Join Dance in Devon and Choreographer Kay Crook for a day of fun and inclusive dance workshops working towards creating a ‘Dance in a Day’ to share with each other, parents and friends. Participants will form a dance company for one day, facing an intensive challenge where they will learn new creative skills ...
January 5, 2019Kate Wannell
Dance in Devon is excited to announce that we will be hosting the U.Dance 2019 Regional Platform for the South West at Dartington on Sunday 14th April 2019.Youth dance groups from across the SW are invited to apply to perform at the U.Dance Regional Platform on 14th April 2019 at ...
October 16, 2018Kate Wannell
Watch This SpaceSunday 17th March 2019Dartington SPACE Performance Opportunity Dance in Devon is delighted to invite Devon dance artists to apply to take part in our seventh edition of Watch This Space. Each year we are proud to showcase some of the best ‘home grown’ dance in the region. We ...
October 9, 2018Kate Wannell
We are delighted to announce that we have confirmed the date for our Watch this Space performance platform for 2019 as Sunday 17th March. Details on a mini-commissioning opportunity will be coming soon!
September 25, 2018Kate Wannell
Image: Photographer Matt Austin Professional development opportunity for South West choreographers aged 18-25Over the past four years Pavilion Dance South West and Dance in Devon have been welcoming young choreographers from across the region to learn and train with some of the UK’s best choreographers. In a fun, supportive environment you ...
September 11, 2018Kate Wannell
At Dance in Devon, we believe that dance can be for everyone. Life is better when we move together and we are proud that we have been able to make this happen for all kinds of people in all kinds of ways. But we now need your support to continue ...
July 31, 2018Kate Wannell
26th March and 24th April 2018 | 6.45-7.45pmStudio 74, Exeter Phoenix Dance in Devon invites you to join us before the spring dance performance at Exeter Phoenix for Dance Talks. Dance Talks is a free opportunity to connect with Dance in Devon, meet other dance artists/practitioners/producers/students/audiences and like minds. ...
March 13, 2018Kate Wannell
New Arts Festival in Devon for 2018The Branchline partnership is supporting learning disabled young people create a first for Dartington: The ORDINARY ART FESTIVAL is a brand new festival offer for 2018 drawing together the work of ‘artists with labels’ from across the SW. Branchline is a new ...
January 11, 2018Kate Wannell
A big thank you to all of our fabulous performers and all those who attended our Tea Dance event at Torre Abbey on 17th September. We loved dancing with you all! Our thanks also go to The International Agatha Christie Festival for hosting us.
September 19, 2017Kate Wannell
Our dance for falls prevention project is featured as part of Torbay Culture.Find out all about our project here
September 14, 2017Lizzy Humber
Dance in Devon presentThe Doodle Dance ShowAn innovative show combining drawing and dance11th November | 11.30am & 2.30pm | The Palace Theatre, Paignton12th November | 1.30pm and 4pm | Exeter PhoenixDance in Devon is delighted to invite Award-winning performers Anna Williams (Russell Maliphant, La Ribot) and Tom Roden (New Art ...
August 31, 2017Lizzy Humber
Dance in Devon and the International Agatha Christie Festival invite young and old to come together in Torbay to create a new dance piece for the festival, with choreographer Richard Chappell. Each with a story to share, dancers from Torbay between the ages of 12 – 96 have been working ...
August 29, 2017Kate Wannell
An Evening of Youth Dance at The Plough Arts Centre We had the chance to chat and have some creative dance conversations with some of the young dancers who were performing at the Inspire Youth Dance Event at The Plough Arts Centre on Thursday 13th July, organised by Community Dance ...
August 15, 2017Kate Wannell
An unusual dance project for the shores of West Somerset “As summer ends, strangers will land. We watch. Everyone must decide. What to hold on to, what to leave behind.” Stacked Wonky Dance Company introduce their new dance project, The Landings. The Landings is an innovative site-specific dance project that exists because ...
August 15, 2017Kate Wannell
An invitation to come and play! STRETCH Sophia Clist with Nick Burge- an interactive artwork for all agesMonday 15th - Friday 19th May | Exeter CathedralStretch is a screen made of hundreds of strands of fine elastic stretching across a space. Stretch is ...
April 24, 2017Lizzy Humber
Thank you to everyone who joined us on Saturday for our This Girl Can event. We saw 74 people try out bollywood, street and ballroom styles with our mother and daughter duo Anne and Amy.
March 28, 2017Lizzy Humber
Best Foot Forward in the People's ProjectsA huge thank you to everyone who voted for our project – you are our BFF! #VoteBFF #peoplesprojects Unfortunately we have not been successful in winning the People’s Projects funding for our Best Foot Forward project. Our congratulations go to the winners who can be ...
March 28, 2017Lizzy Humber
Sadler’s Wells is inviting applications from over 60's groups across the country to perform in Elixir Extracts, part of Elixir Festival 2017. Celebrating lifelong creativity and the contribution of older artists, the Elixir Festival was set up in 2014 to challenge assumptions about what older people can do, throw a spotlight ...
February 2, 2017Kate Wannell
We were so pleased with the success of our Dance In Time weekend at the end of November, so we wanted to share both some images and writing from the weekend. We invited local writer Jennifer Parsons to write a review of Dance In Time 2016, which is below. There are ...
December 15, 2016Kate Wannell
"I was lucky enough to have the opportunity to join in the workshops at the Young Choreographers South West Residential weekend at Dartington as a volunteer. The whole experience was wonderful. The choreographers leading the workshops, Sade Alleyne and Theo Clinkard, were inspirational. Very different, but both exciting and thought provoking. ...
November 28, 2016Kate Wannell