Past Programs

Program

Research Room Residency

Research Room Residency

Monday 14 December, 12am - Wednesday 30 December, 2015 12am

Day is currently engaged in choreographic processes that emerge primarily through the act of dancing. He is developing dances of materiality, composed with experimental practices and somatic technologies that deal with the body as a series of vibrant surfaces and...

Beyond the Training: Open Workshop Cancelled

Beyond the Training: Open Workshop Cancelled

Sunday 13 December - Sunday 13 December, 2015

PLEASE NOTE THAT WORKSHOP HAS BEEN CANCELLED. ANY QUERIES, PLEASE CONTACT AUSDANCE NSW. 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...

Professional Skills Development

Professional Skills Development

Sunday 6 December - Sunday 6 December, 2015

SESSION 1: Sat 4 – Sun 5 April & Sat 11 – Sun 12 April, 10am-4pm. SESSION 2: Sun 22, Sat 28, Sun 29 November & Sun 6 December, 10am-4pm. Participation by invitation A practice-based workshop led by Vicki Van Hout for early career Indigenous dancers and...

Dance4 Exchange

Dance4 Exchange

Monday 16 November - Friday 4 December, 2015

“It means abandoning being a poet, abandoning your careerism, abandoning even the idea of writing any poetry, really abandoning, giving up as hopeless—abandoning the possibility of really expressing yourself to the nations of the world. Abandoning the idea of being a...

Facets 2015 Exchange in Sydney

Facets 2015 Exchange in Sydney

Monday 9 November - Friday 13 November, 2015

Award-winning Indian choreographer Hemabharathy Palani will join Lucky Lartey, Sydney-based dancer and choreographer, in a one-week creative exchange. Hemabharathy Palani. Photo: Arvind Sridhar  

Workshops

Workshops

Saturday 7 November - Sunday 8 November, 2015

A space for choreographers and dancers coming from diverse backgrounds to work with 2 choreographers with different approaches to developing a contemporary cultural practice. In the mornings, Hemabharathy Palani will teach contemporary dance, particularly the...

Research Room

Research Room

Monday 26 October - Friday 13 November, 2015

We welcome Soo Hyun Hwang to be part of our Research Room residency. (More information to come) Soo-Hyun Hwang was born and raised in Seoul, Korea and is finding new methods of choreography languages based her long-time experiences as a dancer. pursuing research and...

Developing Experiments

Developing Experiments

Monday 12 October - Friday 16 October, 2015

In this interdisciplinary lab dance-makers and scientists will exchange creative thinking processes to develop shared experiments. The lab will be designed to enable the greatest possibility for unexpected collaborations and avenues of enquiry, and each participant...

Finding the Right Language For Your Practice II

Finding the Right Language For Your Practice II

Saturday 22 August, 2pm - Saturday 22 August, 2015 6pm

Open nationally to professional choreographers, dancers. Writing Dancing is a group of dance writers and makers who have been meeting in Sydney since 2010 to explore approaches to writing towards, about, around and alongside dancing. Facilitated by members of the...

Workshop

Workshop

Saturday 22 August - Sunday 23 August, 2015

Open to Australian choreographers and dancers.  A fantastic surprise addition to our 2015 Facilitated program, American dancer Riley Watts, a member of the Forsythe Company since 2010 will lead a workshop over two mornings at The Drill Hall. Riley Watts is a dancer,...

Research Room

Research Room

Monday 10 August - Sunday 6 September, 2015

"During my time in residence at the research room I intend continue my research of repetition, with a particular concentration on how repetition might reveal plural meanings from a singular body or action. During a recent residency at Bundanon I came across the...

Research Collaboration

Research Collaboration

Monday 10 August - Friday 21 August, 2015

Hybrid-performance artist Kate McIntosh will engage in a two week research/development process toward the creation of her new work, exploring the visualisation of sound through movement. Kate has invited Angela Goh and Lizzie Thomson to witness and partner in the...

Investigate/Extend

Investigate/Extend

Monday 27 July - Sunday 30 August, 2015

UNSW | 27 JUL – 9 AUG DRILL HALL | 24–30 AUG Elizabeth will explore the dance potentials for an eighty-year old body thus extending her practice as a choreographer and performer. Always interested in the power of expressive dance she will explore what an older...

Research Room

Research Room

Monday 11 May - Friday 29 May, 2015

Ivey will be attempting to better understand her practice by attending to ongoing research questions in regards to hierarchy, spectatorship, subject and the nature of event, as well as through analysis of an ongoing project, Adventure Dances: Summoning Sensation. She...

Taster/Tester

Taster/Tester

Monday 11 May - Friday 22 May, 2015

Branch Nebula’s research project will take place over two part-time weeks offsite asa series of interventions in skate parks. They will collaborate with artists who habitually probe the urban landscape: street-style artists, skaters, BMXers, and parkourists, together...

Taster/Tester (Space Grant)

Taster/Tester (Space Grant)

Monday 4 May - Sunday 26 July, 2015

Drill Hall | 4-10 MAY UNSW | 13-26 JULY In response to the creative interactions and somatic work Narelle has been studying through her Australia Council Fellowship with Alice Cummins and Adrian Winkworth, she will work in the studio to develop deeper explorations for...

Animal Dances Workshop

Animal Dances Workshop

Saturday 2 May - Sunday 3 May, 2015

Open nationally to professional choreographers, dancers. This workshop proposes approaches, methods, games and scores that Martin developed while making the solo and the group version of Animal Dances. How do we, urban animals of the 21st century, relate to animals...

Research Room

Research Room

Wednesday 1 April - Thursday 30 April, 2015

Anya will be researching the impact of office lifestyle on the body. The same body once predominately used to hunt, gather and mate. She will specifically investigate the impact on the bodies of women in the office. We have often seen images of primal man in the...

Taster/Tester (Space Grant)

Taster/Tester (Space Grant)

Monday 30 March - Sunday 19 April, 2015

Vicki will collaborate with renowned choreographer Martin del Amo, to develop a solo practice under the title ‘The Community in One Body’. Vicki will explore the cultural premise of community ownership of cultural expression, i.e. dance, song and story. This topic...

Individual Mentoring

Individual Mentoring

Friday 27 March - Saturday 28 March, 2015

Siegmar will offer dramaturgical advice to Responsive Program residents and our Associate Artist in individual sessions. “I propose to work on the relation between the language we use when we talk about work, the artistic expression itself and the discourse around it....

Research Room

Research Room

Monday 23 March - Saturday 28 March, 2015

"I had an absolutely amazing time last week, being able to think, read, write, move, meet and engage with amazing and brilliant Australian artists and scholars in a beautiful setting". For this research residency, Chloé will be working in collaboration with Australian...

Investigate/Extend

Investigate/Extend

Monday 2 March - Sunday 22 March, 2015

Fully DIPPED is an Investigate/Extend residency that will rekindle a research spark ignited during Dean’s Australia Council Fellowship (2011-2012). Dean will investigate the potential to evolve what was a twenty-hour durational score of evolving embodiments beyond...

Every Day a Thing Workshop

Every Day a Thing Workshop

Saturday 28 February - Sunday 1 March, 2015

10AM–11AM Responsive Program residents only 11AM–4PM Open nationally to professional choreographers, dancers and interdisciplinary artists. Submit your EOI at below. Every Day a Thing proposes to develop a practice of co-working and co-thinking between artists....

Taster/Tester (Space Grant)

Taster/Tester (Space Grant)

Wednesday 28 January - Thursday 19 February, 2015

From a concise movement vocabulary of ten steps, Patricia Wood will work with Rhiannon Newton and Cleo Mees to explore notions of stillness and repetition. They will utilise simple choreographic devices to dissect and ascertain: how does the performer and the audience...

Investigate/Extend

Investigate/Extend

Tuesday 27 January - Friday 1 May, 2015

RESEARCH ROOM | 27 JAN – 1 FEB, 1–12 JUN UNSW | 6–19 APR DRILL HALL | 20 APR – 1 MAY TANGI (tears) explores the transformative qualities of light, water, incantations and embodiment to enunciate the rare and precious nature of culturally significant objects, suspended...

Research Room

Research Room

Monday 5 January - Thursday 22 January, 2015

Peter will explore the manifold forces of sexuality, gender and power as they unfold in choreographic research. The exploration will culminate in a showing with other dancers, musicians and performers at the Drill Hall on January 24, 2015. The work will...

Facets 2015 International Choreographic Residency

Facets 2015 International Choreographic Residency

Monday 5 January - Sunday 8 February, 2015

The 2015 FACETS program provided me with unparalleled levels of support from 10 international mentors spanning a number of artistic areas in the development of Long Walk to show as part of the Attakkalari India Biennial 2015. I also had the opportunity to work...

Taster/Tester

Taster/Tester

Monday 5 January - Thursday 22 January, 2015

During the Critical Path residency, Técha Noble will be experimenting with extending the body via costume prosthesis, puppetry and anthropomorphic figurations and transforming these physical extensions to see how they can be engendered with sound. She will be working...

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