Dance

A host of outstanding dancers and choreographers has earned Australia a global reputation for taking the art form to new heights.

The Australia Council fosters the development and growth of Australian dance. It supports excellence, encourages participation, increases distribution and builds artistic sustainability. Its vision is to see dance thrive.

Australian dance is recognised for its athleticism, distinctive style and diversity.

National Dance Forum 2015

Forum partners, Ausdance National and the Australia Council for the Arts, are pleased to announce the third National Dance Forum (NDF2015).

NDF2015 will take place in Melbourne, March 19 – 21 and will be held in partnership with Footscray Community Arts Centre.

NDF2015 takes place in conjunction with Dance Massive.

Read more here.

Image: Erynne Mulholland and Andrew Searle in ECHO by Huang Yi, produced by Tasdance and Dancenorth Credit: Leigh Turner, Bottlebrush Studios
Image: Erynne Mulholland and Andrew Searle in ECHO by Huang Yi, produced by Tasdance and Dancenorth Credit: Leigh Turner, Bottlebrush Studios

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precipice

precipice
Perth choreographer Rachel Arianne Ogle wields her technical and extremely physical style to draw immense unseen forces in the bodies of four dancers. Inspired by tectonic shifts, gravitational torsion and states of emotional rupture, 'precipice' is a dance of abandon and precarious control.