News Archive

  • Pop your Grill’d token in our jar

    Ausdance Qld has been selected for Local Matters at Grill’d Fortitude Valley this December! Local Matters is the Grill’d community donation program that sees each Grill’d restaurant donate $500 ...

  • 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 indepenDANCE PROJECT 2017

    16 artists, four choreographers, one collective, one virtual collaboration, 6 new works and 1 showing. The indepenDANCE PROJECT is Brisbane choreographers exploring, shattering and collaborating on ...

  • Triptik (Toowoomba)

    By Jen Murray & Jacob Watton TRIPTIK is a triple bill of contemporary dance works created by Brisbane based choreographer Jacob Watton. From a sell-out season at the SUPERCELL Contemporary Dance ...

  • Dance: A Double Bill

    Wed 6 – Sat 9 December 2017 Metro Arts, Edward St, Brisbane Find yourself immersed in the irreverent, quirky and surreal worlds of two of Australia’s most exciting contemporary choreographers. ...

  • Job opportunity: Dance Centre Peregian Springs

    The Dance Centre Peregian Springs, an elite Vocational and Recreational dance school on the Sunshine Coast, is seeking a part time/casual Contemporary and Jazz teacher for 2018. Required are 2.5 ...

  • Bare Bones 2018 – apply now

    The Farm opens applications for Bares Bones 2018 workshop festival – a Supercell Brisbane event Apply now: http://www.thefarm.company/bare-bones-1/ The Gold Coast’s flagship dance theatre ...

  • Job opportunity: Producer, Supercell

    Supercell is seeking a Producer for a part-time contract (Paid) for Supercell: Festival of Contemporary Dance Brisbane. Immediate start. Supercell has funding from Arts Queensland and are rolling ...

  • Backbone 2018 Residencies – apply now

    Are you under 30? Want to make something AWESOME in 2018? You have until December 4, 2017 to apply for Backbone's residency and micro-touring program Open Source + Go! There are two strands - ...

  • BCC Creative Grants – now open

    Creative Sparks Grants Program - for new creative projects and initiatives. (Applications close 29 January 2018) Lord Mayor’s Young and Emerging Artists Fellowships - for young and emerging ...

  • Arts Mental Health & Wellness Forum – 28 Nov

    Are you concerned about mental health in the Australian entertainment industry? Wondering what’s being done or how to become part of the solution? AAWE* invites you to attend a FREE Australian ...

  • Kathak Celebration & Workshops

    Infinity Kathak Dance Company welcomes Prerana Deshpande, Internationally acclaimed Kathak Danseuse to Brisbane. Performance Kathak – An exploration of Time Space and Energy Saturday 4 November ...

  • Workshops with Bill Shannon

    Ausdance Qld is excited to host two workshops with New York based artist Bill Shannon on Wednesday 8 November at the Judith Wright Centre. Bill is an interdisciplinary artist and maker who explores ...

  • QCAA Webinars 9-11 October

    The Australian Curriculum: The Arts promotes learning how to communicate and share ideas, emotions, observations and experiences through making as artists and responding to artworks as artists and ...

  • 2017 Australian Dance Awards

    Hall of Fame and Lifetime Achievement Award Recipients Announced Ausdance Australia is excited to announce the recipients of the 2017 Hall of Fame and Lifetime Achievement Awards which will be ...

  • Ausdance Qld in Mount Isa

    Ausdance Qld Community Bounce 2017 has kicked off in Mount Isa. The team is having heaps of fun learning and sharing breakdancing, hip hop, Afro and contemporary dance. We’re partnering with Young ...

  • Help WOLF to travel

    Help extend the impact of Prying Eye’s new dance theatre work, “The Inquisition of the Big Bad Wolf”. Donate to their ACF campaign and assist them to share the work in 2018, at two of the ...

  • What’s On: Vincent

    2 September 7.30pm, The Events Centre, Caloundra Vincent returns to the Sunshine Coast following its celebrated premiere at the Adelaide Fringe Festival 2016. Presented by new Australian dance ...

  • Future30

    Backbone are currently searching for artists aged 10 – 25 working across all art forms to collaborate on an installation that envisages a future 30 years from now. The year is 2047. An age of ...

  • Bangarra Master-class

    Ausdance Queensland invites you to a dance workshop with Bangarra Dance Theatre as part of BENNELONG Presented by QPAC and Bangarra Dance Theatre Learn Bangarra Dance Theatre repertoire directly from ...

  • National Dance Forum 2017

    Registrations for National Dance Forum 2017 have opened. The last three forums sold out in advance, so book early to make sure you're part of this sector-wide discussion. NDF2017 will take place ...

  • Call for Papers, RAD Conference 2018

    Following the success of the 2016 Sydney conference Dance Teaching for the 21st Century: Practice and Innovation, the Royal Academy of Dance (RAD) is presenting a second conference to be held 20-21 ...

  • Call out: NSW Residency

    Apply for 2017 Choreographic Residency at MIRRAMU, Bungendore , NSW Mirramu and Critical Path are seeking proposals from a NSW artist for a residency program taking place from 13-24 November 2017. ...

  • Muscle Memory: Reflex

    Presented by Collusion, as part of the Restrung Festival Following the success of last year’s Muscle Memory, Collusion returns with Queensland Ballet Academy’s talented pre-professional dancers ...

  • Australian Dance Awards nominations announced

    Nominees have been announced for the Australian Dance Awards, one of the country’s most prestigious performing arts awards. Celebrating twenty years in 2017, the Awards are the pre-eminent event on ...

  • Helpmann Awards 2017

    The 2017 Helpmann Award winners were recently announced. The annual awards recognise distinguished artistic achievement and excellence in the many disciplines of Australia's vibrant live performance ...

  • Royal Caribbean Cruises – Brisbane Auditions

    Contemporary | Commercial | Hip Hop Royal Caribbean International are casting dancers and singers in Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane! Get all the details here: ...

  • Show Us Your Arts: Queensland Chamber of Arts & Culture

    The Queensland Chamber of Arts and Culture (QCAC) is a new, independent voice for the arts and cultural sector in Queensland. It brings representatives from all art form areas right across the state ...

  • Ausdance Community Workshops – Nth Qld & Mt Isa

    Bookings now open Ausdance Qld are hitting the road and taking our Community Bounce Workshops to North Queensland and Mount Isa. Ideal for schools, community organisations and dance studios, our ...

  • Ballet Theatre of Qld – 80th Gala

    Ballet Theatre of Queensland will celebrate its rich 80-year history supporting city and regional Queensland dance and dancers, in this once-only, glittering gala event. Artists from The Australian ...

  • Whinge Wine & Realign #2 – Join us this Sunday

    Ausdance Qld, with the generous support of River City Ballroom, is excited to host the second of our Whinge, Wine and Realign gatherings. Whinge, Wine and Realign (WWR) is designed to bring together ...

  • We All Dance with The Royal Ballet – This Sunday at QPAC

    We All Dance is a community participation project. Through workshops, professional development, online activities, and community building processes designed in partnership with key community ...

  • NQ Teachers Professional Development Day – New Date!

    Apologies to NQ Dads! We’ve moved our NQ Teachers PD Day from Father’s Day! The NQ Teachers PD Day will now be on Saturday 2 September. Dance Educators and Studio Teachers are invited to this ...

  • Opportunity: Traineeship in American Style Ballroom

    A sustainable career in dance under two of Australia's leaders River City Ballroom is Queensland's premiere independent studio for American Style Ballroom. Directors Sue Gillingham and Dane Berry are ...

  • Brisbane City Youth Ballet – Alice in Wonderland

    Brisbane City Youth Ballet brings the magical tale of Alice in Wonderland to life through the art of dance. Join Alice as she ventures through the rabbit hole and into Wonderland. She meets up with ...

  • Wireless – special ticket offer

    With smartphones strapped to their bodies, four athletic performers move symbiotically to create the audio and visual landscape of Wireless. Created by multi-award winning artists Paul Charlier and ...

  • Casting Call Out – SKATE

    An exciting opportunity exists for skateboarders, performers and musicians to be cast in SKATE, a brand new project taking place in Melbourne that will be workshopped and presented in October 2017. ...

  • Metro Arts 2018 Info Night

    Meet with Metro Arts staff and speak directly to them about your 2018 proposals at our information session! Metro Arts are now calling for proposals to be a part of their 2018 Performance and ...

  • BCC Lord Mayor’s Suburban Initiative Fund – closing soon

    Closes: 16 June 2017 Projects must contribute to the Brisbane Vision, by helping to achieve the aspiration to be a Friendly and Safe, Active and Healthy, Clean and Green, or Vibrant and Creative ...

  • What’s On

    Heaven & Earth (ACPA) What happens when the earth moves us to passion and makes promises of heavenly rewards? Who will hold our hand, and what will hold us back? The Aboriginal Centre for ...

  • Aboriginal Centre for the Performing Arts – OPEN DAY

    ACPA’s first Open Day at the Judith Wright Centre of Contemporary Arts promises to reveal what goes on behind the scenes at Australia’s only training centre offering nationally accredited courses ...

  • Weekly training for Dance Artists

    Pro Dance Classes Brisbane PRO DANCE CLASSES BRISBANE (PDCB) provides professional level classes to all Independent Dance Artists and has a primary focus of maintaining the rigour of daily dance ...

  • Winter Dance Training

    Winter Brisbane Contemporary Dance Intensive with EDC Spend your holidays with some of Australia's most respected dance artists. AWAKEN - Introductory Contemporary Dance Program When - 3 - 5 July ...

  • 2018 Bundanon Trust Artist-In-Residence

    Applications for the 2018 Bundanon artist-in-residence program close on Monday 19 June. The Artist-in-Residence program at the Bundanon site was initiated in 1997 and is the largest such program in ...

  • EDC’s Behind Closed Doors – Opens this Friday

    Collaborating with Trichotomy, one of Australia’s most inventive contemporary music ensembles, Expressions Dance Company’s new production Behind Closed Doors explores the hidden lives of the ...

  • 2017 National Dance Forum

    The 2017 National Dance Forum will bring together makers, producers and presenters to discuss and share knowledge on current digital practices and technological developments. The two-day forum will ...

  • Ulterior Moves – Workshop Series 1

    Hosted by QUT Dance Society The Ulterior Moves Series aims to share, experiment and unleash new theories and processes of dance and choreographic practice. QUT post-graduate alumni are invited to ...

  • RAD Winter School – Updated Schedule

    Due to overwhelming numbers wanting to book into the Grade 5 Ballet Class at Brisbane Winter Course and the class being fully booked, the panel has decided to amend the timetable for the Winter ...

  • Job Opportunity: Regional Assistant, RAD QLD

    Employer: Royal Academy of Dance Opportunity: Regional Assistant Queensland Work Type: Full-time pro-rata 780-1170 hrs per year (approx. 2-3 days per week) Location: Home based (Brisbane) Deadline: ...

  • APACA: Performing Arts Exchange Applications Closing Soon

    The Performing Arts Exchange (PAX) is the essential national marketplace for programmers, presenters and producers. Get your work in front of the largest base of national presenters. PAX will be held ...

  • Let’s get together to … Whinge, Wine and Realign

    Ausdance Qld is excited to host the first in a new series of dance sector gatherings called Whinge, Wine and Realign. Whinge, Wine and Realign (WWR) is designed to bring together Queensland dance ...

  • AEQ Conference 2017

    Ausdance Educators Queensland Conference 2017 will be held on Friday 5 May and Saturday 6 May in the studios of Queensland Ballet at the Thomas Dixon Centre in West End, Brisbane. This year’s ...

  • Pro Dance Classes

    Reminder that Pro Dance Classes Brisbane run daily classes for independent dance artists at Mad Dance House (Monday-Friday) and the EDC Studio (Saturday). For more information and to view the class ...

  • AGM 2017

    Ausdance Qld is pleased to announce our new Management Committee elected at the Annual General Meeting: Chair – Liliana Montague Vice Chair – Sheree Harrison Treasurer – Lynne Masters Secretary ...

  • National Indigenous Dance Forum EOI

    The National Indigenous Dance Forum (NIDF) is a BlakDance gathering, presented as part of YIRRAMBOI First Nations Arts Festival. The NIDF is for all dance communities – cultural and contemporary ...

  • Transit Dance – Brisbane Workshop and Teachers Day

    THIS WEEKEND - Saturday 8 April and Sunday 9 April Join Transit Dance Artistic Director Paul Malek and Transit Dance Company members Danika Sayce and Lachlan Hall for 2 days of workshops this ...

  • 2 Ballerinas – Adult Dance Classes

    New courses starting soon! Our next round of courses just for beginners in Ballet, Contemporary and Tap commence from Tuesday 18 April, after Easter. Times: Intro to Ballet 10 week course $170 ...

  • Dance Massive 2017

    Dance Massive, a festival of contemporary dance across three Melbourne venues: Arts House, Dancehouse and Malthouse Theatre, is currently on in Melbourne. Once again Arts Queensland and Ausdance Qld ...

  • Daily Classes with PDCB

    Daily Classes for Independent Dance Artists Pro Dance Classes Brisbane provides professional-level classes to Independent Dance Artists with the primary focus of maintaining the rigour of daily dance ...

  • Job Opportunity @ EDC

    Job Opportunity: Producer with Expressions Dance Company EDC is looking for a Producer to work closely with the Artistic Director on all programming and creative matters and with the Executive ...

  • Ian Potter Cultural Trust

    The next funding round of the Ian Potter Cultural Trust opens 27 March and closes 23 May for projects or travel that commences after 22 September. The Cultural Trust provides small grants of up to ...

  • APAM 2018

    Applications Now Open Performing artists and companies from across Australia and New Zealand are invited to apply to be part of APAM 2018. Participate in APAM 2018 by: Presenting a Showcase and Pitch ...

  • Flying Arts Alliance – Art Enquirer

    Art Enquirer Young Artist Development Program DEADLINE EXTENDED! Year 12 students with a keen interest in arts writing are invited to apply for Art Enquirer, a unique immersion program intended to ...

  • Queensland Dance Forum 2017 – one week to go

    Want to have your voice heard in the dance community? Want to make an important contribution to the future of dance in Queensland? Come along to the Queensland Dance Forum and be part of the ...

  • Program Launch – you’re invited!

    We are delighted to invite Members and Supports to our Program Launch 2017. The launch will take place on Wednesday 22 February at the Judith Wright Centre, after the inaugural Queensland Dance ...

  • ArtsHub feature Ausdance Qld

    Read the recent article from ArtsHub about the Ausdance Qld 2017 Program, written by Broke Boland: ...

  • Masterclass with Máté Mészáros – next week!

    Presented by Ausdance Qld at Supercell Festival of Contemporary Dance Open to open to experienced dancers aged 15 and up Join a dance masterclass with internationally acclaimed creator Máté ...

  • Ausdance Queensland AGM – Save the date!

    Tuesday 28 March 2017 - 6.30pm-7.30pm Ausdance Qld Level 4 Judith Wright Centre of Contemporary Arts 420 Brunswick Street Fortitude Valley Qld 4006 Official notice to be sent out soon ...

  • Australian Dance Awards – nominations close 28 February

    The annual Australian Dance Awards recognise and honour professional Australian dance artists who have made an outstanding contribution to Australian dance. Submit nominations via the Australian ...

  • Masterclass with Mate Meszaros – 22 Feb 9.30am

    Ausdance Qld is excited to host a dance masterclass with internationally acclaimed creator Mate Meszaros, as part of the Supercell Dance Festival. The workshop will explore floorwork and partnering ...

  • Board Vacancy: Ausdance Queensland

    Expressions of Interest are invited for Treasurer on the Management Committee of Ausdance Qld. Working alongside other Management Committee Members, you will assist in keeping Ausdance finances on ...

  • Queensland Touring Showcase – registrations open

    Queensland Touring Showcase is an important annual event for live performance artists, producers, presenters, venues and key industry players across the Queensland touring network to come together ...

  • Australian Youth Dance Festival: 14 – 17 April, Melbourne

    Limited Earlybird - $150 (ends 15 Feb 2017) Under the artistic direction of Adam Wheeler, AYDF2017 has been remodelled into three days of intensive masterclasses with some of Australia’s leading ...

  • Free Webinar for Artists: Arts Law Advice

    Presented by Flying Arts Alliance Monday 20 March, 12:00pm - 1:00 pm Arts Law is Australia’s independent national community legal centre for the arts. Arts Law provides advice and information for ...

  • RAD March Sunday Series – Intensive Examination Syllabus

    Classes for Intermediate Foundation and Intermediate Students The Royal Academy of Dance Queensland Regional Advisory Panel invites you to participate in a series of intensive examination classes ...

  • Free Webinar for Educators: Indigenous Art & Protocols

    Presented by Flying Arts Alliance Thursday 16 March, 3.30pm – 4.45 pm This webinar will prepare educators to teach their students about Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander art and culture while ...

  • Nominate for the Ausdance National Board

    Ausdance National is seeking eight outstanding Australians to lead the organisation in the future—a President, Vice Presidents (two), Treasurer and three ordinary members. We’re looking for ...

  • Quiver with WaW Dance and Vulcana

    Catch WaW Dance and Vulcana Women's Circus in Quiver as part of the MELT 2017 at the Brisbane Powerhouse. Cheeky, serious, spectacular, ridiculous, thoughtful and beautiful, Quiver is a new cabaret ...

  • Ghost Dances Teacher PD with Queensland Ballet

    Repertoire workshop with Li Cunxin Queensland Ballet Artistic Director, Li Cunxin will lead a Ghost Dances repertoire workshop as part of a unique Professional Development Experience for teachers on ...

  • Bespoke contemporary workshops with QB

    Queensland Ballet’s upcoming season of Bespoke is built on movement that challenges tradition through collaborations between art forms and experimentation with new ideas. As part of this exciting ...

  • Nominate now for 2017 Australian Dance Awards!

    Were you excited or moved by a performance in 2016? Did a particular dancer deliver a stunning performance? Perhaps you saw some outstanding and innovative choreography? Now is the time to submit ...

  • Opportunities at Ausdance Qld

    In 2017 Ausdance Qld have a range of opportunities for those from the dance sector. You can register your interest in working on: Regional community engagement project management/administration ...

  • How to choose a dance studio

    Choosing a dance school or teacher for your child can be overwhelming. There are hundreds of studios and classes to choose from - some will focus on dance as a recreational activity, others as ...

  • Code of Behaviour for Parents

    In the area of vocational dance where the student is often a high achiever, perceived pressure to please parents can add to the stress (both positive and negative) of daily living and growing. The ...

  • Code of Ethics for Teachers

    The Australian Guidelines for Teaching Dance (AGTD), published in 2011 by Ausdance National, suggests minimum standards for dance teaching. The Guidelines are divided into three sections: Effective ...

  • 2017 Creative Partnerships Awards

    Creative Partnerships Australia invites you to nominate exemplary individuals to be considered for the 2017 Creative Partnerships Awards. Arts and cultural organisations, businesses, individual ...

  • MATCH Lab applications open

    Applications close Friday 17 February 2017 MATCH Lab is the new iteration of the matched funding program from Creative Partnerships Australia. MATCH Lab supports independent artists and groups to ...

  • Ausdance Qld: 2017 Progam Launch

    Ausdance Qld invites members and dance supporters to the launch of the Ausdance Qld 2017 Program. The launch will take place on Wednesday 22 February at the Judith Wright Centre, after the inaugural ...

  • Masterclass with Mate Meszaros

    Ausdance Qld is hosting a dance masterclass with internationally acclaimed creator Mate Meszaros, as part of the Supercell Dance Festival. The masterclass will explore floorwork and partnering based ...

  • Bare Bones workshop at The Farm

    Sharing is profound and lacks protection. Over the week bones will be laid bare so that our fragile human experience is brought to the fore. Come and join Australia’s newest dance company The Farm ...

  • DirtyFeet: Choreographic Lab ’17

    Applications now open The Choreographic Lab provides a safe environment where early career professionals can come together to explore their creative practice. The Lab builds relationships between ...

  • Positon vacant: General Manager, Marrugeku Inc.

    Marrugeku, one of one of Australia’s pre-eminent medium scaled dance companies, is seeking a General Manager to help shape its exciting future. The position is based in Broome and is well ...

  • Dance Massive 2017 – travel funds

    Apply for Travel Subsidies Ausdance Qld has been granted Arts Queensland funds to provide travel subsidies for Queensland dance artists to attend Dance Massive 2017. Dance Massive 2017 will be held ...

  • RAD Qld Panel – AGM 2017

    The RAD Queensland Regional Panel will be holding its Annual General Meeting on 22 February at the Brisbane Multicultural Arts Centre. Please arrive at 9am for a 9.30am start. The event is free for ...

  • The IndepenDANCE Project 2016

    Phluxus2 Dance Collective are proud members of Queensland’s independent dance community. They know it is vital for artists to shift, evolve, smash and nurture their craft. On 29 November, five ...

  • Supercell is coming

    Unleashing in 2017, SUPERCELL is Brisbane’s new festival of contemporary dance, showing at the Judith Wright Centre of Contemporary Arts. Supercell will present a curated program of the ...

  • All Eyes North: Dancenorth 2017

    2016 saw Dancenorth receive six national award nominations, present five new works created by seven internationally regarded Australian choreographers, perform in 32 cities across Australia and ...

  • Summer Intensive with EDC

    Spend your Summer holidays with some of Australia's best contemporary dance artists! Expressions Dance Company are still taking applications for the Brisbane Contemporary Dance Intensive in January, ...

  • West End Film Festival

    The call for entries for the West End Film Festival (WEFF) 2017 is now open! WEFF is entering its 9th year and is excited to launch the 2017 season! Accepting short films, music videos and animations ...

  • Cinderella – Ballet Theatre of Qld

    Ballet Theatre of Queensland will celebrate 80 years as the state’s premier youth dance company by bringing its enchanting production of Cinderella to Brisbane audiences from January 19 for a ...