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Statement Of Solidarity #BlackLivesMatter


At DanceGRiST we stand in solidarity with our black friends, colleagues, creatives, artists, communities and contributors. DanceGRiST, our culture, our society and the world would not be the same without you. Your voices,… Continue reading

Coronavirus and DanceGRiST


We are replanning what we are doing to support the dancers, artists and multiskilled creatives we support at this time. We are working on real things that help – and we’re in the… Continue reading

Festival and Artists’ Opportunity


As the theatre industry and wider society reels from the unprecedented shock of the coronavirus outbreak and COVID-19 pandemic, many producers and artists are taking the initiative to share work and support each other during these difficult times.

Shobana Jeyasingh Dance wins Best Independent Company at 20th National Dance Awards


On February 20th, Shobana Jeyasingh Dance won Best Independent Dance Company at the 20th National Dance Awards. The annual National Dance Awards recognises excellence in dance. It is organised by the Dance Section… Continue reading

Oreo Complex, GENERAL WASTE, COLLIDER. Three short reviews


Review of three intriguing and distinct works of performance art at Siobhan Davies Dance’s Open Choreography Performance Evening

BlaQish at Resolutions 2020


BlaQish is an innovative blend of tap, rhythm, hiphop and krump that stays true to the spirit of hiphop culture. Its moves and grooves examine the relationship of those in the Alpha Phi… Continue reading

Tipples at TRAP


MPs and local politicians, great DJs, cider, moves and grooves, dancing and people watching. We don’t normally share things based on a press release but this event – supporting local food banks in Walthamstow – is both fun and important.

Sadler’s Wells announce the Barclays Dance Pass


Announcement and thoughts on the announced release of 10,000 special-priced tickets for young people by Sadler’s Wells and Barclays



We’ve been contacted with an opportunity for an easy wedding dance choreography and Ugandan traditional dance performance for a wedding in August. If you’re interested, here’s what to do.

A nose for trouble? video pick of the week


Pick of the week: the giant tap-dancing noses of the opera The Nose, produced by Barrie Kosky to Shostakovich’s music.

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