Dr Cathy Adamek appointed Ausdance ACT Director

Ausdance has appointed Dr Adamek as its ACT Director with funding assistance from the ACT Government through COVID-19 Organisational Emergency Support Funding.

Barbie speaks with Cathy Adamek, newly-appointed Director of Ausdance ACT

For 30 years, Dr Adamek has made a significant contribution to Australian dance, theatre, music and film as an independent artist and creative producer and through her research, writing and organisational leadership. Most recently, her work with Ausdance SA as President has seen her lead a volunteer board to revive and reinvigorate the organisation.

Cathy trained in acting at NIDA and Webber-Douglas (London), has a BA (Hons) in English Literature, a PhD on Adelaide Dance Music Culture and studied ballet with Joanne Priest and Shelia Laing to an Advanced RAD standard.

Her physical theatre and dance music works have toured nationally in major venues and festivals. Cathy is an Associate Artist with Dance Hub SA and teaches regular adult ballet class as part of their programs.