February 18, 2018

Everybody NOW! are delighted to have been commissioned to create a new large-scale dance performance to premiere at Bleach Festival and Festival 2018, the arts and cultural program of the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games (GC2018).

Yes, We Dance! sees 10 everyday Gold Coasters, each with extraordinary ways of expressing themselves through dance, matched with our choreographers Bec Reid and Luke Smiles and an ensemble of hundreds of community dancers. Together they create dance sensations which say to the world, ‘We are the everyday people of the Gold Coast and yes, we dance!’

Premiering 12 – 15 April 2018 as part of Bleach* at Festival 2018, Yes, We Dance! invites audiences to lose themselves in a humorous, revealing, uplifting and ecstatic production as their neighbour, bricklayer, barista and local school teacher become dancing greats and Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games (GC2018) heroes.

An anthemic pop soundtrack created by members of Queensland indie pop group and triple j favouri...

August 5, 2017

Everybody NOW! hits the dance floor as part of the 2017 Darwin Festival

After a hit premiere season at the 2016 Brisbane Festival, You Should Be Dancing is two-stepping and twerking its way north as part of the 2017 Darwin Festival. From bootscooters to Latino kings and queens, hip hop heavies to the exponents of the first, ancient steps in this country, hundreds of Darwin’s dancing legends are asking you to join them on the dance floor – and they won’t take no for an answer!

Over three huge nights, diverse local community and dancing groups will share some of Darwin’s rich culture and dazzling dance history. We are totally delighted to be getting a little bit tropical for this special Darwin season of You Should Be Dancing.

In addition to the stella line up of local dancers, community groups and dance instructors involved, You Should Be Dancing stars our Dance Captain deluxe, Bec Reid, our dear friend and charming emcee Tristan Meecham, our very own queen of the decks, Disco DJ D...

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Acknowledgement Of Country

Everybody NOW acknowledge the Traditional Custodians of the lands on which we live, learn and work. We offer our respect to Elders past, present and future; and to all First Nations people whose sovereignty was never ceded.

Everybody NOW! Is supported by the City of Gold Coast