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Dance Academy Cast and Producer Q&A Webinar VIDEO

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Dance Academy film Producer Joanna Werner and Cast member Alicia Banit are quizzed by Australian students on the challenges in taking the successful TV series to the big screen.

02:52 - What inspired you to make the Dance Academy series? - Ned, Samuel, Joel, Dylan - Year 5 & 6 Norwood Primary School (SA)
04:55 - What first interested you in becoming an actor? - Anthony, Farbod, Savvas, Harrison and AJ - Year 5 & 6 Norwood Primary School (SA)
07:05 - Was there an actor who inspired you to act and dance on the Dance Academy show? - Daniel, Thomas, Tekin, Jimmy - Year 5 & 6 Norwood Primary School (SA)
08:45 - There has been an overwhelming positive reaction in response to the release of the movie trailer. Were you expecting this reaction, and how do you plan to build anticipation for the movie’s release? - Year 11 Emmanuel College (QLD)
13:31 - Because there was such a long break between the filming of the TV series and the movie was it hard to make relationships between your co-stars again or where the connections still there? - Year 11 Emmanuel College (QLD)
15:56 - What do you like about your character and why? - Bethany E – Year 5 & 6 Wooloowin State School (QLD)
20:04 - Congratulations on Dance Academy and Ready For This. Both productions follow the trials of teenagers trying to reach their dream goals. Is this an area you are passionate about or did you plan to create a show that teenagers can identify with? - Years 5 & 6 Gladstone West State School (QLD)
21:53 - What advice would you give to young dancers who want to go down the track you have taken - dancing/acting professionally? - Years 5 & 6 Gladstone West State School (QLD)
25:53 - Who is your favourite Dance Academy character and why? - Acacia - Years 4, 5 & 6 Gunning Public School (NSW)
28:52 - Do you get nervous and how do you deal with it? - Cooper - Years 4, 5 & 6 Gunning Public School (NSW)
32:43 - Did you have a teacher who influenced or inspired you at school? - ACTF Question
33:57 - What life lessons have you learnt being part of the entertainment industry? - Brown Plains State High School (QLD)
36:27 - How did you make your own company and how long did it take to become successful? - Sophie, Mushi, Dylan, Lily - Year 5 & 6 Norwood Primary School (SA)
38:30 - Is it difficult to do emotional scenes? - Mekela M – Year 5 & 6 Wooloowin State School (QLD)
41:56 - What kept you motivated to persevere with the arts throughout high school? - Jenny - Blacktown Girls High School (NSW)
44:12 - What is it like on the set of Dance Academy? - Elliot- Years 4, 5 & 6 Gunning Public School (NSW)
46:31 - How long did it take to make the movie? - Nelson Park School (VIC)
49:00 - Which styles of dance do you like the most? - Niamh, Bella and Ellie - Year 5 & 6 Norwood Primary School (SA)
50:40 - There are photos of Kat’s feet in her room in Series 3. Are they of your feet Alicia? - Julia - Blacktown Girls High School (NSW)
51:57 - What message would you like viewers to take way from watching this film? - Year 11 Emmanuel College (QLD)

Video Synopsis

Dance Academy film Producer Joanna Werner and Cast member Alicia Banit are quizzed by Australian students on the challenges in taking the successful TV series to the big screen.