Sharp Brief Dance 2023 – FORM Dance Initiatives

Sharp Brief Dance 2023

Sharp Brief Dance is a one-of-a-kind Australian youth dance competition unearthing the best younger dancers and choreographers from Sydney and past.

The competition offers a uncommon platform for aspiring choreographers and dancers, 21 years and underneath to show their works in a supportive setting. Sharp Brief Dance conjures up younger performers to attempt for creative excellence and actively engages dance artists in all genres and media of dance.

Over three heats entrants carry out in knowledgeable theatre setting mentored by FORM’s creative producer. A panel of business professionals invite the very best works to take part within the last, vying for precious business awards and secondments.

Since 2020 dance movies have grow to be a key characteristic of Sharp Brief Dance. Dance movies are introduced on FORM’s web site the place audiences are invited to vote for his or her favorite work. Movies chosen for the ultimate are equally eligible for business awards and secondments.

Awards are introduced on the last.

Open 27 July and shut 12 October
Reside$25 per entry
Movie$20 per entry

Register here


Bathurst Regional Warmth at Bathurst Memorial Centre, Sunday 5 November 6pm 
Movie Warmth
On-line Friday 10 – Tuesday 14 November
Parramatta Heats
at Riverside Theatres,  Tuesday 14 – Thursday 16 November at 7pm
Closing at Riverside Theatres, Saturday 18 November at 7pm

HEATS: Grownup: $20 Concession/pupil $12
FINAL: All Tickets $25

Firm Secondments
Dancenorth Australia, 5 day secondment and $1000 for journey and accomodation
Bangarra Dance Theatre, 3 day secondment
Dance Makers Collective, 1 week Join Program
AUSTI Dance and Bodily Theatre, 1 week secondment
Catapult Choreographic Hub, 1 week secondment

Residency, House Grant
Important Path, 3 Day House Grant

Full-Time Secondments
Sydney Dance Firm Pre Skilled Yr, 1 week
Academy of Music and Performing Arts, 1 week
Brent Avenue, $500 scholarship to take class for 1 week

3x Bloch present playing cards, $100 every
3x Bloch present luggage
2x Sydney Dance Firm, 10 Class Move
2x DUTI, 5 Class Move
10x Dance Australia journal subscriptions
10x FORM Dance Initiatives, perFORM double season passes
2x Ausdance NSW memberships
2x Dirtyfeet memberships