Critical Path – Explore Experiment

Published on 5th Oct, 2008

Critical Path - Explore Experiment

Established in 2004, Critical Path is a dynamic, responsive organisation. The principal goal is to support innovative research by NSW choreographers.

The program delivers research opportunities which promote innovation by creating opportunities for choreographers to explore new ways of working, develop new networks and engage in debate and critical appreciation of dance. Best practice in artistic research is incorporated into a diverse program which features a 3-strand model of Curated, Responsive and Mentoring projects.

The program provides support for experienced choreographers to tailor make research projects addressing their personal needs
Offers group professional development opportunities in workshops and masterclasses, where peer support and sharing is encouraged
Creates a context for mentoring and peer exchange through a program of projects instigated and led by experienced artists
Provides a platform for the sharing of research outcomes to peers, presenters and funders within a supportive critical context

Who is Critical Path?

Director Margie Medlin

Program Manager Helen Martin

Administrator Katy Coote

Finance Consultant Jocelyn Payne

Board of Directors

Chair Josephine Ridge

Deputy Chair Garry Lester

Secretary Rosalind Richards

Treasurer Ann Hinchliffe

Chris Tooher

Neil Simpson

Artist Representative Sam Chester

Artist Representative Sol Ulbrich

Supporters
Critical Path is an initiative of Arts NSW, with program funding from the Australia Council, the Australian Government’s arts funding and advisory body. Partnerships with other organisations are being developed to extend the diversity of input into the project.

Applications for the 2009 Responsive Program are now open, applications close 13 October, 2008. Go www.criticalpath.org.au to apply.

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