Evening on the Water

On Thursday 17 November, Ausdance NSW hosted its annual Evening on the water event at Bangarra Dance Theatre. What a night!

To read the speech made on the night by please click below

                 Michelle Phipps, Chair Ausdance NSW Board  

                 Executive Director Marie Soghomonian

This sell-out event was a huge success, made possible by our generous event sponsors, Young Henrys, Shaun Parker and Co, Ballet International Gala and Harlequin Floors. Thank you to our major prize donors Mona Farm and Bond Street Jewellers as well as our venue partner Bangarra Dance Theatre and catering partner Laissez Faire Catering for their support and contribution.

It was truly a special night as we watched our incredibly talented Dance Artists in Residence (DAIR) perform, including our special guest performers Shaun Parker & Co, and Ballet International Gala. We’re already excited for next year!


This year we celebrated our Dance Artists in Residency (DAIR program) by showcasing what the present and future of Dance looks like in NSW.

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Evening on the Water is Ausdance NSW end of year event that celebrates dance in NSW. This year (2022) we are celebrating dance and the 45th birthday of Ausdance. A special evening of dance performances, live entertainment and fine food and cocktails.

The evening with consist of performance by our 2022 Dance Artists In Residence (DAIR) Tra Mi Dinh, Gabriela Green Olea, Bonnie Curtis and Collaborators, Marina Tamayo and Dancers, Victor Zarallo, Shaun Parker & Company and finally Joel Burke and Abbey Henson from Ballet International Gala. Live entertainment will be provided by Zaki Duo.


It is our pleasure to announce our corporate sponsors for the event Bangarra Dance Theatre, Laissez Faire Catering, Harlequin Floors, Young Henry’s, Shaun Parker & Company, and Ballet International Gala (BIG).


Ausdance NSW is the key support & advocacy body, for the creation, presentation and practice of dance in NSW.

Ausdance NSW is part of the Ausdance National Network.

Ausdance acknowledges and respects the Traditional Custodians of the Lands on which we work and dance and pays respect to elders past, present and emerging. 

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