D'Arts Inclusive Dance Workshops

Program Information

These half day workshops are designed to give students with disability the opportunity to explore dance and reach new physical limits whilst engaging with teachers and students from other schools. 

Teachers are able to choose whether to bring a group or individual students with them to the workshop. Junior workshops best suit students aged 10-13 years old; senior workshops best suit students aged 14-18 years old.

Watch the video below for more information about the student workshops!

Disability Dance Program 2019 - Promo



2021 D'Arts Dance Workshops information

The D'Arts Inclusive Dance Workshops are expected to run in Term 3, 2021. Register here if you would like to be notified when workshop dates and locations are announced and applications are open.

Generally, the junior workshop will be a half day morning session from 9:45-11:45 am. The senior workshop will be a half day afternoon session from 12:15-2:15 pm.

Students will participate in a fun warm up and two dance sessions as part of the workshop. Teachers and support staff are encouraged to join in with the fun! The activities you complete as part of the workshop can be used back at school for lessons or performance.

Students dancing together
 

2021 Inclusive Dance Workshop for Teachers

Visit the Inclusive Dance Workshop for Teachers page for more information on our teacher professional learning program. The teacher workshop complements the student workshop; you may elect to attend the teacher workshop, the student workshop or both.

Inclusive Dance Teachers Workshop
 

The Connections Program

The Connections Program provides creative arts resources and performance opportunities for students with disability. Visit our Connections Program website to view our free digital resources!
 
You can also subscribe to the Connections Program mailing list for updates once a term. Our newsletter will let you know all about the latest resources and opportunities to support students with disability in the arts.
 
Don't forget applications for the 2021 Connections Program Virtual Showcase close on Friday 13 August 2021 – your school could be featured! Simply upload a video of a group performance or a photo of a student work to be considered for this fantastic digital showcase.

students dancing


Further information

For more information about any of the above programs please contact the Arts Initiatives team via email artsinitiatives@det.nsw.edu.au or phone (02) 8512 1190.