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Southbank - NIDA - Free Big Dance Workshops

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Studio 2 - NIDA Melbourne (the Guild)

152 Sturt Street

Southbank

Melbourne, VIC 3000

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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.

In partnership with NIDA Melbourne, workshops will be held in March and April 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.
This is an inclusive event. If you require mobility assistance or an interpreter, please let us know.

Session times:

20 March 2018 (Tues), 6.00pm - 7.30pm
19 April 2018 (Thurs), 6.00pm - 7.30pm *White T-shirt Group choreography
28 April 2018 (Sat), 11.00am - 12.30pm *White T-Shirt Group choreography
28 April 2018 (Sat), 1.30pm -3.00pm *Red T-Shirt Group choreography

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

NIDA Melbourne is located at the Guild, 152 Sturt Street Southbank, in the Arts precinct. From Sturt Street, they are next to the SES building. There is a large distinctive red flower sculpture on the façade of the apartment building. The studios are on your left, halfway along the walkway.

ON A TRAIN
Any train to Flinders Street, then a 12-minute stroll through Melbourne’s Arts Precinct, or take a tram following the directions below.

ON A TRAM
The No. 1 South Melbourne tram goes right past our door. Get off at Stop 18.
Any tram down St Kilda Road—jump off at Grant Street, Stop 17 and take a 3-minute walk.

DRIVING
There is limited, timed street parking along Sturt Street and surrounding streets.
The Arts Centre Melbourne car park is located at 4 Sturt Street.
The closest SecureParking car park at 21 Bank Street, South Melbourne.
Both the Arts Centre and Secureparking are timed, paid parking stations.


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. 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 info@bigdance.org.au


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 info@bigdance.org.au 24 hours before the workshop so that we can offer your spot to someone on the waiting list.

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