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Western NSW Dance Festival

The Western NSW Dance Festival is a showcase of creativity and performance skills from public schools across Western NSW for students in Kindergarten to Year 12.

The festival highlights and celebrates the work of students and teachers as they explore dance as an artform. Students enjoy the opportunity to perform at one of the area's foremost theatres with professional staging.

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

Rehearsal: Wednesday 2 June 2021

Performances: Thursday 3 June 2021

Nominations to participate in the festival will open in mid Term 1.  


Bathurst Memorial Entertainment Centre (BMEC)
105 William Street
Bathurst NSW 2795


Jayne Evans - Festival Coordinator
Email:   jayne.evans@det.nsw.edu.au
Phone:  02 6368 2100

Di Reichelt - Arts Coordination Officer
Email: dianne.reichelt@det.nsw.edu.au
Phone: 0448 627 438