The next Healthier Dancer Programme conference explores the role of strength and conditioning in training, performance and rehabilitation. Early Bird pricing ends 30 September!

Choreographers Observerships now open

Dance UK is now accepting applications for theChoreographers Observerships Programme. Applications are open to choreographers at all levels of experience who would like to observe other choreographers at work.

Job Opportunity: Chief Executive, new industry lead body for dance

We are seeking an exceptional professional to lead an exciting new national dance organisation formed by the merger of the Association of Dance of the African Diaspora, Dance UK, the National Dance Teachers’ Association and Youth Dance England. The Company will launch in April 2016 as a membership organisation and unified industry body. It will support, promote and advocate for all sectors of dance in the UK.

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Healthier Dancer Programme Strength and Conditioning Conference on sale now!

Tickets are now on sale for Strength and Conditioning in Dance: Power, Performance and Rehabilitation. More info.

Appointment of Sue Wyatt as Chair Designate of new dance support organisation

ADAD (Association of Dance of the African Diaspora), Dance UK, NDTA (National Dance Teachers Association) and YDE (Youth Dance England) today announce the appointment of Sue Wyatt as Chair Designate of a major new dance organisation that will succeed the current four partners in April 2016. Read more


The Future: New Ideas, New Inspirations
Industry-Wide Conference for Dance

Thank you to everyone who attended The Future: New Ideas, New Inspirations, or followed along online. We're glad to have provided a platform for critical discussions about the future of the dance industry in the UK.

We collected a wealth of information and feedback during the conference that will feed into Dance UK's five-year strategy for dance, which will be published later this year. Stay tuned for more information!

Icon Download the full conference programme here. (5.8 MB)

Lobby, champion, advocate, develop, nurture, inform, guide

Dance UK works on behalf of its members and the wider dance sector to:

  • Lobby politicians and funders.
  • Champion healthier dancers and a healthier dance economy.
  • Advocate for the increased profile of dance in all its diverse and dynamic forms.
  • Develop and facilitate networks for the profession.
  • Nurture and encourage career development.
  • Provide information and guidance for the public and professionals.

Find out more about Dance UK's ongoing work and how you can get involved by downloading the below information pack:

Dance UK 'Framing the Future' information pack (2.9 MB)

Henfield Storage Dance UK moved into shared offices with Youth Dance England, National Dance Teachers Association and Association of Dance of the African Diaspora in August 2014 to continue collaboratively working together. We have used storage supported by Henfield Storage