Expression of Interest – Ausdance Qld Travel and Training Stipend 2018

With the support of the Tim Fairfax Foundation, Ausdance Qld is pleased to offer three opportunities to expand, connect, learn and explore your dance practice. A $1000 cash stipend and supported placement is on offer for EACH opportunity: – Festival delegate to M1 Contact Festival and placement with T.H.E Dance Company,Singapore. 18-22 July 2018 – Workshop + Creative Development with Legs on the Wall, Sydney. 19-27 May 2018 – Participation in Crystal Pite Masterclass with STRUT, Perth. June 25- July 2 2018 Please refer to below attachment with summaries of each individual opportunity for the complete package as these are all slightly different and tailored for each opportunity. Who is eligible: – Over 18 years of age – Live and work in Queensland – Identify as a professional dance practioner – Hold current PLI or has the ability to obtain PLI prior to their placement – Ausdance Qld members To be considered for any of the above opportunities please complete and submit an Expression of Interest (EOI) form see below. EOI’s are due 4 May 2018, 5pm. Expression of Interest_Travel and Training Bursury 2018

Ausdance Educators Queensland Conference 2018

AEQ Conference 2018 Overview 030418 The Ausdance Educators Queensland Conference is back for 2018! Taking place over Friday 4th May and Saturday 5th May 2018 at the Raw Company Studios, this is something not to be missed. There will be a wealth of knowledge in the room over the two day conference, with industry leaders ready to pass on valuable information and skills to all participants. There are a heap of ticket options for the conference – Ausdance members get a discount, so double check if your membership is up to date. Ausdance Member – 1 day $100 Ausdance Member – 2 days $150 Ausdance Student Member – 1 day $50 Ausdance Student Member – 2 days $80 Non-member – 1 day $150 Non-member – 2 days $250 Uni Student (non-member) – 1 day $80 Uni Student (non-member) – 2 days $100 To Book you tickets: https://www.trybooking.com/VBIZ Below is the conference timetable and overview .AEQ Conference 2018 Overview 030418 AEQ Future Moves 2018 Conference program 030418

Safe Dance Report IV launched

Ausdance National and The University of Sydney have launched the results of the fourth Safe Dance research project—Safe Dance Report IV: investigating injuries in Australia’s professional dancers. The report examines the context and occurrence of injuries in Australia’s professional dancers and makes recommendations to support sustainable, healthy, and productive dancing careers. A lot has changed in the dance industry since we last investigated and reported on injuries in Australia’s professional dancers (18 years ago), and injury prevention and management is something taken seriously by dance teachers, directors and choreographers. However, the Safe Dance IV research found 97% of professional dancers experienced at least one significant injury in their dance career, compared with 89% in 1999. And 73% of dancers reported experiencing a dance-related injury in the past 12 months. Read the media release: Safe-Dance-Report-IV-media-release Read the full report:  http://ausdance.org.au/articles/details/safe-dance-report-iv-investigating-injuries-in-professional-dancers