VISION 2017-2020

Ausdance Victoria aims to continue to play a key role in being the leading dance agency in Victoria, providing high-level strategic advice and vision for the sector. Ausdance Victoria supports individuals, companies and organisations in a coherent ecology of arts services and enables its members and partners to flourish, creating connections and opportunities to increase the capacity of the sector. The organisation works across all levels of dance practice to promote health, lifelong learning and social well-being agendas, all of which contribute to the wider community’s physical and economic health.

MISSION

To create, support and promote opportunities for dance in Victoria, and invest in its ongoing development by:

  • Championing innovation, creativity and diversity in dance
  • Advocating and demonstrating high standards of professionalism in the dance industry
  • Mobilising cooperation in support of dance development (art form and sector)
  • Promoting dance creation, presentation and participation
  • Promoting the interaction of Victoria dance within the national and international arenas
  • Ensuring the stability and sustainability of the organisation

GOALS AND PRIORITIES

  • Strengthen sector networks and access to resources
  • Improve capacity building and industry sustainability
  • Increase access, engagement and participation
  • Advocate for art form and sector development 
  • Develop lifelong learning opportunities
  • Build Ausdance Victoria’s organisational capacity and sustainability

 

In 2018, Ausdance Victoria is presenting:

  • Big Dance - A biannual festival of dance celebrated on International Dance Day 29 April 2018
  • Knowing you , Knowing me in partnership with City of Whittlesea as part of Creative Victoria's Creative Suburbs program
  • Teaching Dad to Dance - As part of Regional Arts Victoria's Education Touring Program

Ausdance Victoria will continue to provide artist support and artform development through:

  • 2 day International Dance Educational Workshop
  • Industry days for Certificate II
  • Whole of sector industry day: to share information, network and build the capacity of the sector

 

Read a summary of our Strategic Plan here. 

2017 Australian Dance Award Winner for Best Male Dancer Benjamin Hamcock Photography of Benjamin Hancock by Samara Clifford

2017 Australian Dance Award Winner for Best Male Dancer Benjamin Hamcock

Photography of Benjamin Hancock by Samara Clifford