Workshops

Get involved in our Big Dance Fortnight and Summer Fun workshops

Develop and Deepen - Improvers and Advanced Contemporary Classes (18+)
Thursdays 6 July, 7.30-8.45pm, Riverside, University of Worcester, St John’s, WR2 5JN. Classes for more experienced dancers to develop and deepen their contemporary dance practice. Led by highly experienced practitioners from Dancefest and the University of Worcester

Watch Out Worcester performance project (18+)
Saturday 15 July, 10.30am-4pm and 22 July between 12 noon and 4.30pm, Worcester Museum and Art Gallery and Worcester City Centre. Confident, physical performers will spend Saturday 15 July with Dancefest, using costumes from Coventry-based Imagineer Productions, to create a short pop up performance for Worcester City Art Gallery and Museum and outdoor locations.

Moving Pictures - Grease (55+)
Wednesday 19 July, 11am-4pm, Courtyard, Hereford, HR4 9JR. A screening of Grease, lunch and dance workshops inspired by the film, including a seated dance workshop. Booking: courtyard.org.uk, 01432 340555

Outdoor dance

Dancefest workshops at the Three Choirs Festival
Tuesday 25 July, Crow Studio, King’s School, Worcester, WR1 2LL
8-11s: 11am-12.30pm, 5-7s: 1-2pm. Lively, creative and fun dance workshops incorporating the music of Scott Joplin.

Big Jigsaw Inclusive Dance Summer School
Tuesday 1 & Wednesday 2 August, 10am-3pm, The Courtyard, Edgar Street, Hereford, HR4 9JR. Using Dancefest’s specially made dance yurt, this is an inclusive sensory and movement based experience suitable for people with learning disabilities, their friends and support workers.

One World In Our Park Performance Project (5-14)
Tuesday 22 & Wednesday 23 August, 10am-12 noon & 1-3pm; Monday 28 August for the performance (1-3pm) Horizon Centre, Midland Road, Worcester, WR5 1DS & Fort Royal Park. A summer project for children and young people as part of the Horizon Play Scheme to create a short performance for the Friends of Fort Royal Park bank holiday Monday event.