Tasdance – Tasmania’s contemporary dance company

We are Tasdance, a professional dance company based in Launceston, Tasmania. Over 30 years we have built a reputation for strength, diversity and innovation in the presentation of contemporary work both around Tasmania and on interstate and international tours. Learn more

TSC Open Day 28th January 2017

On Saturday 28th January, 10.30am to 1.30pm, Tasdance will run a series of free 45-minute “Taster” workshops in hip hop, contemporary and ballet for all ages.  Come, give it a go and launch your dancing year! There will be a free sausage sizzle (11am – 1pm), enrolment desk and uniform ordering. Parents and students will have the chance to meet and chat with all the teachers. If you’re an existing student, take the opportunity to try another style!  Each of the following four sessions will include all three styles offered at the school; Hip Hop, Contemporary Dance and Ballet.

10.30am - 11.15am       4-5 years
11.15am - 12.00pm       6-8 years
12.00pm – 12.45pm       9-12 years
12.45pm – 1.30pm         13–18 years + open adult

Parents and friends are welcome to view workshops and students encouraged to bring their friends along to participate.  The Tasdance studio and garden are beautiful at this time of the year so join us for a day of fun and dance.

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Workshops, performances, residencies…

Tasdance has been supporting young and emerging dancers for over three decades. Our diverse range of programs connects with and supports a range of dance enthusiasts, from professional dance artists to young people taking their first steps in dance.

Passionate, committed and daring, Tasdance has worked with the who’s who of contemporary Australian choreography... they are passionate ambassadors for the art form.

- Sidney Myer Foundation

I regularly see performances by dance companies from all over Australia and I was completely overwhelmed and excited by the performance, vitality and creativity of Tasdance.

- David McAllister, Artistic Director of the Australian Ballet Company

I treasure and applaud the philosophy and achievements of this feisty ensemble.

- Graeme Murphy AO, Tasdance Patron