PRECIPICE

This September, Australia’s next generation of circus talents will be on show when the National Institute of Circus Arts (NICA) presents PRECIPICE.

Leaping into a world of chaos, PRECIPICE defies danger in an effort to celebrate life – through exhilarating tumbles, turns, shifts and falls. Interrogating the impermanence of time, physical and psychological senses.

The elite NICA circus artists have spent the last two years honing their circus and performance skills, guided by world-class trainers including Aaron Walker, vertical aerial specialist and trainer for the past twenty years; Vasily Ivanov who toured the world with the Moscow Circus for over a decade, and; Earl Shatford, a master juggler who is currently chasing the Guinness World Record for the most rings juggled while bouncing a ball on a head pedestal. Onstage the performers will present spectacular solo and duo acts including roue Cyr, group acrobatics, handstands, adagio, unicycle, juggling, aerial rope, diablo, head trapeze and multicorde.

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July

Discover the magic of ballet with classical dance classes in North Melbourne and Williamstown, exclusively for adults, who love to dance and are looking for exceptional dance teachers.

August

Expressions of Interest are now open for DirtyFeet's August and September Labs with choreographers Ashlee Barton and Emma Harrison at ReadyMade Rehearsal Space, Ultimo, Sydney.

Sydney Dance Company is pleased to invite applications from talented Australian and New Zealand dancers wishing to take part in its Pre-Professional Year program in 2018.

September

With special guest performances by Queensland Ballet’s Mia Heathcote & Joel Woellner, as well as Alexander Smith (John Cranko Schule, Stuttgart) & Aaron Matheson (Sydney Dance Company Pre Professional Year).

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The 6h annual Australian Tap Dance Festival shuffles into Melbourne 30 September – 6 October with a world class line-up of dancers arriving for Australia’s premiere celebration of tap from across Australia, New Zealand, Europe and the United States.

October

Director, choreographer and dance animateur Alice Lee Holland leads a unique workshop experience for a collective of curious young movers in Melbourne these school holidays.

NICA is calling for young people with backgrounds in areas such as circus, gymnastics, dance, martial arts and theatre to audition for a place in Australia’s only Bachelor of Circus Arts.

Increase versatility and employability based on a solid technical foundation.