Sharp Short Dance 2020

Sharp Short Dance unearths the finest young dancers from Sydney and beyond.

The festival provides a rare opportunity for aspiring choreographers and dancers to display their talents in a supportive environment. Sharp Short Dance inspires young performers to strive for their own artistic excellence and encourages active youth participation in all genres of dance from tap to Bollywood, from indigenous to hip hop, from classical to contemporary.

Over the season more than fifty dance works will be created and performed by young dancers and choreographers 21 years and under.

Entries can be up to 5 minutes in length. Entrants perform in a heat and a panel of industry professionals invite the best works to perform in the final. Winning performances are eligible for awards such as Most Innovative Choreography, Most Outstanding Male and Female Dancer and the Audience Choice Award. Finalists are also eligible for valuable industry secondment opportunities with leading dance companies.

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Suitable for students 21 years or Under
Dates and Times
Entries open: Monday 22 June 2020
Entries close: Monday 19 October 2020
Price $20 per work

Audience members
Heats Tuesday 17-Thursday 19 November at 7.15pm
Final Saturday 21 November at 7.15pm

HEATS: Adult: $18 Concession/student $12
FINAL: All Tickets $25
NSW STATE CURRICULUM LINKS (see 2019 brochure)

Produced and presented by FORM Dance Projects and Riverside Theatres.

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