Our factsheets answer your frequently asked question such as: “what is a safe dance floor?”, “what is the award rate for a dance teacher?”, “what are the copyright rules for using someone’s music at my concert?” and “what is a safe warm up”.
Simple first aid advice that is particularly relevant to dancers and dance teachers, whether in a social, recreational or professional environment.
A checklist of environmental considerations that you should be aware of before you teach a dance class, lead a social dance event or give a dance performance.
This information is especially for young female dancers who can do much to prevent or minimise a common condition called osteoporosis by eating plenty of calcium during the growth years.
This information is intended as a guide for teachers or arts workers in an educational context who are presenting a dance or theatre production for the first time.
What is the difference between ‘being warm’ and ‘warming up’? Why is warming up before dancing and cooling down afterwards important for avoiding injury or pain?
As well as Public Liability insurance and Professional Indemnity insurance, dance professionals may need to consider Personal Accident insurance.
Public Liability insurance covers you and your business for losses or damage a third party suffers (or claims to have suffered) as a result of your business activities.
What you need to know about the floors that you are dancing and teaching on, and recommendations for installing a safe dance floor.
Professional or full-time dancers—and athletes—are at risk of burnout, so it is important to be aware of the warning signs and take action.
If you are operating a dance business you need professional indemnity insurance to protect you in case of any damage caused (or allegedly caused) by your actions or advice.
A starting point for employers and business owners for finding information about wages, tax and superannuation, which varies from state to state and regularly changes.
What a dance teacher should know about copyright and some basic information about licenses specifically tailored for people teaching dance and for groups performing dance to music.
The following suggestion for a code of behaviour for parents is intended to support you in your efforts to reassure your child that dance is for his/her own enjoyment and that they are loved for themselves rather than for their achievements.
We devised this code with leading representatives of Australia's studio teachers. It will help teachers understand the ethical standards expected of dance teachers by the dance profession.