News: October 2018

Open audition for Lloyd Newson project

Rambert together with world-renowned choreographer Lloyd Newson are looking for male dancers for the re-creation of DV8’s Enter Achilles.

We are looking for performers to play confident/gregarious football lads/blokes in a British pub. This role requires exceptional contact dance and acting skills and an understanding of the connection between meaning and movement. When considering this video please concentrate on the two dancers in particular: the man in the blue shirt and the man in the jacket with the red shirt. Please learn both parts [watch clip].

Rehearsals commence October 2019 in London and the production tours internationally from 2020. The project will be co-produced by Rambert and Sadler’s Wells.

Full details at

DV8, Rambert and Sadler’s Wells are Equal Opportunities organisations based in London, UK.

Audition details

  • Date: Sunday 21 October 2018
  • Time: Arrive at 9am, for 10am audition start
  • Recalls: Monday 22 – Wednesday 24 October
  • LocationThe Drill Hall 1C New Beach Rd, Darling Point, Sydney, NSW 2011 Australia
  • You will need to bring a hard copy of your CV, including headshot, on the day. We are unable to cover travel or accommodation costs associated with attending the audition.

Email with any questions about the opportunity or process.

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Helene George joins the Ausdance National Board

The Australian Dance Council, the national peak body for dance, is pleased to announce its new board member, Helene George—a recognised specialist in sustainable development and the strategic development of cultural and creative industries.

Board President Professor Gene Moyle announced the board appointment this week and said, ‘Ms George started out in dance and has had an extensive career across the arts, cultural and creative sectors. Her leadership in the creative economy and specialist skill set in assisting organisations to reshape and transform to achieve sustainability is a great and timely addition to the Board’.

Helene George

Ms George is the Managing Director of Creative Economy, and has over 20 years’ experience in management and consulting throughout Australia and internationally. She held the position of Deputy Chair, Creative Industries Skills Council, is a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Management, a graduate of the AICD Company Directors Course and holds a Graduate Diploma in Management and a Bachelor of Arts in Performing Arts (Dance).

Ms George commenced her appointment on 28 September 2018.

Media enquires: Professor Gene Moyle, President, Ausdance National, [email protected], 0411 640 012

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