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Riverina Dance Festival

The Riverina Dance Festival celebrates the achievements and aspirations of our dance students and provides an opportunity for students of all ages, dance backgrounds and abilities to showcase their creativity, skills and achievement of the key elements and outcomes of the K-12 Dance Syllabus.

The Festival aims to support dance education in schools and to encourage students by providing a quality performance opportunity in a professional venue.

All public schools are invited to nominate for the festival.  Auditions will be online with video submissions sent via YouTube link.

Current COVID restrictions will be strictly adhered to and the festival will follow the 2021 Riverina Dance Festival COVID plan.

Festival date

Friday 4 June 2021 (Week 6 Term 2).


Albury Entertainment Centre - 525 Swift Street, Albury NSW 2640

Participation cost

There is no participation fee for this festival.  Schools are responsible for supplying teacher relief, travel, meals and accommodation as required.


Complete and submit the Riverina Dance Festival 2021 Nomination Form by Friday 19 March 2021 (Week 8 Term 1).

Submit audition videos via YouTube link by Monday 29 March 2021 (Week 10 Term 1).

Application pack:

Application packs for successful entries to the festival will be available on this website from mid April.


Graham Smith - Festival Coordinator
Email: graham.smith70@det.nsw.edu.au
Phone: 6953 3488

Katrina Joss - Festival Coordinator
Email: katrina.joss@det.nsw.edu.au
Phone: 6025 1698

Di Alexander - Arts Coordination Officer
Email: diana.alexander@det.nsw.edu.au
Phone: 6937 3814