Bite sized dance with edge!
Sharp Short Dance, is a choreographic competition, inviting aspiring young dance choreographers and performers 21 years and under to present a short dance work showcasing their talents.
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.
Works must be five minutes or less, and the winners of each heat, as judged by a panel of industry professionals, will present their works as part of the Gala Final at Riverside. Finalists will be eligible for awards such as Most Outstanding Choreography, Best Male and Female Dancer, Best Solo, Best Duet, Best Group and the Audience Choice Award. Great industry prizes to be won.
Registrations close Monday 12 October 2015
DVD, Youtube and Vimeo submissions preferred
Dates & Times:
Tuesday 10 November 7:30pm
Wednesday 11 November 7:30pm
Thursday 12 November 7:30pm
Saturday 14 November 7:30pm
SUITABLE FOR STUDENTS AGED 21 OR UNDER
To Enter – Registration $15 per piece
To Watch – Heats: Adult $18, Student/Concession $12; Final: All tickets $20
Schools – Please download and fill out the booking form
STEP 1. Download & Complete 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: firstname.lastname@example.org
Mail: Jodie Benbrook, 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.
SCHOOLS ACCESS AT RIVERSIDE
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