The General Conference of UNESCO proclaimed the fourth week of May as International Arts Education Week. It will be marked for the second time from 20 to 26 May 2013, highlighting the importance and usefulness of arts education.The International Arts Education Week aims at increasing the international community’s awareness on the importance of arts education and at reinforcing its cooperation by promoting cultural diversity, intercultural dialogue and social cohesion.
Get involved and learn more at the International Society for Education through Art Advocacy Blog
Ausdance Vic is hosting an exciting event called 'Making the Cut' — an insiders guide to auditions, training & the life a professional dancer.
Date: Sunday 16 June
Time: Registrations commence at 10:30am. Sessions from 11am – 2.30pm
Venue: Arts Centre Melbourne 100 St Kilda Rd, Melbourne
'Making the Cut' includes three sessions designed to equip dancers with must-know tips and advice from the best professionals within the dance industry.
This will be a mock audition workshop in the state theatre rehearsal room with multi-talented dancer/ singer/ actor/ choreographer, Luke Alleva. Students will learn everything you need to know about auditions—what to bring with you, how to prepare and will then be taken through a mock audition as a practical workshop.
Stand on the stage
Get an exclusive tour of the Arts Centre Melbourne State Theatre. Experience what it's like to stand on a stage and get unique backstage access!
Ask an expert
Ask an expert panel of dance professionals all those burning questions about what it is like to go to an audition, what choreographers and directors are looking for in a performer, where to train and what it is like to be a professional dancer.
The Australian Dance Awards are held annually to acknowledge and reward the wonderful work of our professional dance artists. It is a great opportunity to catch up with colleagues and friends in an atmosphere of joy and celebration.
The 2013 Awards will be hosted by Ausdance ACT in Canberra, Monday 5 August at 7.30pm.
Book now online or T Canberra Ticketing 02 6275 2700
To read more about the Australian Dance Awards go to the website.
Unfortunately the WDA–AP AGM will not be held in Bangladesh as planned. The AGM will proceed in Taipai, Taiwan over the weekend 30 November – 1 December, 2013.
Our host will be Professor Rayuan Tseng whom will run the annual dance conference sponsored by Taiwan Dance Research Society(TDRS) during the AGM period.
As more information becomes available it will be available here. Ausdance members are automatically WDA–AP members.