Rhiannon Newton (Caretaker)
Rhiannon is an Australian dancer and choreographer. Her work draws on practices of repetition, studying patterns that give rise to change and stasis within the body and our world. Her works have been presented nationally and internationally in contexts such as Dance Massive, Dancehouse Housemate, Brisbane Festival, March Dance, Festival 2018, Firstdraft Exhibitions Program, Trois C-L (LX), Nagib On Stage (SL), Tanzhaus Zurich (CH) and Judson Church (USA).
Adelina Larsson Mendoza (Caretaker)
Adelina is a Swedish/Mexican choreographer, curator, producer, performer and educator. Since moving to Australia in 2007 she has presented at Melbourne Arts Festival, Sydney Opera House, Powerhouse Museum, State Theatre Centre of WA, Canberra Theatre Centre, Perth Institute of Contemporary Arts (PICA), The Lock Up, Newcastle and Fremantle Arts Centre. She is the founder and director of Strange Attractor, an interdisciplinary lab that focuses on experimentation and artistic research. adelinalarsson.com
Chanel Cheung (Studio Manager)
Chanel is an Australian dancer, performer and choreographer. She graduated from UNSW with a Bachelor of Arts and Business degree, majoring in Dance. During her degree, she was part of the UNSW dance company working with Raghav Handa and Carlee Mellow and has worked under choreographers Loredo Malcom and Vi Lam. As well as working at RMW, Chanel also works for her father's business Firecore and is a cheerleader for the Manly Sea Eagles.
Dr Justine Shih Pearson (Chair)
Justine is an interdisciplinary designer, writer and creative producer. She was previously producer of ReelDance and acting director of Critical Path, and is currently Honorary Associate in the Department of Theatre and Performance Studies at the University of Sydney. inmidflight.com
Dr Julie-Anne Long (Secretary)
Julie-Anne is an award-winning artist and academic, and longtime advocate for the independent dance sector. She is a previous director of One Extra Company, acting director of Critical Path, dance curator at Campbelltown Arts Centre, and is currently Senior Lecturer in Dance and Performance at Macquarie University. julieannelong.com.au
Linda Luke (Treasurer)
Linda is a dancer and performance-maker of over 15 years. Since 2004 she has been a member of De Quincey Co., and currently teaches movement in the BA Performance program at the University of Wollongong. lindaluke.blogspot.com
Su Goldfish (Board member)
Su is the manager of UNSW’s Creative Practice Lab and the producer of performance and media works for the School of the Arts and Media at the University of New South Wales. Over 25 years, Su has also worked as a performer, writer, set maker, carpenter, builder, and award-winning filmmaker. sugoldfish.com
Phillip Wardle (Board member)
Phillip Wardle is a lawyer and human rights policy advisor who specialises in international human rights law, transitional justice and forced migration policy. He is currently the Legal and Policy Manager at the Asia Pacific Forum of National Human Rights Institutions in Sydney.