Burwood Girls High School

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Dance Showcase 2021

Click on the video below to see Burwood GHS Dance Virtual Showcase 2021

The school's co-curricular dance program is designed to celebrate the talent of our students and encourage those who love dance to develop their skills, confidence and abilities.

The dance program provides students with internal and external performance opportunities, raising the profile of dance within the school and wider community. In recent years, these performances have included:

School based performances:

  • Dance Showcase
  • Presentation Ceremony
  • Assemblies
  • International Day
  • Wear it Purple Day

Wider community performances:

  • Sydney Dance Festival
  • Schools Spectacular
  • Burwood Festival
  • DZP annual concert
  • overseas performances

Our dance program philosophy

Our philosophy at Burwood Girls High School for the co-curricular dance program is to:

  • Promote involvement in dance
  • Engage students in a fun, encouraging way
  • Provide opportunities for performance in dance both within the school and wider community
  • Apply the syllabus in the development of dance works that reflect the outcomes of the NSW 7-12 Dance Syllabus
  • Develop a willingness to aim for excellence in dance teaching, choreography and performance amongst dance students, teachers and choreographers.

Expectations of students

Successful students will be given a permission note and dance contract, which must be signed by a parent or guardian and returned to the school. The permission note will detail:

  • The ensemble the student has gained entry into
  • The rehearsal times and venues
  • Who will teach the ensemble
  • Cost
  • Uniform to be worn


  • Thursday 12 May, Week 2, Term 2 - Dance Photos (school hours).

  • Wednesday 31 August, Week 7, Term 3 - Showcase Technical/Dress rehearsals (school hours).

  • Thursday 1 September, Week 7, Term 3 - Matinee and Evening performances (11:00am and 6:00pm).

Extra Curricular Dance at Burwood GHS (PPT 4.7MB)

Dance teachers

Meet the dance teachers 2021 (PDF 450KB). List updated 17 February 2021.