Founded by Studio Principal Ebony Austin.

thePROJECT. by Ebony Austin is a new performing arts school located in Woonona and Shellharbour NSW.

Launched in 2017.

Our mission is to not only bring quality performing arts and create young artists in the industry with self-love, worth and value but to raise Australia to its feet and to dance for a difference.

The vision for our dance studio is to grow our community and to become a home for the like-minded performing arts students and engaged them where their creativity is continuously inspired.

Together, we are here to FEED, EDUCATE, EQUIP and INSPIRE for the disadvantaged people around the world.

We pride in ourselves on providing the finest instructors who are authentic and are true pioneers in their expertise of dance and creating a safe space and environment for our students to learn, grow and express.

We operate under one simple rule, performing arts is fun, and it’s for everyone by accepting all ages, levels and abilities.

We are committed to enhancing the development of our students, nurturing their artistic talent and enriching their lives through the magic of dance and performing arts.













"A dance school with a difference,

changing the world one step at a time."




"Fantastic to see a dance school taking initiative. Not only changing and helping the world but it makes this dance school have so much more value."

- Gordon Bradbery

Lord Mayor Wollongong




 "My daughter has gained so much confidence and a rediscovery of her love of dance. All students are accepted & embraced. I couldn’t recommend it highly enough."

- Renee B

"Thank you for giving me place to express myself. I am so proud to call thePROJECT. my second home."


- Violet




"Young Citizen Of The Year"


"Most Outstanding Dance Studio"

"Young Business Women Of The Year"