Dance Nation

Somewhere in America, an army of teenage competitive dancers is plotting world domination. One routine at a time. As the national title looms and the dancers fight it out for the lead role, reality and fantasy blur in this award-winning pageant of ferocious girl power. Part-Dance Moms, part-Hunger Games, Dance Nation is a crushingly funny satire of ambition. The New York Times says it “conjures the passionate ambivalence of early adolescence with such being-there sharpness and poignancy that you’re not sure whether to cringe, cry or roar with happiness. Blazingly original and unsettlingly familiar.” Presented by State Theatre Company South Australia and Belvoir. Dance Nation comes to Scott Theatre for Adelaide Festival (Feb 21 to Mar 7) and Belvoir's Upstairs Theatre in Sydney (Mar 14 - Apr 12). Starring Mitchell Butel Elena Carapetis Emma Harvie Chika Ikogwe Yvette Lee Rebecca Massey Amber McMahon Tara Morice Tim Overton

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October

Fun and creative dance classes led by Diane Busuttil in partnership with Dance for Parkinson’s Australia.

January

City Adult Ballet classes in Melbourne, will help you discover your true potential as an adult dancer.

February

Applications are now open for both DirtyFeet's 2020 Out of the Studio and Choreographic Lab Programs.

Featuring music by the legendary Elton John, book and lyrics by Lee Hall, choreography by Peter Darling and direction by Stephen Daldry, Billy Elliot the Musical has been seen by over 12 million people worldwide.

BARE BONES is three days of dance, discussions, dirty feet, sandy bottoms and deep investigation into what it is to be an artist in the world today.

Dive into a cool refreshing ocean of fluid sexuality and gender with famed drag artist and cultural provocateur, Courtney Act, as she explores and pours her creative juices into her latest pop-cabaret: FLUID.

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Drawing on her family roots in Shanghai, choreographer Victoria Chiu interrogates how the contemporary body can illuminate different attitudes towards family – and why families make the often difficult decision to move their home across borders.

Celebrate the 15th Anniversary of Critical Path, an organization dedicated to providing research and development opportunities for the independent choreographic sector, and kick off March Dance as we will Dance the Drill!

March

Re-writing the history of Australian contemporary dance.