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This week will see Tasdance present its first mainstage season under new artistic director Felicity Bott.

June is nearly here, and our June/July issue will soon be out!

If you love a dance documentary then the 2016 Sydney Film Festival has some treats lined up for you.

In the light of last week's Australia Council funding announcements, in which numerous companies found themselves defunded, we decided to post this article, written in 2015, in the wake of the May cuts to the Australia Council's funding.

Much-loved West Australian Ballet principal dancer Jayne Smeulders will retire from the stage when the company’s season of Beauty and the Beast closes this May, bringing down the curtain on a professional performance career of over twenty years.

Over the next couple of weeks, Northcote Town Hall will host three dance works, presented as part of Next Wave Festival.

Several established dance companies have been dropped by the Australia Council in the latest round of grants.

Australian Dance Theatre (ADT) is calling for applications to audition for the company, based in Adelaide.

Registrations are open for Dance Rites, Sydney Opera House’s Indigenous dance competition.

As part of the Sydney Biennale Critical Path is thrilled to be hosting Israeli artist Lilach Livne this June.

Link Dance Company, WAAPA’s graduate dance company will be presenting its first season for 2016, May 18-21, at WAAPA’s Geoff Gibbs Theatre.

The winner of the 2016 Keir Choreographic Award was announced at Carriageworks on Sunday 9 May.

Dance Australia was deeply saddened to learn of the passing of musician and composer David Page, age 55, on 28 April.

This week is Australian Dance Week and Ausdance WA is celebrating with various events.

For ballet dancers and aficionados, the name Degas conjures up images of the artist’s many depictions of ballerinas, both on canvas and in sculpture.