Unique Tay / Review

Tamar Dixon reviews Joan Clevillé Dance / Plan for B for Utopia on Wednesday 7 June, 8pm.  Colourful, vibrant and a blast full of energy, Joan Clevillé Dance takes us on a journey to Plan B for Utopia, exploring different aspects of our lifestyles. ‘You have a plan, and then you don’t. You have a dream, and then you […]

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DX Awards Announced

We are very happy to announce our new dx Choreography Award holders for Autumn 2017: Declan Whitaker Emma Jayne Park Yukiko Masui Jamaal Burkmar (award rolled over from Spring 17) The dx Choreography Award is an ongoing programme for artists with the ambition to grow and further develop their practice, and will support up to eight […]

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RDC YOUTH Brum Premiere

  Birmingham’s multi award winning contemporary youth dance company Rutherford Dance Company Youth (RDC Youth) will be presenting No Filter,  a triple-bill featuring We Are Human Too on Saturday 8 July in The Patrick Centre, Birmingham Hippodrome. “An inspiring evening full of finds and surprises from a company packed with new, vibrant young dancers. The […]

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MOVES411 / Ballet Black

As part of our Moves411 dance reviews in collaboration with Beatfreeks, Paige Jackson reviewed Ballet Black’s Triple Bill on Thursday 25 May, 8pm.  “Ballet Black is a professional ballet company for international dancers of black and Asian descent. Our ultimate goal is to see a fundamental change in the number of black and Asian dancers in mainstream ballet companies, […]

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New Appointments at dx

We are pleased to announce the appointment of Debbie Williams Jardine as DanceXchange’s Interim CEO, starting this June. Debbie trained in dance at Trinity Laban, and has over twenty years’ experience of strategic leadership in dance, creative and digital industries, including as Founder Director of Déda Dance and Arts Centre in Derby and as Chief […]

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No Classes 29/05 & 03/06

CLASS UPDATE: There will no adult classes on Monday 29 May due to Bank Holiday or Young People’s classes on Saturday 3 June due to Half Term.

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Charlie Jordan Blog

Charlie Jordan – D.J Smooth Radio – The Smooth Drive Home 4pm – 7pm, Mon – Friday. Confession…..I can’t dance. As a 6 ft teenager, with the co-ordination of a tipsy baby giraffe, I hid behind the decks and played tunes while other people danced. And so began my career as a D.J., avoiding dancing! […]

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Generate for 11-13yrs

Generate is a brand new programme launching in September 2017  aimed at dancers aged 11-13, who want to progress on to our Centre for Advanced Dance Training – Dance Generation. Classes will take place on Saturday afternoons throughout the academic term. Benefits of this programme include: * Weekly contemporary and ballet technique classes Individual feedback from your tutor to aid your progression and […]

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U.Dance Groups Selected

We would like to congratulate ACE Youth, Ignite Dance Company and Motionhouse Youth on their U.Dance West Midlands success. The groups were selected at the regional event which took place at mac birmingham on Sunday 19 February. Groups will now have the opportunity to represent the West Midlands in the upcoming national youth dance festival, […]

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DJ’s Dance Odyssey

Heart Drivetime presenter Steve Denyer, shares his dance journey having this week seen Imbalance by Joli Vyann in the Patrick Centre. For the last four months I have been following my regular gym sessions with amazing feats of dance on at least a monthly basis. I’m not dancing of course, but instead, my cool down […]

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MOVES411 / IMBALANCE

As part of our Moves411 dance reviews in collaboration with Beatfreeks, Paige Jackson reviewed Joli Vyann’s Imbalance on Wednesday 26 April, 8pm.    “Nowadays everything is so fast… [we] wanted to explore … what that is doing to our personal relationships…” Olivia Quayle   A dim yellow wash gently illuminates a sparse set. DSL: 1 rectangular table, […]

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DX Review / Imbalance

Birmingham-based blogger Rico Johnston reviewed Joli Vyann’s, Imbalance on Wednesday 26 April, 8pm. Imbalance is a gem of contemporary dance by the company Joli Vyann that highlights the irrational plight of human connection in a world that is driven and reliant on technology. Whilst it starts slow and powerful, it was easy to be drawn in […]

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Cover Tutor Call-Out

We looking to recruit cover tutors for our existing class programme from September 2017. The classes accommodate regular attendees as well as those who drop in on a one-off or occasional basis. We are looking for committed and passionate individuals who deliver high-quality teaching and can advocate for our successful class programme. We are looking […]

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Vanhulle DT Blog

Laura Vanhulle, our Choreography Award Holder 2017 shares her thoughts from her two-week residency in our studios as part of her award so far: April 2017 I’ve been at DanceXchange for nearly 2 weeks now exploring ideas for my new work ‘Infinite Womanhood’. The piece is about the woman: her individuality and sexuality, examining the […]

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Apply Now – Choreo Award

Applications are now open for submissions for the dx Choreography Award,  an exciting opportunity designed to support artists at an early stage of their choreographic career. Part of DanceXchange’s recently launched new Artist Development programme, the dx Choreography Award supports the practice of up to eight early-career artists each year who are based, living or working in the Midlands. The […]

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The Big Idea: Call Out

We are pleased to announce an open call-out for The Big Idea 17, a new commission destined to be premiered at this autumn’s Birmingham Weekender 2017 Festival and go on to be performed at next year’s International Dance Festival Birmingham (IDFB). The Big Idea 17 is exclusively for dance artists working in the Midlands to submit the […]

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NEW Street Dance Class!

SUMMER TERM: 24 April – 8 July 2017 (half term for children’s classes – Sat 3 June) Our Class Term programme for Summer 2017 is now online with a NEW additional Beginner’s Street Dance Styles class on Thursdays. Check out our new timetable below.  Call us 0121 667 6730 or email info@dancexchange.org.uk if you have any […]

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Dance Gen: Auditions

Are you aged 11-16yrs with a passion for contemporary dance? Do you want to access high-quality pre-vocational training whilst in mainstream education? Then join us on Sunday 21 May for our 2017-18 Dance Generation Programme Audition We are looking to recruit talented and committed individuals who can train with us to reach their maximum potential. […]

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YUVA GATI: AUDITIONS

This is the national South Asian dance strand that provides training in Bharatanatyam or Kathak styles for young people living across England. ‘Yuva Gati’, meaning ‘Youth Movement’ was launched in January 2009 in partnership with Sampad Arts. Our Centre for Advanced Dance Training Yuva Gati programme provides intensive dance training to young people who have passion in […]

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FREE PRO CLASS WEEK

Dance Mash 2017 sees an exciting week of free classes available to the sector – designed to provide learning experiences across forms and help expand practices in an informal and welcoming. Dance Mash 2017 is a collaborative week of sector led dance activity, delivered as part of Birmingham Dance Hub. Sonia Sabri – Monday 27 […]

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Moves411 / Africarmen

As part of our first Moves411 dance reviews in collaboration with Beatfreeks, Paige Jackson reviewed Tavaziva’s Africarmen on Thursday 9 March, 8pm. Love … corruption … brutality, this is Africarmen! Tonight’s performance was choreographed by Zimbabwean born dancer and composer Bawren Tavaziva. The company is comprised of 6 phenomenal dancers: Anna Watkins, Carmine de Amicis, Ellen Yilma, […]

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Moves411 Youth Reviewers

We are currently  collaborating with Birmingham based youth engagement consultancy Beatfreeks, by inviting young people to attend our performances and give us a frank review of what they thought. We are extremely excited announce MOVES411 reviews which will take place throughout our Spring season 2017. Beatfreeks are a youth engagement agency, that wants to unlock the potential of young people and […]

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CADT Taster Day: 14 May

Sunday 14 May 2017 from 11am – 2pm DanceXchange is hosting an open for young people aged 11-16 years to come and discover more about Dance Generation, the contemporary dance strand of our Centre for Advanced Dance Training scheme. Parents and young people are welcomed to see Dance Generation students in action on a typical Sunday training day. Taster day […]

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BOA Work Experience Blog

Charis and Molly from Birmingham Ormiston Academy have been on work experience placements with us all this week, here’s what they have been getting up to so far: ‘Both of us have been dancing a wide range of styles from a very young age. We have a strong passion for dance and we wanted to learn more. […]

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Happy Bday RDC Youth!

A very happy 4th birthday to RDC Youth. The company originally founded with support from DanceXchange has firmly embedded itself within the Birmingham dance scene and boasts alumni at Trinity Laban, London Contemporary Dance School, Northern School of Contemporary Dance, Institute of Arts Barcelona, Elmhurst Ballet School, Rosie Kay Dance Company and Dansk Danseteater (to name a few!). Rutherford Dance Company Youth (RDC […]

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dx Supports New Artists

We are pleased to announce the launch of an exciting new Artist Development Programme designed to support the growing community of dance artists working in the Midlands. The new programme, shaped in conversation with artists and tailored for different levels of experience, from emerging through to the more established, will enable recipients to make work, […]

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DX Launch: Spring 2017

We kicked off our brand new season with an exclusive launch party for Arthur Pita and HeadSpaceDance’s STEPMOTHER|STEPFATHER double-bill on Thursday 16 May.  The party took place in the newly designed Thorpe Street Atrium within Birmingham Hippodrome.  It was wonderful to meet new and old friends from Birmingham’s cultural scene while enjoying various gothic-themed cocktails and nibbles, designed to […]

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Why CADT?

Dance Generation graduate Annie K explains why our Centre for Advanced Dance Training programme has helped her blossoming dance career so far… “I successfully auditioned for CADT when I was 12, and, following 5 years of wonderful training, graduated at 18. I grew up dancing as a hobby at my local dance school, doing many dance styles, including […]

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Share the Love

Treat your loved ones this valentines! To celebrate, we are running a ‘Bring a loved one for FREE’ offer from 13-17 February. You and a loved one (this could be your BFF, partner, family member or even your work colleague) can attend any DX class together for the price of one. All classes are listed here. Save time […]

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That Dance Life!

Birmingham-based blogger Kat has written a great post on her ‘Kats blog of Stuff‘ about our classes and recent revived love of Swing Dance! ‘…..I’m quite into dancing. Whether it’s in the kitchen, at a festival or in classes, I am all over that. Dance is fun, there’s no set rules and you can do […]

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MAVIN KHOO: Q&A

Classically trained Bharatanatyam dancer Mavin Khoo is Artistic Director of ŻfinMalta Dance Ensemble. The Maltese company are touring on their first UK tour this Spring and will be performing KICK THE BUCKET & HOME at DanceXchange on Friday 27 January, presenting a DOUBLE BILL of work choreographed by Mavin himself and ŻfinMalta Associate Choreographer Iván Pérez. Here […]

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Want to perform?

We have three brand new DX performance classes for Spring 2017 for those of you who enjoy performing. Each class will lead to a performance opportunity. Sunday 19 March (working towards a performance on the 2nd April in Halesowen at the Cornbow centre for a charity event) Sunday 9 April 10am – 4pm DX Performance […]

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VOLUNTEERS needed!

  Are you interested in youth dance and/or performance? Are you friendly and approachable with good communication skills? Can you assist performers whilst keeping to a strict schedule? Are you available on Sunday 19 February 2017? We need volunteers for U Dance West Midlands – the event will feature outstanding performances by talented young dancers from across […]

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FREE DX Totes!

To celebrate the New Year, we have a limited number of exclusive DanceXchange tote bags up for grabs for our class participants! We will be giving away a FREE tote with every purchase of a DX Class Bulk-Buy throughout our 2017 term (whilst stocks last!), all you need to do is purchase your Bulk-Buy via reception or […]

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NEW SEASON ON SALE NOW!

DanceXchange announces new performance season for 2017 DanceXchange is pleased to announce our new January to June 2017 season in The Patrick Centre, Birmingham Hippodrome. The new season is one of our most ambitious, with productions that include subversive theatrical twists on familiar stories; acrobatic, circus-inspired dance; a fusion of modern and classical ballet; and a […]

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FREE CLASSES FOR FRIENDS

Treat your loved ones… To celebrate the New Year we are running ‘Bring a friend for FREE’*. Throughout January 2017 you and a friend can attend any DX class together for the price of one. Our new Spring term runs Monday 9 January – Saturday 1 April 2017, all classes are listed here. Save time and pre-register your […]

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JCRP II Awards Announced

DanceXchange is pleased to announce the award recipients of the second edition of the Jerwood Choreographic Research Project (JCRP II), a National Dance Network initiative supported by Jerwood Charitable Foundation and delivered by DanceXchange. JCRP is an innovative investment model designed to kick-start ideas and research into challenging and exciting choreographic concepts and to stimulate new […]

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DX Class Survey

What do you think about our classes? We’d love to hear your comments, feedback & suggestions (+ a chance to WIN free class vouchers too!) We love hearing from our customers and would greatly appreciate you taking the time to complete a short survey focusing on our current dance classes. You will also have the […]

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DX Class News / Dec 16

DanceXchange would like to wish all of our class participants a very Happy Christmas and New Year ahead and we look forward to seeing you all in 2017 for a new term of exciting dance classes. Treat your loved ones… For the new year we are running ‘Bring a friend for FREE’*. Throughout January you and […]

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OPEN REHEARSAL TOMORROW

Are you looking for chances to perform?  Do you want to be part of a high quality dance group who perform at exciting events? Join us on Thursday in the DX studios to learn a fun dance routine which you will then perform at an Fashion Show Extravaganza! The dx performance group will open the […]

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DX CHOREOGRAPHY AWARD

We are extremely pleased to announce the inaugural dx Choreography Award to support artists at an early stage of their choreographic career. As part of DanceXchange’s new Artist Development programme which will be launched in Spring 2017, the dx Choreography Award will support the practice of up to eight early-career artists each year who are […]

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DX at Digbeth Mela 12/11

We are extremely excited to be teaming up with Digbeth Mela in partnership with Bollywood Dreams Dance this weekend. We will be hosting an energetic Bollywood dance class for all ages in  place of our regular Bollywood classes (First Steps & Kids) this Saturday at 3pm. Learn an energising Bollywood routine with our DX tutor Charlotte H at the […]

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IDFB 2016 showreel

  At a special event at on 3rd November 2016, DanceXchange unveiled the showreel film for International Dance Festival Birmingham 2016, sharing some of the excitement and vibrancy of the festival which took place over three weeks in May.     DanceXchange, is now developing the next festival which will run from 1-24 June 2018, […]

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David says goodbye to DX

David Massingham says goodbye to DanceXchange after 17 years After 17 years as Artistic Director and CEO of DanceXchange, David Massingham has decided it is now time to move on. He will be leaving next year. David has played a pivotal role in the growth and development of dance in the West Midlands, connecting people […]

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Steve Denyer meets dance

Heart Drivetime presenter Steve Denyer, reflects on his first experiences with dance at the mid-season point of DanceXchange’s current programme. Earlier this year I discovered dance. Don’t worry, you won’t see me busting any moves, what I mean is that through wonderful performances I saw as part of the International Dance Festival Birmingham (IDFB) 2016 […]

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U Dance WM – Apply Now!

We are excited to announce that for the first time the West Midlands will have its own regional platform to showcase the diversity and talent of young dancers. U Dance West Midlands will feature outstanding performances by talented young dancers from across the West Midlands, as well as having a chance to perform groups will […]

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Avant Garde Pro Class

Join Avant Garde Dance Company for professional class this Thursday 20 Oct, 10 – 11.30am where you will be exploring the dynamic and intricate repertoire from the critically acclaimed production Fagin’s Twist (performances at the Patrick Centre, Birmingham Hippodrome on Thurs 20 and Fri 21 Oct). Combining hip hop and contemporary dance vocabulary you will learn character based […]

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CADT Open Day / 6 Nov

Join us for the Centre for Advanced Dance Training – Dance Generation (Contemporary Strand) Open Day. This is an opportunity for you to learn and experience the CADT programme with a taster of the training our CADT students receive. This is not an audition but a chance to come along and explore our exciting CADT […]

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DX Supports Step Change

STOP PRESS:  New drop-in session for the Step Change programme will take place at DanceXchange’s studios, Level 5, Birmingham Hippodrome, Thorp Street, Birmingham B5 4TB on Tuesday 18 October 11am-12.30pm.  For more info visit here . DX is proud to support the Step Change programme run by the National Theatre in partnership with Bristol Old Vic, Live Theatre and […]

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DX is Fit to Dance!

DanceXchange is pleased to announce that it has become a registered venue complying with the new Fit To Dance Space Charter Launched in a joint initiative by Equity and One Dance UK, the Charter is a new minimum standard for dance audition and rehearsal spaces across the UK. Audition and rehearsal spaces that have achieved […]

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ANECKXANDER’s success

DanceXchange is particularly pleased to be presenting this week’s performance of ANECKXANDER at The Patrick Centre.  The quirky and unusual show was selected as one of the best performances by the Jury of the prestigious ’16 by Het Theaterfestival. The Jury’s Report makes the case for this superb show. Circus – what’s in a name? […]

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Production Lab Opens

DanceXchange is pleased to announce applications for Production Lab 2016 are now open.  This is an exciting new opportunity for choreographers, dance artists and producers to develop their production skills.  Taking place at DanceXchange’s city centre studios over three days, 26 and 27 October and 2nd November, industry experts will deliver a series of workshops […]

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New Professional Classes

Thursday 8 September, 10-11.30am  class will be delivered by Rudi Cole Thursday 15 September, 10-11.30am class will be delivered by Julia Robert HumanHood will be delivering the upcoming Thursday professional dance classes at DanceXchange studios The workshops will flow from an internal implosion that will lead to a physical explosion. Using breath, imagination and intention, participants […]

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FREE Taster Classes

Monday 12 – Saturday 17 September Our new autumn programme of dance classes at DanceXchange begin on 19 September and run until 10 December.  There are 36 classes with 14 different dance styles including favourites such as street dance, ballet and swing as well as new classes including Bollywood, Flamenco and Solo Jazz. Classes are designed […]

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Slogan Competition

Love our Classes? Describe them in 3 words and be part of our success. The winning slogan will be used in our future promotions plus win a DX T-shirt! Comment via instagram or use #dxclass on Twitter. 48 HOURS ONLY.  Competition closes on Friday 26 August at 3pm   Terms & Conditions The winner will […]

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CBD Executive Producer

Corey Baker Dance (CBD) is seeking an Executive Producer to take a leading role within the company, working directly alongside Artistic Director Corey Baker to develop, produce and manage the company through a period of development. There will be a particular focus on fundraising and generating income. CBD, a small but extremely proactive company, is going […]

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New Season Announced!

We are very pleased to announce our new Autumn performance and class programme! Check out the exciting performances which include a charming family friendly Christmas show and a visually mesmerising production at the cutting edge of dance and digital technology.  Plus for those who want to get dancing, there is something for every age and […]

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AUGUST: Ballet Xtra

Ballet Xtra Summer Classes 2016 DanceXchange Studios Are you looking for ballet classes over the long summer holiday? Former Birmingham Royal ballet dancers will be delivering classes on Monday and Wednesday evenings during the DanceXchange Summer break. We have started a new children class age 11-15 year approximately Grade 5/ Inter foundation and above on […]

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FREE Dance Gender Wkshop

Monday 8 August / 6-7pm / DanceXchange Studios / FREE  Challenge the norm with a gender neutral workshop with dance artist Yukiko Masui. The brand new project It Takes Two Too has successfully received funding to develop a dance performance which incorporates both Latin and Contemporary Dance to explore and challenge traditional gender roles. As […]

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Summer Prof Class

As part of DanceXchange and BDN’s on-going commitment to support the development of professional dancers, we are excited to announce we will be running two classes per week during August This offers artists the perfect opportunity to maintain and improve technique whilst networking and building relationships with other local professionals. Don’t miss out on these […]

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AUGUST: Urban Fusion

Urban Fusion will run over the holidays in August on the following dates:   Wednesday 10 August- 6.30pm – 7.45pm Wednesday 17 August- 6.30pm – 7.45pm Wednesday 24 August – 6.30pm – 7.45pm Wednesday 31 August – 6.30pm – 7.45pm   Learn fast and funky routines to the latest broken beats in this energetic class combining street dance, martial […]

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JCRP Launched

DanceXchange, one of the UK’s leading dance houses, today announced that the second Jerwood Choreographic Research Project (JCRP II) opened today for applications. JCRP is an innovative investment model designed to kick-start ideas and research into challenging and exciting choreographic concepts and to stimulate new thinking in choreography by enabling artists and creatives to think, dream […]

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Progressing Ballet Tech

Progressing Ballet Technique is an innovative program developed by Marie Walton-Mahon for students to understand the depth of training muscle memory in achieving their personal best in classical ballet. She has experimented with outstanding success the use of muscle memory to improve students understanding of core stability, weight placement and alignment for over 12 years. […]

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Re:generation Conference

Submissions of academic presentations are wanted for UK’s ONLY international platform dedicated to showcasing African influenced dance styles; such as Hip Hop, Jazz, Afro Caribbean, traditional and contemporary African and Caribbean, Afro-Latin, and African American Dance. Re:generations is a biennial academic and artistic conference which aims to share current practice and research in the field of […]

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Tango cancelled: 29 June

Argentine Tango is cancelled for Wednesday 15 June, and Wednesday 29 June. We are very sorry for any inconvenience caused.  

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Rural Touring Workshop

Are you a choreographer or emerging artist/company, looking to tour your work? Then this could be the opportunity for you! Rural Touring Dance Initiative provides aspiring practitioners and professional artists with the possibility for their work to be programmed in non-theatre spaces ie; village halls and rural areas. All you have to do is to […]

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IDFB 2016 is a success

Audiences of over 52,000 enjoyed an impressive range of world-class dance performances and events at International Dance Festival Birmingham 2016, up by over 50% in comparison to the previous festival in 2014. One of Europe’s biggest and most diverse dance festivals, the fifth edition from 1-22 May, produced by DanceXchange in partnership with Birmingham Hippodrome, […]

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Cancelled: Tap Advanced

For this week only Tuesday 24 May, Tap Advanced class is cancelled. We will resume as normal Tuesday 31 May. We are sorry for any inconvenience caused.

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dx Performance Group

The DX Performance Group is now closed, the first class to join is on Thursday 12 May when the group re-opens. In addition we will be offering interested participants the opportunity to watch the dx performance group on Thursday 5 May to give participants an idea of the content and general standard of the class. […]

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Summer Term begins 11Apr

11 April – 2 July (half term for children’s classes – Sat 28 May) The Class Term Programme for Summer is now announced and is present on all of our individual class listings. For any further enquiries, please contact danceadmin@dancexchange.org.uk, or view our class listings: http://www.dancexchange.org.uk/event-type/classes/  

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Progressing Ballet Tech

*‘Progressing Ballet Technique is an innovative program developed by Marie Walton-Mahon for students to understand the depth of training muscle memory in achieving their personal best in classical ballet. She has experimented with outstanding success the use of muscle memory to improve students understanding of core stability, weight placement and alignment for over 12 years.’ […]

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Ballet Xtra Classes

Ballet Xtra Easter Classes 2016 Are you looking for Intermediate/ advanced ballet classes over the Easter holiday? Former Birmingham Royal Ballet dancers will be delivering classes during the DanceXchange Easter break. Wednesday 30 March, 6:45PM – 8:15PM – Jenny Murphy Thursday 31 March, 6:45PM – 8:15PM – Juliana Moraes Monday 4 April, 6:30 PM to […]

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Cancelled: Musical Dance

To all participants and public, Musical Dance will not be running for the rest of the Spring Term, and will not run for the Summer Term. We are very sorry for any inconvenience caused. Why not try Jazz Dance Beginners that is on at 6pm every Thursday? Please refer to our class schedule for more […]

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Update for COAL

We are all excited for Gary Clarke Company’s COAL world premiering at DanceXchange 11 – 13 February! This is an update to say that there will now be no interval and the running time will be 80 mins. This was a decision made by Gary Clarke himself to ensure the delivery of the play is executed […]

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Gary Clarke: about COAL

Gary Clarke talks about his production of, ‘COAL’ showing at DanceXchange, 11 – 13 February  Marking the 30th anniversary of the end of the 1984/5 British miners’ strike, award winning choreographer Gary Clarke proudly presents COAL, a riveting dance theatre show which takes an nostalgic look at the hard hitting realities of life at the coal […]

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Spring Class Timetable

4 January – 24 March The Class Term Programme for Spring is now announced and is present on all of our individual class listings. For any further enquiries, please contact danceadmin@dancexchange.org.uk        

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Michael Clark Workshop

Saturday 16 January 2016  Reserve your place now for this exciting intensive workshop. Ideal for dance artists and 2nd/3rd year vocational degree students. Time: 10.30am – 5pm DanceXchange/The Patrick Centre, Birmingham Hippodrome Deadline for Confirmation and Payment: 7 January 2016 DanceXchange is excited to offer an Intensive workshop with Michael Clark Company on Saturday 16 […]

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Jerwood Choreographic

Jerwood Choreographic Research project is set to continue Jerwood Charitable Foundation has awarded £55,000 of match funding for the second phase of the innovative Jerwood Choreographic Research Project (JCRP). The JCRP is a National Dance Network initiative, led and delivered by the Birmingham-based dance house DanceXchange. The new funding announcement will build on the first […]

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Professional Class

There is a slight ammendment for Professional Class this Thursday 5 November.  Chris Vann, a member of Rosie Kay Dance Company, will be teaching this week. Chris Vann has worked with Rosie Kay Dance Company since 2009, in a variety of roles in works such as, 5 Soldiers (2010-11), Asylum (2012-13), There is Hope (2012-13), and outdoor […]

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NDTA Annual Conference

Booking is now open for the NDTA Annual Conference on Saturday 28 November at Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music & Dance. Join NDTA supporters past and present for a full day of seminars, discussions and practical workshops aimed at helping teachers and dance artists who work in schools. This will be a very special conference, the […]

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Cancelled: Bromance

With huge regret DanceXchange is sad to announce that due to an artist injury Bromance by Barely Methodical Troupe has been cancelled. We sincerely apologise for any inconvenience and disappointment caused. – See more at: http://www.dancexchange.org.uk/news/cancellation-bromance-thursday-29-friday-30-october#sthash.iYHc2tQr.dpuf Birmingham Hippodrome Box Office will be in touch with ticket buyers in order to refund the cost of all […]

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The Big Idea IDFB 2016

Award-winning INTERNATIONAL DANCE FESTIVAL BIRMINGHAM (IDFB), announces ‘The Big Idea’ outdoor commissions for IDFB 2016 Following an open call-out which attracted over 40 ‘Big Ideas’ from artists and choreographers, DanceXchange is delighted to announce that it has commissioned and will be producing two thrilling new outdoor shows designed to bring dance to the city streets […]

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PUT YOUR FOOT DOWN 2016

Call out for dynamic dance groups & individuals from all styles to perform on the PYFD stage! International Dance Festival Birmingham (IDFB) 2016 sees the return of outdoor spectacular Put Your Foot Down on Saturday 7 May in Birmingham City Centre from 12-6pm. This celebratory event will bring the city to life with fantastic performances […]

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Half Term Reminder

Sending out a reminder that there are no Kids and Teen classes this Saturday 24 October, due to half term week. Classes will run as normal for Adults but all Saturday Classes for Tap, Ballet, Jazz, Street, Contemporary and Creative Dance are not on for Saturday only. Please see the classes schedule on our website for […]

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MY Dance Festival

Want your dance group to perform as part of the biggest youth dance festival of the year? Applications now open to take part in MY Dance Festival 2016, taking place on 23 April 2016 in Birmingham, and U.Dance 2016 in Salford 8-10 July 2016. MY Dance will include dance groups of young people aged 11-19 […]

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