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Dance.Focus 2023

Recognised nationally, Dance.Focus is a dance film initiative by Dance Hub SA in partnership with Ausdance ACT and proudly supported by Ausdance SA, Alchemy Dance Collective & Torbreck Vintners. 

The commission is designed to challenge, resonate and engage with screen dance.

The 3 commissioned dance films premiere online by Dance Hub SA & Ausdance ACT in October 2023



Dance.Focus premieres Now! 

20th October 4pm Change Around Time by Sue Hawksley & Cynthia Schwertsik

21st October 4pm Dragonfly by Gabriel Sinclair

22nd October 4pm DON’T DO IT: do it. by Kate Burgess

  • In partnership with Alchemy Dance Collective, all 2023 Dance.Focus films
    will also screen in the ‘Trilogy Film Festival’ at Goodwood Theatre
    October 25 & 26 2023.

“Dance film is a distinct visual art form that expands what dance and choreography can be – beyond the limitations of the physical body in space and indeed, with or without, the virtual human body in motion”.

Amanda Phillips – Artistic Director, Dance Hub SA

Commissioned by
Dance Hub SA & Ausdance ACT
with support from Ausdance SA, Torbreck Vintners and Alchemy Dance Collective

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Dance Hub SA’s vision is to be a powerful catalyst for the future of Dance in Australia. Dance Hub SA is positioned as the only organisation in South Australia with the sole purpose of nurturing, promoting and developing the freelance dance sector through professional development opportunities both within our studio and through programmes that include residencies, workshops and project commissions.

We champion diversity of practice and lifelong learning through skills development and art form development, and are responsive to two-way feedback and collaborative decision making.

Ausdance ACT is part of a national network and is the peak body for dance in the ACT, headed by Director Dr Cathy Adamek

Ausdance ACT provides high quality, accessible and inclusive dance programs, from across all genres, which engage and inspire dance makers, performers, audiences, and other participants in the ACT and surrounds. 

Our services include:- support for independent professional dancers; help with career pathways for emerging artists; professional development and performance opportunities; and promotion of dance and dance education.  Ausdance ACT has special interests in the professional sector, youth, dance education and inclusive access to dance opportunities.


Graphic: Felicity Arts. Digital Still Fleeting (2017). Performer Gala Moody.

Dance Hub SA acknowledges the Kaurna people as the custodians of the Adelaide region and that their cultural and heritage beliefs are still as important to the living Kaurna people today.

We also pay respects to the cultural authority of Aboriginal people visiting/attending from other areas of South Australia/Australia.

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