STRENGTHENING DANCE ACROSS THE COUNTRY
Throughout the year Michelle Silby regularly meets with state and federal agencies, funding bodies, and key stakeholders such as Create NSW, the Australia Council for the Arts, City of Sydney, and various local government authorities. The director and other members of the team meet with various companies, organisations, individuals, and the broader creative arts community and educational institutions. Michelle shares her knowledge and engages in discussion on the potential opportunities available for the dance sector. The director sits on the following boards and committees to advocate for dance across New South Wales and Victoria, identifying industry needs, professional training, education and funded courses.
THE AUSDANCE NATIONAL NETWORK
The Ausdance National Network consists of the different Ausdance organisations in each state. Through the Ausdance National Network, the states share strategies, provide interstate sector support and research and advocacy. This also leads to joint initiatives such as the Australian Dance Awards, the National Dance Forum and the Safe Dance Project.
AUSDANCE NSW AND AUSDANCE VIC
The partnership between Ausdance NSW and Ausdance VIC also builds creative capacity through joint and shared strategies, initiatives and knowledge. Events previously such as the Dance Massive. The Creative Aging Forum are produced across both states for the benefit of the sectors in both states. This partnership supports dancers to tour and generate work inter-state.
(ARTS, COMMUNICATIONS, FINANCE INDUSTRIES AND PROPERTY SERVICES)
Ausdance NSW’s Executive Director sits on the ACFIBS board, identifying and advising on state and national training needs and is the only dance representative.
INDEPENDENT REFERENCE COMMITTEE
ARTS AND CULTURE RELATED INDUSTRIES (IRC), DEPUTY CHAIR (MICHELLE SILBY,ED)
Consultation on national training package qualifications relevant to the following job roles: Actors, dancers, community arts and cultural development practitioners, musicians, composers, visual artists, craft practitioners, and writers.
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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