Years 7 to 12 composition workshop

Region: Sydney Metro
Year 7 to 12 dance

The dance composition workshops are practical workshops for students in years 7 to 12 who attend an NSW Public School. The workshop is targeted at students with an interest in the compositional process and using improvisation as a means to generate movement. 

Dancers taking class

About the program 

Students will learn methods of improvisation, as well as approaches to transforming improvisation into choreography. Students will explore using physical, spatial, and thematic modes to explore the process of improvisation, as well as looking at the elements of composition to broaden their choreographic options. 

2024 dates

Applications for Composition dance workshops are now closed.

  • Years 7 to 12 – 1 day workshop; Friday 31 May 2024; Time 9:00 am to 3:00 pm


Sydney Dance Company Studios – Wharf 4/5, Walsh Bay Arts Precinct, 15 Hickson Road, Dawes Point NSW 2000


$85.00 per student 

A 25% rural and remote subsidy is available for eligible students attending a rural and remote school

Participation is open to dance students attending NSW public schools.


The dance team
The Arts Unit
0434 567 414

All Arts Unit programs are inclusive. If support is required to participate in the Years 7 to 12 composition workshop, please email so that we can assist.