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Adaire to Dance


Adaire to Dance

Adaire to Dance is a dance theatre company that creates and performs work that will impress, captivate and entertain everyone from a dance enthusiast to a dance novice.

The company works predominantly in a contemporary dance style, performing choreography by artistic director Alice Vale. Her work spans from humour, film and pure movement, giving a diverse insight into the world of contemporary dance.

We are currently resident company at Déda Derby.

Our Aims:

Bringing professional standard dance to rural areas and first time audiences.

Supporting the wealth of artistic talent in the Midlands.

Showcasing the diversity in contemporary dance.

Supplying workshops to help support education and out reach work.

Current Work:


A triple-bill performance demonstrating the diversity of contemporary dance, incorporating humour, film and pure movement.

Alice Vale’s Deuce starts the show off with a light-hearted look at the game of tennis.

The Journey of Discovery, a collaborative piece made with film artists Illuminos, follows and whisks you through the excitement and distress of being in a new place and situation.

Spare a Minute concludes by presenting an insight into the ever-changing speed of relationships.

Work in progress:

Coffee Shop Culture.

A piece looking at the Coffee Shop Culture of our society and the characteristics in and around this world.


Contact name:
Alice Vale
155 Starkholmes Road,
Email address:

Types of work

Workshops, Performances

About your artistic work

Contemporary, Other

Your work in education

11-14 years old, 14-16 years old, 16-18 years old, Further / Higher Education

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