Ausdance WA is a membership organisation providing support and advocacy for all forms of dance. It is part of a national network of state offices with offices in each state and territory (except Tasmania). The National office is based in Canberra.
Ausdance WA supports dance in Western Australia through its membership services and also through the management of several projects including management of the King Street Arts Centre studios which are available for hire.
Ausdance WA is proud to be supported by the Government of Western Australia through the Department of Culture and the Arts and its sponsorship by Healthway to promote the BE ACTIVE message.
Ausdance WA was established in 1977. Find out more about the Ausdance WA History and Achievements.
|Communications Manager||Kathleen Hoffmann|
|Projects Manager||Li-anne Carroll|
|Finance Manager||Suzanne Fielding|
Future Moves Contemporary Dance Strategy
|Regional Facilitator||Annette Carmichael|
|MoveMe Marketing Consultant||Alison Wellburn|
Ausdance WA Management Committee 2012
|Vice President/Secretary||Margrete Helgeby|
|Committee Members||Jennifer Hill, Jayne Smeulders, Vinny Valentine, Sandi Woo, Louise Scott, Nicole Roocke|
Alan Alder, Kira Bousloff OAM (1914-2001), Jody Burton, Margita Chudziak, Lynn Fisher, Joan Pope OAM, Penny Why (1933-2010).
Ausdance WA members enjoy a variety of membership benefits including a subscription to dancewest, a glossy magazine packed with local dance news, views and information. Members also receive a fortnightly dance enews newsletter which contains latest news, What's On performance information, audition and employment information and much more.
Visit our Membership section for full details on Ausdance WA membership.
Ausdance WA's projects include Country Week, Dance Dialects, Dance Week, Regional Dance and West Australian Dance Awards.
Ausdance WA, together with STRUT dance and the Department of Culture and the Arts, is currently managing Future Moves a strategic initiative to develop and vitalise the contemporary dance sector in WA.
Ausdance WA manages three centrally located, beautifully appointed dance studios. These are available to the general public for hire. Ausdance members receive substantial discounts on studio hire.