Friday 6 September 2019
Over 30 dancers attended our open class at The Tabernacle, enjoying the challenge of learning and creating choreography. “A fantastic experience,” remarked Charles, dancing with BNO Co for the first time. DanceWest offers three weekly BNO Company classes in Hammersmith, Twickenham, and Ladbroke Grove. For more info click here
Friday 23 August 2019
DanceWest has been nominated for a One Dance UK award. The awards recognise excellence and the outstanding contribution of professionals and organisations in our sector. Congratulations to the nominees! Let's Dance!
Thursday 22 August 2019
We are delighted to announce that we have been awarded funding from Brent 2020 to expand our Bolder not Older programme into the London Borough of Brent. More details released soon!
Tuesday 30 July 2019
Do you love to dance? Are you aged 55+? Then join DanceWest’s Bolder not Older Company. We are hosting an open class from 11.30am-1pm on Friday 6 September at The Tabernacle, 35 Powis Square, London W11 2AY. The open class costs £5, payable on the day. It will provide a flavour of what the Company does each week, with an opportunity to sign up for one of our three weekly Bolder not Older Company classes in the autumn term. To book a place, email firstname.lastname@example.org
Monday 15 July 2019
We have a limited amount of spaces left on our Summer School! Perfect for 7-15 year olds who love to dance! Try three different dance styles each day, led by an exciting roster of experienced choreographers and dance teachers. Learn new skills, try out new techniques and make new friends. More here
Thursday 4th July 2019
In partnership with Richmond Arts Service at Orleans House Gallery, join us over the summer holidays to explore different styles of dance, from Contemporary to Hip Hop and beyond. Perfect for 6-10 years olds who love to move and groove, the experienced and dynamic DanceWest team. More here
Monday 24 June 2019
Yesterday DanceWest Youth Company in Milfield Theatre at Thrive Youth Dance Festival. Congratulations to all performers! Audition for next term Youth Dance Company will be announced soon!
Wednesday 19 June 2019
DanceWest has been invited to curate an evening of emerging choreographers in partnership with IYAF and Creative Youth. Taking place on Thursday 11th July at the Arthur Cotterell Theatre the evening will feature work by Ella & Company, Caitlin Barnett, Shaun Dillon and Yanaelle Thiran. Tickets are available here
Monday 17 June 2019
Our Bolder not Older Dance Company were selected to participate in Elixir at Sadler’s Wells a platform celebrating lifelong creativity. Performing alongside companies from across the UK our Bolder not Older Dancer’s performed a new work created for the platform by Danielle Teale. We hold two company classes a week more information here
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!
Tuesday 4 June 2019
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 email@example.com
Tuesday 21st May 2019
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.
Thursday 25 April 2019
Our summer school returns 24-27 July 2019 at Lyric Hammersmith! Perfect for 7-15 year olds who love to dance! Take part in Street Dance, Contemporary, Jazz, Strictly workshops! Full programme to be announced but will include choreographers teaching various styles more here
Monday 8 April 2019
DanceWest’s Bolder not Older programme is growing! Three new drop-in dance classes for older adults start this month in Brent and Westminster. They join our existing classes in Hammersmith and north Kensington. Our youngest Bolder not Older participant is 65, and our oldest is 98. To find out more about Bolder not Older click here
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
Thursday 7 March 2019
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
We are looking for volunteers to support us on our programme at Lyric Hammersmith. The role would suit a dance student or recent graduate looking to build their career as a dance teacher, with passion for making dance accessible for all.
Find our more on our JOBS page
Monday 25 February 2019
We produced our first ever half term programme at Lyric Hammersmith this February. Young people got to experience three dance styles a day, delivered by an exciting roster of DanceWest teachers. The young people presented their experience on the final day to family and friends!
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