12th Australian Choreographic Competition

12th Australian Choreographic CompetitionPresented by Geelong Dance Network Inc., the 12th Annual Australian Choreographic Competition will be held Saturday, July 5 in Geelong, Victoria. Applications are now open through Friday, May 30.


The competition has two categories that choreographers can enter. Category 1 is open to secondary school students age 15-19. Category 2 is open to tertiary and adult choreographers age 19 and over.


Performers have the opportunity to win $4,500 in total prize money, with the Category 1 First Prize Winner receiving $1,500 and the Category 2 First Prize Winner receiving $2,000. Choreographers can also compete for the People’s Choice Award, based on votes cast during the competition.


Application forms, criteria and guidelines can be obtained at www.geelongdancenetwork.com.au. If you aren’t interested in being an entrant in the 2014 Australian Choreographic Competition but you’d like to be in the audience to view a variety of innovative dance works, contact the GPAC Box Office at (03) 5225 1200 to reserve tickets from June 10. For further inquiries, email info@geelongdancenetwork.com.au.


A Splash!Dance Festival major event, the Australian Choreographic Competition will be staged at The Playhouse at Geelong Performing Arts Centre, located at 50 Little Malop Street in Geelong, Victoria.