Australian TV TV

Dancing Daze (ABC 1986, Meryl Tankard, Patsy Stephen)

Short lived drama series Dancing Daze followed a pair of country girls, Phoebe and Kate Green, trying to make it as dancers in the big city.

Probably most noteworthy for the fact that Jane Campion was among the directors.

production details
Australia / ABC / 6×60 minute episodes / 1986 First episode: 16 February

Writers: Michael Cove, John Misto, Debra Oswald / Choreography: Chrissie Koltai / Music: Martin Armiger / Producer: Jan Chapman / Directors: Jane Campion, Geoffrey Nottage, Peter Fisk

cast
MERYL TANKARD as Phoebe Green
PATSY STEPHEN as Kate Green
LAURENCE CLIFFORD as Joe Wyatt
NORMAN KAYE as Stephen Isaacs
LANCE CURTIS as Harry
PAUL CHUBB as Oliver
MELISSA DOCKER as Anita
ALAN WILSON as Paul Roper
DENNIS GROSVENOR as Col Blyotn
JANE CLIFTON as Lee Harper
ROBIN MOASE as Melissa Carter