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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Training

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

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MASTERCLASS WITH MEG STUART

22 March 2018

A 5 hour masterclass with international luminary and 2018 KCA judge Meg Stuart. 

 
REPLAY with ESZTER SALAMON

12 February 2018 - 25 February 2018

A DANCEHOUSE 2018 KEIR CHOREOGRAPHIC AWARD PUBLIC PROGRAM

Eszter Salamon leads a 2-week experimental choreographic lab inspired by her previous work, REPRODUCTION, offering 10 Australian female performers an opportunity to explore audience-performer dynamics through choreographic enquiries - culminating in a public showing.

 
DANCING SOLO IN THE 21st CENTURY with BOJANA CVEJIC

26 February 2018 - 02 March 2018

A DANCEHOUSE 2018 KEIR CHOREOGRAPHIC AWARD PUBLIC PROGRAM

This workshop will explore the aestheticized notions of self-transformation and resistance as well as mechanisms of spectacular commodification and New-Age consumerism.

 
HOW TO LIKE DANCE with WITNESS

04 March 2018 - 11 March 2018

A DANCEHOUSE 2018 KEIR CHOREOGRAPHIC AWARD PUBLIC PROGRAM

This is a workshop series for general audience members who would like to do some unlearning as they learn. Programmed around the performances of the Keir Choreographic Awards, enhance your experience of performance with Alison Croggon and Robert Reid, co-editors and founders of the critical website Witness Performance.

 
THEM, RELOADED with ISHMAEL HOUSTON-JONES

05 March 2018 - 09 March 2018

A DANCEHOUSE 2018 KEIR CHOREOGRAPHIC AWARD PUBLIC PROGRAM

A workshop intensive that excavates unregistered details about Ishmael Houston-Jones' seminal '80s work,THEM, reconstructing and transmitting the work in resonance with the Australian context, while uncovering powerful resonances with the present.

 

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