LGBTI+ Elders Dance Club – Australia
A fabulous free monthly social event for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans and Gender Diverse, and Intersex elders and allies.
Learn new dances, enjoy delicious catering and chat with fabulous people. Come one Come all!
No dance experience needed. All are welcome.
Put these dates in your diary:
Sunday, 23 February 2.00pm – 4.00pm
Sunday, 22 March 2.00pm – 4.00pm
Sunday, 26 April 2.00pm – 4.00pm
Sunday, 31 May 2.00pm – 4.00pm
Sunday, 21 June 2.00pm – 4.00pm
Sunday, 19 July 2.00pm – 4.00pm
The Melba Spiegeltent 35 Johnston Street, Collingwood
Click here to get information about LGBTI+ Elders Dance Club in Scotland, created in partnership with National Theatre of Scotland, Eden Court and Luminate.
In 2019, Dance Club was held in monthly in Melbourne (in partnership with City fo Yarra and Melba Spiegeltent) Tasmania (in partnership with Moonah Arts Centre), Canberra (Ainsle and Gorman Arts Centre) and a huge celebration in Adelaide as part of Adelaide Cabaret Festival.
In 2018, LGBTI+ Elders Dance Club was presented around Victoria thanks to the Victorian Seniors Festival.
LGBTI+ Elders Dance Club – Yarra City Held monthly January to December (12 editions), Fitzroy Town Hall Project partners: Yarra City Council and Victorian Seniors Festival.
LGBTI+ Elders Dance Club – Greater Shepparton Held monthly from June to December (6 editions), Shepparton Seniors Centre Project partners: Greater Shepparton Council and Victorian Seniors Festival.
LGBTI+ Elders Dance Club – Glen Eira Held weekly from September and October. (8 editions), Glen Eira Community Centre Project partners: Glen Eira City Council and Victorian Seniors Festival
LGBTI+ Elders Dance Club – Mitchell Shire Held monthly from July to December (6 editions), Kilmore Library Project partners: Mitchell Shire Council and Victorian Seniors Festival
Created by Tristan Meecham, Bec Reid and Andrew Westle with collaboration with LGBTI+ elders. Volunteer and Guest Coordinator: Sara Strachan
LGBTI + Elders Dance Club is a ongoing social project that combats ageism, social isolation, and discrimination.
Supported by Yarra City Council, Victorian Seniors Festival and The Melba Spiegeltent.