Education & Resources

Dance Education & Professional Development

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.

More Useful Dance Resources

Teacher's Support Feed

Ausdance WA now has a new Teacher’s Support feed, to assist in finding all information/events relevant to assisting in dance teacher development and support. Find it here.

Ausdance WA Library
Ausdance WA over many years have gathered an extensive collection of physical dance resources that are catalogued online and stored at King Street Arts Centre in the CBD. Members have free access to this library, with many resources available to borrow. Browse the online catalogue here.
West Australian Oral History of Dance

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.

Ausdance National Fact Sheets
Australian Curriculum Support

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.

Integrating Dance with Core Subject Areas: 2015 Design & Pilot of Workshop Series

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.

Find out all about our first workshop and watch the video at the ArtsEdge page.

For more information and to register your interest in these resources, please contact:
Ausdance WA Director Felicity Bott by email: director.wa@ausdance.org.au