Packed to the Rafters star Hugh Sheridan reveals he'll be directing a ...

Packed to the Rafters star Hugh Sheridan reveals he'll be directing a semi-autobiographical film called The Dance to shed light on mental health

By Jessamy Tredinnick For Daily Mail Australia

Published: 07:45 BST, 23 May 2020 | Updated: 07:47 BST, 23 May 2020

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Hugh Sheridan is known for the likes of Packed to the Rafters, The Real Dirty Dancing and Isn't It Romantic. 

And on Saturday, the Australian actor revealed that he'll be directing a semi-autobiographical film about young ballet dancers, called The Dance. 

The 34-year-old studied ballet throughout his childhood and said that with the film, he hopes to shed light on mental health.

New project: Packed to the Rafters star Hugh Sheridan revealed this week that he'll be directing a semi-autobiographical film called The Dance to shed light on mental health

New project: Packed to the Rafters star Hugh Sheridan revealed this week that he'll be directing a semi-autobiographical film called The Dance to shed light on mental health

'The plot centres on a group of young ballet dancers and the trails and tribulations they face with the challenges of living away from home at such a young age and the complexity of friendship versus love,' Hugh told The Daily Telegraph at the weekend.

He added: 'I hope it will shine a light on mental health among young people.'

Hugh had previously attended the Australian

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