Join us for an unprecedented celebration of the UK’s dance scene, BBC #DancePassion will include exclusive rehearsals and insights from some of the country’s leading practitioners.

BBC #DancePassion is a dance festival organised by BBC Arts in collaboration with One Dance UK, along with leading names and exciting new talent.  BBC #DancePassion will run across television, radio and online on the BBC from Sunday 31 March to Saturday 6 April, with a live streaming day on Friday 5 April from  dance ‘hubs’ located in Belfast, Birmingham, Leeds, London and Swansea 

BBC #DancePassion in Birmingham will be broadcast from DanceXchange studios at Birmingham Hippodrome and in partnership with Birmingham Royal Ballet.

BBC Dance Passion Birmingham includes activity from Birmingham Royal Ballet, Motionhouse, ACE Dance & Music, DanceXchange’s Centre for Advanced Training – Yuva Gati, Rosie Kay Dance Company & Zoo Nation Youth Company.

Highlights also include:

  • BBC #DancePassion live streaming day featuring 11 hours of performance, rehearsals and behind the scenes insights from across the UK.
  • A week-long focus on dance across television, radio and online including performances of Giselle and Atomos on BBC Four, Sound Of Dance on BBC Radio 3 and dance specials on BBC Radio 2 and BBC Radio 6 Music.

FULL SCHEDULE NOW AVAILABLE 

Read the full BBC Arts announcement HERE

Download the Dance Passion Press Release

LIKE TO BE INVOLVED? If you are a professional dancer and you’d like to take part in the day, join us for a FREE live-broadcast pro-class.