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WHAT IS MERGE?

MERGE DANCE THEATRE IS A YOUTH CONTEMPORARY COMPANY AIMING TO BRIDGE
THE GAP BETWEEN DANCE SCHOOLS AND PROFESSIONAL COMPANIES.

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MIND BODY DANCE

MERGE is the ideal company for aspiring young dancers who are looking for challenging, explorative and technical work that will give them the knowledge and understanding of what is involved in the contemporary dance industry.

The vision for MERGE is to enhance and develop the artistic individuality in each dancer, challenging them to explore and create contemporary dance while collaborating with some of Australia’s leading contemporary artists.

MERGE aims to extend and engage young artists to be independent, creative and confident in their contemporary dance abilities with the goal of developing their performance skills to that of a professional standard.

LATEST AWARDS

‘ADJUDICATOR’S CHOICE’ AWARD 2015, 2016 & 2017

DEANNA CASTELLANA’S CHOREOGRAPHY

BRISBANE DANCE EISTEDDFOD

MEET THE TEAM

Under the expert guidance of specialised teachers, MERGE Dance Theatre works with many industry professionals bringing the best of contemporary dance to our performers.

DEANNA CASTELLANA

MERGE DANCE THEATRE
DIRECTOR

ALANA SARGENT

MERGE DANCE THEATRE
GUEST TEACHER

TRAINING + REHEARSALS

Rehearsals for MERGE take place on Saturdays at 4 – 7pm, Promenade Dance Studio, 26 Glentanna Street, Kedron.

Within this time, students will partake in contemporary training with Deanna Castellana and guest teachers from within the contemporary dance industry.

The program will also include developing choreographic skills and rehearsals for MERGE’s end of season production.

MERGE performers will be required for a one-week dance intensive in either the first or second week of the September school holidays (TBC) in preparation for the performance.

MERGE Dance Theatre’s end of season production will take place at the beginning of term 4 (1st October 2016.)

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OUR MISSION

To educate and challenge young, aspiring dancers to become independent and professional contemporary dance artists.

To incorporate dance, choreographic skills, improvisation skills, collaboration work, partner work and acting skills into rehearsal and performance.

To create new and exciting work for the ambitious and contemporary driven young artist / choreographer.

To inspire and challenge audiences to understand and embrace the contemporary dance art form.

To create a bridge between dance schools and professional companies.

To bring together likeminded young dancers who are looking for challenging, explorative, and technical work that will give them the knowledge and understanding of what is involved in the contemporary dance industry.

AUDITIONS

Auditions are open to dance students 12 years and over (age as at 1st January), with students at a minimum Ballet level of Intermediate Foundation RAD or equivalent.

Auditions are held at Promenade Dance Studio, 26 Glentanna Street, Kedron.

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To apply for an audition, click the link below and answer the questions provided.

We will be in contact with you shortly after receiving your completed audition application.

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LET’S TALK DANCE

Any questions? Just ask.

We’d love to discuss your transition to MERGE.

MERGE DANCE THEATRE IS A YOUTH CONTEMPORARY COMPANY AIMING TO BRIDGE THE GAP BETWEEN DANCE SCHOOLS AND PROFESSIONAL COMPANIES.

CALL
0412 579 080

GENERAL ENQUIRIES
info@mergedancetheatre.com.au

LOCATION
KEDRON, Queensland
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