Afraid to Dance

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Afraid to Dance
Directed byDenny Lawrence
Written byPaul Cockburn
Produced byAndrena Finlay
StarringNique Needles
Rosey Jones
CinematographySteve Arnold
Edited byRichard Hindley
Music byChris Neal
Andrena Finlay Productions
Release date
  • 1988 (1988)
Running time
87 minutes

Afraid to Dance is a 1988 Australian film directed by Denny Lawrence and starring Nique Needles and Rosey Jones.[1] It was shot in 1988 and located at Sydney, New South Wales but was never released theatrically and went straight to video.[2]


  • Nique Needles as The Male
  • Rosey Jones as The Female
  • Grigor Taylor as Jim Pratt
  • Tina Bursill as Driving Woman
  • Annie Byron as Betty
  • Mervyn Drake as Terry
  • Tom Richards as Don Chapman
  • Steve Spears as Garage Man
  • Allan Penney as Newsagent
  • Bill Young as Publican
  • Stuart Halcroft as Supermarket Attendant
  • Marina Finlay as Checkout Girl
  • Fred Welsh as Tom
  • Kate Parker as Large Woman
  • Angela Cockburn as Supermarket Mother
  • David Cockburn as Little Boy
  • Coby Cockburn as Little Girl
  • Lindsay McCormack as Greg


  1. ^ David Stratton, The Avocado Plantation: Boom and Bust in the Australian Film Industry, Pan MacMillan, 1990 p107
  2. ^ Ed. Scott Murray, Australia on the Small Screen 1970-1995, Oxford Uni Press, 1996 p4

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