THE EARLY DANCE CONSORT ~ Renaissance & Baroque Dance

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Moulinet figure - baroque dance in the open air Welcome

The Early Dance Consort is a Sydney-based teaching and performing ensemble specialising in early European court dance from the Renaissance to the 18th century.

Welcome to our website.
Here you will find information about early dance, and news about our performing & teaching activities.  Have a look around, and don't forget our Blog - where you can add your comments and subscribe to updates.

May 2021

Yes, we're still dancing!

2021 Evening Classes
Please see Class Schedule for the 2021 Class Program in North Sydney. We're currently in Term 2, which began on Thursday 22 April and will run up to June 24.
We are continuing to operate under a COVID-19 Safety Plan, with physical distancing (hands free of course) observing the usual hygiene precautions and subject to the advice of the NSW Department of Health. 
It is essential that you let us know if you'd like to attend, as we need to limit numbers, and provide your mobile number and email address. You will need the Service NSW smartphone app to scan our QR code and check in and out of classes, for tracing purposes. We strongly advise you to wear a mask when travelling on public transport, and in class if preferred or required, as well as use hand sanitiser regularly, and have the COVIDSafe app active on your phone. Please bring your own water and snacks, and get a COVID-19 test and stay home if you are at all unwell, or have been exposed to any recent contact, hotspot or travel risks, following all NSW Health guidelines.
See Classes for more info & Schedule for dates & details. PDF Brochure.

We are delighted to announce that members of the Early Dance Consort will be appearing in another concert with Consort 8, at 6.00pm on Saturday 7 August. Once again, the concert will take place at St Paul's Anglican Church in Burwood, to celebrate its 150th Anniversary. See  for more information.

Please check our News and Blog and Facebook pages for occasional further information. You never know!