Representing in a spectacular way in Sydney

10th August 2017 10:49 AM
BYRON High School's Kiahn Ladkin has been chosen from among 800 applicants to be part of Aboriginal Dance Company NSW Public Schools Dance ensemble that will perform at the State Dance Performance in September at the Seymour Centre in Sydney. The company will also perform at the NSW School Spectacular in at the end of November. BYRON High School's Kiahn Ladkin has been chosen from among 800 applicants to be part of Aboriginal Dance Company NSW Public Schools Dance ensemble that will perform at the State Dance Performance in September at the Seymour Centre in Sydney. She is pictured here at yesterday's NAIDOC Week celebrations at Byron High. Karen Preston

BYRON High School's Kiahn Ladkin has been chosen from among 800 applicants to be part of Aboriginal Dance Company NSW Public Schools Dance ensemble that will perform at the State Dance Performance in September at the Seymour Centre in Sydney.

Bangarra Dance Theatre works closely with the NSW Department of Education Arts Unit through their youth program Rekindling.

The Arts Unit NSW is designed to develop cultural awareness, as well as dance and performance skills.

As part of the State Dance Performance Kiahn will take part in two weeks full-time weeks of choreography rehearsal before the three Sydney performances.

Later in the year the Aboriginal Dance Company will meet in Sydney again for full-time rehearsals in preparation for 3 performances as part of the NSW School Spectacular in November.