Performances

Dance companies touring to the region this autumn - and Dancefest's end of term wrap ups

Birmingham Weekender
22-24 September, Birmingham city centre
For dance lovers there is Square Dance in Victoria Square delivered with the organisers of Moseley Folk Festival - disco, folk, bhangra, Northern Soul, Kathakali dancers and DJs Craig Charles, David Rodigan and Don Letts. Look out for performances from Birmingham Royal Ballet, South Asian dance and new commissions from 2Faced Dance, Rosie Kay and DeNada Dance Theatre’s TORO: Beauty and the Bull presented by DanceXchange at the Patrick Centre.

2Faced Dance presents Outlands
Tuesday 10 October, The Courtyard, Hereford, HR4 9JR
A vivacious triple bill that showcases and celebrates three female choreographers commissioned as part of 2Faced Dance Company’s The BENCH INDIA and UK programme.

Anjali Dance Company presents Genius
Monday 16 October, 7.45pm, Malvern Theatres WR14 3HB
Wednesday 1 November, 8pm, Artrix, Bromsgrove B60 1PQ
An exceptional group of six dancers perform two dramatic explorations of genius in choreographer Gary Clarke’s Beethoven and Lea Anderson’s Nosferatu.
(look out for our guest workshop with Anjali on Wednesday 18 October)

Phoenix Dance Theatre – triple bill
14 November, 7.30pm, Malvern Theatres, WR14 3HB
Phoenix Dance Theatre returns to Malvern to present three diverse, emotional and sassy dances in one thrilling and thought-provoking performance. 

Dancefest’s Winter Wrap Ups
7pm, Wednesday 13 December, The Kindle Centre, Asda Stores, Belmont, Hereford HR2 7JE
7pm, Wednesday 13 December, Horizon Centre, Midland Road, Worcester WR5 1DS
7pm Friday 15 December, The Angel Centre, Angel Place, Worcester WR1 3QN
Children, young people and adults from our weekly community classes share what they’ve learnt and created during the term with family and friends.

 

Some of Dancefest's previous performances

Quiet Revolution
an outdoor performance about the quiet social revolution during WW1, when women were fighting the Great War on their own doorstep and discovered a new sense of purpose, unity and liberation.

Watch Out Worcester
Saturday 22 July, from 12pm Worcester City Centre. A new free event for the city. Theatre, dance, music, spoken word and visual arts in outdoor and unusual spaces, created and performed by local and visiting artists and companies.

Big Dance Picnic
Saturday 8 July, 12 noon, Cripplegate Park, Tybridge St, Worcester WR2 5BA. Bring a picnic and a blanket to this afternoon of dance and music, with performances by our children’s dance groups and fun activities for the whole family to enjoy.

Herefordshire and Worcestershire Dancing
Thursday 13 July, 7pm, Artrix, Slideslow Drive, Bromsgrove B60 1PQ. A dance performance celebrating excellence in dance in education throughout Herefordshire and Worcestershire.

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

Chance to Dance Company and Friends
Our Chance to Dance groups and invited guests Growing Older (Dis)Gracefully Dance, 18 March 2017

Vista
A 'dance walk' at National Trust Croome on 16 & 17 July 2016. 2-17 July 2016 was our Big Dance Fortnight. You can see photos of some of these events on our Facebook page.

The Magical Umbrella
Dance, film and live music project by disabled and non-disabled dancers and musicians on 22 & 23 March 2016.

12 Moves
A two and half year Dancing for the Games project that got Worcestershire Dancing in 2010-2012.

Nurture
At the site of the old Worcester Royal Infirmary.

Dear Heart
A site specific performance for the Commandery in Worcester.

Forbidden: A Tale of Love and War
At Goodrich Castle in Herefordshire.

Ashes to Ashes
At St Swithun's Church in Worcester.