21 October 2019 12:06

Shaping Bodies, Shaping Minds Conference 2020
18-19 January 2020
VCASS, Melbourne

The Faculty of Education are pleased to announce the programme for our 2020 conference Shaping Bodies, Shaping Minds taking place at the Victorian College of the Arts Secondary School (VCASS) in Melbourne on Saturday 18 and Sunday 19 January 2020. An opening night cocktail party  sponsored by RAD Australia’s Preferred Partner for Insurance DanceSurance, will be held on 17 January at the nearby Malthouse Theatre.

Shaping Bodies, Shaping Minds is a key event in a global series of celebrations throughout our centenary year in 2020. The programme features international perspectives on dance pedagogy, the role of dance in the lives of the individual and communities, dance across ages and abilities, plus insights into health, wellbeing and empowering dancers. It incorporates presentations, practical demonstrations and workshops across a wide range of related subjects.

David McAllister AM, Artistic Director of The Australian Ballet and Vice President of the RAD, will deliver the opening keynote address with RAD Director of Education, Dr Michelle Groves following up with the closing keynote address. RAD Artistic Director, Gerard Charles will also lead a demonstration class during the conference.

You can download a pdf of the conference programme on the event page here. Registrations are open now and the conference programme committee urges you to book today and tailor your conference experience to your interests and curiosities. RAD RAD Registered Teachers, attending both days can also accrue 20 hours CPD, or one day accrue 10 hours CPD for the Membership Year 2019/20

For more information contact the conference organiser here.

Image: Dave Homer