Young Dancers’ Program

Young dancers (aged 14-25) will immerse in five days’ of moving, creating, sharing and learning with their Australian and international counterparts.

Key sessions at this year’s Festival:

DANCE
75-minute high energy dance explosions in a variety of styles

DEVELOP
90-minute sessions that focus on deepening your understanding of specific skills related to dancing and dance-making

MAKE
90-min to 2 hour sessions to collaborate and create with other young dancers from around Australia, and around the world. Engage your physical and creative energy to make your own dance ideas, together.

YOUTH DANCE FORUM
Youth-led and youth-focused forum. We are letting the next generation of leaders drive this conversation.

 

Program overview

Note: This is a tentative program; sessions may change slightly. If you are viewing this on a mobile device, flip the screen to horizontal view.

Session time/date Monday, 8 July Tuesday, 9 July Wednesday, 10 July Thursday, 11 July Friday, 12 July
   AM Group warm-up
DANCE (75min)
DEVELOP (90min)
Group warm-up
DANCE (75min)
DEVELOP (90min)
Group warm-up
DANCE (75min)
DEVELOP (90min)
Group warm-up
DANCE (75min)
DEVELOP (90min)
Group warm-up
DANCE (75min)
DEVELOP (90min)
   LUNCH LUNCH LUNCH Commute to Meat Market, North Melbourne Commute to Meat Market, North Melbourne LUNCH
   PM Studio showing (30min)
MAKE (90min)
Daily wrap
Studio showing (30min)
MAKE (90min)
Daily wrap
Watch: rpm Dress rehearsal
10 July Line-up
Watch: rpm Dress rehearsal
11 July Line-up
Youth Forum (60min)
Group work (60min)
Daily wrap
 

Venue

Studio sessions will be held at Transit Dance Studios - 64 Dawson Street, Brunswick

 

Registration

Young Dancer pass (full week)
$320

includes:

  • Full Young Dancers’ program - 5 days

  • Access to Opening Ceremony - light catering

  • Catered lunch - 3 days

  • AYDF2019 T-shirt

  • Complimentary ticket to Revolutions per minute (rpm) dress rehearsal

If you are interested in participating in the young dancer’s program, please get in touch with Sasha Leong at ddo.vic@ausdance.org.au