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Aboriginal Dance Workshop

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students in Years 5-12 have the opportunity to participate in contemporary Aboriginal Dance Workshops at Sydney Dance Company.

The two-day workshop will be led by Aboriginal dance industry professionals and will focus on the NAIDOC theme ‘Always was, Always will be’. 

Workshop content will engage students in learning about their rich culture and history through movement and Aboriginal pedagogies that will enhance student’s form of expression through dance.

Schools may nominate a maximum of eight (8) students.

2020 dates:

Activity for this program is temporarily suspended for the foreseeable future to support efforts to limit the spread of COVID-19 and maintain the safety and wellbeing of students and staff.

This program will resume in 2021.


Sydney Dance Company - Ultimo Studio
385 Wattle Street
Ultimo NSW 2007


Leisa Hicks - Workshop Coordinator
Email: leisa.hicks@det.nsw.edu.au
Phone: 0438 151 083

Michelle Murphy - Arts Coordination Officer
Email: michelle.murphy3@det.nsw.edu.au
Phone: 9408 8920