Monday November 29 | Virtual dance workshop via zoom
9.30am – 12.30pm
Let’s Dance is a fun dance event that engages dancers with the artform through the skills of composition, performance and appreciation.
Before the event
- engage with an industry professional via a Meet the Choreographer clip and a Starter Phrase online videos
- students collaborate and problem solve in dance through the manipulation of the starter phrase
- choreograph for film and submit their dance
During the event
- perform their dance
- get feedback on their choreography and performance
- collaborate with other dancers within the SCS dance community and respond to each others’ dances
- participate in a dance workshop led by the resident choreographer
- be inspired by the artist through a Q & A section
After the event
- refine their dances
- share their skills back at school
- critique the day through journaling
- research the resident choreographer for an Artist Study
This year, choreographer Sally Dashwood teaches students the starter phrase and leads an online performance with our students. This workshop is for upper primary and secondary.
About the Tutor
Sally Dashwood – Industry Specialist Dancemaking Tutor
Sally Dashwood is a performer, choreographer and director of Australia’s premiere female tap dance company Girls On Tap who recently performed a sold-out season at Glen Street Theatre. Most recently Sally was Assistant Director of La Boheme Sydney Harbour and choreographer of Packemin’s Legally Blonde. She was Assistant Director to Dean Bryant on Opera Australia’s production of Two Weddings One Bride and Assistant Choreographer/Dance Captain to Kelley Abbey on Carmen on Sydney Harbour. Sally has been rehearsal choreographer on productions Il Turco in Italia and Lucia di Lammermoor for Opera Australia. Sally has danced for artists including; Kylie Minogue, Olivia Newton-John, Delta Goodrem, Meghan Trainor, Redfoo, Samantha Jade, Timomatic, Taxiride, and has danced on television shows -The X Factor, The Voice, Australia’s Next Top Model, Celebrity Splash and Australia’s Got Talent.
Schools are required to provide a supervising teacher for the duration of the workshop. Supervising teachers are required to manage the online learning environment.
Teachers are asked to read participation guidelines on the CaSPA website prior to completing this registration.
2021 Let’s Dance is open to students from Year 5 – Year 10. Registrations will close once the event has reached its capacity.