Fast+Fresh Dance

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FORM Dance Projects

Fast+Fresh Dance

Venue Lennox Theatre
Dates 10 November - 15 November 2014

Bite-sized Dance with Edge!

Rapidly becoming one of the highlights of FORM Dance Projects annual calendar, Fast+Fresh Dance is growing year by year and unearthing Sydney’s finest young dance talent.

Over the season more than fifty dance works will be created and performed by young dancers and choreographers 21 years and under. The festival inspires and educates young performers to strive for their own artistic excellence and encourages active participation in dance at all levels and styles including contemporary dance, ballet, jazz, hip hop, tap, krumping and cultural dance.

Part of the Short+Sweet family of festivals, this will be the seventh year of Fast+Fresh Dance. There will be numerous heats at various venues across western Sydney judged by a panel of industry professionals. The heat winners will present their works as part of the Gala Final on Saturday 15 November 2014 at Riverside.

Award winners will share in a fantastic prize pool including two secondments with the prestigious Sydney Dance Company and Bangarra Dance Theatre, cash prizes, free classes with Urban Dance Centre and Sydney Dance Company Studios, as well as dance gear, vouchers and magazine subscriptions all up for grabs.

Awards include:
Most Outstanding Choreography
Best Male Dancer
Best Female Dancer
Best Solo
Best Duet
Best Group
Audience Choice Award
Sydney Dance Company’s Sponsored Placement
Bangarra Dance Theatre’s Sponsored Placement

Terms and conditions of entry can be found on the Fast+Fresh entry form downloadable here:


For more information email Carl Sciberras at

Registration Closes Monday 13 October 2014

DVD, Youtube and Vimeo Submissions preferred

Dates & Times:

7:30pm, Monday 10 November – The Joan Sutherland Performing Arts Centre
7:30pm, Tuesday 11 November – Riverside Theatres
7:30pm, Wednesday 12 November – Riverside Theatres
7:30pm, Thursday 13 November – Riverside Theatres

7:30pm, Saturday 15 November – Riverside Theatres

Registration: $15 per piece
Heats: Adult $18, Conc. and F/T Student $12*
Final: All tickets $20*
*Transaction fees may apply


STEP 1. Download & Complete Booking Form

Secondary Education Booking Form

All bookings require a completed Booking Form. Risk assessments and education support materials (where provided) are available online. If you are from a Priority Funded School, please contact us regarding possible ticket subsidies that may be available to you.

STEP 2. Send your Booking Form to Us

Fax or e-mail your booking form to Riverside Education:

Fax: 02 9683 3267
Scan and E-mail:
Mail: Amy Matthews, Riverside Education, PO Box 3636, Parramatta NSW 2124.

N.B. Please do not send any payments with your booking form. Riverside will confirm your booking and then forward an invoice for your deposit. Bookings are made in strict order of receipt of booking form.

STEP 3. Riverside will Confirm your Booking

Riverside will confirm your booking and invoice the school for a $125 deposit. Teachers receive complimentary seating on a 20:1 ratio (unless otherwise specified). Once you have paid your deposit, your booking is secure. You can request changes to student numbers up to 4 weeks prior to the performance.

STEP 4. Final Payment

Riverside will invoice you for the balance, payable 4 school weeks before your performance or workshop date. At that stage student numbers are final. Bookings cannot be held if your final payment is not received and the deposit is forfeited. An increase of numbers is possible after the final payment day and is subject to availability.

STEP 5. Final Information Sent to Schools

A letter of confirmation will be issued instead of individual tickets if you attending a performance that has been allocated as a schools matinee. For other general public performances, you will be issued with tickets which you will be required to collect from Box Office before the performance. Prior to your visit, we will send you detailed information via email to ensure you have a hassle-free excursion. This will include updating you on any possible changes to times or more detailed information as it emerges from the rehearsal process. Please ensure you have given a valid email address on your booking form.

STEP 6. Attend and Enjoy!

Seating at schools performances is general admission and schools will be asked to enter the theatre as a group. We advise arriving at the theatre approximately 30 mins prior to your performance.

Terms and Conditions

The following Terms and Conditions apply for each Riverside Education performance booking:

  • A non-refundable deposit of $125 is to be paid within 14 days of the booking being confirmed by Riverside;
  • Changes to student numbers must be in writing and no later than school 4 weeks prior to the performance;
  • Final payment is due 4 school weeks prior to the performance;
  • Any changes to student numbers after this time are at the discretion of Riverside and subject to availability;
  • The booking is made on behalf of the school and the school accepts liability to make payments on the due dates.

Please note all school bookings made within 4 school weeks of a performance date must be paid in full within 1 week of confirmation and are final. There are no refunds or changes to numbers or dates on these bookings. If you have concerns about meeting the terms and conditions, please contact the Community Relations & Education Coordinator on 8839 3308.

Please find a range of helpful teaching resources related to Fast+Fresh Dance, below:

Fast+Fresh Dance – Curriculum Links

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Ticket Prices

Registration/Piece $15
Adult (Heats) $18
Concession (Heats) $12
F/T Student (Heats) $12
All tickets (Final) $20

Transaction fees apply

Phone $4.60
Web $3.60
Counter $2.60
Screen $1.65
School Bookings $4.00