Photo by Tim WilliamsPhoenix Dance Theatre's Choreographers and Composers Lab 2015

1 July 2015

Dance UK member Phoenix Dance Theatre is delighted to be hosting a Choreographers and Composers Lab in July 2015; a two week intensive in our state of the art dance centre in Leeds.

Northern Ballet offers contracts to BBC Young Dancer finalists

30 June 2015

Dance UK member Northern Ballet will welcome 10 new dancers to the Company this summer including finalists from this year’s BBC Young Dancer competition. The Leeds-based company has also announced promotions for existing members of the Company.

National Youth Dance Company Performs at Jerwood DanceHouse

30 June 2015

After two successful sold-out UK tours, Dance UK member the National Youth Dance Company (NYDC) returns to the Jerwood DanceHouse on Tuesday 21 July to perform Frame[d].

A New Step for Scotland's Teachers

29 June 2015

A new Postgraduate Course has been declared open to teachers across Scotland and promises a step forward for dance as part of the national Curriculum for Excellence.

London Contemporary Dance School Virtual Open Day and Graduation Performances in July

29 June 2015

Dance UK member London Contemporary Dance School’s Virtual Open Day on Friday 3 July offers aspiring dancers and choreographers, and their families the chance to see what life is like at the one of the world’s leading dance conservatories.

London Ballet Circle Talks

29 June 2015

Dance UK member London Ballet Circle has some interesting speakers coming up this summer.

Adobe: Purple, 2 Red Browns, Ochre, Josef AlbersSeminal Josef Albers painting to be sold at Sotheby’s in support of pioneering choreographer’s new world-class arts space

25 June 2015

The Josef and Anni Albers Foundation has generously donated Josef Albers’ painting Adobe: Purple, 2 Red Browns, Ochre towards the campaign to create Studio Wayne McGregor in Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park.

Photo: Olivier WecxsteenRoyal patronage for English National Ballet School

24 June 2015

DUK member English National Ballet School is delighted to announce the patronage of HRH Princess Beatrice of York.

Autin Dance Theatre announces Arts Council England funding

23 June 2015

Dance UK member Autin Dance Theatre is extremely pleased to announce that Arts Council England have confirmed funding for a further programme of work commencing in July 2015.

Scottish Ballet Announces its Autumn Season

22 June 2015

Scottish Ballet is pleased to announce that Maze, a new work created by Company dancer Sophie Laplane, will be added to the bill for the upcoming Autumn Season.

South East Dance’s £3.78m Dance Space plans boosted by University of Brighton partnership

22 June 2015

The University of Brighton has agreed a £100,000 partnership with South East Dance to support the development of a new £3.78m dance centre in heart of the city.

Total Theatre Announces New Award for Dance in collaboration with The Place

19 June 2015

This year Total Theatre is delighted to introduce a new Total Theatre Award for Dance in collaboration with Dance UK member The Place.

Summer Events at DanceEast

18 June 2015

Dance UK member DanceEast's summer events are now on sale.

Yorkshire youth dance companies present DANCE WHISPERS: in association with Sadler’s Wells and National Youth Dance Company

17 June 2015

In March 2015, Dance UK member Yorkshire Dance announced its partnership with Dance UK member Wayne Sables Project and National Youth Dance Company (Sadler’s Wells) to present Dance Whispers, which brings together nine youth dance groups from across Yorkshire.

FERTILE GROUND the dance company that nurtures Northeast talent appoints Chair to lead the way forward

17 June 2015

Dance UK member FERTILE GROUND’s Artistic Director Dora Frankel announces their new Chair Colette Harrison.

Trespass, Shobana Jeyasingh’s exploration of human behaviour, intelligent environments and the choreographic process

12 June 2015

Renowned choreographer and Dance UK member Shobana Jeyasingh is fascinated by the emerging possibilities for relationships between human behaviour and intelligent environments.

Yorkshire Dance awarded £100,000 Research Grant by Arts Council England

12 June 2015

Dance UK member Yorkshire Dance is delighted to announce that it is one of eight organisations across the UK – and the only dance organisation – to receive funding from Arts Council England’s Research Grants Programme 2015-18.

Royal Academy of Dance and The Sarasota Ballet to train Professional Dancers to become Dance Teachers

11 June 2015

Dance UK member the Royal Academy of Dance is delighted to announce a new and exciting programme for professional dancers wishing to prepare for a career in teaching, in partnership with The Sarasota Ballet.

The Alchemist Theatre Company Liberation. Photo © Richard DavenportThe Place announces series of pre-Edinburgh Fringe Dance Shows (Sat 25 – Thu 30 Jul 2015)

9 June 2015

Over three days in July the theatre at The Place will host six different shows which are on their way to the Edinburgh Fringe Festival.

Choreographic Development programmeDanceEast Launches New Choreographic Award

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9 June 2015

UK based choreographers, working across all genres and contexts, with a minimum of two years professional experience, are invited to apply for the new DanceEast Choreographic Award.

Prestigious opportunity announced for aspiring professional dancers at West Yorkshire Playhouse

9 June 2015

Sustained Theatre Artists Yorkshire (STAY) have announced a once in a lifetime opportunity for aspiring dancers to take part in a public 3-hour dance masterclass with Artistic Director of Dance UK member Phoenix Dance Theatre, Sharon Watson on 21st July at West Yorkshire Playhouse.

Baltic Art Form: International cross cultural festival of dance, music, poetry and the visual arts

8 June 2015

On 15 – 18 June the first BALTIC ART FORM festival will take place within various historical London settings.

Balé De Rua and Southbank Centre present Baila Brazil

8 June 2015

Balé De Rua bring the passion of Brazil to Dance UK member Southbank Centre this August with Balia Brazil, a thrilling mix of original music, street dance and Afro-Brazillian culture.

Arts Fundraising & Philanthropy update

5 June 2015

Essential Fundraising Skills training courses from Arts Fundraising & Philanthropy

Dance Village Artists Announced

4 June 2015

Dance Village returns to this year’s Bristol Harbour Festival with a dynamic and diverse array of dance featuring several Dance UK members.