Emma Fishwick

Emma Fishwick has worked extensively across Australia and abroad, lectures in Dance History, Choreography, and is an Honours supervisor at WAAPA. Emma is a graduate of the Honours (Dance) program, LINK in 2010 and between 2021-2024, Emma conducted her PhD research, Slow Choreographies, which examined how slow creative methodologies can interrupt everyday sexisms in Australian universities. In 2022, Emma developed From Here, Together through Co3 Australia’s In Residence Program and received the award for OUTSTANDING NEW WORK | Slow Burn, Together at the 2022 Performing Arts WA Awards. This work was commissioned by Perth Festival in 2021 and was performed to present her work at His Majesty’s Theatre, Karboordup. Other notable works include Dance, Quiet Riot (2018) and microLandscapes (2016). Between 2018-2023 Emma was a member of the STRUT Dance Board and has been a mentor for artists with a disability via disability support provider, My Place. Emma has choreographed for the International Young Choreographers Project in Taiwan 2019, has engaged in multiple projects and research residencies in Perth, Bundanon Trust and ReadyMade (NSW), Tasdance (TAS), ACT Festival (Bilbao), Dance Nucleus (Singapore), Next Wave (2016) and Dance Massive (2017) festivals (VIC).

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