Watch - Dancing Books!

Wednesday 12 July

Dancing Books is a Community Dance project created and produced by DanceWest. Supported by Arts Council England, Hammersmith & Fulham, Kensington and Chelsea and Westminster. The project offers free dance classes in Libraries for pre-school children and their families. Children's books are nominated and then used as the inspiration for the classes. Dancing Books encourages the development of literacy skills and inspires storytelling.

Audition Notice - Henri Oguike for Ignition Dance Festival

Wednesday 10 May 2017 

Henri Oguike is inviting dancers to apply to audition for the creation of a new work for Ignition Dance Festival produced by DanceWest. Henri will create a group piece that will delve deeply into the rhythmic and dynamic possibilities linking choreography to music. Producing delicate nuances of the body as a natural generator of 'narratives' in the work. More here

Ignition Dance Festival -Community Groups Announced!

Thursday 13 April 2017

After an overwhelming 80 applications to take part in the Ignition Community Dance Platform we are pleased to announce that the community groups have been selected! Hosted by MC Hakeem Onibudo Ignition's highly entertaining community dance showcase will take place across two venues in 2017 - Lyric Hammersmith & Rose Theatre Kingston. Find out who the selected groups are here