Little Red Riding Hood Dancer Auditions

Posted on: 30/11/2015 12:00PM

Little Red Riding Hood Dancer AuditionsIn 2016, Queensland Ballet will launch its new My First Ballet series with ballets tailored specifically to younger audiences. The series will open with Little Red Riding Hood and Queensland Ballet is holding auditions for dancers to be a part of this very special production on Sunday, December 6. Dancers wishing to audition should register their interest by Thursday, December 3.

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Meet TBDA nominee Amanda McGuigan

Posted on: 27/11/2015 12:30AM

The Australian Ballet The 2015 Telstra Ballet Dancer Award nominees were unveiled earlier this year by The Australian Ballet. Nominees include company dancers Benedicte Bemet (Mackay, QLD), Jasmin Durham (Gordon, ACT), Robyn Hendricks (Port Elizabeth, South Africa), newly-appointed principal dancer Ako Kondo (Nagoya, Japan), Amanda McGuigan (Summer Hill, NSW) and Marcus Morelli (Brighton, VIC). Here we highlight the career of Amanda McGuigan!

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Registration for DANCE 16 closes soon

Posted on: 26/11/2015 7:30AM

Royal Academy of Dance South AustraliaThe deadline to register for the Royal Academy of Dance South Australia’s summer program is this coming Tuesday, December 1. RAD SA presents its DANCE 16 on Monday-Friday, January 11-15, plus an all-new Taster Day on Saturday, January 9.

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Sydney Dance Company in ‘CounterMove’

Posted on: 25/11/2015 6:45AM

Bernhard KnauerSydney Dance Company will burst into 2016 with a stunning two-part program, juxtaposing works from two renowned contemporary dance visionaries – multi-award winning Swedish choreographer Alexander Ekman and Sydney Dance Company Artistic Director Rafael Bonachela. This latest offering from SDC will bring together movement, music, dramatics, philosophy and comedy.

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Entries due for International Summer School

Posted on: 24/11/2015 9:15AM

International Summer School for Dancers and Dance TeachersThe International Summer School for Dancers and Dance Teachers returns this January to The McDonald College in NSW. Directed by Jacqui Dumont ARAD, this program offers Senior Courses (11 years to professional level) and Junior Courses (7 to 10 years) in modern, air-conditioned facilities. The deadline to apply for the school is this Friday, November 27.

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2015 Sharp Short Dance Award Winners

Posted on: 23/11/2015 12:00PM

Maddison Faye WeileyWrapping up its annual showcase of the dance industry’s rising stars, Sharp Short Dance, a dance festival presented by FORM Dance Projects at Riverside Theatres, announced its 2015 award winners on Saturday, November 14. This year, 65 choreographers and 110 dancers took part in the Festival, performing short, new and innovative dance works. From 43 dances, 17 were selected to continue to the final and were judged by a panel of industry professionals.

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The Summer School Dance Guide is out!

Posted on: 20/11/2015 1:00PM

Summer Dance Schools in AustraliaSummer is almost here! Are you still figuring out where you’re going to dance this season? If so, you must check out Dance Informa’s popular Summer Dance Guide here.

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