Dance Writer Company is a leader in youth dance education. We take pride in our students, ensuring they are happy, spirited and fierce in both their dancing and personal journeys.
Dance Writer Company is an elite extension program where challenge and choice create opportunities for every student to discover their passion and identity.
Our Company has built an outstanding reputation for quality teaching and excellence, enabling students to develop with confidence and artistry beyond their normal dance studio classes.
Our personalised learning and highly skilled and qualified coaches provide inspiration to each student to achieve their personal best in the dance studio and beyond in the industry.
Our Performance program offers industry-standard exposure for brands including VDF, Masters of Choreography, Jump Dance Challenge, Dance Writer Charity Gala, Dance Aid and so much more. They learn the ability to master several dance styles and develop artistry and character. Our Enhancement program includes one-to-one training sessions and endorses safe dance practice to the highest standards. We accept all dancers from all ages and abilities to provide an individualised program that works to their highest potential.
What makes us the perfect choice for your child is our nurturing and creative approach to teaching and learning. Our teaching philosophy is centred around the student, offering the best possible welfare and experience for them to thrive.
Auditions for the Performance Program are held via video submissions. You must refer to our prospectus found on the Auditions page of our website for instructions on how to submit your application.
Applications will be accepted from 30 December 2020 – 17 January 2021.
Programs we offer:
JUNIOR COMPANY – PERFORMANCE PROGRAM (5-9 YEARS)
Dance Writer Junior Company is a new program designed to give younger dancers aged five to nine the opportunity to be exposed to new dance styles and gain industry insight. Trained by qualified and experienced dance coaches for young dancers, our company members will receive the best technical development and choreographic direction in a lead up to no less than two productions per year.
YOUTH COMPANY – PERFORMANCE PROGRAM (10-18 YEARS)
Dance Writer Youth Company is a fierce program designed to give youth dancers aged 10 to 18 the platform for performance experience while gaining industry-standard tuition. Trained by qualified and experienced dance coaches, Youth company dancers engage in no less than five external performances throughout their training, including Victorian Dance Festival (VDF), Dance Writer Charity Gala, Jump Dance Challenge, Crown DanceSport, Dance Aid, Masters of Choreography and so much more.
SENIOR COMPANY – PERFORMANCE PROGRAM (18+ YEARS)
Dance Writer Senior Company is a brand new program designed to give dancers and performers aged 18 and over the platform for pre-professional dance tuition in preparation for full-time training or existing dancers to enhance their skills. The dancers work towards two production seasons a year. The choreographers are industry experts in their field and well renowned to provide you with the most rigorous and rewarding dance training. The Youth program is the ideal platform to develop a foundation of performance and technical skills to thrive in the Senior company setting.
Our Enhancement Program is designed to give every dancer the opportunity to thrive and achieve their technical abilities whether that be flexibility, strength or co-ordination. We train our students to be goal oriented and work towards their personal best. There is no performance component however there are parent viewing days to witness their progress in a safe and nurturing environment.