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Metasystems Intensive

APRIL 26th to may 3rd, 2017

James Batchelor will be spending a week with DRILL in Hobart to create a new mass-version of METASYSTEMS on sixteen dancers. Participants will work intensively with James, taking daily class, learning about the process and methods behind METASYSTEMS and creating the largest incarnation of the work yet to perform for the public. This intensive is aimed at young and pre-professional dancers, tertiary students and graduates. Participants will need to be at least 16 years old, have contemporary dance experience and be available for all rehearsals and performance times. Click here to register!

Australian Youth Dance Festival (Melbourne)

april 14th to 17th, 2017

The Australian Youth Dance Festival (AYDF) is back in 2017, and for the first time ever, the Festival will be held in a major city – Melbourne!

Under the artistic direction of Adam Wheeler, AYDF2017 will be remodeled into three days of intensive masterclasses with some of Australia’s leading dance artists, choreographers and companies, and will premiere excerpts from at least six new works from leading youth dance companies across the country.


• Opening Ceremony workshop (14 April)
• 3x 90-min Technique/Taster intensives (15 April)
• 2x 2-hour Performance-based intensives (16 April)
• 2x 3-hour Choreographic intensives (17 April)
• Lunch catered for 3 days

Registrations will open in early January for young dancers not affiliated with a youth dance company. Click here for more info!

Theatre Royal Season (Hobart)

Frame of Mind by Sydney Dance Company
July 21st to 22nd

Sydney Dance Company’s Frame of Mind is a wildly powerful double bill featuring the smash hit Wildebeest by Australia’s own Gabrielle Nankivell and the multi award-winning Frame of Mind from Rafael Bonachela.

Click here for information and bookings.