“Passionate, committed and daring, Tasdance has worked with the who’s who of contemporary Australian choreography … they are passionate ambassadors for the art form”
Sidney Myer Foundation
Tasdance is a professional dance company based in Launceston, Tasmania. They have built a reputation over the last 30 years for strength, diversity and innovation in their presentation of contemporary dance work. They are a vital force in Tasmania and a valuable player in the Australian dance landscape.
Tasdance has also been supporting young and emerging dancers with a strong education program. They offer the Aurora-Tasdance Education Program that provides rich opportunities for teachers, students and young people, and also offer a number of professional development and residency programs to support practising dance artists.
The company has a strong national profile, receiving a Sidney Myer Performing Arts Award in 2008, and nominations for Outstanding Achievement by a Company at both the 2005 and 2006 Australian Dance Awards.