Providing Education, Support and Advocacy for all forms of dance since 1977.
Ausdance WA is a membership organisation providing services to all sectors within the dance industry. We advocate for a Life Long Dance connection; providing access and opportunities to dance for all ages and abilities. We recognise the intrinsic and altruistic benefits dance brings to any community and support regional dance programs across the state. Ausdance WA is the leading provider of professional development opportunities for teachers of dance.
Our membership program is here to support dancers through each step of their careers. By keeping in touch with the individuals working within our sector, we provide informed and effective advocacy for dance in Western Australia.
Ausdance WA is a proud supporter of Healthways Act-Belong-Commit message. Our annual schedule of projects presents an array of free opportunities to get involved and make dance part of your every day.
PD for dance in Primary Education
In August, Ausdance WA in conjunction with Creative Moves will be running two professional development workshops for Primary School teachers. The two workshops are Maths Through Movement and Teaching Primary Dance. Maths Through Movement is designed towards generalist K-6 classroom teachers and education assistants, no experience in dance or movement is required. The workshop will explore practical activities from the Maths Through Movement program that utilise movement and dance to teach, consolidate and communicate mathematical concepts.
Maths Through Movement: Friday, 2 August 2019
9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Teaching Primary Dance is a professional learning opporunity for Primary School Performing Arts Specialist Teachers and any teacher wanting to incorporate movement into their classroom. The workshop content is designed towards teachers with dance, performing arts or other creative arts experience. Participants will have the opportunity to experience creative tasks that align with the Dance syllabus from the WA Arts curriculum, workshop ideas on unit and program creation and delve into assessment.
Teaching Primary Dance: Friday, 9 August 2019
9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
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Be part of an organisation that is supporting your career. Get access to a range of benefits, discounts and special member only offers. Membership is priced competitively and is tax deductible for dance professionals. Your WA membership is valid across all states and territories and all Ausdance members automatically become
World Dance Alliance – Asia Pacific Members, as part of the WDA Global Network.
- All the benefits of Individual Membership
- Discounted by 50% for Students and Concession Card holders
- Proof of Concession required
- Advice & Support for your career in dance
- Discounts to Ausdance Programming
- Industry Discounts and Benefits
- Auspice the financial aspects of members professional projects for a negotiable fee.
- Promotion of your content via our eNews and social media channels
- Applicable for studios, schools, companys, other businesses or community organisations
- All the benefits of Individual Membership for every member of your organisation.
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King Street Arts Centre
357-365 Murray Street
Perth WA 6000
PO Box 7452
Cloisters Square WA 6850
+61 08 9322 6101