Our Projects

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 has established and continues to develop and support relationships with three dance organisations based in New South Wales:  • Catapult Dance Choreographic Hub & Flipside Project, Director Cadi McCarthy • Dance Integrated Australia, Director Philip Channells​ • Murmuration, Artistic Director Sarah-Vyne Vassallo The scope of this...
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...
Congratulations to our DAIR 2014 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...
Congratulations to our DAIR 2015 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...
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...
Australia's most accomplished and leading artists of the professional dance industry converged at the Sydney Opera House for the presentation of the annual Australian Dance Awards.The pre-eminent industry awards was presented in an evening of performance that showcased the amazing quality and excellence of innovative and established dance that...
2020 will see an exciting new program of DAIR, thanks to funding from the Australia Council for the Arts. Read more about our DAIR 2020 program, including our Funded Round, here!   Applications for DAIR 2020 Funded Round are now closed. DAIR Ongoing opening in 2020. Ausdance NSW's Dance Artist in Residence Program (DAIR) offers space residencies...
Birrang provides creative and professional development opportunities for Indigenous dance artists based in NSW.  Birrang builds the capacity of each individual artist to realise their own goals, share creative ideas and practices and gain the skills and networks that will serve to strengthen their careers and the growing independent Indigenous...

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