DANCE NEWS


Jason Coleman's Ministry of Dance Full Time

Posted on: 1/8/2013 12:00AM

Jason Coleman's Ministry of Dance Full Time AuditionJason Coleman's Ministry of Dance, situated in North Melbourne, will be holding an audition on Sunday 8th September for entry to its Full Time Dance Courses. Courses include Certificate IV in Dance and Diploma in Dance (Elite Performance).


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SYTYCD returning to Channel Ten in 2014!

Posted on: 31/7/2013 10:53PM

So You Think You Can Dance returning to AustraliaChannel Ten recently announced that So You Think You Can Dance is returning to Australian shores in 2014. The show will be produced by Shine Australia after Shine Group recently penned a global deal with US Executive Producer Nigel Lythgoe. Auditions will commence in September with casting to commence immediately online.


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2013 Australian Dance Awards Performers

Posted on: 31/7/2013 2:00PM

Sydney Dance Company in Project RameauThis Monday night, August 5th, Ausdance ACT and Harlequin Floors present the Australian Dance Awards 2013. The line up of dance performances has been announced, including West Australian Ballet, Sydney Dance Company, Phly Crew and more.


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Capezio opens new flagship store

Posted on: 31/7/2013 10:51AM

CapezioCapezio Australia and New Zealand has announced the opening of a brand new flagship store in Melbourne! The grand opening will take place this Saturday, August 3. The new store is located in the beautiful heritage listed post office at 296 Glenhuntly Rd, Elsternwick. Built in 1891, the newly renovated post office building has a history almost as rich as Capezio’s 125 years of dedication to dance.


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13th annual Helpmann Award Winners

Posted on: 31/7/2013 5:56AM

Australian Ballet represented at 2013 Helpmann AwardsThe recipients of the 13th annual Helpmann Awards were announced at the Sydney Opera House on Monday, July 29 in a ceremony co-hosted by Eddie Perfect and Christie Whelan-Browne. The awards, which recognize excellence and achievement in the theatre arts across Australia’s performance industry, were handed out following a star-studded list of performances.


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Queensland Ballet's two Full Time Courses

Posted on: 31/7/2013 12:00AM

Queensland Ballet Full Time Dance CoursesQueensland Ballet, located in southern Brisbane, will be holding multiple auditions beginning in September for entry to its two Full Time Dance courses, including the Pre-Professional Program and Queensland Dance School of Excellence. Other upcoming auditions for Queensland Ballet include 
Company Auditions and Junior Program Auditions.


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Brissenden named Hall of Fame Recipient

Posted on: 30/7/2013 4:24AM

David McAllister of The Australian Ballet with Dr Alan Brissenden AMDr Alan Brissenden AM, a renowned dance scholar and celebrated writer, will be inducted into the Australian Dance Awards Hall of Fame at the upcoming 2013 Australian Dance Awards in recognition of his distinguished services to the dance profession. The awards will be held on Monday, August 5 at The Playhouse at Canberra Theatre.


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Ev&Bow to hold audition on Sept. 7

Posted on: 30/7/2013 12:00AM

Ev&Bow Full Time Dance Course AuditionEv&Bow Full Time Dance Training Centre, located in Kirrawee, will hold an audition on Saturday 7th September for entry to its full time Certificate IV in Dance course. Under the direction of Sarah Boulter and Lisa Bowmer, Ev&Bow has a reputation of supreme quality as the area’s premiere studio for innovation, passion and outstanding results.


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Sydney Dance Co.'s Pre-Professional Year

Posted on: 27/7/2013 1:43AM

Sydney Dance Company Pre-Professional YearSydney Dance Company, one of Australia's most successful contemporary dance companies, has recently announced its new, full time dance course, Pre-Professional Year 2014. This program provides a unique opportunity for aspiring professional dancers to attend a one-year intensive course where they can develop their technique, artistry and performance skills alongside members of the company.


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Arnold gets Lifetime Achievement Award

Posted on: 26/7/2013 4:45AM

Ronne Arnold receives 2013 Lifetime Achievement AwardRonne Arnold, an outstanding pioneer who has made a major contribution to contemporary dance in Australia, will be presented with the Lifetime Achievement Award at the upcoming 2013 Australian Dance Awards. The Australian Dance Awards will be held on Monday, August 5 at The Playhouse at Canberra Theatre.


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Brent Street offers diverse Full Time Courses

Posted on: 26/7/2013 12:17AM

Brent Street Full Time Dance Course AuditionsDance training centre Brent Street, situated within the Entertainment Quarter at Fox Studios in Moore Park, will be holding auditions for entry to the studio’s full time dance courses in September and October. Courses include Certificate IV in Performing Arts, Diploma of Dance (Elite Performance), Diploma of Musical Theatre and Brent Street Academy.


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Ettingshausens' Certificate IV audition

Posted on: 25/7/2013 12:00AM

Ettingshausens Full Time CoursesEttingshausens, a dance training centre with studios in Kirrawee and Miranda in North South Wales, will be holding an audition for entry to its Full Time Dance Courses on Sunday, August 25. Courses include Certificate IV in Dance and Certificate IV in Dance Teaching and Management.


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Spectrum Dance audition set for August 17

Posted on: 24/7/2013 2:37AM

Spectrum DanceSpectrum Dance, located in Burwood in Victoria, will be holding an audition for entry to its school on Saturday, August 17. Courses include Full Time Performing Arts, Certificate 4 in Dance, and Diploma of Musical Theatre. Spectrum Dance seeks to develop versatile industry professionals through quality personalised training.


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ADPI to hold auditions in August and October

Posted on: 22/7/2013 11:00PM

ADPI AuditionsThe Australian Dance Performance Institute (ADPI), located in the suburb of Albion in Brisbane, will be holding auditions in August and October for entry to its Full Time and Part Time dance courses. Courses include Advanced Diploma of Art, Diploma of Art, Certificate III in Performing Arts and the Brisbane Ballet School.


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Patrick Studios Australia to hold auditions

Posted on: 20/7/2013 2:31AM

Patrick Studios Australia AuditionsPatrick Studios Australia, one of the most 
recognised performing arts institutions in Australia, will hold auditions beginning next month for various courses. Courses include Full Time Musical Theatre, Full Time Performing Arts and, beginning in 2014, The Academy, a High School of Performing Arts.


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The Space host early audition July 25!

Posted on: 19/7/2013 1:55AM

The Space Dance and Arts CentreThe Space Dance and Arts Centre, located on Chapel Street in Melbourne, will be holding an early audition for entry to its Full Time Dance courses on Thursday, July 25. Courses include Certificate IV in Dance and Diploma of Dance (Elite Performance).


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ADF's Full-Time Dance School Auditions

Posted on: 17/7/2013 11:00PM

2013 Australian Dance FestivalDance Informa is proud to be sponsoring the Full-Time Dance School Auditions at the 2013 Australian Dance Festival (ADF), running 13-15 September. ADF represents the opportunity to audition for 10 of Australia’s leading full-time dance schools, including Brent St, Jason Coleman’s Ministry of Dance, The Village Performing Arts College and The National College of Dance.


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RNZB's Vodafone Season of 'Swan Lake'

Posted on: 17/7/2013 12:00AM

Royal New Zealand Ballet's 'Swan Lake'The Royal New Zealand Ballet will soon be presenting a national tour of New Zealand dance icon Russell Kerr's classic production of Swan Lake as the centrepiece of its 60th birthday year. The production will open in Wellington at the St James Theatre on July 18 and later tour to Dunedin, Christchurch, Invercargill, Takapuna, Auckland, Palmerston North and Napier.


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Fast+Fresh Dance calls for submissions

Posted on: 16/7/2013 12:00AM

Fast+Fresh Dance 2013 SydneyCalling all dancers and choreographers under 21! Fast+Fresh Dance is accepting submissions for this year’s mini-festival, which seeks to provide young dancers and budding choreographers an outlet for producing new dance works and performances. The deadline to register is October 14.


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Dena Kaplan, Alicia Banit at Trop Jr Roughcut

Posted on: 13/7/2013 12:00AM

Trop Jr Roughcut in MelbourneTropfest has announced Dena Kaplan and Alicia Banit, stars of ABC3’s Dance Academy, will join an exciting line-up of film industry insiders at the first ever Trop Jr Roughcut in Melbourne on Thursday, August 1. The actresses will take to the stage to discuss their involvement with Dance Academy, sharing a behind-the-scenes glimpse into how the show comes together.


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Michael Jackson tour now visiting Adelaide

Posted on: 12/7/2013 12:00AM

Michael Jackson –The Immortal World Tour heads to AdelaideIn response to hundreds of messages from Adelaide fans, the Estate of Michael Jackson and Cirque du Soleil recently announced that Michael Jackson –The Immortal World Tour will now come to Adelaide in October as part of its Australian tour. 


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Masterclass with Katrina Lazaroff in Sydney

Posted on: 11/7/2013 12:00AM

Katrina Lazaroff MasterclassAusdance NSW will present a masterclass with choreographer Katrina Lazaroff, founder of dance theatre company One Point 618, on Wednesday, 31 July from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. It will be based on creative processes involved in creating her dance theatre work Involuntary.


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NICA may face an uncertain future

Posted on: 10/7/2013 12:00AM

National Institute of Circus Arts (NICA)The recent decision by Swinburne University of Technology to abandon the current process which would lead to an independent National Institute of Circus Arts (NICA) means that the organisation will face an uncertain future, explained independent NICA directors in a recent statement.


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Bangarra Dance Theatre to tour 'Kinship'

Posted on: 9/7/2013 12:00AM

Bangarra Dance TheatreBangarra Dance Theatre has created a breathtaking theatrical experience that is set to tour Victoria and Hobart in August and September. Kinship brings together two of Bangarra’s most loved dance works - Brolga, originally presented as part of the iconic Bangarra production Corroboree, and ID, originally performed in the acclaimed production Belong.


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DirtyFeet and Chronology Arts's 'Vitality'

Posted on: 6/7/2013 2:18AM

DirtyFeet and Chronology Arts present VitalityDirtyFeet and Chronology Arts will present Vitality, a program of new dance and music works created by independent artists, from 8-10 August at the Seymour Centre in Chippendale, Sydney. 


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The Squared Division Class Tour

Posted on: 5/7/2013 12:00AM

Squared Division in AustraliaWith more than 15 years of industry experience, The Squared Division is a name that all commercial dancers should want to be associated with. Now, Australian dancers may get that chance as The Squared Division will be hosting classes in Melbourne, Sydney and Perth in July. 


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Catalyst Dance Masterclass Series

Posted on: 4/7/2013 12:00AM

Catalyst Dance Masterclass SeriesAccessible Arts, an arts and disability organisation, will offer the Catalyst Dance Masterclass Series in August and September of this year. The series aims to provide skills development and training for dance practitioners, teachers, choreographers and dancers with and without disability. 


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OzAsia Festival unveils 2013 program

Posted on: 3/7/2013 3:04AM

OzAsia Festival 2013 programThe culturally diverse and rich OzAsia Festival will run from 13–29 September and will play host to 28 performances and 47 events, featuring 195 artists and presenters from across the globe. Program highlights include multiple Australian premieres and exclusives, including a few dance performances. 


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'Yours truly' to premiere at Theatre Works

Posted on: 2/7/2013 12:00AM

contemporary dance work Yours trulyAustralian choreographers Paul Malek and Kim Adam have co-created a contemporary dance work titled Yours truly, a Second World War-inspired love story of those who left and those who were left behind. With a cast of six dancers, this work will be presented at Theatre Works in St Kilda on 10-13 July.


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'Gypsy' coming to Arts Centre Melbourne

Posted on: 29/6/2013 1:21AM

Gypsy A Musical FableThe Production Company will present Gypsy, a musical fable starring Caroline O’Connor, for nine performances only at Arts Centre Melbourne on 6-14 July.


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