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: Early Bird Registration now open

Early Bird registrations are now open for National Dance Forum 2015.

Presented by forum partners, Ausdance National and the Australia Council for the Arts, NDF2015 will take place in Melbourne, March 19 – 21, in partnership with Footscray Community Arts Centre and will be facilitated by Andrew Morrish.

NDF2015 takes place in conjunction with Dance Massive

The National Dance Forum provides the most significant platform for dialogue across the Australian contemporary dance sector and in 2015, will be framed by 3 specific lines of focus:

-Transforming the form: changing structures and their effects

-The subtleties and nuances of innovation.  

- Discourse: How is dance written about, spoken about and communicated?

For more information regarding the National Dance Forum please go to the project webpage 

To register click 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
An exciting program of new contemporary dance works, events and activity in Melbourne 10 - 22 March 2015

Highlights

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Tracks Dance Company’s You Dance Funny: The Sequale

Tracks Dance Company’s You Dance Funny:The Sequale. Photo credit: Peter Eve
Performed cabaret style in a boxing ring under the stars, our performers fuse dance, theatre and comedy with commentary on contemporary culture and politics.