Darcy Carpenter

Hailing from South Australia’s Riverland region, Darcy was discovered during a Restless Education Outreach workshop. Darcy Carpenter then debuted with Restless Dance Theatre in the Memory Keeper as part of the From The Ground Up Project, and the Watermark Project as part of the Australian Youth Dance Festival. Darcy performed In The Balance in for the 2016 Adelaide Cabaret Festival and also appeared Touched 2015.

In 2018 Darcy performed Intimate Space at the Hilton Surfers Paradise as part of Bleach* Festival 2018 as part of the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games, where she also performed in the opening and closing ceremonies. Later that year, she performed in Creating the Spectacle for the 2018 Adelaide Film Festival. In 2019, Darcy toured with the company to the Seoul Street Arts Festival for a season of Intimate Space.

In 2021, Darcy joined The Company and performed in the Adelaide Festival premiere season of Guttered and Ecoute Pour Voir | Listen to See at the Adelaide Festival Centre for Adelaide’s DreamBig Festival. She performed in A Date With Restless which toured regionally, Ecoute Pour Voir | Listen to See as part of WOMADelaide, premiered Exposed by Michelle Ryan, and was understudy for Rewards For The Tribe, a collaboration between Chunky Move and Restless as part of Melbourne’s RISING Festival. Darcy performed in the premiere season of Shifting Perspectives for the 2023,Counterpoise, Illuminate Festival Adelaide, before performing at the Sydney Opera House as part of the 50th birthday celebrations in Exposed. 

2024 started off with a sold-out season in Adelaide Festival with the premiere of Private View, before its Australian tour including Brisbane Festival. Darcy also performed Shifting Perspectives in VIVID Sydney and attended the Melbourne screening of Rewards for the Tribe.

 


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