Chunky Move is located on the unceded lands of the Boon Wurrung and Wurundjeri people of the Kulin Nations. We respectfully acknowledge the significant contributions of Australia’s First Peoples, and are committed to supporting the continuity of culture and relationship to this land.
Updated October 29 2021: Classes will resume at Chunky Move on Monday 1 November 2021, please see COVID-19 Safety before your planned visit to our studios in Southbank.
Our Class Program runs 6 days a week featuring Contemporary OPEN and BEGINNER classes.
All of our Classes are taught by Chunky Move artists who are experienced professional dancers and teachers working within Melbourne’s esteemed contemporary dance community.
Recommended for intermediate to professional level dancers as well as people who regularly attend dance classes
Suitable for people with little to no dance experience. The schedule also features our Complete Beginner Series, which runs for 4 weeks.
Please note all dance participants must be 18+ years old
See schedule below for bookings.
All of Chunky Move’s Experiences for Schools are taught by Chunky Move dance artists who have significant teaching experience across age and ability. Each facilitator is an experienced professional dancer working within Melbourne’s esteemed contemporary dance industry. Every member of our teaching team is generous, supportive and professional and holds a current Working with Children Check.
The below experiences are all available as incursions, excursions or as live digital offerings via Zoom.
We have a range of workshops available, from Primary age to VCE level, and we can also tailor workshops to meet your needs.
Dance workshops are held at Chunky Move’s purpose-built dance studios, featuring sprung flooring, moveable mirrors and high-quality audio system. Situated in the heart of Melbourne’s arts precinct, the studios are easily accessible by public transport.
Upon request, dance workshops can be held at your school. Please bear in mind that you must be able to provide a suitable venue and that an extra fee may be charged to cover the teacher’s travel expenses.
First Peoples Youth Dance Workshops
Commencing in April 2021, Chunky Move in partnership with Dimboola’s First Languages and Arts Training Indigenous Corporation and Goolum Goolum Aboriginal Cooperative offer an Indigenous Contemporary Dance school holiday workshop program for youth (ages primary to high school). Hosted by Chunky Move’s Ngioka Bunda-Heath (Wakka Wakka, Ngugi, Birrpai) and Andrew Toby AKA Bala Neba (Strong Foundation) (Wakka Wakka, Gangulu) the participants will engage in movement workshops, contemporary technique and hip hop classes and learn routines inspired by stories shared from Wotjobaluk Elders.
For more information on Chunky Move’s First Peoples Youth Dance Workshops please email Ngioka at firstname.lastname@example.org
Supported by VicHealth Reimagining Health grant.
These intriguing participatory experiences, led by six dance artists feature unique locations, inviting you into some of Melbourne’s less familiar spaces.