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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María Pagés brings Flamenco dance to Melbourne with Yo, Carmen

María Pagés brings Flamenco dance to Melbourne with Yo, Carmen

The undisputed queen of modern flamenco, María Pagés,uses flamenco with poetry in the unforgettably reimagining of the story of Bizet’s heroine Carmen. Accompanied by an ensemble of dancers and six of Spain’s most talented musicians, Yo, Carmen is on at the Arts Centre Melbourne’s Hamer Hall from 11 – 12 March 2019.

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Orpheus by Evan Lawson

Orpheus by Evan Lawson

Composer Evan Lawson’s ideas and musical direction takes this narrative on a physical and emotional journey that incorporates Shakespeare, Phemocles, Alessandra Striggio, and librettos from Orfeo ed Euridice and Calzabigi and L’Orfeo.

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On tour with the 360 ALLSTARS

Breakdance artist Bboy (Peter) Sette is one of the seven stars cast in this vibrant show. Featuring a BMX Flatlander, Basketball Freestyler, Roue Cyr artist, Sette’s partner-in-crime, Bboy Leerok, and a Beatboxer / Loop musician as MC, these international masters have come together to perform in this entertaining ‘urban street circus’.

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How well do you know your body?

How well do you know your body?

Picture a musician who plays beautifully, yet does not clean their instrument or pack it away properly. It is hard to imagine because it is expected that all musicians understand how to care for and use their instrument effectively. Dancers are no exception to this rule. Your body is your instrument. If you do not […]

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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.

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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.