Frame of Mind

Inside Rafael Bonachela’s ‘Frame of Mind’

19 September 2018

First premiering more than three years ago, Rafael Bonachela‘s multi award-winning Frame of Mind gains a new life on stage in our latest, star-studded double bill Forever & Ever alongside a brand new work by Antony Hamilton. A deeply personal piece, Frame of Mind features a contemporary-classical soundtrack by Bryce Dessner from… Read more

Ramon's Jazz class

New Ultimo Studios now open!

06 September 2018

You’ve probably now heard through the grapevine that we’ve temporarily moved to new studios in Ultimo while our home on the Wharf undergoes renovations for the next two years. To celebrate, we hosted a huge Opening Weekend at our new digs. The weekend was a… Read more


Life on the road with Company dancers Bernhard and Emily

30 August 2018

A Company dancer’s life is certainly a busy one. From rehearsing new repertoire, local performances, to touring around Australia and internationally, there is never a dull moment! We asked Bernhard Knauer who has been dancing and touring with the Company since 2010, and new Company… Read more

Mel O’Callaghan - Breath Repertoire - Sydney Contemporary

Sydney Contemporary & Pre-Professional Year 2018

30 August 2018

Mel O’Callaghan and Dancers of Sydney Dance Company’s PPY 2018 Breath Repertoire, 2018 Watch our talented Pre-Professional Year 2018 dancers in artist Mel O’Callaghan’s large scale ritualistic public performance as part of Sydney Contemporary, Australasia’s premier international art fair! Performing at Carriageworks and Barangaroo, the… Read more

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PPY dancer Lillian Grant on discovering her own movement

20 August 2018

PPY 2018 dancer Lillian Grant shares her insights on collaborating with choreographers and making the choice to continue dancing and learning in PPY for a second year: “I’ve been offered so many resources, people to collaborate with, and chances to know what I prefer and… Read more

Janessa Dufty: New Breed 2018

Janessa Dufty

20 August 2018

Janessa is of Australian and Filipino heritage. She grew up in Yamba, a small coastal town in Northern New South Wales, and started dancing at the age of 5 at the Adele Lewis School of Dance. She received a scholarship to attend the Queensland Dance… Read more

Holly Doyle: New Breed 2018

Holly Doyle

20 August 2018

Holly comes from Sydney and has over 15 years dance experience, training under the direction of Gilli O’Connell, Tibor Horvath, Matthew Shilling, Anton Bogdanovych, Matt Trent, Kristina Chan and various other tutors from the Australian dance community. Holly studied dance at Newtown High School of the… Read more

Katina Olsen: New Breed 2018

Katina Olsen

20 August 2018

Katina Olsen – is a proud Wakka Wakka and Kombumerri choreographer / performer and also has Norwegian, German and English Ancestry. Katina’s choreographic interests lie in the fusions of her Indigenous cultural dance and story with contemporary dance, film, theatre, moving sculpture and installation. She… Read more

Prue Lang: New Breed 2018

Prue Lang

20 August 2018

After studying at the VCA Melbourne, Prue joined Meryl Tankard’s Australian Dance Theatre. In 1996 she moved to France working for the Choreographic National Centre in Angers, Compagnie Cre-Ange in Paris, as well as creating her own independent projects in Paris. In 1999 she began… Read more