Fresh Tracks 2018


Brown's Mart Theatre, Darwin 

Now in it's third year, Fresh Tracks has become Tracks' annual showcase at Darwin Fringe Festival. Original choreographic works by local artists working in a range of different contemporary dance and movement practices and dealing with a diversity of conceptual and physical ideas.

This year Tracks is excited to present the inaugural Tracks Choreographic Intensive alongside Fresh Tracks, aimed at supporting emerging choreographers to develop their work to the next stage of craftsmanship and refinement.

Structured as a 7-week program, this intensive of improvisation, choreographic and creative practice has provided 3 diverse and inspiring individuals with a nurturing framework to realise their artistic ideas and take them from the studio to a theatre setting.
Meet the participants.

Fresh Tracks is nestled within the Tracks Development Program, which invests in the continuation of strong dance voices in Darwin through research and development, mentoring, critical feedback and presentation opportunities. Tracks recognises the importance of supporting and celebrating the talent, potential and commitment of our local artists.

Creative Team

Concept and Artistic Directors: Tim Newth and David McMicken
Program Director: Kelly Beneforti
Choreographers: Sheila Rose, Will Nery, Felicity Wardle
Special Guests: The Grey Panthers

Company Partners

Tracks Inc is assisted by the Australian Government through the Australia Council, its arts funding and advisory body; and is proudly sponsored by the Northern Territory Government.

Project Partner

Darwin International Airport

Supporting Partner

Darwin Fringe Festival

Thank You

The Grey Panthers

Tracks 2018

Artistic Co-Directors: David McMicken and Tim Newth
Company Director: Adelaide Wood
Administrator: Jessica Mellor
Production Manager: Duane Preston
Dance Animateur: Kelly Beneforti
Bookkeeper: It Figures

Committee Members: Mary Durack (Chairperson), Glenn Bernardin (Treasurer), Michael Grant, David Taylor, Ken Conway, Venaska Cheliah, Sudha Coutinho, Mandela Yu. David McMicken, Tim Newth, Adelaide Wood (Ex-Officio Members)

Public Fund Trustees: Rev. Steve Orme, Dr Anita Toth, Ippei Okazaki

Patron: Her Honour the Honourable Vicki O’Halloran AM, Administrator of the Northern Territory


Darwin Fringe Festival
Sunday 8 July 2018
Two shows only:
Brown's Mart Theatre
Full $15
Concession $10 

"It is a platform for a bold, compelling, diverse range of artists working in dance and movement."

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