8 Leapers join Australian Youth Dance Festival

Ruth and the eight dancers

Artistic Director Ruth Osborne (centre) with the eight dancers (clockwise from left): Alana Stenning, Luke Fryer, Nasim Patel , Alex Abbot, Ryan Stone, Oonagh Slater, Madeleine Towler Lovell, and Darcy Read.

And they’re off!

Eight young Canberra contemporary dancers  from our “Quantum Leap” ensemble have just arrived at  Renmark, South Australia for a national week-long intensive dance event — The Australian Youth Dance Festival (AYDF) run by Ausdance. They will represent Canberra at the festival, and later this year, in Bangkok and then at the Commonwealth Youth Dance Festival in Glasgow. Continue reading