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Tanzmesse, Germany

September 1, 2014


I accompanied an Australian delegation to the biennial German dance fair, Tanzmesse, in Dusseldorf. With close to 1500 delegates, this was an enormous event. I was initially rather hesitant about the trade fair element of the event, however there was sufficient representation from people whom I value and trust that this became a very worthwhile […]

Dancehouse Professional Development Seminar

August 8, 2014

0   I’m excited to be asked to work with Dancehouse Director, Angela Conquet on this professional development project for independent dancers. Together we will address the issue of creating an international network and will work with artists to uncover some starting points to this important part of an international career.

Avignon Festival- “IN”

July 21, 2014


I was fortunate to attend the Avignon festival for the first time in my life, having always avoided this hot spot of French high art theatre and dance in my British Council role, deeming it too impenetrable an “IN” and too fringey a Fringe to put up much potential for partnership. This time I was […]

IETM Asian Satellite success

May 17, 2014

0   I am happy to report that the Satellite meeting went well. With over 240 delegates, from 34 countries, all the sessions seemed to go off smoothly and there were some delighted comments at the summing up by Robyn Archer on the final day. The major success seems to have been the presence […]

Simone’s Boudoir at NGV, Melbourne Now

February 4, 2014

0   I am to chair a panel of artists as part of the Simone’s Boudoir series of public presentations at the National Gallery of Victoria in their highly popular Melbourne Now exhibition. I am talking about international dance with artists, Anouk van Dijk, Prue Lang, Rosalind Crisp and Nebahat Erpolat. I hope to […]

IETM Zagreb, October 2012

November 6, 2012


Attended the Autumn Plenary of the IETM network in Zagreb, Croatia as guests of Perforacje Festival, Eurokaz and Pogon. Accompanied the largest ever Australian delegation of 22, including festival and company producers and artists. Attended performances in the Perforacje Festival- of which Matija Ferlin’s Sad Sam Lucky was the highlight. Organised a networking event […]

June Events at Atelier de Carolyn Carlson, Paris

June 19, 2012


Attended presentation of Helen Herbertson’s work at the Atelier de Carolyn Carlson in Paris as part of the June Events program. Met with presenters and worked closely with the producers from Australia to create interest in the work through our consolidated European networks. Whilst in Paris, undertook several additional meetings with dance presenters from France […]

IETM Australia Council Collaboration Project- a successful meeting in Krakow

October 20, 2011

0   I accompanied a delegation of Australian artists, producers and presenters to the IETM meeting in Krakow, Poland in my first overseas engagement in the role of Project Director. This busy meeting comprised of programmed discussions, platform presentations of work and many occasions to socialise and share with colleagues from across the fifty member […]