Routes Walk in Belgrave

In 2012, international choreographer Vanessa Grasse created Routes – a fantastic piece of creative work made with residents from the Belgrave area. Open the Routes Walk document here to see how you can retrace their footsteps and sample their experiences of the local area. You'll also find some walking ideas for you to enjoy by yourself or with friends and family. 

Dog Kennel Hill Project’s Henrietta Hale chosen as one of twenty dancers announced to take part in news dancers’ mentoring scheme.

After a hugely popular application process, 20 dancers, all nominated by their peers as future leaders, have been selected by a panel of dance professionals. Each dancer will be provided with a paid mentor who is a high profile leader from the arts world or beyond the sector. Henrietta Hale, of Dance4 Associate Artists Dog Kennel Hill Project has been selected as one of the twenty lucky dancers – congratulations!

6 days to U.Dance deadline!

The selection panel are ready and waiting to select the cream of the regions youth dance groups to perform at the county platforms next February and March. Applications need to with us by next Tuesday, 4th. Details of selected groups will be announced mid-December, so watch this space!! 

Derbyshire Youth Dance Company Audition

Wednesday 9 January 2013, 6:30 - 8:30pm

Annual auditions will take place on Wednesday 9 January 6:30 - 8:30pm at The Winding Wheel, Chesterfield, Derbyshire.

The audition is open to students that live in Derbyshire and are aged 11- 19 years. The audition will be a fun experience and include a contemporary dance technique and creative class.

Curve Young Dance Company Audition

Thursday 6 December 7.00 - 8.30pm

Following on from the success of Curve Young Dance Comany pilot sessions, the company are now recruiting new memebers to join the comapany.

The audition will be a fun experience and will consist of a technique class and a creative session.

The auditionees will be assessed on technical skills and potential, creativity, performance quality and attitude and approach. Applicants need to be available for the whole of your allocated time.

How do I apply?

Notts Performing Arts Dance Company Choreographic Intensive 2012

23 October - 26 October 2012

Rehearsals have officially started, students are in the studio with Tamsin choreographing as we speak!

Dance4's Big Dance commission goes live!

Don't Look Up The Hill, Keep Looking At The Ground

A film by Miguel Pereira. 

The film was available to view from 10-21 September 12.  

Nigel Charnock 1960-2012

Artistic Director, Paul Russ said

Our Leicester Day - 9th September

Calling for groups to promote their organisation!

Once again, Leicester Market will be taken over by local community organisations, clubs, societies and voluntary groups for OUR Leicester Day on Sunday 9th September 11am – 3pm.

Wellbeing Wednesdays – A Celebration of Culture and Wellbeing, 2012


Throughout the month of October Leicestershire County will be celebrating Wellbeing Wednesdays, a month of events, on each of the five Wednesdays, to help celebrate and champion the many ways within which culture and the arts contribute to our individual and collective wellbeing.

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