Engage: With the Studios

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Interview with Louie George: Jazz Technique

30 August 2016

What is Jazz Technique? Jazz Technique is based around parallel moves and usually performed on the downbeat of music.  The body’s centre is the focus in jazz technique allowing dancers to maintain balance whilst executing strong jazz steps.  Jazz Technique engages all muscle groups and… Read more

Body Conditioning

New Class: Body Conditioning

11 August 2016

Get in good condition with our new addition! Join us every Monday from 12.30pm to 1.30pm for some lunch-time fitness in Body Conditioning with Brian Carbee. Body Conditioning combines yoga practice with Pilates, and incorporates stretch and conditioning techniques borrowed from ballet and contemporary dance. Working on… Read more


Winter Warm-Up Competition

29 June 2016

Baby, it’s cold outside and we’ve got a ‘Winter Warm-Up Competition’ to help you keep the cold at bay! TO ENTER: Post a picture or video of your warm up before class during the months of June and July and tag ‪#‎SDCStudios‬ and @sydneydanceco on… Read more

PPY 2016

Allie Graham: My First Term in the Pre-Professional Year

11 March 2016

The Sydney Dance Company’s Pre-Professional Year course is giving me the opportunity to develop and extend my personal style of movement, refine my technical skills, deepen my understanding of the body and challenge the possibilities of movement. Linda Gamblin and Shane Carroll have made me… Read more

Daniel Russell

Where are they now: 2014 PPY Student Daniel Russell

12 August 2015

Over two months ago now, I set off on a plane, with New York City as the final destination. I recently completed the Professional Semester at Broadway Dance Centre on scholarship.  Since I’ve been in New York I’ve been auditioning, and actually landed my very first… Read more


Where are they now, Class of 2014 Pre-Professional Year

07 August 2015

We are extremely proud of the first graduating class of our Pre-Professional Year 2014. Many dancers are currently pursuing opportunities to explore their own independent artistic ideas and collaborations. Some dancers are following pathways into companies and other productions: Sam Young-Wright, Sydney Dance Company Sam joined… Read more


Get to know James Deane

17 June 2015

James reveals five things you may not know about him: 1. I was born and raised in Byron Bay on a small hobby farm until I was 18 when I moved out of home to further pursue my dancing career. 2. I love surfing and… Read more


5 things you never knew about Michael Beirouthy

14 May 2015

5 things you may not know about Hip Hop teacher Michael! I was born with two different coloured eyes. It’s called heterochromia and is found in 1 in 8 million people. My first pet was a kitten called Rico. Rico had two different coloured eyes.… Read more


Working with Iratxe Ansa

13 May 2015

Student Viola Iida reflects on her time working with Iratxe Ansa in Sydney Dance Company’s Pre-Professional Year: After an incredible first term and a relaxing dance-free holiday, I clearly did not know what I was in for in term two! The super energetic Iratxe Ansa and her… Read more