Through the universal language of dance we enrich lives. With bold creative collaborations, adventurous story telling and ambition, we enable a reimagining of our world.
-Diversity and inclusion
-Commitment and passion
-Authenticity and excellence
-Counter urban vitality
As a major champion of the arts in regional North Queensland Dancenorth balances a dynamic regional presence with a commitment to creating compelling contemporary dance that tours the globe. Led by Artistic Director, Kyle Page, Dancenorth is an integral part of the Australian dance ecology making a significant contribution to the dance sector and building literacy around contemporary dance nationally.
Dancenorth is fast becoming one of Australia’s leading contemporary Dance Company having presented work under Kyle Page’s Artistic Direction (since 2015) in over 11 International Arts Festivals and venues around Australia and the world. As a model for making outstanding art in a regional community, Dancenorth has received several accolades including; Australian Dance Award (Best Community Dance Award), a Greenroom Award (Best Ensemble If_Was_) and two Helpmann awards for the MFI Commissioned work Attractor, (Best Dance Production and Best Choreography in a Ballet, Dance or Physical Theatre Production) along with numerous other nominations.
Dancenorth empowers and supports artists by providing a creative hub for many artistic voices including a diverse range of choreographers, guest collaborators, artists in residence and dancers. Alongside our professional ensemble and touring productions sits an equally vital pillar of focus, the Enrichment Projects. Dancenorth works with diverse and minority communities across Queensland using dance to support, enhance, inspire and heal - bringing communities together.