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Isaac Clarke: My First Week at PPY

27 February 2018

Isaac Clarke joined Sydney Dance Company’s Pre-Professional Year (PPY) in 2018. The first few weeks of the program have been full of intensive learning and he has been thriving on the hard work and opportunity to learn from some well known and established choreographers. Isaac… Read more


Sydney Dance Company is Dance Australia 2017 Critics’ Choice

16 February 2018

Dance Australia asked key dance critics from around the country to nominate their top picks for the 2017 Critics’ Choice Award. The magazine has just published the results and Sydney Dance Company has romped it in! Congratulations to Rafael Bonachela, and the amazing dancers and… Read more


Simon Turner takes a turn at The Australian Ballet

15 February 2018

Sydney Dance Company Stage Manager Simon Turner is working with The Australian Ballet in February as their Guest Repetiteur for Murphy, a special anniversary tribute event to celebrate Graeme Murphy’s 50 years with The Australian Ballet. We had a chat with Simon to find out what… Read more

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Meet Company dancer Victor Zarallo

24 January 2018

Newly arrived in Australia, Victor Zarallo is finding his feet in Sydney while the Company are on tour in South America. In between learning repertoire for his first performance with the Company in Australia in May, we caught up with Victor to find out more… Read more


Our dancers hit the streets and beaches of Sydney

10 January 2018

Sydney is a beautiful city, but even the most dazzling of vistas can always be improved! Our dancers prowled the streets with the City of Sydney and Art & About to uncover where some of this city’s hidden beauty lies. From sunny beaches to the Botanic Gardens, they… Read more

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PPY17 Body Shots Gallery

08 December 2017

After 12 months of hard work and dedication, Sydney Dance Company’s Pre-Professional Year dancers are ready to take to the stage for their graduation performance. At PPY17 Revealed, 24 young dancers will display their talent and incredible achievements, performing work by pre-eminent local and international… Read more


New Breed Choreographic Spotlight: Nelson Earl

24 November 2017

Nelson Earl and Cass Mortimer Eipper are collaborating on Bell Jar for New Breed 2017. Here, Nelson provides an insight into his process. 1. Do you normally work with dancers? Tell us more about your experience I haven’t formally created on an ensemble before. Instead… Read more


Rafael Bonachela: Season 2018

20 November 2017

Programming the perfect mix of new and exciting repertoire with the return of breathtaking award-winning favourites is not an easy task. Careful consideration is given to orchestrating a season to please any tastes and expectations. Sydney Dance Company Artistic Director Rafael Bonachela gives us a… Read more

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Cass Mortimer Eipper: New Breed Choreographer Spotlight

20 November 2017

Cass Mortimer Eipper and Nelson Earl have teamed up to create one piece for New Breed 2017. Here Cass provides an insight into his process and what we might expect from the audience. How would you describe the music for your piece? It is a dark and… Read more