We regret to announce that FORM’s upcoming Dance Bites seasons, The Tap Affect (26-28 March, 2020) and Perceptions (21-23 May, 2020) at Riverside Theatres are postponed, until further notice.
During these unprecedented times, the safety of our staff, artists, collaborators and patrons is our priority.
FORM has been closely monitoring the COVID-19 situation as it has developed and we are following the advice from the Australian Government Department of Health, and Live Performance Australia (LPA).
If you have purchased tickets to The Tap Affect, or Perceptions, you have the option to receive a full refund or an exchange to the new performance date once confirmed. Riverside Theatres Box Office will be in contact to ask if you would like to exchange your ticket or receive a refund.
As champions for the independent dance sector, FORM’s decision to cancel these shows, in consultation with partners and artists, has been very difficult. In already tough times for the performing arts industry, the artists and casual crews who have created these works are now seeing their employment vanish. This has guided our decision to postpone shows, where we can, rather than cancel.
In addition, FORM is postponing our education workshops, including the Choreographic Workshops (7 and 8 April, 2020) in partnership with Sydney Dance Company and our Dance Bites Learn the Repertoire, 27 March and 22 May, 2020. We are offering all schools the option to have a full refund or transfer to a rescheduled date.
FORM’s community dance classes, including Dance for Parkinson’s and Dance Classes for Over 55’s, Feisty Femmes and Fellows, are suspended until further notice.
These are tough times for the individual artists and the arts industry at large, and your support is needed more than ever to keep our independent dance sector alive and vibrant.
If you are an artist impacted by a lost gig go to this website to register: ilostmygig.net.au
Please consider making a tax-deductible donation, to support the livelihood of FORM’s independent dance artists and companies. DONATE HERE
FORM Dance Projects remains contactable via email as we learn to practise social distancing. Stay tuned, as we continue to dream up current and future dance projects!
FORM Dance Projects Team