Welcome to Dance Writer

Dance Writer is Australia’s freshest performing arts and entertainment blog. Established in 2014 by dancer and journalist Jessica Poulter, Dance Writer brings you exclusive news, profiles and performance reviews.

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Dancing With The Stars: Marco De Angelis and Cassandra Thorburn

Dancing With The Stars: Marco De Angelis and Cassandra Thorburn

Dancing With The Stars has been an emotional roller coaster for recently eliminated dance couple Marco De Angelis and author Cassandra Thorburn after she revealed her motivation for joining the television show was her father’s passing and the words he told her. Cassandra Thorburn’s father passed in 2018 before Dancing With The Stars began production […]

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2019 Melbourne International Comedy Festival Launch

2019 Melbourne International Comedy Festival Launch

Funky music and madcap personalities spliced with snippets of social commentary and comedic history heralded the perfect opening to the 33rd Melbourne International Comedy Festival. The famous Spiegeltent, proudly ensconced at the front of the Arts Centre Melbourne, set the scene for the launch of this year’s event. With a record 7,700 performances, the 26-day […]

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What you need to know about common dance injuries

What you need to know about common dance injuries

From the earthy grunge of hip hop to the endless grace of classical ballet, dancers tell stories with their bodies. They flow through space, creating emotive shapes and patterns, connecting passionately with their audience.  But the dedication involved in consistent training, perfecting choreography and striving to achieve their best can sometimes lead to injury. Young […]

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Are ballet productions repetitious and boring or new and innovative?

Are ballet productions repetitious and boring or new and innovative?

Have you ever wondered why, year after year, ballet companies tour from theatre to theatre, narrating the same old stories, rehearsing and performing the same choreography? Isn’t it boring? Tiring? Old? Don’t we know these stories too well to repeatedly enjoy them? The answer is a resounding ‘no’. Ballet is an art form; every time […]

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Meet Jessica

Dance Writer Founder

Dance Writer is Australia’s freshest digital arts hub for news, profiles and reviews. Established by dancer and journalist Jessica Poulter in 2014, Dance Writer’s vision is to stamp Australian dance on the map by promoting the talent and artistry of our performers in the entertainment industry. Our mission is to empower and inspire young performers to be bold artists so they can further enrich the arts culture in Australia.

Jessica Poulter

Charity Gala


Each year, Dance Writer Media Australia hosts an annual charity gala to raise vital funds for a chosen charity. Dancers and performers from across Australia come to perform a piece in the Gala. Collectively, we have raised more than $15,000 to charities including National Breast Cancer Foundation, beyondblue, Very Special Kids and Ronald McDonald House Charities. 

Want to sponsor or perform at our next Charity Gala

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Dance Writer offers an ambassadorship to a select number of young performers from around Australia to assist in endorsing our brand. The perks include free merchandise, fashion shoots, performance at our Charity Gala and much more. Follow our socials to discover our next application dates!  


My name is Mya Mollica and I am a friendly and energetic person who holds a great love for the performing arts. I am a current dancer with more than 12 years of dance experience, including competitions, theatre dance production as well as achieving a Certificate II in Dance. I am a Dance Writer Ambassador because my passion for dancing has motivated me to inspire performers and artists on the great value performing arts has in our world. I want to share how it allows people to learn about themselves and others through expressive feeling and creativity, allowing them to explore the amazing arts culture Australia has to offer. 



Emma Rose Robinson is a classically trained dancer from Sydney with a wide range of performance, choreography and teaching experience. She has obtained a Certificate IV in Dance, performance and choreography and is currently studying a bachelor’s degree in Dance Education at the Australian College of Physical Education. She is a Dance Writer ambassador because it combines her two passions of dance performance and writing. 


Hi, I’m Olivia Withington –
Head of the Ambassador Program 

In leading the Dance Writer Ambassador program, I aim to inspire others to share everything that the performing arts sector has to offer. Whether this be in physical or written form, I believe that bringing awareness to the multi-layered arts and entertainment industry is the best way to keep it moving forward for generations to come.

“Dance Writer Company”

DWYC has been an amazing experience for my daughter. She has developed as a dancer and performer as well as making wonderful like minded new friends. Jess and her team teach their students exceptional new skills and techniques in a kind, nurturing yet still fun environment. – Lesa H.

“Content Marketing Agency.”

At Dance Writer Content Creations, we strategise, research and produce any content that your business needs. It is that easy. Our services include press releases, resumes, cover letters, web and edm copy, social media, magazines, e-books and novel editing / ghostwriting, editorials, blogs, script writing, radio advertising copy, award submissions and basically anything that involves the written word! Email editor@dancewriter.com.au for more information and a quote.