Flipside Project

NEW TRANSLATIONS Catapult dance’s Youth Iniative: The Flipside Project (recipient: 2017 Australian Dance Award) in partnership with The Lock-Up responding to the exhibition Transmission curated by Cherie Johnson.  Junior and Senior ensembles working with choreographers Cadi McCarthy, Jo Clancy (Wagana Dancers), Natasha Rogers (NAISDA) , Omer Astrachan (Israel) and Skip Willcox (Tanzcompagnie Giessen) looked at […]

THE EDGE – MAITLAND REGIONAL ART GALLERY – 2017 An Installation based contemporary dance choreographic performance program that runs parallel with DAVID CAPRA’s exhibition at the Maitland Regional Art Gallery, April 2017        

Pushing Boundaries an original contemporary dance work created over three Flipside Project intensives in 2016 .The Flipside Project 2016 engages young dancers from across the Hunter to work with professional contemporary choreographers . composers and visual designers:   Brandon Atoui Kristina Chan Harrison Elliot Yukino McHugh Marnie Palomares Rhiannon Newton and Catapult Dance Artistic Director […]

  The First Flipside Intensive in 2016 was choreographed by Cadi McCarthy,  Marnie Palomares, Emily-Kate Watts and Casey Horner. The Project engaged  young people from across the Hunter, to create original contemporary dance for  a site specific performance at Maitland Region Art Gallery within the Shaun Tan Exhibition “The Lost Thing” DANCE PERFORMANCES: FRIDAY 8 […]

The Flipside Project: Is a contemporary dance and collaborative choreographic program for young people (aged 7 – 18) and emerging artists (18 – 26) based in Newcastle, the Central Coast and Greater Hunter.  The Flipside Project provides opportunities for young people and emerging artists to collaborate with some of Australia’s most esteemed professional contemporary and […]

“The Flipside Project ” is a collaborative contemporary dance and multi arts project for young people and emerging artists living in Newcastle, the Central Coast and Greater Hunter supported by the NSW Department of Education & Communities, CreateNSW, the City of Newcastle. This project is unique for the region, providing dance and arts experiences that […]

  “The Flipside Project ” is a collaborative contemporary dance and multi arts project for young people and emerging artists living in Newcastle, the Central Coast and Greater Hunter supported by the NSW Department of Education & Communities, CreateNSW and Ausdance NSW. This project is unique for the region, providing dance and arts experiences that […]

IN SCHOOL WORKSHOPS Catapult Dance & the Flipside Project provide classes, workshops and intensive programs in schools, for community groups, young people and teachers. We have qualified dance specialist teachers that can provide a program that will suit your needs. Secondary Workshops Contemporary and Composition based workshops are tailored to your needs in the secondary […]

Teacher Professional Learning Workshops Catapult Dance Choreographic Hub provides classes, workshops and intensive programs in schools, for community groups, young people and primary and secondary teachers.  We have qualified dance specialist teachers that can provide a program that will suit your needs. Secondary Teacher Professional Learning These workshops adopt a practical approach to Professional Learning […]

Catapult dance Choreographic Hub is a contemporary dance and multi-arts organisation for professional dancers, multi- disciplinary artists, young people and emerging artists from Newcastle, the Central Coast and Greater Hunter. Catapult dance is a not for profit organization, arts organisation that offers a range of professional arts programs and  extraordinary dance experiences for young people regardless of background, […]

Flipside Dance Company RIPTIDE was The Flipside Project’s Pilot  in Newcastle, at the Playhouse Theatre in November 2014. Students from across the Hunter, Central Coast and Greater Hunter  collaborated  with Professional contemporary choreographers and emerging visual designers from the University of Newcastle to create Riptide, a full length contemporary dance piece negotiating the terrain between […]