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Where Was Dance Academy Filmed? Filming Locations

Where Was Dance Academy Filmed?
Where Was Dance Academy Filmed?

Dance Academy is a teenage drama serial and movie from Australia that chronicles the lives of several dance students at the Sydney National Academy of Dance. Firstly, the show turned out to be a very popular product in the Outback and abroad. And it aired for three years starting on 201. After that great success, they decided to make that into a movie back in 2017. So, let’s take a look at where was Dance Academy filmed.

The theme of Dance Academy is kindness and compassion for outcasts. Dance Academy dramatizes the pain and pleasure of growing up by equating it with the relentless, fruitless pursuit of perfection in ballet, much like Buffy the Vampire Slayer transformed the pressures of growing up into real monsters. Teen audiences and adults who may need a reminder of some fundamental human truths can see that difference is a good thing by placing these outcasts in the elevated world of a prestigious academy for young dancers. That success can have many definitions, and no one path is appropriate for everyone.

where was dance academy filmed

The National Dance Academy in Sydney, Australia.

Where Was Dance Academy Filmed?

The teen-targeted ABC series, which aired from 2010 to 2013, was set in the fictional National Academy of Dance and was almost entirely filmed in Walsh Bay in Sydney, which boasts stunning harbor views. From the farm to the academy, Tara (Xenia Goodwin), a rural girl, is followed in the narrative. She has an abundance of natural talent but little formal training. The series follows her development as a dancer and young adult as she is mentored by Miss Raine (Tara Morice), a tough-love teacher, sidetracked by boys and finds a new family in her academy friends—dancers from all backgrounds.

Dance Academy Season 1 Trailer

Sydney, Australia, The National Academy Of Dance

The National Academy of Dance in Sydney Australia is one of the most prestigious dance schools in the world. It was founded in 1965 by a group of professional dancers and has since then trained some of the most famous dancers in the world. The school offers a variety of programs for both children and adults, and its alumni have gone on to perform on some of the biggest stages in the world. The National Academy of Dance is a truly international school, with students coming from all over the world to study at its Sydney campus. As for Dance Academy, this is where they shot all of the exterior shots. As for the interior shots, they were shot at a studio in North Sydney.

Where Was Dance Academy Filmed?

The Sydney harbor

Where to Watch Dance Academy?

If you want to watch Dance Academy, you can stream the show and movie from Amazon Prime Video, Peacock, Vudu Fandango, Tubi, Pluto TV, Hoopla, Popcorn Flix and Dove Channel.

Dance Academy Themes

The theme of Dance Academy is kindness and compassion for outcasts. Dance Academy dramatizes the pain and pleasure of growing up by equating it with the relentless, fruitless pursuit of perfection in ballet, much like Buffy the Vampire Slayer transformed the pressures of growing up into real monsters. Teen audiences and adults who may need a reminder of some fundamental human truths can see that difference is a good thing by placing these outcasts in the elevated world of a prestigious academy for young dancers. That success can have many definitions, and no one path is appropriate for everyone.

It’s a simple TV show that uses dance-flick clichés from films like Fame, Flashdance, and Steps Up, including hip-hop dancers from the wrong side of the tracks and untrained ballet dancers impressed with their passion. There was never a cliché that the show didn’t enjoy (something the film acknowledges and lightly lampoons in a winning opening sequence). But its protagonists are also convincing teenagers. They are endearing, awkward, and self-possessed and try to improve both as dancers and as people, but they still make poor choices. And they have the fierce love of young hearts for one another, whether platonically or romantically. With this, we conclude our coverage of Dance Academy’s filming locations here at Otakukart. Thanks for your attention. Happy streaming and see you soon!

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