The U.Dance Regional Festival is coming to Swindon.
This regional platform is a celebration of youth dance from across the South West for ages 11-19yrs (*Disabled dancers up to the age of 25 are eligible to apply), an opportunity for youth dancers to inspire and be inspired, connect and perform. It also acts as the selection event for groups wanting to go onto the National U.Dance Platform happening on the 13th-16th July at The Birmingham Hippodrome.
We welcome applications from all dance styles to apply from Hip-Hop to Ballet, from Contemporary to South Asian Dance and encourage all groups from across the South West to apply.
Applications are now open until 5pm on Friday 2nd December. All applications will be reviewed by a panel of independent judges and a selection process will take place for the U.Dance Platform on Sunday 26th February 2017. Please download the South West U.Dance Application Form from the link below.
The U.Dance Platform will take place at the Wyvern Theatre on Sunday 26th February 2017 at 7.30pm and will showcase a selection of the very best youth dance from across the South West.
Tickets: £7 and concessions £2 off
U.Dance South West 2017 is being delivered in partnership by Swindon Dance, Pavilion Dance South West and One Dance UK
U.Dance New Dimensions
New Dimensions is a strand of U.Dance that is to encourage a more experimental approach to making dance. It provides the opportunity to make a work that challenges pre-conceived ideas about ‘youth dance’, work that pushes the boundaries and demonstrates exceptionally high quality in choreography and performance.
Dancers must be aged between 11 and 19 (or up to 25 if disabled) and there can be no more than 25 dancers in the group.
Groups can apply through U.Dance New Dimensions and through their regional selection process (see the full U.Dance 2017 Guidance Notes for more details)
Applications for the New Dimensions strand should be sent directly to One Dance UK by Friday 7 April 2017.