About

Established in 1977, Ausdance WA is a membership organisation providing support and advocacy for all forms of dance. We are part of a network of Ausdance state organisations delivering integrated programs across the country, anticipating industry issues and providing innovative and inclusive responses. The national office is based in Canberra.

Ausdance WA gratefully acknowledges the investment of the Government of Western Australia through the Department of Culture and the Arts.

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Support

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.

Inspire

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.

Educate

We endeavor to raise the bar for dance education in Western Australia through developing a range of professional development training programs for both studio and school teachers. We pride ourselves on being a resource hub for our members, producing and collecting useful resources for the Ausdance WA library.

Produce

Ausdance WA proudly produces a number of event's each year encouraging and acknowledging innovation and engagement with dance in Western Australia. Our major productions and events for 2015 are Act-Belong-Commit DANCE LIVE, TRIGGER in the CBD, the annual West Australian Dance Awards and Future Landings: three contemporary dance productions created by regional dance artists and their communities.

Our Team
Gabrielle Profile

Gabrielle Sullivan

Director
Amy Wiseman

Amy Wiseman

Projects Manager
Kat Profile

Kat Italiano

Marketing & Memberships Manager

Our Board

President – Simon Owen

Treasurer – Tatyana Kozyreva

Committee Members  –  Louise Scott, Sandy Delasalle-Scannella, Jo Pickup, Floeur Alder, Lisa Honczarenko & Irene Jarzabek

Life Members

Alan Alder, Kira Bousloff OAM (1914-2001), Jody Burton, Margita Chudziak, Lynn Fisher, Ruth Osborne, Joan Pope OAM, Penny Why (1933-2010).