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With Darren Disney & Ian Sandercoe
Muswellbrook NSW Australia
Tuesday April 15 to Saturday April 19, 2008


The Australian Contemporary Dance and Vocal Workshop will be held from April 15 to April 19, 2008. DanceV creates a professional training and performance experience for dancers and vocalists.

     This program covers:

  • Audition process.
  • Learning about the voice and use of relevant equipment.
  • Following the direction of a professional choreographer.
  • Performing live at the end of the workshop to family and friends.
  • Confidence.

The program will take students through auditioning and performance techniques, the latest industry trends in dance and technical training for professional vocalists. In addition we discuss the business aspects of working within the entertainment industry.

The training takes place in the form of preparing and rehearsing for a performance; Darren Disney will choreograph students. Vocalists will work with Ian Sandercoe.

The Dance and Vocal Workshop will be held at Muswellbrook NSW. The workshop will conclude with a final performance on Saturday April 19 at 8.00 pm.

Dance section of the workshop
Darren Disney from the original Tap dogs will undertake dance tuition and choreography. 

Darren has been training and performing in dance since the age of seven. Australian theatre credits include: Tap Dogs World tour, 42nd Street, Me and My Girl and the concert version of Mack and Mabel. Darren has performed and toured nationally with C + C Music Factory, Icy Blue, Melissa, Belinda Carlisle and Tina Arena. He has appeared in several music videos, and has made numerous appearances on Australian and International television. He was choreographer for the Super league Grand Final, Olivia Newton John, John Farnham, Gina Jeffries, Gala Film Festival-Sydney, That’s Dancin’, A Chorus Line and Crazy For You. Darren has adjudicated for the City of Sydney Eisteddfod - Mc Donald’s Challenge and the Australian Dance Championships-Grand Final. He is currently teaching at Brent Street Studios Sydney and holds classes on the Central Coast at dDance Studios in Tuggerah.

Vocal section of the Workshop
Ian Sandercoe will provide the vocal tuition. Ian’s music has charted nationally, and won numerous awards. Ian has over twenty years experience as a vocalist, songwriter and performer throughout Australia and Internationally. 

Ian writes music for many productions including: preshow music for the Tap Dogs. He has performed in theatre productions including: Sweeney Todd, Les Miserables, 3DFX, Rebecca – The Musical and Water Into Wine.  He appears and has two songs in the Australian feature films Meatpie and Bootmen and has appeared in numerous Australian movies, television series and commercials.

All enquiries to:

Anna Sandercoe

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