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6 - 10 September 2021

In 2020, for the first time in 35 years Youth Dance Festival was cancelled. In 2021 we are thrilled to announce that our iconic Youth Dance Festival will go ahead. With a theme of Digital Dystopia Utopia, Ausdance ACT presents a multimedia delivery of film and live performance. Providing students with the opportunity to engage in dance filmmaking and to meet the challenges of a brave new world where we are connected out of necessity through technology. Dance Fest provides a platform for young people to express their idea and opinions, to have their voices heard through dance. Our aim is to encourage and empower the young people of our region to find their creative, truthful and imaginative selves. Come along and hear what they have to say.

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Synopsis

6 – 10 September 2021

In 2020, for the first time in 35 years Youth Dance Festival was cancelled. In 2021 we are thrilled to announce that our iconic Youth Dance Festival will go ahead. With a theme of Digital Dystopia Utopia, Ausdance ACT presents a multimedia delivery of film and live performance. Providing students with the opportunity to engage in dance filmmaking and to meet the challenges of a brave new world where we are connected out of necessity through technology.

Dance Fest provides a platform for young people to express their idea and opinions, to have their voices heard through dance. Our aim is to encourage and empower the young people of our region to find their creative, truthful and imaginative selves.

Come along and hear what they have to say.

Additional Information

Seating
At Canberra Theatre Centre, safety is our priority. We operate in accordance with our COVID Safety Plan.

Our theatre will be operating at 100% capacity and our regular seating configuration is in place in the auditorium. You will be sitting next to other patrons in the theatre.

Please remain in your allocated seat during the performance.

Please move through the foyers and open spaces with physical distancing considerations in mind.

Dates & Performance Nights

Monday           6 September   7.30pm            Performance 1
Tuesday          7 September   7.30pm            Performance 2
Wednesday    8 September   7.30pm            Performance 3
Thursday        9 September   7.30pm            Performance 4
Friday             10 September 7.30pm            Performance 5

Performance Nights:
(note this list is in alphabetical not show running order)

MONDAY  6th SEPTEMBER  
LIVE PERFORMANCES BY
Erindale College
Gungahlin College
Melba Copland Secondary School
Namadgi School
St. Clare’s College
Telopea Park School
FILMS BY
Alfred Deakin High School

Burgmann Anglican School

Calwell High School
Harrison School – Senior
Hawker College
Lake Tuggeranong College
Melrose High School
Mount Stromlo High School
Radford College
St. Mary MacKillop College
UC Senior Secondary College Lake Ginninderra

  

TUESDAY  7th SEPTEMBER
LIVE PERFORMANCES BY
Canberra College
Canberra Girls Grammar – Junior
Canberra High School
Gold Creek School
Marist College Canberra
Melba Copland Secondary School
Queanbeyan High School
St. Mary MacKillop College

FILMS BY
Alfred Deakin High School

Burgmann Anglican School

Calwell High School
Harrison Senior School
Hawker College
Lake Tuggeranong College
Melrose High School
Mount Stromlo High School
Radford College
St. Mary MacKillop College
UC Senior Secondary College Lake Ginninderra

 

WEDNESDAY  8th SEPTEMBER 
LIVE PERFORMANCES BY
Amaroo School
Canberra Girls Grammar – Senior
Canberra Grammar School
Caroline Chisholm School
Daramalan College
Harrison School

FILMS BY
Alfred Deakin High School

Burgmann Anglican School

Calwell High School
Harrison Senior School
Hawker College
Lake Tuggeranong College
Melrose High School
Mount Stromlo High School
Radford College
St. Mary MacKillop College
UC Senior Secondary College Lake Ginninderra

 

THURSDAY  9th SEPTEMBER 
LIVE PERFORMANCES BY
Calwell High School
Caroline Chisholm School
Erindale College
Lanyon High School
St. Francis Xavier College
St. John Paul II College

FILMS BY
Alfred Deakin High School

Burgmann Anglican School

Calwell High School
Harrison Senior School
Hawker College
Lake Tuggeranong College
Melrose High School
Mount Stromlo High School
Radford College
St. Mary MacKillop College
UC Senior Secondary College Lake Ginninderra

  

FRIDAY  10th SEPTEMBER 
LIVE PERFORMANCES BY
Black Mountain School
Canberra College
Dickson College
Melrose High School
Radford College
UC Senior Secondary College Lake Ginninderra

FILMS BY
Alfred Deakin High School

Burgmann Anglican School

Calwell High School
Harrison Senior School
Hawker College
Lake Tuggeranong College
Melrose High School
Mount Stromlo High School
Radford College
St. Mary MacKillop College
UC Senior Secondary College Lake Ginninderra

Details

PRESENTED BY:
AUSDANCE ACT presents

CATEGORY:
Dance School Event

DURATION:
Approximately 120 minutes, including interval.

SUIT CHILDREN?:
This performance is suitable for children.

VENUE:
Canberra Theatre
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Additional Information:
Concession prices not available for all shows. Where Concession prices are listed, proof of eligibility for Concession must be presented to Canberra Ticketing staff upon collection of tickets or full price may be charged. Eligible Concession may include Pensioner, Full Time Student, Seniors, Unemployed, Under 27 or Child (15 years and under) and are at the discretion of the show. Not all types of Concessions may apply for the show you have selected.

 

NEED TO KNOW

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Please be aware that the Canberra Theatre Centre has no obligation to honour tickets purchased via unauthorised re-sellers. If you attend the event with a ticket purchased via an unauthorised re-seller such as Ticketmaster Resale, Viagogo, Ticketbis, eBay, Gumtree, Tickets Australia or otherwise, you may be refused entry to the event.

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