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Healesville - The Memo - Free Big Dance Workshops

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Billiard Room, The Memo

235 Maroondah Highway

Healesville, VIC 3777


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Free Big Dance Workshops at Healesville

Big Dance is the largest free celebration of dance in the world and it's hitting Australia in 2018!

Presented by Ausdance Victoria, Big Dance is a free participatory dance festival, a celebration of dance for all ages and all levels of ability. Join thousands of people around Australia to perform the Big Dance, choreographed by acclaimed choreographers, Frances Rings and Craig Bary.

With support from Yarra Ranges Council, free workshops will be held in March to help you learn the Big Dance routine. These sessions are free and open to people of all ages and abilities. Register to secure your spot as spaces are limited.

No prior dance experience is necessary to participate. Come dance with us and stay on for a post-session coffee and tea (kindly provided by council).

This is an inclusive event. If you require mobility assistance or an interpreter, please let us know.

Session times:

20 March (Tues), 7pm - 8.30pm
22 March (Thurs), 11.30am - 1pm
25 March (Sun), 11am - 12pm *Kid-friendly, open to all ages. Register for the session on 25 March here>>

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Please note: By registering for the workshop, you will be automatically signed up to receive updates about Big Dance. Don't worry, you can always unsubscribe (we hope not - we promise, no spamming!).

FAQs - if your question is not answered below, head over to the Big Dance Australia website.

What happens after the workshop?

Join us and thousands of people across Australia, 29 April 2018, at the Big Dance at Yarra Ranges event at Melba Park, Lilydale. More info will be given to you at the workshop, or pick up a flyer around the shire, or visit

What are my transport/parking options for getting to and from the event?

The Memo is located along Maroondah Highway. If driving, Melway Ref 270 C12.

Bus 685 - Stop at Maroondah Highway/Green St. Less than 5-min walk to The Memo

What can I bring into the event?

Wear comfortable clothes to move in and bring water to stay hydrated. Pack some snacks to munch on after the session. Yarra Ranges Council will be provided cups of coffee and tea for everyone after the dance session (make sure you stay on for a chat!). Bring lots of energy and enthusiasm, and get ready to learn the Big Dance!

How can I contact the organiser with any questions?

You can contact Ausdance Victoria at 03 9689 2055, or email

Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

We aim to be environmentally sustainable for our our events. You do not need to print your confirmation email. Just let us know your name at the door.

Do I have to attend all the workshops?

No, you don't have to attend all the workshops. You can attend one session and practice the routine at home using our Big Dance online tutorial on the website. We also encourage you to get your family and friends to join you, to practice the routine together and join the rest of Australia to do the Big Dance on 29 April!

What if I can no longer make it for the workshop?

Due to limited spaces, we kindly ask that you only register if you are confident you can attend. We understand that at times, circumstances change unexpectedly. If you cannot attend and need to cancel your registration, please inform us at 24 hours before the workshop so that we can offer your spot to someone on the waiting list.

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Healesville, VIC 3777


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