July 6, 2009


Dance Work Forums – essential information 

For dance professionals eg; freelance dancers, teachers, choreographers and those working in a company or on projects, etc. 

These forums will look at critical issues to do with dance work:
The conditions of dance work, codes of practice, contracts and what they should cover, collective bargaining, the role of an agent, the role of a union and why a dancer might join one, minimum rates of pay and a comparison with Australia.

This is an opportunity to hear from DANZ, Frances Walsh from the performers union NZ Actors Equity/MEAA and Shona McCullagh from performers’ agency Human Garden.

2 to 5pm, Sunday 26 July
TAPAC, 100 Motions Road, Western Springs


2 to 5pm, Sunday 9 August
Dance Studio, Toi Poneke Wellington Arts Centre, 61 Abel Smith St

The forums are free to attend but you must RSVP to DANZ by 1 week before the event : email danz@danz.org.nz or phone 04 801 9885

Working Conditions and Pay Survey – DANZ
DANZ is conducting essential research on the conditions of work and rates of pay across New Zealand dance. The survey form is now on the DANZ website and we urge you to fill it in. The more replies we get, the clearer the picture we will have of pay rates and the more use this will be when setting your own fees or negotiating pay. For more information: http://www.danz.org.nz/news.php?news_id=109 To down load: http://www.danz.org.nz/Downloads/SurveyRatesofPay_DANZ09.doc 

Thank you to Creative New Zealand for supporting DANZ forums and workshops

For other dance event listings visit the DANZ Diary

DANZ in Wellington | phone 04 801 9885 | danz@danz.org.nz

DANZ in Auckland | phone 09 815 1420 | auckland@danz.org.nz

DANZ membership 

DANZ is the national organisation for dance www.danz.org.nz

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