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Australian contemporary dance festival Dance Massive is returning to Melbourne 12 – 24 March 2019. Programmed by Arts House, Dancehouse and Malthouse Theatre in association with Ausdance Victoria, this Festival also provides opportunities for Australian artists to pitch their work to presenters.

Ausdance Victoria is proud to present the following industry programs at Dance Massive 2019.

Please note that Ausdance Victoria and Dance Massive are contacting funding bodies to provide information that will support artists to attend these industry programs and apply for funding. You can learn more below.

Tour Ready – Meet & Greets

An exciting opportunity for Australian dance companies and choreographers to pitch their work to national and international producers and presenters.

Open Studios – New Works

A program of open showings that provides the opportunity for Australian dance artists and choreographers to present a contemporary dance work-in-progress at Chunky Move Studios.

Funding and Support

Independent Dance practitioners and groups who are Tasmanian residents are encouraged to apply for support to pitch or attend Dance Massive through the Artsbridge or Regional Arts Fund Quick Response Grant programs.

Please note that Arts Tasmania will accept applications to Artsbridge from artists that are yet to confirm their acceptance to attend Dance Massive due to timing conflict.

Please direct any enquiries to the Arts Tasmania grants team on 03 6165 6666 or