girl in yellow singlet, black pants and white cardigan dancing on stage.

Fresh Faced May 2024 season. Photo by Martin Ollman


Show 1: Friday 17 May 7:30pm
Show 2: Saturday 18 May 5:00pm
Show 3: Saturday 18 May 7:30pm
Show 4: Sunday 19 May 5:00pm




The creative ideas of 16 young choreographers will come to life on stage in the 40th integration of Fresh Funk’s Young Choreographers Initiative in May. Drawn from personal experience, observations of the world, and popular culture, this showcase of original work is an opportunity peak inside the creative minds of these aspiring young creatives. Performed by duos, small ensembles, and one solo work, audiences will laugh out loud, rest in reflection, and be mesmerized and entertained as they explore the inspirations and challenges faced by young people.

The program includes:

  1. How Do I Say Goodbye by Chanelle Smith
  2. Good Times, Good Vibes, by Jessica Smith & Danica Spitaler
  3. Studio 54, by Sophie Whalan
  4. Monster High, by Indiah Crouch
  5. The Lonely Hour, by Lucy Nugent
  6. Have You Down Worse, by Amber Tsitiridis
  7. I Was Made for Loving You, by Keira Deahm
  8. Patterns, by Zorro Shaikh
  9. Cold-Hearted, by Milena Tanaskovic
  10. Without a Spark, by Jamie Dunn
  11. Yorktown, by Charly Lehmensich
  12. It Takes a Village, by Emma Schirmer
  13. The Midnights Tour, by David Nery

Runs: Approximate 90mins including interval.

About the artists 

Fresh Funk is Canberra’s leading hip-hop and contemporary dance program. Classes are available for all ages and skill levels. The program is about dancing, co-ordination, and enjoyment, with an emphasis on fun, fitness, and friendship.  Enrolments open at the beginning of each semester. For more information, check out the Fresh Funk page.