Dancers of West Australian Ballet and NT Dance Company with Deborah Cheetham. Photo by Sergey Pevnev 2018. Courtesy of NT Dance Company

The BlakDance Residency Program exists to grow the sector, connecting our communities to opportunities to engage and explore dance practice.  

Delegates of the National Indigenous Dance Forum 2017 prioritised the need for ‘more space and time to develop contemporary dance practice’. 

The program invests in this through offering residencies to develop performance work in a supportive environment for Queensland independent artists.

First Nations Dialogues explored opportunities for a new four-year strategy of engagement, collaboration, exchange and expression.  

Read the full essay by Emily Johnson here »

Read the full BlakDance report and transcripts here »


What’s Next?

First Nations Dialogues – New York 2019

We are seeking interest from artists and presenters to attend the First Nations Dialogues New York 2019.

Artists interested register here »

Presenters interested register here »


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