• Last updated:
  • 11 Mar 2022

DANCE.HERE.NOW. is a three year dance development initiative lead by council. This initiative is in partnership with dance sector professionals. It will create more opportunities to experience dance and get more people dancing across the Sunshine Coast. It's focus is on increasing participation, professional practice, programming, networks and spaces for dance through partnerships, collaboration and new approaches.

Funded through the Regional Arts Development Fund it has the support of key internal and external partners. These include Ausdance Queensland, Healthy Sunshine Coast, Horizon Festival and LJ Projects.

Current opportunities

As part of ArtsCoast’s DANCE.HERE.NOW initiative, council is seeking expressions of interest for the 2022 Professional Funded Dance Residency, in partnership with LJ Projects.

Professional Funded Dance Residency – Sunshine Coast – June 2022

This opportunity is open to individual artists or collectives nationally with a contemporary professional dance practice to support the development of new dance works on the Sunshine Coast and offers a contribution to expenses of $8,000.

Artists will be required to deliver an informal public outcome.  Artists that embrace digital and emerging technologies to develop their practice are highly encouraged to apply.

For more details, preview the form and apply. Applications close 18 April 2022.

Dance Development Steering Group

The Dance Development Steering Group is a group of dance professionals created to support the DANCE.HERE.NOW initiative.

Membership currently consists of: