Canberra Dance Theatre

Welcome to the CDT website! This is your link to the best range of dance classes and programs in the ACT for adults, children with special needs and tiny tots. CDT has been operating in the ACT since 1978, providing quality dance performances, programs and classes; locally, nationally and internationally.


CDT Free Range Dance

A short film made of CDT's Free Range dance classes for people living with and without a disability, held in 2012.

Watch more CDT videos here.

What's New

Term 3 Dance Classes
The timetable for Term 3 is now available. The new classes scheduled for next term (Chinese and Mums and Bubs African dance) will now be delayed until Term 4. Apologies for any inconvenience.

Advanced Ballet cancelled 16th August

Unfortunately Advanced Ballet will be cancelled on the 16th August due to National Science Week program events at CDT. Classes will resume as normal the following week on 23rd August so we look forward to seeing you then. Thanks for your understanding.

Burlesque Classes

The Canberra Dance Theatre is running Burlesque classes on Tuesday nights from 6:00-7:20pm. Starting on Tuesday 22 July, the term runs until 23 September and costs $180 (plus an annual membership fee of $40). The classes are a good laugh, great fun and cover the charleston and the art of fan dancing. If you are interested, come along and try it. Or if you know women who would be interested, let them know or bring them along.

New Teacher - Ballet Beginners Class on Sunday

From Week 1 in Term 3 there will be a new teacher for the Beginner's Ballet class held on Sunday at 2pm. We are delighted to have Kate Levy join the CDT teaching team – she will bring her particular skills to Sunday Beginner Ballet classes. Kate has many years experience as a professional contemporary dancer and has worked with companies such as Australian Dance Theatre, Chunky Move and Opera Australia.

CDTeens holiday program

CDT just ran a fabulous week long intensive with the CDTeens and other dancers living with special needs. We created a fabulous new work which will premiere at CDT in national Science Week at 11am on the 16th August!! come and see! 

Dementia Fundraising

The Gold's are at it again, helping to make a film raising funds and awareness for Dementia. Check out the video here.