Blue Mountains/Nepean Dance Festival

Region: Metro South and West | Penrith
Kindergarten to Year 12 students
Local arts program Public schools Dance

The Blue Mountains/Nepean Dance Festival has been promoting dance in our schools and providing opportunities for children to perform at a professional local venue for over 30 years.

The festival is an inclusive annual event open to primary and secondary public schools in the Blue Mountains, Penrith and Hawkesbury/Nepean areas. 

The festival has around 50 schools and approximately 3000 students (years K to 12) participating each year.

2023 dates

  • Rehearsals:  Monday 28 August to Friday 1 September 2023 (Term 3 Week 7)
  • Performances:  Monday 4 September to Friday 8 September 2023 (Term 3 Week 8)

How to apply

Information on registration will be available in early Term 1 2023.

Further information

For further information is available at the Blue Mountains/Nepean Dance Festival website


Meegan Parsons
Blue Mountains/Nepean Dance Festival
Sue Dawson
Arts Coordination Officer


Joan Sutherland Performing Arts Centre
597 High Street
Penrith NSW 2750

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