Rosalind Crisp 

DIRtywork: Lecture-Performance   

Rosalind Crisp established the Omeo Dance studio in 1996 – home to experimental dance in Sydney for ten years. Invited to Paris in 2003, she became the first choreographic associate of Atelier de Paris-Carolyn Carlson (2004-2012). The Atelier managed and toured her company work for ten years. In 2016 the French Ministry of Culture awarded her a Chevalier de l’Ordre des Arts et Lettres (Dame of the Arts).

For over thirty years Rosalind has been developing a radical physical critique of dance, through dancing. The foundation of her practice is her consistent solo studio research and her long-term collaborations with, amongst others: Celine Debyser, Lizzie Thomson, Andrew Morrish, Helen Herbertson and Peter Fraser, and dance scholars Isabelle Ginot and Susan Leigh Foster. In 2014, in acknowledgment of her influence on many generations of Australian dancers, the University of Melbourne – VCA made her an Honorary Fellow. Rosalind currently lives and works between Europe and East Gippsland.