Dance Details

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Upcoming Dance Events

Calwell High School Dance Showcase - Tuesday, Week 6, Term 2. This performance night will take place in Calwell Performing Arts Centre and involves all dance students at Calwell High School.

Dance Camp - Tuesday/Wednesday of Week 1, Term 3. This camp is for all students involved in Ausdance Youth Dance Festival.

Step Into the Limelight - Choreography students will perform at this event in Week 6 of Term 3.

Ausdance Youth Dance Festival - Week 9 of Term 3. Students from years 7 to 10 who have auditioned, attended dance camp and attended rehearsals throughout term 3 will perform at this event at Canberra Theatre.

Dance Information for Students

Requirements for Dance Classes

Dance students are required to arrive to classes wearing appropriate clothing and prepared to dance for all practical lessons.

Appropriate clothing for dance:

School polo shirt
Tracksuit pants or leggings
Light weight sneakers, dance shoes or bare feet as required

Clothing not suitable for dance:

Jeans or denim shorts
Tight, non-stretch pants of any kind
Sleeveless t-shirts
Dress shoes, ballet flat style shoes

Safe Dance

Calwell High School follows safe dance practices at all times. Safe dance practices prepare the body for dance and focus on injury prevention.

The school provides trained dance teachers and dance rooms with appropriate flooring. Students are required to complete safe dance courses and must at all times comply with teacher instructions regarding safe dance practices.

For further information please refer to the Ausdance Website.

Dance Events and Performances

Students of dance have the opportunity to participate in and perform at a variety of events and performance throughout the school year, including:

Ausdance Youth Dance Festival
Limelight
Battlegrounds Hip Hop Championships
Guest artist performances at BomFunk Dance Studio Concerts
Calwell High School Market Day
Calwell High School Open Night