Call for participants age 16-25 to take part in a one day workshop with Icon Dance at Birmingham Museums and Art Gallery on Saturday 30 January 2016 from 11am-5pm.
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
A brand new, daringly dazzling performance of dance & acrobatics. Part of IDFB 2016
A project for aspiring choreographers aged 16-25 who are interested in developing choreographic skills in any dance style
A training course for 12 West Midlands dance artists who want to develop skills and confidence in delivering dance activity for vulnerable groups.
Arts Champions is a scheme funded by Birmingham City Council to partner up Birmingham’s many arts organisations with the city’s constituencies.
The Workplace Workout partnership gives you and your employees a series of dance taster sessions which take place in your own premises at lunchtime or after-work.
A cheeky dance celebration of the child within.
Professional classes run every Thursday throughout Spring 2016
Dance Tutor Johnny Autin seeks talented dancers for upcoming Opera at Birmingham Opera Company, entitled ‘Dido & Aeneas’.
If you are passionate and enthusiastic about dance and the arts, enjoy working with a wide range of people and have a "can do" approach, then we'd love to hear from you.
The Class Term Programme for Spring is now announced!
Aimed at beginners to advanced level for schools, colleges, universities and community settings across the West Midlands.
Take a look at this fantastic opportunity for four female participants to join COAL - Gary Clarke Company's new production, which receives its world premiere at The Patrick Centre, Birmingham, 11-13 February 8pm,
Corey Baker Dance (CBD) is seeking a male contemporary performer to perform 'Phone Box'
A new opportunity to help shape the arts in Britain by co-investing in artist-led choreographic research.
At a special reception at the House of Lords on Tuesday 17 November 2015, kindly hosted by the Bishop of Birmingham The Right Reverend David Urquhart (in his capacity as a Trustee of Birmingham Hippodrome Theatre Trust), DanceXchange and Birmingham Hippodrome officially launched International Dance Festival Birmingham 2016.
Call out for dynamic dance groups & individuals from all styles to perform on the PYFD stage!
Award-winning INTERNATIONAL DANCE FESTIVAL BIRMINGHAM (IDFB), announces ‘The Big Idea’ outdoor commissions for IDFB 2016
DanceXchange is proud to present the UK premiere of 'Supernatural' as part of the Fierce Festival
Come and see a brand new dx co-production this weekend on Saturday 26 September
A day of seminars, discussions, & practical workshops aimed at helping teachers and dance artists who work in schools.
Want your dance group to perform as part of the biggest youth dance festival of the year?
The Midlands will host a wealth of youth dance activity in 2016 with MY (Midlands Youth) Dance, a partnership between DanceXchange and Dance4, taking place on 16 April 2016 in Birmingham and Youth Dance England’s national U. Dance 2016 festival happening in Salford 8-10 July 2016.
Join us in our studios to sample what's in store for our upcoming class programme!
We are seeking a Freelance Tutor to work with our brand new Performance Group- creating work to be showcased within IDFB 2016
Opportunity for West Midlands Based Artists in Partnership with Vivid projects and Birmingham Dance Network
In 2014-15, just under 11,500 children and young people took part in the exciting opportunities offered by DanceXchange in our studios, the Patrick Centre and further afield.
Opportunity for people aged 16-24 to take part in a free interactive performance-digital workshop & development project
Enjoy hundreds of free events by brilliant local, regional and international artists and companies across Birmingham!
We are delighted to be working with SMILE to create and develop a new DanceXchange website
'A POSITIVE LIFE' will be performed alongside three other pieces of work created in Birmingham by Autin Dance Theatre
Our annual Summer Showcase for class participants will take place on Sunday 12 July
Youth dance groups from the West Midlands selected to perform at National Youth Dance Festival
£55,000 worth of match funding has been awarded to JCRP by the Jerwood Charitable Foundation
Two exciting new positions are now available working for International Dance Festival Birmingham 2016.
Audition workshop for young males (12-24) interested in performing arts
GCSE dance student Shannon reviews Fuel's basketball inspired performance // 16 May
Sixth form ballet students Erin & Hamish review Jesús Fernández's performance // 6 May
Open Audition for young dancers interested in joining the Dance Generation program. Deadline now extended to 11 May
Congratulations to one of our Yuva Gati graduates, Vidya Patel, for winning the BBC Young Dancer 2015 South Asian Final.
Are you a regional dance artist looking to be more successful with securing funding?
We are seeking a Development Manager to develop and manage our fundraising and external relations strategy.
Are you interested in helping us shape the current class programme?
FREE Open Day for talented dancers aged 11-16
Our new class term commences Monday 13 April - Saturday 11 July 2015
IDFB are once again partnering with Electric Swing Circus and Swingamajig to offer mixed ability Dance Workshops one day ahead of Swingamajig Festival 2015.
We were really pleased with the response to our recent online Class Programme Survey, and the results are being processed, with early findings now available.
We are looking for a talented company to design our new website.
Nationally acclaimed and award winning choreographer and performer Gary Clarke has launched a major funding campaign to help bring his most important work to a whole new audience.
International Dance Festival Birmingham 2016 // Call for an Outdoor Place or Unusual Space Idea (OPUS)
Join us for a FREE professional development evening for teachers and youth dance leaders focusing on talent identification for boys.
A-level dance student and RDC Youth member Amelia B visited The Patrick Centre to review Dreaming In Code // Friday 6 March
Kathak student Vidya Patel makes it through to BBC Young Dancer 2015 - South Asian category
Congratulations to our talented student Mary Anderson who has been selected for national YDE Programme
Are you a budding dance reviewer aged 11-17?
We'd like your comments, feedback & suggestions on our current class programme
DanceXchange is offering paid internships for a bright and motivated individuals interested in embarking on a career in the arts.
KHORA are looking for people in Birmingham of all backgrounds to get involved in a project about belief.
We are seeking an ambitious Director of Programmes for an exciting new role heading the Programme Team.
Our new class term commences Monday 5 January - Saturday 21 March 2015.
Want to help shape an exciting showcase for youth dance, meeting industry professionals along the way?
Take part from 24 October - 25 October 12-12pm
International Dance Festival Birmingham wins Achievement in Dance category at the UK Theatre Awards
Win tickets to Mark Bruce Company's Dracula!
We are looking for enthusiastic and committed volunteers to assist us at the Sony B-Boy Championships World Finals 2014
As part of the B-Boy Championships programme, we are hosting 8 workshops for those with dance experience led by world masters of street styles
Calling Midlands-based dance groups aged 11-19 (up to 25 for disabled dancers)
The Midlands will host a wealth of youth dance activity in 2015 with MY (Midlands Youth) Dance, a partnership between DanceXchange and Dance4,
At DanceXchange our aim is to bring dance to more people in Birmingham and the West Midlands region, through performances, productions, classes and community outreach.
As we look to our long term future, we want to continue this work and we want to keep dance alive in the region. As a registered charity, we receive core funding from Arts Council England and Birmingham City Council, along with a range of trusts and foundations.
But we also need support from individuals and businesses to make this happen.
By supporting DanceXchange, you will help us fulfil our core objectives: to produce exceptional work; to bring outstanding performances to Birmingham; and to enable people of all walks of life to engage in dance either as a participant, performer or audience member. It’s easy to show us your support!
Click here to Make a Donation. Every pound will help us transform lives through dance. Thanks to an Arts Council England Catalyst award, donations from individuals are matched automatically. This means that, combined with Gift Aid, a £10 donation can be worth £22.50 to us. However, the scheme is for a limited period only – all the more reason to support dx today!
For more information, please contact Husne Begum, Development Manager on 0121 689 1082.