Dance Resources

Resources for dance teachers, independents, studios and the wider dance community. 

 

Teacher Resources

Complimentary to the extensive Education Program, Ausdance WA has a range of teacher specific resources, connections, links and opportunities to access.

Maths Through Movement

Ausdance WA has partnered with Creatives Moves to develop a series of Lesson Plans that integrate dance and mathemeatics for the West Australian Curriculum. These resources are available to purchase through the Ausdance WA Store.

Dance Knowledge

Dance Knowledge was formed to connect the dance profession with resources to improve their training in a way that is accessible to them. Dr Luke Hopper and Dr Shona Erskine work to translate research into easy-to-understand formats that can be viewed any time. Videos range from 1-3 hours in length and offer a variety of topics.

Ausdance WA members receive 25% discount to all courses, contact memberships.wa@ausdance.org.au

Indigenous Protocols

The Australian Council for the Arts has developed specific protocols for working with Indigenous Arts. These protocols should act as a key planning support document to inform your lesson plan and to ensure the respectful use of indigenous content.

Ausdance WA Library

Ausdance members have free access to the Ausdance library that includes an extensive collection of contemporary dance DVDS, magazines and periodicals such as Dance Australia, Dance Magazine (America), Lowdown, Animated, and Brolga, as well as a variety of books and information pamphlets.

The library is located on the first floor of King Street Arts Centre in the CBD. Most resources are available for borrowing.

Choreographic Template

Bernadette Lewis, accomplished independent dancer and choreographer, has developed a choreographic template that informs the creative process for the Original Solo Composition compoent of the ATAR practical course. The template offers a step-by-step guide of suggested discussions, tasks and tips that will assist with developing choreographic intent, structure, music, content and shaping a rehearsal process.

To purchase the template, please email us directly at po.wa@ausdance.org.au

Bernadette is available for school incursions to impliment the Choreographic Template. Please contact Bernadette via email: bernie_06@hotmail.com

 

Delving into Dance

Delving into Dance is a blog based website that delves into audience diversification and understanding the important role dance plays in individuals lives. This blog is a great start for students starting a research project.

West Australian Oral History of Dance

The WA Oral History of 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.

Ausdance WA wishes to thank Lotterywest for funding for this Oral History Research and to Ms Varyna Bromilow for her work in collating this project. Thanks also to Ms Lynn Fisher and Joan Pope OAM for their invaluable advice and support and to the panel who selected the interviewees: Joan Pope, David Hough, Rita Clarke and Maggi Phillips including Jo Pickup who did a splendid job interviewing Sue Peacock in Varnya’s absence. Thank you to all the interviewees for their time and candour.

Ausdance WA is currently in the process of transferring the collection to a permanent online location. If you urgently require a recording please email memberships.wa@ausdance.org.au to obtain a copy.

National Factsheets

Ausdance National regularly commission research and reports into specific areas of the dance community. 

Reach Us

1st Floor,
King Street Arts Centre
357-365 Murray Street
Perth WA 6000

PO Box 7452
Cloisters Square WA 6850

+61 08 9322 6101

wa@ausdance.org.au

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