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AUSDANCE ACT RECEIVES CANBERRA CRITICS CIRCLE AWARD FOR DANCE.FOCUS

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We were absolutely thrilled this evening to receive a Canberra Critics Award presented by Elizabeth Cameron Dalman at the Canberra Museum and Gallery.

‘Ausdance ACT - for its initiative in bringing together dance filmmakers from the ACT and South Australia in October 2021 and September 2022 in Dance.Focus. Where nine short films were commissioned and shown, thus widening knowledge and understanding of Canberra’s dance culture beyond the ACT.’

FREE ONLINE DANCE INSURANCE WORKSHOP

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As part of our Workshop Series in 2023 we are planning to host a FREE Online Dance Insurance Workshop and we want your help in shaping it to ensure it is as helpful as possible for the local dance sector. The workshop will be suitable for independent artists, dance teachers and studio owners. Do you have any burning questions regarding dance insurance? Let us know and we will aim to get these topics covered, email your suggestions to act@ausdance.org.au. Stay tuned for more details.

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Ausdance ACT's 2022 Youth Dance Festival Download is ready for you to purchase!

 

Youth Dance Festival provides a platform for young people to express their ideas and opinions, to have their voices heard through dance. With a theme of 'Transience and Permanence', Ausdance ACT presents a multimedia delivery of film and live performance.

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For over 20 years, Andrew Sikorski from Art Atelier Photography has been capturing the action and magical moments of Youth Dance Festival!

He has quite literally taken hundreds of thousands of images documenting our history.

We are so grateful to have Andrew on board as a Youth Dance Festival partner.

Savour the memories by ordering the photos!

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After a very successful start to our Dance Artists in Schools Primary and Secondary Program in Term 1 & 2, and continuous growth during Term 3, Ausdance ACT is excited to open bookings for the last term of 2022.

This program creates the special opportunity to work with some of the leading dance artists in Canberra. All teachers will share their vast knowledge in dance, from technique to choreography and cultural awareness.

Ausdance ACT endorses professional, highly qualified, experienced teaching practitioners and facilitates WWVP checks, COVID Safe Procedures and risk assessment for schools.

We can tailor a school visit or workshop to suit your needs. There are a wide range of genres available in Term 4 including Cultural Dance (Afro, Chinese, Indigenous), Hip Hop, Creative Dance, Ballet, Contemporary Dance and more.

 

DANCE.FOCUS FILMS NOW AVAILABLE ON DEMAND

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New films for Dance.Focus 2022 by five dance artists are now available On Demand via YouTube.

Dance. Focus is a project of Dance Hub SA in partnership with Ausdance ACT and with support from Ausdance SA.

This Australian dance film commission is designed for choreographers to challenge, resonate and engage with screen dance.

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These classes are designed for adults who want to keep their body and brain active and healthy, regardless of their mobility, skill or age.

 

Come along and feed your body and spirit with music and movement; be physically and mentally inspired and stimulated, have fun, meet some new friends and feel good! 

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Ausdance ACT helps keep the dance community in the ACT in the loop about events and performances that are happening, opportunities for dance artists, COVID Safe guidelines and any other relevant dance news. 

We send out regular newsletters to connect our vibrant dance community together, encouraging to keep creating, dancing and learning.

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