Sydney Dance Company welcomes a bevy of new faces to the studio in 2015 - new dancers Daniel Roberts, Chloe Leong, and Sam Young-Wright, trainee Josephine Weise, and Rehearsal Director Lee Johnston; and is also thrilled to announce the return of dancer Richard Cilli, following two years working independently in Australia and Europe in 2013 and 2014. All of the new recruits are currently in the studio, working with Sydney Dance Company Artistic Director, Rafael Bonachela, on the creation of his new work for the Company’s upcoming premiere season, Frame of Mind, opening at Sydney Theatre on March 6, and touring to Canberra and Melbourne in April and May.

Soft Landing Photo

Soft Landing is about you, a performing artist and human being.You will choreograph, perform, train in and teach dance among a group of committed and skilled artists at similar stages in their career, while being lead and supported by experienced dancers and choreographers.

Jumping Picture of Kay Armstrong

A not to be missed professional development opportunity! Last chance to come and immerse yourself in a two week Performance LAB with the amazing Barney O’Hanlon a core member of The SITI company in New York one of Americas most innovation companies and Australian Director Laura Sheedy. Presented by ReadyMade Works the Lab goes from the 26 January - 6 February 2015 from 10am - 5pm, Monday - Friday with a showing of work at the conclusion of the two week on the 6th February at Carriageworks followed by a Q&A. 

Ausdance NSW is currently seeking a proactive, motivated and marketing savvy individual to lead & coordinate a broad range of marketing campaigns. Ausdance NSW invests the ongoing development opportunities for dance in NSW.


Anton with Michelle Silby Director of Ausdance NSW

A fond farewell! Anton is moving from his role in Marketing/Communications at Ausdance NSW. After a year of tremendous projects, hard work and laughter. A huge thank you from the staff, board, dance sector and of course myself. 

All the best, 

Michelle Silby Director, Ausdance NSW

Kyle Page as Artistic Executive Dance North

Dancenorth is excited to announce that former Dancenorth and Australian Dance Theatre dancer, Kyle Page, has been appointed the company’s first Artistic Executive. Also joining the team are Artistic Advisors, Prof Cheryl Stock (founding artistic director of Dancenorth and Secretary General of the World Dance Alliance), and Bradley Chatfield, former Dancenorth rehearsal director and current head of dance at the Aboriginal Centre for Performing Arts in Brisbane. Very exciting changes ahead!

Danielle Micich New Artisitc Director

Jo Dyer, Chair of the Board of Force Majeure today announced the appointment of Danielle Micich as the incoming Artistic Director/CEO for the company, replacing founding Director Kate Champion.

 Nicholas Tredrea. 2.Image Credit Dom O'Donnell

After four compelling heats Fast+Fresh Dance 2014 wrapped up with an abundance of awards for the immensely talented finalists on Saturday 15th November at Riverside Theatres, Parramatta. Presented by FORM Dance Projects, Riverside Theatres and The Joan Sutherland Performing Arts Centre, Fast+Fresh Dance is an annual celebration of young talent, dancers and choreographers who are 21 years old and under. 

Applications Open Tanja Liedtke Foundation

Applications for the fourth Tanja Liedtke Fellowship are now open!  This unique opportunity is offered to professional Australian dancer/choreographers between the ages of 20 and 35 and takes place in Berlin and Frankfurt from 3 August to 5 September 2015.


Sydney Dance Company Dance Education program

Inspire and engage your students in dance with Sydney Dance Company DancED program in 2015. Special School Matinees for Primary and Secondary Schools, workshops, open rehearsals and specifically tailored resource packs.