Contemporary Dance Company of Western Australia announces inaugural Artistic Director

The new appointee is relocating from northern Queensland to Western Australia, to lead the state's new flagship dance company.

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Raewyn Hill, who two weeks ago stepped down as Artistic Director of Queensland company Dancenorth after five years in the role, has been appointed as inaugural Artistic Director of the Contemporary Dance Company of Western Australia (CDCWA).

CDCWA Chair Wendy Wise called the appointment of the Helpmann-nominated Hill ‘a crucial step in the CDCWA’s launch, as it seeks to reposition the art-form in the state’.

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