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Dance links

Dance links


Active Derbyshire Find out about how, why and where to get active in Derbyshire- includes list of dance clubs.

Déda   The only dedicated dance house in the East Midlands, acting as a local, regional and national resource for dance artists and the wider community.

University of Derby - Dance B.A.(Hons) The University of Derby offers courses in contemporary dance, dance and movement, dance and contemporary circus and creative expressive therapies.


Cheshire dance Classes and training in Cheshire

dancexchange  A partner organisation with Birmingham Hippodrome and Birmingham Royal Ballet, creates exciting opportunities for people of all walks of life to engage in dance, either as a participant, performer or audience member.  dx has both a national and a regional remit and provides artistic support, education, performances and participation opportunities, and advocates for dance at all levels.

Dance 4 National dance agency based in Nottingham. 

Yorkshire Dance A charity which champions the value of dance and its development in Yorkshire, creating opportunities for people of all ages, backgrounds and abilities to see, make and take part in high quality dance.


Birmingham Royal Ballet
Touring classical ballet company.

Council for Dance Education and Training
Promotes excellence in dance education and training and holds a directory of registered dance teachers in the UK

Dance Consortium 
A UK wide website for international dance

Dancers' Career Development
Dancers Career Development (DCD) supports professional dancers into alternative careers after retiring from performance

English National Ballet
One of the leading classsical ballet companies in the UK

English Folk Dance and Song Society    
Organisation supporting English folk dance and song based at Cecil Sharpe House, London.

International Dance Teachers Association
Membership organisation for professional dance teachers. Lists local dance schools.

National centre for movement, learning and health. Jabadao works in partnership with education, health and social care sectors to create more opportunities for people to get involved in movement activities that promote health, learning and well-being.

One of Europe's leading dance conservatoires offering undergraduate and post-graduate programmes in contemporary dance artist training and professional development.

Lisa Ullman Travelling Scholarship fund
Scholarship fund supporting dancers, choreographers, administrators, teachers, therapists, journalists, photographers, and others working in dance/movement who want to enrich their practice through travel.

Northern Ballet  
Northern Ballet Theatre NBT (NBT) is a national touring ballet theatre company based in Leeds. It performs high quality original narrative ballet works in venues across the country, with a special focus in Leeds and the north of England. The company also offers education and training programmes.

Northern School of Contemporary Dance
Northern School of Contemporary Dance (NSCD) is a dance training institution offering a select group of students the opportunity to develop and excel as dance artists in a conservatoire environment. See: 

People Dancing   
The Foundation for Community Dance, supporting dance practitioners across the region and the country.

Royal Academy of Dance
Promotes knowledge, understanding and practice of dance internationally. 

The Royal Ballet
The Royal Ballet is committed to enriching people’s lives through ballet.



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