Dance News

Australian Dance Awards Hall of Fame, Lifetime Achievement recipients revealed

Hall of Fame and Lifetime Achievement Award RecipientsAusdance Australia has announced the recipients of the 2017 Hall of Fame and Lifetime Achievement Awards, which will be presented at The Australian Dance Awards (ADA) on Sunday, September 24. This year’s Hall of Fame inductee is dancer, actor, choreographer, activist and writer Noel C. Tovey AM. The Lifetime Achievement Award will be presented to Helen Herbertson, a seminal figure in Australian dance.

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Get certified by Rhythm Works!

Australian Certification for Dance TeachersThe Rhythm Works Integrative Dance Instructor Certification Course is coming to Australia! RWID is an eye-opening certification workshop that helps teachers best instruct students who have learning differences and other special needs. Workshops will be held in Ipswich, QLD; Melbourne, VIC; Perth, WA; and Sydney, NSW.

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Big Anxiety Festival looks at mental health

2017 Big Anxiety Festival in Greater SydneyThe Big Anxiety Festival, the biggest mental health and arts festival in the world, will explore and re-imagine the state of mental health in the 21st century. Leading national and international artists, scientists, technology experts and thinkers will assemble across Greater Sydney for The Big Anxiety Festival from 20 September to 11 November.

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Andrew Morrish improvises at Dancehouse

Performance improviser at DancehouseNow in his mid-sixties, Andrew Morrish is one of Australia's most experienced and cherished performance improvisers. After relocating to Europe in 2003, performing and teaching extensively in France, Netherlands, Germany, Switzerland, Sweden, Poland and the UK, he returns to Dancehouse in 2017 to continue his Oh Well series - presenting three extended solo improvisations.

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