Central Coast Dance Festival

Region: Regional North | Gosford
Kindergarten to Year 12
Local arts program Public schools Dance
Tags: Disability

The Central Coast Dance Festival has been successfully running for the past 31 years, providing dance performance opportunities for students in a professional theatre environment. It is open to entries from NSW public schools for students in Kindergarten to Year 12.

The festival highlights the range of styles explored through the study of dance in public schools. These performances are underpinned by creativity, confidence and respect for one another, fostered by their dedicated teachers.

2022 dates

  • Applications for the Central Coast Dance Festival will open to schools in Term 1 Week 2.
  • Applications will close 2:30 pm on Wednesday 30 March 2022
  • Dress rehearsals Monday 23 to Thursday 26 May 2022
  • Performance dates:
    • Monday 20 June to Thursday 23 June 2022
    • Monday 27 June to Wednesday 29 June 2022
  • There will be 2 shows each night. Performance times are yet to be confirmed.

For further information go to the
Central Coast Dance Festival website

General information

  • Groups to consist of a minimum of 8 students and a maximum of 22 students
  • Dance is not to exceed 3 minutes for primary items and 5 minutes for secondary items.



COVID-19 notice

The operation of this program is contingent on advice provided by the NSW Department of Education in consultation with NSW Health. All activities will adhere to the DoE COVID-19 guidelines and restrictions.

Visit the COVID-19 and public schools in NSW web page for more information.


Kirsty McRae
Sue Dawson
Arts Coordination Officer
Warilla Education Office


Laycock Street Theatre
5 Laycock Street
Wyoming NSW 2250

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