40 years - the show!

Happiness Is… Celebrating 40 Years of Dance It was 40 years ago today… in 1978 Canberra Dance Theatre was born, and we celebrate the diversity of our dance community with a sumptuous evening of dance, served with a generous dash of happiness!

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Dance Styles

Adult Ballet, Contemporary, join the 55+ years GOLDs, Hilal contemporary, Fabulous Fans burlesque and more.

Dance Styles

Adult Ballet

ALWAYS WANTED TO TRY BALLET? Want to get back into it? Don't be shy - try CDT's adult classes: beginners, elementary, intermediate/ advanced. 8 classes a week, at least one every day!


Adult Ballet, Contemporary, Fans & Veils, Hilal, and performance

A whole bunch of classes every week!



CONTEMPORARY CLASSES AND PERFORMANCES. Take a class! CDT has been teaching and performing contemporary dance since 1978.

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Winter Workshop for Teens and Young Adults with Special Needs

7th & 8th July 2018 : Each day: 10.00 am – 12 noon, 1.00 - 3.00 pm : With Luke Mulders & Jacqui Edmondson. An inspiring and energetic holiday workshop exploring rhythm as an energising element for daily living using drums in the style of West African music. And huge fun!

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Fabulous Fan Dancing

LEARN A BURLESQUE DELIGHT with Jazida at CDT - so much fun... and very slightly naughty

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