Brisbane Festival and Treasury Casino & Hotel present

You Should Be Dancing

03 - 11 Sep
Queens Park
Everybody NOW! (AUS)

Brisbane Festival and Treasury Casino & Hotel join forces with Everybody NOW! to create an exciting new pop-up venue in Queens Park.

This sparkling new space will host our Opening Night kick-off and eight nights of the new kick-up-your-heels interactive dance experience – You Should Be Dancing.

Freestyle your way through the ultimate mega mix of dancing styles in a series of free social dance nights for everyone, featuring a different dance style each night.

A charming Emcee, a Dance Captain Deluxe and a fleet of "Local Dance Legends" will strut their stuff and get you moving in a specially decked out space in Queens Park.

Opening with a dance lesson and followed by a non-stop, exhilarating night on the dance floor, You Should Be Dancing is your invitation to party, feel the rhythm, embrace the romance and dance, Brisbane.

Participatory, inclusive and no experience necessary!

Saturday 3 September

Opening Night - The Ultimate Dancing Mega Mix!

A celebration that will get this party started - featuring a live band and the most diverse collection of dancers Brisbane has to offer. Throw on some sparkles and your best threads for a dance through decades.

Sunday 4 September

The Good Folk

Do you remember your heel and toe polka? A great family night for a rollicking jig and a highland fling.

Tuesday 6 September

Swing and Jive Time

A high energy, joint jumping good time across swing, jive and rock and roll. Flashy demonstrations as well as all-in-participation for all y’all guys and dolls out there.

Wednesday 7 September

Let’s Boot Scoot

Form a line and follow along for an achy breaky, honkie tonk, boot scootin' boogie.

Thursday 8 September

Jamaican Jump Up!

A weekday work out from the Dance Hall style that will make you sweat to reggae riddims and bounce to the bass.

Friday 9 September

Bollywood Bloc Party

A vibrant, colourful and energetic Bollywood and Bhangra dance explosion.

Sat 10 September

Hot Havana Night

Embrace your passion and experience the sensuous salsa and cheeky Cha Cha Cha. Easy to learn Latino styles for the Kings and Queens of Brisbane.

Sunday 11 September

An Ode to Cloudland

Take to the floor for a whimsical waltz and progressive promenade for a classic and classy end to You Should Be Dancing Brisbane.

You Should Be Dancing is part of the Festival Focus. Click here to take part in the Festival Conversation about Taking Part.

Everybody NOW! is supported by the City of Gold Coast through the ACCELERATE Triennial Grant Program
Dates Icon Dates

3 - 11 Sep

Learn the moves

7pm - 8pm

Dancing & Show

8pm - 10pm

Food and drink will be available to purchase.

Duration : 180 minutes
Venue Icon Venue
Queens Park

Adjacent to Treasury Casino & Hotel
George St
Brisbane City
QLD 4000

Ticket Prices
Free Event
Getting There

Taxi: Book Yellow Cabs online
Parking: Paid car parks at QPAC and South Bank Parklands
Bus: Myer Centre busway station
Train: Central or Roma St train station
Ferry: North Quay ferry terminal
Visit TransLink for public transport options

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