Dancehouse

Development

Our research program supports and values untethered investigation into new ways of working, the exchange of ideas, the creation of new networks and engagement in debate and critical discourse. We deliver a training program for all levels, consisting of regular public dance classes, professional training intensives, and workshops and mentoring programs by leading national and international practitioners.

Research

Our Research Programs nurture rigorous discourse and wide-ranging innovative choreographic practices.

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DANCE FILM ARTIST-IN-RESIDENCE JAPAN EXCHANGE PROGRAM

11 May 2017 - 26 May 2017

CREATE A DANCE FILM IN RESIDENCE IN JAPAN!

This project relies on principles of cultural exchange and dialogue and aims to strengthen the knowledge of Australian and Japanese culture and society by circulating and exchanging contemporary dance films and developing a discourse of mutual understanding through the associated public program. 

 
ROOM TO MOVE

18 May 2017 - 01 December 2017

LAST FRIDAY OF EACH MONTH FROM JUNE TO NOVEMBER

ROOM TO MOVE is about exploration of ideas in the making in front of a live audience and about generating critical dialogue around an artist's project and practice. 

 

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Training

Dancehouse provides vital opportunities for continued physical examinations across a variety of dance forms and practices.

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CROSSING THE FLOOR & OTHER SCORES

08 May 2017 - 12 May 2017

Choreographer Jonathan Burrows and composer Matteo Fargion share a five day workshop, introducing some of the ideas behind their performances at Danehouse Melbourne. The workshop is open to anyone interested in the performing arts, regardless of technical ability, and will focus on particular questions of time, form and composition which underpin their work, as well as the strategies they use to disrupt what they do and connect with audience. The workshop will include task based exercises as well as discussion and reflection.

 

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