Wednesday 17 July from 18:00 to 19:30

The Club will host an evening with the Sydney Dance Company and NSW Waratahs. The boundaries between sports and arts will blur, showcasing the dedication, discipline, and drive shared by both domains. Together, they will explore the rigorous training, discipline, and mental resilience required to excel in their respective arenas.

Charmene Yap is a multi-award-winning dancer, rehearsal director and choreographer. She is a graduate of the Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts and Purchase College New York. Charmene joined Sydney Dance Company as a Company Dancer in 2010, performing the majority of works by artistic director Rafael Bonachela, and other Australian and international choreographers including William Forsythe, Alexander Ekman, Stephanie Lake, Emmanual Gat, Jacopo Godani, Melanie Lane, Gabrielle Nankivell, Andonis Foniadakis and Prue Lang amongst others. Her dancing and performances earned her critical acclaim with numerous nominations and awards including Helpmann Award for Best Female Dancer in 2012 and Australian Dance Award in 2013 for her role in 2 One Another; Helpmann Award for Best Female Dancer in 2014 for 2 in D Minor; and the Helpmann Award nomination in 2019 for Cinco.

Piran Scott was born in Mackay, Australia, and trained under Lynette Denny AM at Theatre Arts Mackay. He then completed the Professional Year program with the Queensland Ballet, before joining the company as a full member in 2010, under the artistic direction of Francois Klaus. In 2013, Piran received a soloist position with the Leipzig Ballet in Germany, under Mario Schroeder. Piran has been a professional dancer for over 10 years, performing numerous classical and contemporary works. He joined Sydney Dance Company in 2023, appearing in Rafael Bonachela’s critically acclaimed Somos and I Am-ness alongside Forever & Ever by Antony Hamilton at Sydney Opera House.

Event Details:
Date: Wednesday 17 July, 2024
Time: 18:00 to 19:30
Location: Dining Room, Tattersalls Club
Tickets: $50 (includes drinks and canapés)

For those who wish to stay for dinner, we will showcase State of Origin III in our Members Bar after the event. A special dinner menu will be available for the evening. The game starts at 20:05.

To RSVP, please email We look forward to seeing you there!