Family Arts Conference

19 November 2014

A major event to introduce important new research, share learning and launch the next exciting stage of the Family Arts Campaign on Friday 13 March 2015 at Cadogan Hall & Royal Court Theatre, London.

Theatre Tax Relief - an update

19 November 2014

A recent blog post updating the current position with theatre tax relief by Sean Egan, specialist in arts and media business affairs who has worked with Dance UK over the years and is on the Board of Wayne McGregor | Random Dance. This blog follows a post from August 2014.


19 November 2014

Dance UK member DanceEast will host a practical and discursive workshop, led by Elsa Urmston exploring the application of principles of dance psychology to a dance class – how to create positive dancing environments and equip dancers to be confident in their abilities.

New edition of Frank W. D. Ries's 'The dance theatre of Jean Cocteau'.

13 November 2014

Dance Books announces a new edition of Frank W. D. Ries's 'The dance theatre of Jean Cocteau'.


13 November 2014

Dance UK Champion Matthew Bourne will be ‘In Conversation’ at Dance UK member Danceworks on Monday 15th December 7.15pm.

Sonia Sabri - Simon RichardsonSonia Sabri Company. The female firefly takes flight!

11 November 2014

Sonia Sabri Company to perform Jugni in Liverpool and Essex

Richard Alston Dance Company celebrates 20 years with a one-off programme at Sadler’s Wells 26 & 27 January 2015

11 November 2014

Richard Alston Dance Company from Dance UK member The Pace celebrates with one world premiere, two London premieres and one Sadler’s Wells premiere. New works by Alston and associate choreographer Martin Lawrance and a collaboration with young hip hop artist Ajani Johnson-Goffe.


11 November 2014

Christopher Barron, Chief Executive of Dance UK member Birmingham Royal Ballet since 2005, has announced that he will stand down from the position after the current season in July 2015.

Rachel Burn.  Photo by Judita KuniskyteResolution! Review: Opportunity for writers interested in dance and performance

7 November 2014

Resolution! Review offers the chance to review some of the UK’s most promising new dance companies at Dance UK member The Place, get mentored by a professional dance critic, and have your work published and promoted by The Place.


7 November 2014

2014-2015 sees Dance UK member 2Faced Dance Company celebrate 15 years of being open for business. Alongside this anniversary, the company has unveiled a new look and a new website.

Phoenix Dance Theatre’s 2014 London season: 25 – 29 November

5 November 2014

Under Artistic Director and Dance UK Champion Sharon Watson, Dance UK member Phoenix Dance Theatre presents its week-long, London 2014 season.

Work with Dance UK! Digital Marketing and Membership Officer

5 November 2014

Dance UK with its partners Youth Dance England are recruiting for a Digital Marketing and Membership Officer.

Work with Dance UK! Marketing and Communications Manager

5 November 2014

Dance UK with its partners Youth Dance England are recruiting for a Marketing and Communications Manager.

Virtual Open Day: London Contemporary Dance School Wednesday 5 November 2014

31 October 2014

London Contemporary Dance School at Dance UK member The Place is having a Virtual Open Day on 5 November with a mix of live streaming and pre-recorded classes, interviews and Q&As with the students.

New initiative to create a thriving dance infrastructure for Hampshire

31 October 2014

Dance UK member The Point in Eastleigh and Dance Up in Havant, have been commissioned by Hampshire County Council to deliver its New Dimensions in Dance strategy.


31 October 2014

Dance UK member Birmingham Royal Ballet’s production of the fairytale classic The Nutcracker, created by the Company’s Director Laureate Sir Peter Wright, will return to its home theatre the Birmingham Hippodrome from Friday 28 November – Saturday 13 December.


30 October 2014

Dance UK member Avatâra Ayuso presents a full-length evening performance on 24th & 25th November 2014 in Lilian Baylis Studio at Sadler’s Wells London

Intoto 2012. Photo: Eddie JacobsLondon Studio Centre Health

29 October 2014

London Studio Centre is committed to teaching dance in a healthy, positive and informed environment, to enable students to achieve their maximum potential within their physical capabilities.

Dancers relaxing in between performances of Akademi's Ascension. Photo: Nina Head#dancersneedrest winner

29 October 2014

Erin Sanchez announces the winners of Dancing Times and Dance UK’s photo competition and explains why it’s important to take a break.

Dance UK Director and NIDMS Manager are listed in London Evening Standard's 1000 influential Londoners

28 October 2014

We are delighted to report that the Evening Standard included Dance UK’s Caroline Miller, Director and Helen Laws, Manager of the National Institute of Dance, Medicine and Science on its list for the 1000 most influential Londoners.

The female firefly takes flight! at Stephen Joseph Theatre, Scarborough on Monday 27th October at 7.30pm

24 October 2014

Dance UK member Sonia Sabri Company illuminates honest stories of real women from all over the world.

The Space Is In Between Us: an immersive live performance

23 October 2014

Dance UK member Alexandra Baybutt with musician David Somló invites you to a new performance series taking place throughout this November, in the former Guardian newspaper building in Farringdon, London.

Work with Dance UK! Project Manager: Organisational Change

20 October 2014

Dance UK with its partners Youth Dance England, National Dance Teachers Association and Association of Dance of the African Diaspora are recruiting for a Project Manager: Organisational Change.

Salah El Brogy by Brian SlaterDance UK member Salah El Brogy Company presents the world première of The Moment

17 October 2014

A new solo by the Egyptian performer/choreographer Salah El Brogy will be performed in London on Monday 3 November.

Compass Commission 2013 – Tara D’Arquian’s In Situ at Peckham Asylum Chapel. Photo by Chris Nash Greenwich Dance & Trinity Laban Partnership launches Compass Commissions 2015

15 October 2014

Compass Commissions 2015, a trio of exciting new dance commissions, was announced this week by Dance UK members Greenwich Dance and Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance. The two organisations have created a dynamic partnership and Compass Commissions 2015 is the second year of a major joint programme over three years which supports artists to create new work.