2015 Australian Dance Awards

In 2015 the Australian Dance Awards are bound for Adelaide for the first time. The Awards celebrate the achievements of Australian dance companies and dancers in a night-of-nights event combining performances and Award presentations. They will feature past winners and notable guests hosted by well-known Adelaide identity Jane Doyle.

Key information

Date & time: 7.30 pm Saturday 12 September 2015
Location: Her Majesty's Theatre, Adelaide Festival Centre
Tickets: Get your Australian Dance Awards tickets from BASS

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Restless Dance Theatre’s ‘Naturally’

Touched is a new piece by the dancers of the Youth Ensemble working with Artistic Director Michelle Ryan. It will develop the themes so successfully explored last year in In The Balance.

Two men stand side-by-side looking straight at us. Both dressed casually in striped t-shirts, the taller holds a large cut-out heart shape outlined with studded lit incandescent light bulbs Performers: Andrew Pandos and Jesse Rochow. Photo: Shane Reid
  • What: Restless dance company announces the new a double bill Naturally, which includes Touched and What’s a Nice Girl Like You Doing in a Place Like This?.
  • When: 13—21 November 2015
  • Where: Odeon Theatre in Norwood

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Mobilise: Creating Momentum—the 2015 APACA conference

Mobilise: Creating Momentum, the Australian Performing Arts Centres Association's (APACA) 29th annual conference, will provoke, explore, and debate how we revitalise our sector and our practice.

Key information

  • When: 17–20 August 2015
  • Visit APACA for more information and registration.

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Accessible Arts’ Arts + Disability Expo 2015

  • Date:18–19 September 2015
  • Location: Carriageworks, Sydney

The expo is a two-day event showcasing the products and services available for individuals is the arts and disability sector. Featuring exhibitors across the arts and disability sectors, interactive demonstrations, discussions and live performances, the expo will provide individuals, groups and families greater choice and resources to fully participate in the arts.

For all general enquiries, please contact Gemma Collocott, Strategic Projects Manager at or on +61 2 9251 6499 ext 110

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2015 World Dance Alliance events in Singapore

When: 16–18 October 2015
Where: Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts (NAFA), Singapore

World Dance Alliance Singapore is proud to present the 2015 Annual General Meeting, Network Meetings and Young Scholars Meeting of World Dance Alliance Asia-Pacific as well as the Global Executive Meeting alongside the conference Asia-Pacific Dance Bridge 2015: Connectivity through Dance. Coinciding with the da:ns festival organised by the Esplanade, Singapore, conference events at venues located in Singapore’s arts and culture district are outlined below.

The conference aims to cultivate dance connectivity within Singapore’s own dance community as well as forge alliances between dancers, academics, educators and administrators throughout the Asia-Pacific region and beyond.

The conference will include scholarly papers, performative presentations and Pecha Kucha style presentations. Other conference events include showcases, a choreolab, masterclasses and workshops.

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