2 June 2022 - 6 June 2022

Festival of Dance 2022 - WA

A highlight of the June long weekend,  the Festival of Dance will take place on 2-6 June in Perth, Western Australia.  

RAD Australia invites students to take part in the Festival of Dance WA 2022. This Festival is open to students from WA studying all methods of training and aims to bring together the dance community in a positive and uplifting way.

The Festival of Dance gives WA dancers the chance to compete for a range of awards including four coveted and prestigious scholarships and has long been a springboard for the careers of many aspiring and

Perth Classical and Contemporary Coaching – Winners of the David McAllister Cup 2022

pre-professional dancers in the region. The Festival has become a highlight for the dance community of WA and a fantastic performance opportunity for students.

The Festival will culminate in a Gala performance on 6 June, with performances from the award recipients and special guest artists and the awarding of the coveted David McAllister Cup.

Find out more
Read the Festival information letter.

Tickets for the Gala and all sessions
Purchase tickets for the Gala on Monday 6 June. Tickets for all sessions including the Gala are on sale from 18 May at www.trybooking.com/BZAYO

Curtin Theatre,
John Curtin College of the Arts
Ellen Street

Lia Cox
Regional Manager WA and SA
T: +61 426 723 557
E: lcox@rad.org.au 

Share your experiences
We’d love for you to share your experience during the Festival with us by using #RADfestivalofdance on social media.

Tickets on sale now

Key Information

Fee Closing Date
Solos from $27 - $37
Scholarships from $52 -$62
Ensembles $16 per dancer – entered by teachers
20 April 2022 5:00pm

Who can attend?

Important Information regarding COVID-19

In light of the current situation with COVID-19, RAD Australia is monitoring government advice and notifications. Please refer to our COVID Health Statement and COVID-19 Safety Policy before booking to attend this event in person.

Should we experience a significant number of withdrawals from this or any event, we may reconsider proceeding with the event or adapt to a fully online delivery. In the event of any cancellation due to COVID-19 entries will be refunded.

How to apply

Please refer to the following documents to enter:

Entries were accepted online at www.compsonline.com.au

Your support is appreciated

We are looking to secure further financial support and sponsorship for this event. The Festival aims to develop and strengthen the dance community from grass roots to a professional level and employ and support freelance dance artists. The event also includes a Gala performance, usually with professional dancers from our state company, West Australian Ballet and employs professional freelance dancers, choreographers and teachers. If you can sponsor or donate in any way we invite you to get in touch with Lia Cox at lcox@rad.org.au. For more information download the Sponsorship and Advertising information.

Dancing builds up quite an appetite!

We are currently seeking Expressions of Interest from schools or groups who wish to consider operating the canteen at the 2022 WA Festival of Dance. The Festival of Dance attracts up to 400 entrants, 1000 patrons and a judging panel of five Adjudicators over four days. Find out more here.


The 2022 Student Activities Programme is Proudly Sponsored by


Platinum Sponsor - Harlequin
Gold Sponsor - Bloch
Silver Sponsor - Energetiks
Bronze Sponsor - Capezio