Lift Dance Industry Day

13 March, 15 May & 21 August 2024

Unlock unparalleled opportunities for your year 9-12 dance students by joining Ausdance VIC’s Lift Dance Industry Day sessions!

Elevate their dance education with our curated program, featuring expert-led workshops by renowned choreographers and dance artists. This is not just a chance to have fun – it’s a professional gateway to real-world performance experience.

In these sessions, your students will not only be inspired but also challenged to reach new heights in their dance journey. Our carefully selected instructors foster an inclusive atmosphere while maintaining a strong educational focus. By participating, students will enhance their performance confidence, refine audition techniques, and cultivate improvisation and choreographic skills.

Lift Dance Industry Day
Photo by Dominic Steele

Choose Your Dance Style. Choose Your Session.

There are three sessions to choose from, each led by a renowned choreographer and dance artist who expertly creates an inclusive atmosphere and educational focus.

  • Session One: 9:30am – 11:20am Dance Workshop and Showcase
  • Session Two: 11:30am – 1:10pm Dance Workshop and Showcase
  • Session Three: 1:45pm – 4pm Mock Audition and Artist Q&A

Select your preferred session or attend them all!

Example Workshop Styles
  • Tap
  • Broadway Jazz
  • Latin Fusion
  • Contemporary
  • Lyrical
  • Street / Hip Hop
  • Commercial
  • Classical (Ballet)
Example Audition Styles
  • Screen
  • Corporate
  • Stage

Ensure your students are well-prepared for the future of dance by immersing them in this transformative experience. Lift Dance Industry Day sessions are the gateway to excellence and professional growth for your aspiring dancers.

When: 13 March, 15 May & 21 August 2024
Where: The Space Dance & Arts Centre (318 Chapel St, Prahran VIC 3181)

Learning Outcomes

Here’s what your students can expect to gain:

  • Develop audition techniques that set them apart in the industry
  • Acquire new choreographic and improvisation skills to broaden their creative repertoire
  • Expand their knowledge of collaborative processes within the creative arts industry
  • Learn effective collaboration strategies in the creative process
  • Hone movement skills specifically tailored for performance
  • Extend their expertise in dance techniques to excel in the professional dance arena
Photo by Dominic Steele

Lift Dance Industry Day Eligibility

  • Year 9 – 12 dance students
  • Government Secondary School or Government Remote Provider


Lift Dance Industry Day sessions are FREE for eligible schools only. It is funded by the Department of Education through the Victorian Challenge and Enrichment Series.

Important Information
  • If you will be attending more than one session, you will need to register for each one individually.
  • A teacher or school representative must be supervising at all times
  • Students will need to complete a registration and evaluation form
  • Students should wear comfortable clothing and dance appropriate footwear
Lift Dance Incursions are funded through the Victorian Challenge and Enrichment Series