Make a Dance in a Week with Maddy Brown

Make a Dance in a Week with Maddy Brown


    Tracks Dance Studio, Harbour View Plaza, Darwin City

    12 - 16 Apr 2021
    NT Youth Week

    Tracks Make a Dance In A Week (MADIAW) school holiday program is designed to create a supportive environment for young dancers, encouraging participants to train, learn, move and practice teamwork. 

    Facilitated by Darwin-based professional dancer and choreographer Maddy Brown, the program involved daily classes in a range of styles including Bollywood, Hip Hop, Pop Commercial and Jazz, and a special focus on dance-making.

    Program Leader

    Dance Facilitator: Madeleine Brown

    Madeleine is a professional commercial dancer with a Diploma of Elite Dance from Jason Coleman’s Ministry of Dance in Melbourne. In 2017 Maddy spent 6 months in Mumbai with a prestigious Bollywood Dance Company dancing in shows, large-scale events, music videos and movies, while working with India’s best Choreographers and Directors.
    Maddy dance styles include Hip-hop, Commercial, Contemporary, Ballet, Tap, Jazz, Ballroom, Bollywood, Belly dance and Musical Theatre. This was combined with her studies of vocal and acting.  Whilst in Melbourne, Madeleine performed at the Half-Time Show for the College Football at ANZ Stadium, showcased with Hollabak Dance Crew at the UDO competition, was Dance Captain for the TV show ‘The Big Music Quiz’ channel 7, and danced in two shows directed by Masters of Choreography. More about Maddy

    Youth Dance Assistant: Sophia Hodges

    Amelia (Amy) Pearce, Asha O'Brien-Hartcher, Claudia Cucchiaro, Dominic Kelly, Gabrielle Egerton, Harmony Hodder, Harrison Hunt, Isaac Kelly, Isla Innes, Isobella Carson, Matilda (Tilly) Wilton, Sabina Graesslin, Scott Griffiths, Steven Griffiths

    Company Partners

    Tracks Inc is assisted by the Australian Government through the Australia Council, its arts funding and advisory body; and is proudly sponsored by the Northern Territory Government.

    Make a Dance in a Week has been supported by the Northern Territory Government Office of Youth Affairs

    Tracks 2021

    Artistic Co-Directors: David McMicken and Tim Newth
    Company Director: Adelaide Wood
    Administrator: Jo Shearn
    Production Manager: Duane Preston
    Dance Animateur: Jessica Devereux
    Bookkeeper: It Figures

    Committee Members: Venaska Cheliah (Chairperson), Andrea Wicking (Vice-Chairperson), Glenn Bernardin (Treasurer), David Taylor, Michael Grant, Ken Conway, Max Dewa Stretton, Rachael Wallis. David McMicken, Tim Newth, Adelaide Wood (Ex-Officio Members)

    Public Fund Trustees: Maari Gray, Will Crawford and Lachlan Peattie

    Patron: Her Honour the Honourable Vicki O’Halloran AM, Administrator of the Northern Territory


    (l-r)Madeleine Brown, Sabina Graesslin, Sophia Hodges, Isobella Carson, Claudia Cucchiaro. Photo Duane Preston
    (l-r) Sabina Graesslin, Sophia Hodges, Madeleine Brown, Isobella Carson, Claudia Cucchiaro. Photo Duane Preston
    (l-r) Sophia Hodges, Claudia Cucchiaro, Isobella Carson, Sabina Graesslin. Photo Duane Preston
    Whole cast. Photo Duane Preston
    (l-r) Steven Griffiths, Harrison Hunt, Dominic Kelly, Scott Griffiths. Photo Duane Preston
    (l-r) Dominic Kelly, Gabrielle Egerton, Asha O'Brien-Hartcher. Photo Duane Preston
    (l-r) Steven Griffiths, Isla Innes, Harmony Hodder. Photo Duane Preston
    (l-r)Steven Griffiths, Harrison Hunt, Isla Innes, Harmony Hodder, Claudia Cucchiaro, Sophia Hodges. Photo Duane Preston
    Asha O'Brien-Hartcher and the Grey Panthers. Photo Duane Preston
    Audience at performance. Photo Duane Preston
    Whole cast. Photo Duane Preston
    Whole cast. Photo Duane Preston
    Whole cast. Photo Duane Preston
    Sophia Hodges. Photo Duane Preston
    (l-r) Bottom Row: Sabina Graesslin, Madeleine Brown, Sophia Hodges, Dominic Kelly, Asha O'Brien-Hartcher, Gabrielle Egerton, Isla Innes. Top Row (l-r) Scott Griffiths, Harmony Hodder, Harrison Hunt, Steven Griffiths, Claudia Cucchiaro, Isobella Carson, Amelia Pearce. Photo Duane Preston


    Mon 12 - Thur 15 April
    Tracks Dance Studio
    Harbourview Plaza, 8 McMinn Street, Darwin CBD

    Pop-Up Performance

    Fri 16 Apr
    5.00 pm
    Nightcliff Swimming Pool
    NT Youth Week - Free Event


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    2019 Make a Dance in a Week

    Past Development Programs

    2021 Artistic Program

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