Garry's appearance on RN was part of the build-up to this year's National Dance Forum will is also asking the same question.
The forum coincides with a program of new Australian dance works titled Dance Massive.
"Why Dance? was a great question because it goes to the heart of why, as human beings, we like to move our bodies, the ritual and the communal aspects of it," said Radio National's Michael Cathcart.
"But what ideas does that question raise for professional dancers and for the people that program their work?
"And where are the wants and needs of the audience in that question?"
With fellow panellist Elizabeth Walsh, the Chair of the Australia Council Dance Board, Garry was able to answer those questions and more.
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