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We are delighted to announce Sydney Dance Company and Bangarra Dance Theatre located at the Walsh Bay Arts Precinct, Sydney as the host venues for our highly anticipated RAD 2024 Conference, Dancing into the Future: Practices, Insights & Innovations.

Set to take place from January 19-21, 2024, the conference promises an extraordinary experience for dance professionals, educators, and dance enthusiasts alike.

Sydney Dance Company's venue will offer participants a dynamic space to engage in insightful discussions, workshops, and networking opportunities throughout the event. As our official venue partner, Sydney Dance Company will also be the location for the opening cocktail event on 19 January.

Bangarra Dance Theatre, renowned for its powerful and evocative Indigenous storytelling through dance, will provide spectacular views of the harbour and beyond, and serve as a backdrop for thought-provoking presentations that inspire attendees to explore new horizons in their dance journey.

As the RAD 2024 Conference aims to shape the future of dance with its focus on practices, insights, and innovations, these esteemed companies align perfectly with this vision, and we are grateful to them for sharing their spaces with us.

Participants can anticipate a dynamic and inspiring conference experience, as they immerse themselves in the world of dance at these iconic venues. The conference signals a momentous occasion for the dance community to come together, exchange ideas, and be inspired by a wealth of talent and knowledge.

Getting Here

Sydney Dance Company and Bangarra Dance Theatre are within walking distance to Circular Quay, The Rocks and Barangaroo via stunning foreshore walking paths.

Circular Quay and Wynyard train stations are a 15-minute walk.


Barangaroo Point Car Park, Barangaroo Reserve Car Park, and Bond One Car Park are all within 5 minutes walking distance.

Water Taxis can drop passengers near the venue at Piers 2, 6 and 9. 



Please see information on travelling to and from Sydney Kingsford Smith International Airport or Sydney Domestic Airport and using public transport in Sydney. Please ensure you check your visa requirements for entering Australia, if applicable.


Visiting Sydney

There are many things to see and do whilst visiting Sydney. Some entertainment options over the conference weekend include Sydney Festival, dance performances, theatre and musicals.

Virtual Sessions

RAD Australia is delighted to extend a global invitation to join selected sessions virtually at our upcoming conference, "Dancing into the Future; practices, insights & innovations". This unique opportunity enables participants worldwide to engage in enriching Roundtables, Panel discussions, Workshops, and the Keynote Speech, unlocking valuable professional benefits. We welcome both members and non-members to join us for the virtual sessions.

  • All links will be sent approx. 48 hours before the first conference day

  • All purchased sessions will include bonus free links to the Welcome and Opening Keynote Address

  • Recordings will be available within 2 weeks of the conclusion of the conference and access granted for a further two weeks

  • Sessions will accrue either one or 2 time-valued CPD points, depending on length of session

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