Sharing - Rosalind Crisp

Rosalind Crisp. Photo by Edita Sentić for Culture of Change, Zagreb
Rosalind Crisp. Photo by Edita Sentić for Culture of Change, Zagreb


Free event, all welcome


18:00pm to 19:00pm


Wed 20 Feb '19


Dance Limerick performance space, St Johns church, Johns Square

Join us for an informal, work-in-progress sharing by Rosalind Crisp at the end of her research period at Dance Limerick. This is a free event and all are welcome.

For details of Rosalind's workshop on Friday 15 February click here

More on Rosalind's Residency

Rosalind Crisp will return to Dance Limerick for a period of experimentation in a co-mentoring relationship with Mary Wycherley, building on their exchange initiated by Mary in 2018. In this framework Rosalind will pursue her development of DIRtywork, a solo performance event derived from her group project DIRt (Dance In Regional disaster zones). DIRt explores how dance & collaborative arts practice might embody, understand and respond to the unfolding environmental crisis in Australia, and connect to local, national and international communities.


Rosalind Crisp is one of Australia's most innovative and mature artists. Over 30 years she has created a substantial body of original dance work and a method of choreographic improvisation. In 1996 she established the Omeo Dance studio, Sydney, home to experimental dance for ten years. Invited to Paris in 2003, she became the first choreographic associate of Atelier de Paris-Carolyn Carlson. The Atelier managed and toured her company work for ten years (2004 - 2012). In 2016 the French Ministry of Culture awarded her a Chevalier de l’Ordre des Arts et Lettres (Dame of the Arts). Rosalind tours extensively throughout Europe and Australia, performing, collaborating, teaching and creating works for other companies. She holds a Masters by research from the University of Western Sydney and in 2014, in acknowledgment of her influence on many generations of Australian dancers, the University of Melbourne made her an Honorary Fellow.

'Beyond analogy, Crisp’s movement is astonishing in its sheer otherness...the standard syntax of dance is erased. It’s magical...'
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