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Dancers from West Australian Ballet will be performing for the first time since the COVID-19 shut downs this week.

Congratulations to Australian dancer and emerging choreographer Samuel Young-Wright who has taken third prize at choreography 34-34 International Choreographic Competition Hannover, in Germany, for his work 'Carnegie Solo'.

A short dance film by Australian Royal Ballet principal Alexander Campbell aims to capture the mood of the UK in lockdown.

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 The Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater (AAADT) has been fighting prejudice and misconceptions about black dance since it was founded in 1958 in New York. Here’s what the company posted in reaction to the murder of George Floyd.

As public activities slowly return to normal, the Australia Council has developed a practical, user-friendly guide for independent artists and organisations.

Sydney Symphony Orchestra and Sydney Dance Company have come together to create a unique online series featuring four of Australia’s celebrated musicians and four of Australia’s leading dancers.

A number of dance professionals have been recognised in the in the Queens Birthday Honours list.

Spanish dance pioneer Madame Carimina was farewelled at a service in her hometown of Neerim South in Gippsland, Victoria, on Friday.

Is life not surreal? If you told me three months ago that I would be curating 60 new dance works, filmed by Queensland Ballet’s dancers in isolation around Australia and the world, I would have said, “you must be joking, mate!”

Sydney Dance Company and Create NSW are pleased to announce that Angela Goh has been named the recipient of the inaugural Beyond The Studio Fellowship.

Here’s another fabulous fix for those craving some seriously gorgeous classical ballet: the Royal Ballet is presently streaming a live performance of its new ballet, 'The Cellist', based on the life of Jacqueline du Pré.

Following the debut online concert, LIGHTS UP ON THE ARTS in May, Joshua Robson Productions and host/director James Cutler will again support the Australian musical theatre industry with a sequel - LIGHTS UP ON THE ARTS not done yet.

The New Zealand Dance Company has announced a starry new leadership line-up to step into the shoes of founding director, Shona McCullagh, who is leaving after 10 years to become take the helm of the Auckland Arts Festival.

Ausdance has published a useful Return to Dance framework for teachers and schools which applies equally to high performance/professional level, community, competitive and individual dance activities.

Dance Australia, in collaboration with the Sydney Opera House and the Australian Ballet, is thrilled to announce the 2020 recipient of the Emerging Female Classical Choreographer Initiative is . . .