Australia's premier centre for independent contemporary dance research, training and performance. Dancehouse
exists to advance independent contemporary dance in Australia through its program of research, training and performance. Dancehouse
creates an environment where creative risk, independent career paths, collaborative relationships and diverse practice and presentation can flourish. Dancehouse
is also a crucial link to a network of movement practices, artists and organisations in Australia and internationally.
Established by a working group of independent dance practitioners 1992, Dancehouse
is the only presenter in Australia dedicated solely to contemporary dance, and it offers the only national residency developed for independent dance practitioners alone. From its base in Melbourne, its reputation and influence has crossed state boundaries to shape the artform nationally.PerformanceTrainingNewsMembership