Leverhulme Arts Scholarships in association with the Leverhulme Trust.

Bristol Ferment have just announced four Leverhulme Arts Scholarships in associated with the Leverhulme Trust. The scholarships enable artists to access up to £5000 worth of bursary funding to support things like accommodation costs, travel, writing and R&D time alongside

ISTD Free Open Day at Swindon Dance

Swindon Dance is hosting a ISTD Free student open day designed to help you plan your career in dance Sunday 23rd April 2017, 12:30 – 17:00 Limited Spaces available – for more info  Contact: gbridge@istd.org

Dance for Parkinsons Taster Session

Swindon Dance are delighted to be setting up a new partnership with Parkinson’s UK Swindon & District Branch, and Swindon Therapy Centre for Multiple Sclerosis, offering a taster session in Dance for Parkinson’s. The taster session will be taking place

Update on YDA – Centre of Advanced Training (CAT) – Audition Successes

We continue to have successful YDA students successfully auditioning at their chosen schools! Samantha Mould (SCP) offers from Trinity Laban and Northern School of Contemporary Dance Dan Baines (SCP)  offers from The Rambert School of Ballet and Contemporary Dance, Trinity Laban

News from the YDA!

Over the Februrary Half term, dancers  from the 3 Programmes worked with the following: Swindon Contemporary Programme: Dancers worked with Bartek Woszczynski Dance to create a piece ‘suppressed’ which will be premiered at U.Dance on Sunday 26th February at Wyvern Theatre Caroline

Schools Opportunity to work with ACE – Music and Dance

ACE – Dance and Music are offering Workshops to Schools.     TEN Education Offer: There are various options in the ACE Dance and Music Education Programme which could stand alone or be combined to make up a bespoke education

Marie McCluskey DanceMakers Fund is Now Open

After creating and steering the development of Swindon Dance for over 35 years founding Artistic Director, Marie McCluskey has worked with, guided, mentored and supported literally hundreds of people to watch, make, perform, produce, and study all kinds of dance.

SWINDON DANCE – BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (dance)

NEW  NEW  NEW  NEW  NEW  NEW  NEW  NEW This BTEC gives dance students wishing to progress onto full-time dance training at a dance Conservatoire or vocational college – the next stage in their training both the required level of dance training and


Swindon Dance will be hosting its very first street dance styles battle, ‘West Country Clash (WCC)’ in partnership with Jam! Multi Styles Battle (MSB) and the Youth Dance Academy (YDA). This exciting dance event will see talented street dancers from

U. Dance

South West U.Dance Regional Platform We are thrilled to announce that we received 25 applications for the South West U.Dance Regional Platform before Christmas from groups throughout the South West Region. Including Swindon, Bristol, Wiltshire, Plymouth, Devon, Cornwall, Hampshire and


Bristol Harbour Festival 2017 – Creative Producer Bristol Harbour Festival is Bristol’s flagship event, attracting over 250,000 people to the city to celebrate Bristol and the heritage, arts and culture of a city recently voted one of the top 10 cities

When Kimmy met Darcey

Swindon Dance teacher, Kimmy Brewser (Dance Fit Fusion & Saturday Jazz) recently  passed her DDMIX instruction with the amazing Darcey Bussell!