CRAIG BARY

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Craig is a committed and active member of the dance community in Australia and New Zealand. He has performed around the world with many different companies and choreographers, some of which include, Australian Dance Theatre, Tasdance, KAGE, Leigh Warren and Dancers, The Farm, Douglas Wright Dance, Footnote New Zealand Dance, Michael Parmenter’s Commotion Company, New Zealand Dance Company, Sue Healey, Shaun Parker Company, Legs on the Wall, Tanja Liedtke, and Lisa Wilson Projects.

Craig has created his own independent works and works on Sydney Dance Company, Footnote New Zealand Dance, Lisa Wilson and Metro Arts Elevate program, and the iOU collective. He has also choreographed works for leading training institutions such as New Zealand School of Dance, Unitec, UNSW, Link Dance Company, NAISDA, and the SDC Pre-Professional Year.

Craig is a highly regarded and passionate teacher, teaching for many companies, independents, and universities. His practice comes from a strong understanding of floor based movements, safe dance practices and has a keen understanding of partnering and contact processes. He is currently the Unit Manager for Contemporary Dance and Physical Theatre at NAISDA Dance College.

Andrew Batt-Rawden