Mid North Coast Dance Ensembles

Region: Regional North and West | Coffs Harbour
Years 4 to 12
Local arts program Public schools Dance

The Mid North Coast Dance Ensembles program aims to foster the development of talented dance students from Year 4 to Year 12 in dance from public schools within the Coffs Harbour, Clarence and Grafton area. 

Students train and rehearse dance works across 2 intensive workshops held in Coffs Harbour. Students will be taught by Department of Education specialist dance teachers. 

This ensemble is aimed at talented dance students who display a high level of technical skill and performance quality and wish to be involved in the choreographic process to create, learn and perform one contemporary dance work at the Mid North Coast Dance Festival 2022.

The ensembles perform at the Mid North Coast Dance Festival in June and audition to perform at State Dance Festival in Sydney. 

How to apply

Applications are now open to join the 2022 Mid North Coast Dance Festival Secondary Ensembles.

Application details

  • Applicants are required to answer questions detailing their experiences and skills they will bring to the ensemble
  • Submit an audition video of the prescribed choreography - front view, back viewchoreography breakdown
  • Attach a completed endorsement form signed by parent/caregiver, teacher and principal


  • Participation fee $100 (this fee covers studio hire, tutor costs and costumes)

Rehearsal details

  • Rehearsals in Term 2 will occur in Week 3 and 4

COVID-19 notice

The operation of this program is contingent on advice provided by the NSW Department of Education in consultation with NSW Health. All activities will adhere to the DoE COVID-19 guidelines and restrictions.

Visit the COVID-19 and public schools in NSW web page for more information.


Claire O'Halloran


Coffs Harbour Senior College
363 Hogbin Drive
Coffs Harbour NSW 2450

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