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  1. Bubblegum Street Dance, Croydon

    Feature: What's going on in....Croydon?

    Friday 25 April 2014 by Lise Smith

    The South London borough of Croydon is the capital’s biggest by population, and the bustling home to almost 400,000 people. Maligned in the past for its high-rise 1970s architecture, Croydon has in recent … Continue Reading

  2. SYD performing 'Murmer' choreographed by Mathalda Deville. Image: Ludovic Des Cognets

    Feature: Youth Dance Company of the Month - Shoreditch Youth Dance Company

    Thursday 24 April 2014 by Lise Smith

    Shoreditch Youth Dance (SYD) was founded in January 2010 by dancer, teacher and choreographer Lee Smikle. The company rehearses every Sunday at Rich Mix in Shoreditch and has performed at platforms including Jam… Continue Reading

  3. Shuffle youth dance company

    Feature: Dancing to a different beat - choreographers talk about making work for Refresh 2014

    Friday 21 March 2014 by Lise Smith

    Refresh returns to The Place this month with six youth dance companies from London and the surrounding areas creating new work to music selected by leading choreographers Freddie Opoku-Addaie, James Cousins, Ben… Continue Reading

  4. new Movement Collective at The Place this Easter

    Feature: Get dancing this Easter!

    Friday 7 March 2014 by Lise Smith

    Easter is a time for spring picnics and chocolate eggs. It’s also a time for plenty of dance throughout the capital – including classes and courses that are completely free! Whether your first love i… Continue Reading

  5. The Main Stage at Move It 2013

    Feature: Top Tips for Move It 2014

    Monday 3 March 2014 by Symone Keisha

    Move It is the UK’s biggest dance event on from 7 – 9 March at the Olympia, London. The festival is packed with all things dance and with 20,000 visitors each year, there’s no surprise as to how… Continue Reading

  6. Young dancers enjoy the rhythms at Ale Douvan African & Caribbean Dance & Culture Group

    Feature: What's going on in....Newham and Tower Hamlets?

    Friday 31 January 2014 by Symone Keisha

    Located in the East of London, Tower Hamlets and Newham are major hubs for dance activity, with dance companies such as Boy Blue Entertainment and Myself UK flying the East End flag. Continue Reading

  7. Islington's One Youth dance. Image: Carole Edrich

    Feature: Youth Dance Company of the Month - One Youth Dance

    Monday 27 January 2014 by Lise Smith

    Islington’s One Youth Dance began life in September 2011 as a youth theatre project in North London. Directed by 20-year old Joanna Shaw, the company aims to train talented young people regardless of finan… Continue Reading

  8. Members of the NYDC 2012/13 performing Jasmin Vardimon's (in between)

    Feature: Catching up with the National Youth Dance Company

    Monday 6 January 2014 by Lise Smith

    The National Youth Dance Company selected 30 new members in October last year. But what are last year's company members up to? We caught up with four current and former NYDC dancers. Continue Reading

  9. Sooraj Subramianiam performs Nocturne at Resolution! 2011
Photo credit: Zoe Troughton

    Feature: Young choreographers talk about their Resolution! experiences

    Thursday 19 December 2013 by Lise Smith

    Resolution! returns this January for its 25th anniversary. Alongside a slew of household names, the platform has also been the launchpad for a new generation of younger dancemakers.  Continue Reading

  10. Avant Garde Youth. Image: Rachel Cherry

    Feature: Youth Dance Company of the Month - Avant Garde Youth

    Thursday 19 December 2013 by Lise Smith

    Avant Garde Youth Company, established in 2008, prides itself in being one of the UK’s best youth companies. We spoke to company dancers Alisha and Baanji Muteto about their passion for dance. Continue Reading

  11. Trinity Laban conservatoire of Music and Dance. Image: Mark Whitfield

    Feature: Applying for dance training?

    Monday 9 December 2013 by Lise Smith

    If you're applying for dance training this year, or thinking about training in 2015, check out our handy guide to applying and auditioning with tips from the experts.  Continue Reading

  12. Bawren Tavaziva, Artistic Director of Tavaziva Male

    Feature: Youth Dance Company of the Month - Tavaziva Male

    Monday 25 November 2013 by Lise Smith

    North London's Tavaziva Male is a dance company for young men aged 14-19 years, specialising in African contemporary dance.We spoke to Bawren and company dancer Phi Long Le to find out more about the company. Continue Reading

  13. Starter Black Label - Promo Video

    Feature: London Hip Hop dancers in fashion video

    Wednesday 11 September 2013 by Sarah Kearney

    Hip Hop dancers who performed at the London 2012 Olympic opening ceremony, and represented England at the 2013 World Hip Hop Dance Championships are featured on a new dance video.  Continue Reading

  14. ZooNation's 'Groove On Down The Road'. Photo: Ed Miller

    Feature: Groove On Down The Road - Meet the dancers

    Thursday 25 July 2013 by Sarah Kearney

    Featuring a cast of performers aged 10 to 19, ZooNation Dance Company present Groove On Down The Road. The story of The Wizard Of Oz gets a Hip Hop make-over by Kate Prince and her team.  Continue Reading

  15. Shoreditch Youth Dance 'Fable'

    Feature: Shoreditch Youth Dance Performance & Audition

    Friday 19 July 2013 by Sarah Kearney

    Shoreditch Youth Dance will be performing their latest piece 'Fable' at Rich Mix on Fri 26 July. We found out more about the dancers, the performance and opportunities to join the company. Continue Reading

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