Performance Artist and Choreographer
Glasgow based, but Australian born, performance artist and choreographer, Caroline Bowditch, describes herself as a performer, maker, teacher, speaker and mosquito buzzing in the ears of the arts industry in the UK and further afield.
She has choreographed/performed work as girl jonah with Fiona Wright, created her own work Proband (2007) after being awarded a Wellcome Trust Arts Grant and co-created NQR and the Long and the Short of It as Scottish Dance Theatre’s Dance Agent for Change (2008-2012). In 2012, Caroline created Leaving Limbo Landing for the Cultural Olympiad and in 2014 created Falling in Love with Frida, which was awarded a prestigious Herald Angel award, and continues to tour locally and internationally. She was recently commissioned, by Unlimited and the Northern Festivals Network, to create and tour a piece for under 5’s.
Caroline is a founder member of Weave Movement Theatre (Melbourne) and The FATHoM Project (Newcastle), is Artist in Association with Paragon Music (Glasgow) and was Visiting Professor at Coventry University.
Her consultancy work in accessibility and inclusivity includes ongoing work with Skånes Dansteater, Sweden and most recently with Australian organisations Access2Arts, Arts Access and the Australia Council for the Arts.
She has led international residencies in Italy, Switzerland and Germany is regularly invited to mentor local, national and international artists at all levels of their artistic development.
In 2017, Caroline will be Associated Artist with Dance 4, Paragon Ensemble and Imaginate.