Ausdance ACT is the peak body for dance in the ACT, and part of the Ausdance national network.
ACT brings together professional dance companies, tertiary dance course
providers, freelance and community artists, traditional and
recreational groups, studio teachers, teachers within education
systems, dancers, choreographers, students, researchers,
administrators, dance therapists and members of the public. Ausdance
ACT services and promotes dance through annual major projects. It also
puts you in touch with the wider world of dance.
• The annual Master
School – international-level dancer teachers for a whole week’s
intensive at Gorman House Arts Centre in the third week of January.
Australian Dance Week – the first week of May has a week of free dance
events across the region until the promotional banner Get Out And Dance.
• Smokefree Youth Dance Festival – the region’s biggest dance event in Spring.
• Dance Directory – 100 pages of listings of dance schools across the region, published in December.
• The E-Bulletin every month of special dance events, offers and stories.
• Master classes with major visiting dance companies.
Services for professional dancers include information and reference
resources, auspicing of grants, access to low-cost insurance schemes
for the dance industry networking, and links to tertiary dance
• Central information source for the public about dance in the region.
• A stock of Tarkett® portable dance surface for hire.
• Advocacy for dance to the ACT Government.
Can I become a member?
anyone who is interested in dance can ‘get in the loop’ and join the
Ausdance network. Membership includes many benefits including a regular
journal and quarterly national magazine, regular updates and
information about dance events and workshops, special prices for
Ausdance events throughout the
year and discounts at Bloch for dancers, Taps Dancewear, and for subscriptions to Dance Australia magazine.
How do I become a member?
Simply visit the Ausdance website at www.ausdance.org.au and fill out a membership form or contact
Ausdance ACT on (02) 6247 9103 or firstname.lastname@example.org