Rita Cobussen is an Albany based contemporary dance creator and performer. Primarily an independent artist, Rita regularly collaborates with a broad array of Artists in the Great Southern as well as further afield in Adelaide. She has been a key performer in several award winning contemporary dance works including innature, by Cayleigh Davies which received the Graham F. Smith Peace Award for its premiere in 2017, and more recently for her co-directed work, Retrieve Your Jeans, which won the 2020 Adelaide Festival Centre's InSPACE Development award. She has performed with Annette Carmichael Projects for My War? And Chorus 2020.