Useful Links: Regional Organisations
Remaining in touch with regional organisations in the South East is a great way to broaden your horizons. Having an awareness of their on-going programmes will highlight events and opportunities the industry has to offer. Summaries are taken from the third party websites, more information can be found directly with the organisations.
South East Dance
South East Dance aim to create lasting artistic and social change in and with dance. They create programmes in partnership with the artists they support and the people and communities who take part to make sure the programmes remain relevant.
Sussex Dance Network
An artist-led organisation that supports individual artists within a membership structure. Made up of highly skilled artists, producers and administrators whose practice involves supporting others, their aim is to cater for the diverse populous of those living and working in Sussex. Sussex Dance Network hosts free networking opportunities throughout the year, providing an opportunity to meet with other artists.
Kent Dance Network
Kent Dance Network is an artists led group dedicated to bringing together the local professional dance community and to raising the profile of and visibility of dance, in Kent. They provide opportunities in networking, professional development, performance, professional class and mentoring. Keep an eye on their ‘What’s On’ page to find out about upcoming events, workshops and classes.
Aim to increase people’s interest and participation in the arts throughout Surrey. In partnership with other organisations, they offer support, tuition, and advice to people of all ages and abilities in areas such as: music, vocal groups, drama, dance, visual and performing arts.
East London Dance
ELD aim to ‘bring dance to people and people to dance’, producing ambitious performances that attracts wide audiences alongside projects to get all ages dancing. They are based in Stratford but work across seven east London boroughs, focused on uncovering and nurturing new talent.
Greenwich Dance find inspiring spaces for innovative dance creation, performance and community participation: creating quality opportunities to make, watch and take part in dance regardless of age, background or ability. They work with world-class artists and practitioners to support the South East London community.
Located in the heart of London, The Place is a creative powerhouse for dance development that is leading the way in dance training, creation and performance. It is home to London Contemporary Dance School, a 288 seat theatre, an extensive range of classes, courses and participatory opportunities for adults and young people, and professional development programmes for artists.
Trinity Laban Conservatoire
Aiming to create exciting opportunities for collaboration between musicians, composers, dancers and choreographers: their exciting performances, ground-breaking education, community and social inclusion work make Trinity Laban a leader in the advancement of creative artistic practice. Activities include programmes for participants with disabilities, older people, children and families as well as professional development and training for dance practitioners.