Rosalind Crisp is one of Australia’s foremost dance artists. She founded the Omeo Dance studio – home to experimental dance in Sydney (1996-2004). Invited to Paris in 2003, she became the first choreographic associate of Atelier de Paris-Carolyn Carlson (2004-2012). In 2015 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 continuous studio research and her long-term collaborations with, amongst others, French dancers Celine Debyser and Max Fossati 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 Australia.

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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