South Coast Dance Festival

Region: Regional South | Wollongong
Kindergarten to Year 12
Local arts program Dance
Tags: Disability

The South Coast Dance Festival is open to NSW public schools for students from Kindergarten to Year 12. 

The festival strives to provide a performance platform that:

  • showcases the outcomes of dance education in schools
  • provides an opportunity for schools and the wider community to recognise dance as an art form
  • presents an original, entertaining and professional event, which provides a positive and memorable experience for both teachers and students.


Festival dates

Tuesday 18 June to Friday 21 June 2024 (Term 2 Week 8) at the Illawarra Performing Arts Centre

There will be:

  • 2 shows held each evening (6:00 pm to 7:30 pm and 8:00 pm to 9:30 pm)
  • 2 closed performances held on Friday 21 June 2024 (8:30 am to 11:15 am and 12:00 pm to 2:30 pm).

Application date information

Applications to audition for the South Coast Dance Festival are now open and will close on Friday 8 March 2024 (Term 1 Week 6).

To apply go to the: South Coast Dance Festival nomination form

Teacher information booklet

For full details and expectations of the festival please download the South Coast Dance Festival 2024 teacher information booklet.


A $10 participation fee is payable per student to support costs associated with the festival.

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Louise Morgan
South Coast Dance Festival Coordinator
Sue Dawson
Arts Coordination Officer
0402 992 897


Illawarra Performing Arts Centre
32 Burelli Street
Wollongong NSW 2500

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