Monday 20 November 2017
Over thirty teachers took part in a recruitment day on Saturday 18 November. DanceWest has a pool of dance teachers who deliver our programmes on contract to contract basis. 'There was a huge amount of talent and energy in the room, it was a very inspiring day'. Rosie Whitney-Fish DanceWest.
Friday 10 November 2017
On Wednesday 6 December, DanceWest will produce a free tea-dance for adults 65+. The event will take place at the Irish Cultural Centre Hammersmith. For more information or to attend please contact Rosie at: Rosie@dancewest.co.uk/ 0785 227 1270.
Friday 27 October 2017
DanceWest & The Print Room are collaborating on Waves - a tripe bill featuring Gisele Edwards, Dickson Mbi and Kirill Burlov.
Print Room at the Coronet is delighted to be working in partnership with DanceWest, helping to bring the local west London community into our theatre for the 2017 Coronet International Festival.
Monday 23 October 2017
DanceWest programme - Dancing Books was featured on Arts Council England blog!
Joyce Wilson, London Area Director, Arts Council England, said: “Libraries have always been places of discovery. Dancing Books is a great example of how the arts and culture sector can work with libraries to help more people have fantastic cultural experiences. It enriches families, brings communities together and introduces young children to the joy of movement and the love of libraries.”
Tuesday 3rd October 2017
DanceWest were invited to deliver free taster workshops and host a stall sharing information on our Bolder not Older programme for adults 65+.
Friday 22 September 2017
On Monday 25 September, Dancing Books will be delivered across six Libraries in 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. Read more about the programme here
Friday 22 September 2017
We are delighted to announce that every Saturday, we will be offering not one but two classes! Join us at 9.15 for our under 5's creative dance session, supported by parent/ carer the session is 'a great way to bond with your child' (Parents feedback) or sign up for our brand new creative class for children aged 4-7 years. 'The only way to start your weekend' (Parents feedback). More here
Friday 22 September
On Monday 25 September, DanceWest launch a brand new Dance Company for young people aged 11-16 years from West London. Led by inspiring choreographer Brian Gillespie, the young people will work towards creating choreography for national dance opportunities.
Thursday 21 September
On Thursday 21st September, DanceWest delivered free dance classes to celebrate World Alzheimers Day. Taking place in Sheltered accommodation supported by the London Borough of Hammersmith & Fulham.
Tuesday 22 August 2017
DanceWest is working in partnership with Harrow Youth Club to offer free taster dance classes this summer holiday. Open to the Junior and Senior programme supported by John Lyons Charity.
Friday 18 August 2017
DanceWest collaborated with Action on Disability to produce a summer school for young people 11-25 with disabilities. Delivering weekly tasters the programme built towards a sharing event which took place at the Action on Disability AGM.
Wednesday 15 August 2017
Supported by Hammersmith & Fulham Council and Change for Life DanceWest delivered a series of free dance classes for families in parks this summer. Giving families a taster of our dance classes and offering everyone a chance to get moving!
Monday 31 July
We delivered taster classes and a tea dance at Chiswick Nursing Home, Summer Party. Check out these wonderful photos from the event!
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.
Wednesday 5th July
Watch a short film about the Community Dance Platform at Lyric Hammersmith part of Ignition Dance Festival 2017.
Friday 30 June 2017
Dance in the Square is a free festival produced by DanceWest supported by Hammersmith London and Lyric Hammersmith. The festival saw over ten choreographers sharing new dynamic pieces of choreography.
Wednesday 21 June
Over 300 dancers aged 6-86 presented work at our Community Dance Platform at the Rose Theatre. From Tap, Jazz, Contemporary to Hip-Hop - the platform was a celebration of dance. Hosted by Hakeem Onibudo who had the audience on their feet and dancing in the stalls.
Sunday 11 June
Seven Choreographers, 1 stage, 1 event! Ignition Dance Festival was featured in The Guardian Guide! Don't miss West London's only dance festival - Friday 16th June 2017! Tickets available at Rose Theatre Kingston.