Exit interview: Adelaide Wood, Tracks Dance Company

Adelaide Wood has moved on to new challenges after five years in Darwin with Tracks Dance. Here, she reflects on her time with the company and the challenges and delights of making work in the NT.

‘Tracks is probably one of the best companies I’ve ever worked with. They are really phenomenal,’ says Adelaide Wood, the outgoing Company Director of Darwin’s Tracks Dance Company

Given her obvious respect for the company, why is Wood leaving after five years in order to pursue a number of self-directed international residencies? 

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Richard Watts is ArtsHub's National Performing Arts Editor; he also presents the weekly program SmartArts on Three Triple R FM, and serves as the Chair of La Mama Theatre's volunteer Committee of Management. Richard is a life member of the Melbourne Queer Film Festival, and was awarded the status of Melbourne Fringe Living Legend in 2017. In 2020 he was awarded the Sidney Myer Performing Arts Awards' Facilitator's Prize. Most recently, Richard was presented with a Lifetime Achievement Award by the Green Room Awards Association in June 2021. Follow him on Twitter: @richardthewatts