Ausdance WA’s dance education program holds a strong focus on the professional development of dance teachers an artists. We host a series of workshops and short programs throughout the year focusing on different levels and areas of dance education and practice.
The Oral History of Western Australian dance collates and records stories from significant West Australian dance artists and collaborators to preserve for the future. This project builds on a previous research project which is kept at the Battye Library. View page.
With a new Australian Curriculum now a reality—and the Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority (ACARA) given the brief to develop it— Ausdance National with full support from all state bodies have been making the case for dance to be resourced as a subject area in its own right.We are achieving this though our advocacy work with the National Advocates for Arts Education. Find out more about the development of the Australian Curriculum and how it with affect dance in WA.
Ausdance WA considers that there are many inventive and meaningful ways to introduce dance to students. In mid-2015, made available to our members teaching resources that integrate dance with mathematics.
For more information and to register your interest in these resources, please contact:
Ausdance WA Director Felicity Bott by email: firstname.lastname@example.org