Sharp Short Dance 2021 DIGITAL

FORM DANCE PROJECTS AND RIVERSIDE THEATRES PRESENT
SHARP SHORT DANCE DIGITAL 2021

Suitable for students 21 years or under

Sydney’s beloved youth dance festival expands with exciting dance film content unearthing the finest young dance artists from Sydney and beyond. The festival provides a rare opportunity for aspiring choreographers, dancers and film makers to display their talents and creativity in a supportive environment. Active youth participation is encouraged in all genres and traditions of dance and media.

The festival features more than fifty dance films created by young dancers and choreographers 21 years and under. All works are presented on FORM’s website where audiences are invited to participate in voting for their favourite work.

Winning works are eligible for awards including Most Innovative Choreography, Outstanding Male and Female Dancer, Outstanding Solo Performance, Outstanding Duet Performance, Outstanding Ensemble Performance, Audience Choice Award, Outstanding Dance Film Award sponsored by AFTRS and for the first time the Regional Dance Film Award sponsored by Cowra Civic Centre.

Finalists are also eligible for valuable industry secondment with Legs on the Wall, Sydney Dance Company PPY, Catapult Dance, Austinmer Dance Theatre and Academy of Music and Performing Arts.

Due to public health orders our Cowra Civic Centre Heat on Sunday 17 October 2021 has been cancelled.

Registrations
Download our guidelines
Price
$20 per work
Entries open  Monday 5 July
Entries close Friday 24 September
Submission deadline Friday 8 October

FORM website On View
Heats                         
Thursday 14 October 5pm–Monday 18 October 9am
Heat Finalists            
Thursday 21 October 5pm–Monday 25 October 9am

DIGITAL FINAL
Final 
Saturday 30 October at 7.00pm
Ticket Price
from $15

Registrations

For more information call 02 9806 5672 or email sharpshortdance@cityofparramatta.nsw.gov.au  

“This project has been supported through a City of Parramatta Creative Economy Grant”

TESTIMONIALS

“I am so excited and so appreciative. Sharp Short Dance Festival was my first time putting my choreography out there. I have come away very inspired and can’t wait to sink my teeth into new work!”  Participant 2020

I really enjoyed the whole experience for Sharp Short Dance this year. Congratulations for successfully delivering the event with such flying colours.” Judge 2020

​‘Awesome performances tonight everyone. Well done such a great night.” Clr Bill Tyrrell, City of Parramatta 2020

“As always outstanding dance and now looking new and sharp via a livestream. Enjoying it immensely. So diverse – the dance world and the world through dance before our eyes. Congratulations.” Robert Love AM, Director Riverside Theatres 2020 

“Exciting to see dance in our living rooms.” Online Audience 2020

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