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Rosslyn Wythes

Rosslyn’s artistic practice encompasses performance, choreography, improvisation, teaching, yoga, Vipassana meditation and water colouring.

She is a graduate of WAAPA (where she received the Finely Award) and the Salzburg Experimental Academy of Dance (Austria). She has worked with Australian and European choreographers Jos Baker, Marta Coronado, La Fura Dels Baus, Rob McCredie, Carlee Mellow, Matthew Morris, Sue Peacock, Rakesh Sukesh, Dean Walsh, Tanya Voges, Flatline, DirtyFeet, Anything Is Valid Dance Theatre and Ultima Vez.

Rosslyn is a founding member of the Dance Makers Collective and spent a number of years directing a dance program at visual arts ALASKA Projects in an underground car pack in Kings Cross. The program WAY OUT toured to Crack Theatre Festival in Newcastle and Rosslyn received the Best Female Performer Award at Sydney’s Short + Sweet.

In 2017, she had the pleasure of performing the narrator role for Sidi Larbi Cheraouki’s piece Noetic at the Banff Centre for the Arts in Canada. More recently, she presented Eco 1000 at Bathurst’s Artstate Festival, participated in Critical Path’s Central West Residency and will soon present a new collaboration with ceramist Holly Macdonald at Cunst-link in Brussels.

Rosslyn’s work has received the support of the Youth Regional Artist Scholarship (Create NSW), the Ian Potter Cultural Trust, Australia Council for the Arts, Orange Regional Arts Fund and the Country Women’s Association.

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Dance Makers Collective acknowledge the Darug peoples, the traditional custodians of the land of Western Sydney, whose land we have the privilege to dance and work on. We acknowledge their survival and resilience, and pay respect to Darug Elders past, present and emerging, and recognise their continuing connection to the land, water and community for over 65,000 years.

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