Wheen, Joshua Thomson, and Kathryn Puie and her collaborators to work with performance dramaturg and cultural philosopher, Bojana Kunst, on developing their individual projects. In the...

Responsive Residency

Responsive Residency

Monday 3 March - Monday 14 April, 2014

MAR 3–7 | APR 7–14 Critical Path and the Creative Practice Lab at the School of the Arts and Media (SAM) at UNSW work in partnership to provide dance research residencies in the Io Myers Studioat UNSW. The Creative Practice Lab supports research and analysis in...

Process + Method

Process + Method

Wednesday 26 February - Monday 3 March, 2014

Partners : Dance Sites Network (DSN) - Critical Path, Dancehouse & STRUT Dance Associated public event: Bojana Kunst will be a guest critic at the DSN sharing at Critical Path on Monday 3 March, 4–7pm. Dance Sites is an innovative creative platform...

Research Room Residency

Research Room Residency

Monday 24 February - Sunday 2 March, 2014

Theo will be in Australia developing Of Land and Tongue, a new double bill for unconventional spaces. His Tanja Liedtke fellowship commissioned solo will be created in collaboration with Rebecca Hilton through a residency at Lucy Guerin Inc, and he will be using the...

Beyond the Training

Beyond the Training

Monday 24 February - Tuesday 25 February, 2014

Beyond the Training is an annual series of skills sharing and professional development workshops aimed at exploring beyond the technique of dance classes. The series supports the Responsive research program at Critical Path, and expands upon the regular...

Research Room Residency

Research Room Residency

Monday 17 February - Friday 28 February, 2014

In this piece Orfee explores a collaboration with composer, Kim Myhr. Bringing together music, video and movement work, Orfee challenges the walls of the room by mapping a physical investigation of the relation between body, sound and space. Is it possible to pulsate...

Responsive Residency

Responsive Residency

Monday 17 February - Sunday 2 November, 2014

Collaborator: Katherine Doube FEB 17–23 | MAR 4–9 | OCT 27 – NOV 2 Exploration of (dis)placement as a means of generating a movement vocabulary will be the overarching task of this residency. Based in understandings of human geography – that is, that people change...

Responsive Residency

Responsive Residency

Sunday 16 February - Sunday 23 November, 2014

Working with Regis Lansac, this research project will draw on video editing techniques, digital printing and projections to consider two themes: the diver and the fall. In Greek mythology the figure of the diver has always been connected to death. It is suggested that...

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