Sharp Short Dance 2017


FORM Dance Projects invites young choreographers and dancers to participate in Sharp Short Dance to be held at Riverside Theatres, Parramatta this November! The season will present numerous dance works choreographed and performed by emerging young artists.


Sharp Short Dance  provides an opportunity for aspiring choreographers and dancers aged 21 and under to not only display their talents, but to also inspire young performers to strive for their own artistic excellence and encourage active youth participation in all genres of dance.

Sharp Short Dance presents dance works up to five minutes in length, by the dance industry’s upcoming choreographers and dancers.  Each performance will go through one of three rounds of heats, which will be judged nightly by a panel of industry professionals.  The heat winners will present their works as part of the Final on Saturday 18 November 2017.

All participants in Sharp Short Dance are eligible for sponsored awards such as Outstanding male Performer, Outstanding Female Performer, Most innovative Choreography, Outstanding Solo, Duet and Ensemble Performance and the Audience Choice Award.  Finalists are also eligible for industry secondment opportunities with major professional dance companies and artists.

The short works need to be 5 minutes or under and are selected for genre-specific heats with specialist industry judges.

The judges are looking for inspiring, innovative choreography and excellence in performance.

Award categories include:

  • Most Innovative Choreography
  • Outstanding Male Performer
  • Outstanding Female Performer
  • Outstanding Solo Performance
  • Outstanding Duet Performance
  • Outstanding Ensemble Performance
  • Audience Choice Award

Registration opens Monday 5 June 2017

Registration closes Monday 16 October 2017

Heat One: Jazz, Tap and Lyrical dance works
Tuesday 14 Nov 7.30pm at Riverside Theatres

Heat Two: Classical and Contemporary dance works
Wednesday 15 Nov 7.30pm at Riverside Theatres

Heat Three: Cultural, Hip Hop and Street dance works
Thursday 16 Nov 7.30pm at Riverside Theatres

Saturday 18 Nov 7.30pm at Riverside Theatres

HEATS Adult: $18*, Concession $12*
FINAL All Tickets $25*
*transaction fees apply




For more information
Phone: (02) 9806 5609

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