Our Projects

SYDNEY'S ANNUAL CONTEMPORARY DANCE FESTIVAL RETURNS IN MARCH 2020  WITH ORIGINAL PERFORMANCES, TALKS, WORKSHOPS, CLASSES AND DANCE FILM SCREENINGS Ausdance NSW is excited to partner with March Dance, Sydney's month-long contemporary dance festival is back in 2020 for its second consecutive year, from Sunday 1 to Tuesday 31 March. 189 artists will...
  Ausdance NSW and ReadyMade Works are partnering to present Open Class, a curated program of weekly professional classes taught by experienced local dance artists. Whether you’re a trained dancer or performer from the parallel worlds of theatre, music and visual arts, this is an opportunity to develop a movement practice or sustain it and...
IN PARTNERSHIP WITH NAISDA DANCE COLLEGE AUSDANCE NSW INVITES APPLICATIONS  FROM FIRST NATIONS DANCE ARTISTS DAIR 2020 Funded  This round invites early, mid and established artists to apply to receive space in kind as well as up to $1000 stipend per week.   This project has been assisted by the Australian Government through the Australia Council...
BIG DANCE Big Dance is the largest free participatory celebration of dance that engages thousands of people in unifying choreographic pieces, performed across local, regional and metropolitan communities. For every Big Dance, acclaimed choreographers are commissioned to create a work that has the versatility for the widest possible assortment of...
  DAIR 2020 will be split into 2 parts, DAIR Funded (funded by the Australia Council for 2020 only) and DAIR Ongoing (since 2013).   DAIR 2020 Funded  This round invites early, mid and established artists to apply to receive space in kind as well as up to $1000 stipend per week. Applications are now closed.​ This project has been assisted by the...
2019 Create Space Dance Residency  Recipient Dean Walsh Create Space Dance Residency is an initiative between Ausdance NSW, Sydney Opera House, and FORM Dance Projects who together recognised the lack of development opportunities for artists with disability and wish to offer a supportive and safe space for these artists to continue to expand...
The Innovating Dance Practice Grant (IDP) is an initiative of Ausdance NSW to assist professional dance practitioners residing in NSW to develop and innovate their practice. Funds are made available through devolved funding from Create NSW on behalf of the NSW Government. The grant assists dance artists and practitioners across NSW to providing...
Congratulations to our DAIR 2019 Recipients      DAIR recipients received: Residency space at host venue Pre-residency planning support from Ausdance NSW  Administrative support from Ausdance NSW for the showing of work during residency (if required) Promotion of artist/residency through Ausdance NSW e-news and social media A studio visit from...
Ausdance NSW and Accessible Arts 'Inclusive Approaches to Dance Movement.' Lead by Vicky Malin (UK), the workshop, presented by Ausdance NSW and Accessible Arts, introduced approaches to inclusive teachers through practical exercises and discussion. An opportunity was given to the participants to reflect on their own practices and the the...
Ausdance NSW is delighted that Create NSW is our primary funding body. For more information on the great initiatives and support offered by Create NSW please click here

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