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Sydney North Dance Festival

The Sydney North Public Schools Dance Festival’s mission is to provide public school students from Kindergarten to Year 12 from Metropolitan North the opportunity to perform dance in a professional theatre environment. 

To this end, the festival is guided by the following principles:

  • inclusivity
  • a reflection of the ethos and standards of public education 
  • an understanding of dance as a performing art
  • an appreciation for collaborative endeavour
  • aspiration for excellence.

For further information and to apply go to the Festival website: 

The operation of this program is contingent on advice provided by the NSW Department of Education in consultation with NSW Health. All activities will adhere to the DoE COVID-19 guidelines and restrictions.

2021 dates

Festival dates:
Tuesday 15 June to Friday 25 June 2021

Applications to participate in the Festival are now open.


Glen Street Theatre
Corner Glen Street and Blackbutts Road
Belrose NSW 2085


Sue Brandenburg - Festival Coordinator
Email: susan.brandenburg@det.nsw.edu.au

Kim Peade - Festival Coordinator
Email: kimberley.peade@det.nsw.edu.au

Sue Dawson - Arts Coordination Officer
Email: susan.i.dawson@det.nsw.edu.au
Phone: 0402 992 897