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The LGBTIQ+ Elders Dance Club Canberra – August

Published: Monday, 26 July 2021

Ainslie and Gorman Arts Centres in partnership with All The Queens Men and Meridian present the August Edition of the LGBTIQ+ Elders Dance Club!  

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Ausdance ACT Open Classes for Adult Dancers – Term 3

Published: Tuesday, 20 July 2021

Introducing our Open Class Term 3 Schedule! Open Class is for adult dancers of any genre. Classes are provided in a safe and welcoming environment. Classes are held at Canberra Dance Theatre and are a tasting plate of different styles offered in two week blocks for six weeks each term. These classes bring together Canberra […]

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Youth Dance Festival: Digital Dystopia Utopia


In 2020, for the first time in 35 years, Youth Dance Festival was cancelled. In 2021 we are thrilled to announce that our iconic Youth Dance Festival will go ahead. With a theme of Digital Dystopia Utopia, Ausdance ACT presents a multimedia delivery of film and live performance. Providing students with the opportunity to engage […]

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July LGBTIQ+ Elders Dance Club

Published: Monday, 5 July 2021

Ainslie and Gorman Arts Centres in partnership with All The Queens Men and Meridian present the July Winter Edition of the LGBTIQ+ Elders Dance Club! “All The Queens Men make many people who, in their day to day lives in our society feel or are made to feel marginalised, neglected, invisible, lonely – feel valued, […]

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REBEL: Then. Now. When?

Published: Friday, 9 April 2021

REBEL: Then.Now.When? is QL2 Dance’s major project for 2021 for the Quantum Leap ensemble.

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Local Yoga Project on Sundays

Published: Friday, 23 October 2020

Matt Ellis from ‘Local Yoga’ and Ainslie and Gorman are offering free fundraising yoga classes all through the summer months, starting on 1 November! Classes will be held in the tranquil gardens of Gorman every Sunday morning from 9am. Classes are free of charge to encourage awareness and donations towards Canberra’s Domestic Violence Crisis Service. Spots […]

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Ashley Frost’s ‘Seacoast’ Exhibition

Published: Monday, 12 October 2020

Based in Bulli on the South Coast, painter Ashley Frost exhibits his works for the first time in the ACT with Nancy Sever Gallery. Ashley’s study in coastal scapes  forms in layers of thick paint, capturing the light and shape of landscape moving into the sea. “Where sea meets land and night meets day Frost immerses himself in what he describes […]

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OnCourse 2019

Published: Thursday, 28 November 2019

QL2 Dance presents OnCourse 2019 New contemporary dance works from university dance students around Australia and New Zealand. Choreographers: Amelia Vanzwol, Caroline De Wan, Caspar Ilshner, Christopher Wade, Gabriel Sinclair, Jason Pearce, Karlia Cook, Lara Dorling, Marcel Cole, Mia Tuco, Otto Kosok, Patricia Hayes Cavanagh & Ruby Ballantyne. Provocateur & Mentor: Alison Plevey & Steve […]

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Meeting Place Dance Session


Come and have a big dance up session, and hear the findings from the Last Avant Garde’s Australia-wide performance workshops research with Deaf and disabled artists. Lunch will be provided. Presented by Alstonville Dance Studio and the Arts Access Victoria/Melbourne Uni/Sydney Uni Disability Arts research team. Please note: This session is limited to 15 participants. Please […]

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Rainbow Kids Yoga Training

Published: Monday, 18 November 2019

The 3 Day Rainbow Kids Yoga Teacher Training is a comprehensive, intensive and practical certification course. Be prepared to learn to teach yoga, whilst laughing, dancing, playing and singing! Most importantly, you will come out with immediate tangible knowledge and a lot of fabulous ideas to create original, captivating and fun yoga experiences for kids […]

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