BIG Dance Week 2012 has been officially launched and includes a whole series of events in the East Midlands.
Children and young people from across Leicestershire welcomed the Olympic Torch to Abbey Park with their Big Dance Schools Pledge and Olympic inspired performances
Students from across Leicestershire perform
Bodies in Flight presented Dream Walk at the weekend as part if the SO Festival.
A seaside treat!
As part of the East Midlands Big Dance programme, audiences from Leicester took part in a choreographed walk through Belgrave in Leicester last Friday.
A Big Dance Commission
Young children and their families were wowed on Saturday 9th June at Curve, Leicester by a flashmob of young people performing for the Spark Children's Arts Festival's 10th anniversary celebrations.
Guthlaxton Young Leaders
At 1pm today, dancers at sites across the region took part in Big Dance Schools Pledge, setting out to beat the world record for people performing a dance routine at the same time.
Dancers across E Midlands support record attempt
Over 300 local young people will attempt to break records with a mass dance event on Friday 18 May at the Ravendale Sports Ground in Lincoln.
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We are very pleased to announce our new Associate Artist, Caroline Bowditch.
Are you a dynamic young person looking for a fantastic opportunity to use your creative and organisational skills? Do you have the ability to engage and excite other young people? Are you based in Nottinghamshire between 18- 26 years old?
Big Dance and World Event for Young Artists 2012
Dance4 in partnership with the Big Dance East Midlands Hub Partners has commissioned the widely acclaimed, ever popular New Art Club to choreograph an extraordinary performance spectacular at National Water Sports Centre during Splashdance Weekend.
Call for submissions from interested dance groups
Dance4 commissioned international choreographer Vanessa Grasse to work with local people to create a performance based on walking and community experiences.
GYMNAST, a collaboration between Bodies in Flight, film maker Tony Judge (Creative Forum) and Jen Bell (composer) and the Night Bus Choir has just gone national.
Bodies in Flight
Ellesmere College and its Head of PE Simon Coopey have need nominated for the School Sports Award at the Leicester Sports Partnership Trust Conference on 19th April.
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Gill Clarke, Dance4 Board member and friend died on November 15 2011.
A Ten Year Vision, the 2010-2020 plan for the development of children and young people’s dance in England, was launched at the YDE Conference, September 2010 where it was championed by Ed Vaizey, Wayne McGregor and Tony Hall amongst others.
A Ten Year Vision