Inclusive Disco & Performance by Move it Mondays

Wednesday 12 June 2019

On Saturday 8th June we produced a Inclusive Disco as part of Joy Festival in partnership with Turtle Key Arts and Hammersmith & Fulham Arts Festival. Opening the disco were young people from our Move it Mondays programme - an inclusive dance group for young people aged 8-26 years. Thanks to support from the National Lottery DanceWest will be producing the next inclusive Disco in December. More new to follow!


Volunteer - Social Media & Marketing assistant

Tuesday 4 June 2019

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DanceWest’s programmes are delivered by a team of experienced dance teachers and assistants supported by a small back office team. 

Our programmes are designed to bring positive change in our communities, improving health and wellbeing and providing high-quality, safe, and enjoyable dance activity. People working with us feel part of something amazing and are motivated to make a difference. Our office environment is friendly, inclusive and hardworking! 

We are seeking a volunteer social media and marketing assistant June- August. If you are interested to volunteer with us as please request a volunteer pack and application form via admin@dancewest.co.uk  

Dancing with Parkinson's Danielle Teale Dance & DanceWest

Tuesday 21st May 2019

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We are delighted to announce a brand new programme, initiated by Danielle Teale the Dancing with Parkinson’s programme brings a high quality dance opportunities for people with Parkinson’s, their loved ones, companions, friends and carers in a supportive and sociable environment. Taking place at the Tabernacle the new programme begins this May to July with a series of taster classes! More here.


Bolder not Older Company at Sadler's Wells

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Thursday 4 April 2019

Bolder not Older Company is performing at Sadlers Wells! Our dancers will take part in Elixir Extracts Festival on Sunday 16 June. Elixir Extracts celebrates lifelong creativity with a platform dedicated to older artists, including a performance by Sadlers Wells Company of Elders. Bolder not Older Co. will perform brand new work choreographed by Danielle Teale. For tickets click here

Dancing Books 2019

Thursday 7 March 2019

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DanceWest are delighted to announce that Dancing Books returns to West London! Our much loved community programme supported by Arts Council England and Give A book offers families access to dance classes that support and develop literacy, language and story telling. Find out more about the programme and read which Libraries DanceWest will be collaborating with here

Tea Dance With a Twist

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Wednesday 6 February 2019

Join us on Saturday 16 March for a Tea Dance with a Twist for a jubilant and joyous afternoon of live music and dance. Crossing continents and generations with live flamenco from Strictly’s Sam Quy, swinging jazz led by Vera Lynn’s pianist Jack Honeyborne, dance-theatre from Sadlers Well’s duo Thick and Tight, performances from Company of Elders, DanceWest’s Youth Co and Bolder Not Older Dance Company. All served with lashings of afternoon tea. Buy tickets here

DanceWest - Bring a friend for Free

Tuesday, 29 January 2019

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‘Bring a friend for FREE’ to any of our classes this February 2019.

You and a friend can attend any DanceWest class together for the price of one. The offer applies to our new adult programme and Bush Theatre and Children’s and Young People Classes at Lyric Hammersmith. All classes are listed here.

*Friend must be unregistered prior to attending. Offer can be user only once per participant and the friends have to attend the same class on the same day as DanceWest participants.



Danielle Teale - Announced as Rehearsal Director

Friday 18 January 2019

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Bolder not Older Dance Company was launched by DanceWest in March 2018, to provide adults aged 55+ an opportunity to perform, create choreography and take part in a weekly class. The company celebrates the artistic integrity of older dancers, and challenges preconceptions of what it means to be older. We are delighted to announce we have appointed Danielle Teale as the Rehearsal Director! Danielle joins us from January!

Volunteer - Tea Dance with a Twist!

Monday 14 January 2019

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Produced by DanceWest - A Tea Dance With a Twist will be a spectacular intergenerational event for 300 people on Saturday 16 March. Taking place at Hammersmith Town Hall, the programme will include a live jazz band led by keyboard legend Jack Honeyborne, dance performances from Thick and Tight, Company of Elders and our very own Bolder Not Older Company. It promises to be a fabulous afternoon of music, dancing and cake! We are looking for volunteers to assist on the day with the smooth running of the event. If you are motivated to make a difference through dance, then come and work with us and feel part of something amazing. Contact Maria projects@dancewest.co.uk

Photo Ellie Kurttzz, Sadlers Wells, Company of Elders