Our Projects

Ausdance NSW Dance Space Residency Program (DAIR - Dance Artists In Residence) invites independent dance artists, collectives, collaborations and companies of any dance genre to submit proposals for the 2016 DAIR program. This program is a direct response to ongoing challenges of access to affordable and appropriate spaces for development for...
Ausdance NSW is delighted that Arts NSW is our primary funding body. For more information on the great initiatives and support offered by ARTS NSW please click here
Ausdance NSW is set for another big year in 2017! DAIR Our DAIR (Dance Artist in Residence) program was a success during 2016, giving choreographers and collaborating artists over 400 hours of free space over 14 weeks thanks to our venue partners . In 2017 we look forward to continuing this program and expanding it across the state.  Ausdance...
Community groups from Western Sydney are encouraged to register their interest in being a part of Penrith City Council’s first ever World Environment Day Program.     WHAT IS THE ENVIRONMENT PROJECT? The Environment Project is a community engagement initiative that uses Dance to encourage Penrith City Council residents to reflect on the way they...
Ausdance NSW is proud to announce our Associate Organisations: Catapult Dance, Dance Integrated Australia and Murmuration Dance Theatre.   Catapult Dance is a contemporary dance and dance theatre organisation for professional dance artists,  young people and emerging artists based in Newcastle, the Central Coast and Greater Hunter.  Catapult...
Building on the outcomes and momentum of the previous 2 years of Birrang, we are looking forward to another exciting year of collaboration, creativity and professional development for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander dancers and choreographers based in NSW.  There is one more opportunity to participate in Birrang: The Market Development...
Creative Business Course, Sydney  3 to 6 July 2014 at AFTRS, Moore Park in Sydney (Applications Closed)  3 day course on running a creative business, offered in partnership with the Australian Film Television and Radio School, Open Courses program. Creative Business Course, Lismore  Sept 12 and 13, 2014 Lismore, NSW (Applications Closed) 2 day...
Recipients 2014  Doubleback Dance - Caterina Mocciola and Jay Bailey Collaborators: Rob McCredie, Imogen Cranna Where: Ready Made Space Duration: 2 weeks (80 Hours) When: May Title: the Monument  Residency Info: Caterina and Jay will use this residency to investigate the choreographic language for a new dance theatre dance work they are developing...
PROGRAM RECIPIENTS 2015 Philip Channells and Dance Integrated Australia   Philip Channells is the Creative Director of Dance Integrated Australia and is committed to a long-term vision to challenge the aesthetics and stereotypes of dance. He is fiercely committed to the development of thriving artistic cultural communities that integrate people...
Big Dance 2014 Image by Peter Grieg
Ausdance NSW partnered with Sydney Dance Company to present Big Dance in Australia in 2014. Big Dance is the largest FREE special celebration of dance in the world and was held for the first time in Australia, on the forecourt of the Sydney Opera House on Sunday the 13th of July. 2000 dancers of all ages and abilities participated.  The biennial...

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