Professional Development

For Dancers

Choreographic Workshop with FORM Dance Projects Year 9-12 (Recommended for HSC dance students)

FORM Dance Project’s Choreographic Workshop is delivered by Sydney Dance Company dancers in 2014 at Riverside Parramatta as part of a three year partnership. In this practical workshop students develop their composition skills and creativity, drawing on concepts from Sydney Dance Company productions.

Tuesday 27 or Wednesday 28 May 2014, 10am
Riverside Parramatta

Cost: $25 per student

Bookings and further information: Contact Riverside Parramatta on 02 8839 3308

Intensive Workshop Week

Tertiary dance students and recent dance graduates can apply to experience what it’s like to work as a professional dance company for the week with an intensive schedule that includes daily class, creative sessions and learning Company repertoire with Dance Director Amy Hollingsworth and Company dancers.

Monday 15 – Friday 19 September 2014
Sydney Dance Company Studios

Bookings: Applications open January 2014. Register your interest now by contacting Education on or call 02 9258 4800


Open to selected third year dance students from tertiary dance institutions around Australia and New Zealand. Please speak to the head of your institution to arrange a secondment with Sydney Dance Company in 2014.

For Primary School Teachers

Arts Conference for Educators (ACE)

ACE brings together Australia’s leading arts organisations to offer you a premium professional development opportunity. The ACE program will fuse theory with practice, offering inspiring key note presentations from industry leaders as well as practical sessions with Sydney Dance Company, Sydney Opera House, Sydney Theatre Company, Bell Shakespeare, Australian Theatre for Young People, Australian Chamber Orchestra and Museum of Contemporary Art. You will leave with a toolkit of practical skills to use immediately in the classroom as well as the theoretical background and inspiration to make your lessons shine.

Friday 30 & Saturday 31 May 2014
Various arts venues at The Wharf and Circular Quay

Scope of Endorsement

•             All standards of the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers at the level of proficient Teacher

•             All Elements of the NSW Professional Teaching Standards at Professional Competence

Cost: 2 Day $400 / 1 Day $250 / Early bird discount available

Bookings and further information: Contact Sydney Opera House on 02 9250 7770