Ausdance SA

What’s On

    • Greenroom Opportunities

      Dates: 30 April 2015 - 4 August 2015
      Location: Adelaide Festival Centre – Various Venues

      Adelaide Festival Centre’s arts membership GreenRoom has some amazing dance opportunities coming up:

      Dance Masterclass with The New Zealand Dance Company – Thursday 30 April 2 – 4pm

      Dance Workshop with Ballet Revolucion – Thursday 16 July 2 – 3pm

      Creative Dance Workshop with Sydney Dance Company – Tuesday 4 August 2 – 4pm

      These workshops are all FREE  – you just need to be a GreenRoom member to participate. For more info about Greenroom Memberships

    • Carclew Scholarships

      Dates: 6 May 2015 - 15 July 2015
      Applications Close: 15 July 2015

      Carclew Scholarships offer amazing once-in-a-lifetime opportunities for artists who demonstrate outstanding motivation, talent and potential in their art form or practice.

      There are four scholarships each offering a one-off allocation of $12,500 to be used for self-nominated professional development activity in Australia or abroad.

      Colin Thiele Scholarship for Creative Writing
      Carclew Scholarship for Film and New Media
      Dame Ruby Litchfield Scholarship for Performing Arts
      Ruth Tuck Scholarship for Visual Arts


      Scholarships are open to early career artists (aged 26 and under) who wish to pursue a life-changing artistic development opportunity.


      1. Download and carefully read the Carclew Scholarship Information for Applicants document.
      2. Download a Carclew Scholarship application form.
      3. Click here to book in your one-on-one consultation with a Funding Officer.

      APPLICATIONS CLOSE 11:59pm (ACST) 15 JULY 2015.

      Past recipients have used their scholarship to pursue a range of artistic development programs.

      2015 Ruth Tuck Scholarship for Visual Arts recipient Ruby Chew seized the opportunity to undertake a workshop with alla prima oil painting specialist Casey Baugh in Los Angeles and a mentorship with figurative realist painter Chris Aerfeldt in France.

      2013 Dame Ruby Litchfield Scholarship for Performing Arts recipient Quentin Angus used his scholarship to complete a one year mentorship with three music mentors in New York as part of a program designed to bridge the gap between study and a professional career.

      The possibilities are endless…

    • WAAPA Music Theatre Audition Masterclass- Enrollments open

      Dates: 2 July 2015 - 12 September 2015

      WAAPA Music Theatre Audition Masterclass

      Western Australian Academy of Performing Art’s Masterclass will help demystify what can be a daunting process – the musical audition. Run by WAAPA’s Coordinator of Music Theatre, David King, and resident director, Crispin Taylor, this Masterclass will give you techniques to deal with the most challenging musical audition. The three-hour session includes mock auditions for singing, acting and dance and prepares auditionees for all challenges from cattle-call to callback. It is suitable for professional and amateur performers, teachers and prospective WAAPA students.

      Minimum age: 15 years

      Time: 10.00am – 1.00pm

      Cost: $180


      Aimed at young teenagers, this one-week workshop run by WAAPA’s Music Theatre staff concentrates on improving student skills in ensemble singing, song and dance, jazz, acting and improvisation techniques. The course culminates with a performance in front of family and friends.
      Minimum age: 14 years

      Dates: Monday 6 July – Friday 10 July 2014

      Time: 10.00am – 5.00pm daily

      Cost: $775

      Melbourne: Thursday 2 July

      Sydney: Friday 3 July

      Brisbane: Sunday 5 July

      Perth: Saturday 12 September


      Explore Short Course Coordinator

      Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts

      2 Bradford Street, Mount Lawley, Western Australia 6050

      (08) 9370 6323


      Explore website:

    • The Australian Ballet- The Dream

      Dates: 8 July 2015 - 9 July 2015
      Location: Adelaide Festival Centre, Festival Theatre

      Experience the physicality and musicality of classical ballet in three incredible works by the great 20th century English choreographer Frederick Ashton. Step into faraway woodlands in Ashton’s charming take on Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream and fall into new worlds in Monotones II and Symphonic Variations.

      Varied, mesmerising and utterly enchanting, The Dream is one of the greatest spectacles of dance .

      Adelaide Festival Theatre, with the Adelaide Symphony Orchestra Book Now through: Dream


    • The Australian Ballet – The Dream: An Enchanting Afternoon for Families

      Dates: 9 July 2015 - 9 July 2015
      Location: Adelaide Festival Centre, Festival Theatre

      Transport the whole family to magical woodlands full of fairies these school holidays at the performance of The Dream. Based on Shakespeare’s charming comedy A Midsummer’s Night Dream, Frederick Ashton’s The Dream is a ballet at its most playful and enchanting. You’ll hear an introduction by one of The Australian Ballet’s Artistic Staff, who will explain the fun characters to look out for, then watch a 50min ballet with Full Orchestra

      Age: Suitable for ages 6 and above.

      Adelaide Festival Theatre, with the Adelaide Symphony Orchestra

      Book Now through:


    • International Summer Program, ChenDu China

      Dates: 10 July 2015 - 24 July 2015
      Location: Chengdu, China

      2015 International Summer Arts Camp of Chengdu-China & Chengdu International Arts Festival for Youth

      Advanced Class/ Masterclass

      The advanced class has courses of the highest level for arts college students and high school students not only from China but also from all over the world. The courses, which focus on not only the latest theory and new concepts about the arts but also the practice, are taught by international famous artists and professors. We have prepared a great opportunity for every member of the summer arts camp to take theory into practice, as well as a big stage for Chinese students and students from other countries to share opinions about arts that bring happiness.

      Intermediate Class   

      The Intermediate Class is suitable for high school and middle school students who have learned the relative arts for many years and have some basic knowledge about them. They will have a nice trip when seeking advance in arts under the instruction of international artists and professors. These courses are focused on basic training which provides an opportunity for every learner to rehearse and perform at stage. In this class, everyone can participant fully and make friends with students and teachers from different countries, thus getting advance and happiness, as well as a nice and an unforgettable summer trip.

      Junior Class

      The Junior Class is suitable for beginners and students who have never learned arts before. We have students from at home and abroad to explain the profound theories and techniques in simple terms so that students can fully understand and learn arts happily. In this class, you can relax yourselves, embrace arts, enjoy and even participant in performances of different levels.


      Time: From July 10th, 2015 to August 10th, 2015.

      1st Section: July 10th, 2015 to July 24th, 2015

      2nd Section: July 26th, 2015 to August 10th, 2015

      Contact Information and Registration: 


    • AC Arts Dance Masterclass

      Dates: 13 July 2015 - 17 July 2015
      Location: AC Arts

      Dance Masterclass

      Time: 12 – 2pm

      A four-day series of workshops focused on the creative process of six of Adelaide’s prominent dance and movement theatre makers including Larissa McGowan, Leigh Warren, Tobiah Booth Remmers, Jo Stone and Katrina Lazaroff.




      Enrol Here !


    • Dance Informa- Carnival Cruise Line Dancers & Singers Auditions

      Dates: 15 July 2015 - 17 July 2015
      Location: Australia


      Melbourne/ Sydney / Brisbane 

      Seeking high quality triple-threat performers with contemporary vocal styles and Lyrical, Jazz or Hip Hop dance experience. We offer competitive rates, preferred living accommodations, and other benefits.

      Singers Who Dance

      Experienced stylistic vocalists with strong performance qualities and dance background should audition.

      Dancers Who Sing

      Experienced dancers with strong ability in lyrical, jazz and hip-hop that sing should audition.

      For requirements and more information visit:

      (Time frames stated are an overall period in which auditions are held)



    • Vitaltatistix and The Mill Workshop – with Ahilan Ratnamohan

      Dates: 16 July 2015 - 16 July 2015
      Location: The Mill, 154 Angas Street, Adelaide

      Vitalstatstix and the mill workshop july 2015


      Join Ahilan in this performative artist talk and workshop at The Mill, where Ahilan will explore his practise and allow participants to experience it actively.

      He will also teach two choreographies from his recent work, Drill, along with the functional sport training from which they were derived. Participants who do not wish to dance can observe.

      Bookings are encouraged as this event has limited capacity, – serach for “Ahil” at and cost is Gold Coin Donation.


    • La Pinale Workshops

      Dates: 18 July 2015 - 1 August 2015
      Location: La Pinale

      Dance for the time being: Situating Contemporary Dance through an examination of its provenance and heritage.

      This summer intensive will elaborate the structures and processes that informed post modernism in embodied performance practices. These workshops will explore the practice of dancing and the agency of the dancer in a choreographic elaboration of the unstable body.

      They will also introduce the participants to the aesthetic underpinnings of the ongoing performance project dance for the time being.

      These workshops are for professional dancers or recent dance graduates and participation is by invitation.

      Russell Dumas, Linda Sastradipradja, Jonathan Sinatra, David Huggins, Jennifer Way, Tom Rawe, Stuart Shugg and other guest teachers and artists associated with Dance Exchange Inc, will teach the workshops.

      Workshop will be conducted at La Pinale in the Dordogne (France). Check out the location on this web site.

      Arrival, Saturday 18th July 2015.     Departure, Saturday 1st August 2015

      The nearest rail station is Thiviers and then it is a half hour drive to La Pinale. (Taxi transfers can be arranged for about 20 euros.)

      Workshop: Sunday19th – Friday 31st July 2015 (with 25th and 26th as rest days)


      9am-10am individual studio time for warm up.

      10am -1pm Workshop 1

      1pm – 4pm Lunch and Siesta

      4pm – 6.30pm Workshop 2

      7pm -8pm Dinner

      11pm Lights out.

      Fee for this two-week workshop is 1100 Euros (This includes all food, accommodation and tuition.)

      Food is mostly vegetarian. Accommodation is in shared rooms, simple but adequate.

      If you are interested in attending, please send an expression of interest and CV to:


      We will advise all applicants by the end of March (or sooner if it fills up)

      Leanne Craig


      Ausdance National

      PO Box 45 Braddon ACT 2612

      Ph 02 6248 8992 (Mon-Wed, 9am-3.00pm)

    • Workshop Basics on Commedia dell´Arte

      Dates: 18 July 2015 - 19 July 2015
      Location: The Mill, 154 Angus Street, Adelaide

      For Actors, Performers, Dancers, Improvisers, Performing Arts students, Teachers or anyone wanting to learn more about Commedia dell’Arte and theatrical comedy through improvisation. (Limited places)

      WHEN: 18th & 19th July
      11-5pm each day (with one hour break).
      WHERE: The Mill Rehearsal Studio (meet at The Mill Gallery, 154 Angas St 10 mins before start each day)
      Cost: $125
      EARLY BIRD: $100 full weekend (for bookings until 30th June sent to
      STUDENTS only: $60
      Bookings via email:
      The Commedia Fixed Types – Zanni (the servants) , Vecchi (the old men), Capitano, Innamorati (the lovers)
      Relation between characters.
      Comic duo.
      Lazzi. (Situation Gags)
      Slapstick routines.
      Canovaccio. (Scene Work)

    • Mirramu Dance Company

      Dates: 18 July 2015 - 18 July 2015
      Location: Dunston Play House



      Elizabeth Cameron Dalman with Mirramu Dance Company and Garry Stewart with Australian Dance Theatre celebrate 50 yearsL at the Dunstan Playhouse, Adelaide Festival Theatre Centre

      Saturday 18 July 7.30pm

      L is a once in a lifetime opportunity for an Adelaide audience to see where being herself has led Dalman and to experience a unique moment in Australian dance history with this coming together of past and present on stage in one performance only. It will also be a significant professional return for Dr Dalman, who founded Australian Dance Theatre on 10 June 1965 in Adelaide and was its Artistic Director for 10 years.

      In 2011 with Mirramu Dance Company Dalman created a largely auto-biographical work, Sapling to Silver, contextualizing some key moments of her own life over the past 50 years. Mirramu Dance Company was delighted receive the support in redeveloping Sapling to Silver to now become L , as a 50th anniversary work.


      For more information lease visit the website-



      Photo credit- Barbie Robinson- Elizabeth Cameron Dalman in Sapling to Silver ( 2011) & The Magnificent 7 our company for L


    • ALT- A Mini Festival of Contemporary Performance

      Dates: 7 August 2015 - 8 August 2015
      Location: Tenth & Gibson Warehouse.
      Venue: Tenth & Gibson Warehouse. Cnr of Tenth St and Gibson St, Bowden
      Times: 8:30pm till late
      Tickets: $15

      Wander through a warehouse of DARING contemporary performance works and EXPERIENCE some of SA’s most EXCITING artists take on the theme ‘ Quiet Revolution’


    • Australian Dance Theatre's Secondment Week

      Dates: 10 August 2015 - 14 August 2015
      Location: ADT
      Venue: ADT Studios - 126 Belair Road Hawthorn, SA 5062
      Cost: $300

      The 2014 Secondment Week booked out in record time so don’t miss out on the 2015 Secondment Week from 10 – 14 August at ADT’s studios in Hawthorn (Adelaide).

      ADT’s Secondment Week was one of the first of its kind in Australia, and it remains an unparalleled opportunity for students to join Australia’s elite professional dance ensemble for a unique one-week intensive training experience including:

      • Tumbling, choreographic tasking and stage craft
      • Current company repertoire
      • Audition technique
      • Forums on related topics such as professional life, nutrition and marketing



      Places are limited.
      Open to tertiary dance students & recent graduates.


      ADT Studios – 126 Belair Road Hawthorn, SA 5062

      TO APPLY:

      Please email your current CV, two full body dance photographs [files should not exceed 1MB in size, file saved as your first & last name], and up to two links to video footage to

      For more details or queries contact us on 8373 7733 or at

    • Creative Workshop with Sydney Dance Company

      Dates: 11 August 2015 - 11 August 2015
      Times: Tues 11 August, 11am
      Cost: FREE
      Bookings: Numbers are limited so book early. Contact Robyn Callan 8216 8861 or

      Students will be guided through a warm up, a creative task and a selection of choreography from De Novo sharing the essence of what makes Sydney Dance Company’s choreography so distinct.

    • Arts SA: Independent Makers and Presenters Program August Round

      Dates: 21 August 2015 - 1 October 2015
      Location: Adelaide
      Applications Close: 21 August 2015
      Decision Advised: November 2015

      Arts SA funding for South Australian based independent artists, writers, performers and organisations.  Please be advised of the following closing dates for the remainder of 2015.

      Closing date: 21 August 2015
      Notification date: October 2015
      Commencement date: 1 November 2015
      Closing date: 21 August 2015
      Notification date: November 2015
      Commencement date: 1 December 2015

    • Hollywood Bound

      Dates: 4 September 2015 - 5 September 2015
      Location: Michael Murray Centre

      Hollywood Bound 2015

    • Arts SA: Independent Makers and Presenters Program November Round

      Dates: 20 November 2015 - 20 November 2015
      Location: Adelaide
      Applications Close: 20 November 2015
      Decision Advised: February 2016

      Arts SA funding for South Australian based independent artists, writers, performers and organisations.  Please be advised of the following closing dates for the remainder of 2015.

      Closing date: 20 November 2015
      Notification Date: February 2016
      Commencement Date: 1 March 2016

      Closing date: 20 November 2015
      Notification Date: February 2016
      Commencement Date: 1 March 2016

    • Program Applications now open for APAM 2016

      Dates: 22 February 2016 - 22 February 2016

      Applications are now open for the next Australian Performing Arts Market (APAM) which will be held in Brisbane, Queensland 22-26 February 2016. Performing artists and arts organisations are invited to apply to present their latest productions or pitch works in development as part of the official APAM 2016 program.

      Applications are now available online here  and close midnight 1 July 2015 AEST.

      APAM is the leading international industry event for contemporary performing arts from Australia and New Zealand. APAM 2016 is presented by the Australia Council for the Arts in partnership with Brisbane Powerhouse.

      For application information, roadshow dates and to subscribe to the APAM mailing list, visit: and connect on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram #APAM2016