Far North Coast Senior Dance Ensemble

Region: Rural North | Kingscliff
Years 9 to 12
Local arts program Dance

The Far North Coast Senior Dance Ensemble is for talented dance students from NSW public schools in Year 9 to Year 12. Boys are strongly encouraged to apply.

Membership is by audition only and is open to students attending NSW public schools living across the Far North Coast.

This ensemble is aimed at talented dance students who display a high level of technical skill and performance quality and wish be involved in the choreographic process to create, learn and perform a dance work at the Far North Coast Dance Festival. This ensemble will also audition to perform at State Dance Festival.

Successful applicants will be working collaboratively with Anouska Gammon to create a contemporary dance work. Anouska Gammon is an active choreographer for NSW State Dance Ensembles and festivals, and a lecturer in Creative and Performing Arts in Education at Southern Cross University.

2024 applications are now open

Applications for Far North Coast Senior Dance Ensemble close Friday 8 March 2024.

Please note the application form must be completed using an @education.nsw.gov.au account.

2024 schedule

Students rehearse at Kingscliff High School in preparation for performing at the Far North Coast Dance Festival in early June 2024. Further performance opportunities may arise throughout the year.

Rehearsal Dates

Senior Dance Ensemble

  • Session 1: Term 2 Week 3 2024 – Monday 6 May
  • Session 2: Term 2 Week 3 2024 – Tuesday 7 May
  • Session 3: Term 2 Week 5 2024 – Monday 27 May

Far North Coast Dance Festival dress rehearsal 
Senior Dance Ensemble will be required 9am -12:00pm on performance day.
The Far North Coast Dance Festival will be held from Tuesday 4 June to Thursday 6 June 2024


The yearly ensemble fee of $125 covers tuition and the supply of costumes.


Please upload a video audition showing the student performing a 1 minute solo within their chosen dance style to particularly highlight their technical skills and performance quality. Further instructions are available within the application form and also available in our Audition tips for dance resource.

Further information 

Further enquiries relating to the FNC Senior Dance Ensemble should be directed to karen.levi@det.nsw.edu.au


Karen Levi
Festival Coordinator
02 6674 9777
Sarah Armour
Rel. Arts Coordination Officer
Rural North
0429 965 197


Kingscliff High School
33 Oxford Street
Kingscliff NSW 2487

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