Performing Arts Dance in the Best of the Web UK Directory

Performing Arts Dance

African Dance and Theatre Association (ADANTA)

Dedicated to preserving and appreciation of traditional African music, dance, theatre, and culture; includes details of performances and workshops, with videos, diary, and contacts.

All England Dance Association

Organises the All England Dance Competition, an annual competitive festival of theatre dance; includes programme and venue details, list of nominated festivals, and results.

Association for Dance Movement Therapy UK

A network for dance movement therapists. Describes DMT and lists workshops provided by members plus career and training advice.

The Benesh Institute

Promotes the knowledge understanding and practice of movement study through Benesh Movement Notation. Offers articles, study options and notation editing software.

British Association of American Square Dancing Clubs

A fun activity, set to a wide variety of music that offers great social interaction while providing both physical exercise and mental stimulation.

British Theatre Dance Association

Providing information to dance teachers and examiners as well as students and parents. Includes event details.

Cheshire Dance

Serving the dance community in Cheshire, and those who want to dance, with classes, projects and development assistance.

Craig Revel Horwood

Official page of the director, choreographer and Strictly Come Dancing judge.

Dance Base

Promoting and delivering dance activity in the city of Edinburgh with studios, classes, performances, support for professional dancers and outreach projects.

Dance City

The National Dance Agency for the North East of England. From Newcastle Upon Tyne and offering performances, workshops, projects, youth dance and education.

Dance Europe

Multi-lingual magazine published in London and covering performances and training across Europe. Includes audition listings.

Dance Initiative Greater Manchester

Central dance organisation providing a range of opportunities for dance. Contains sections on grants, events, projects,and support for professional dancers.

Dance Northwest

The Lowry Youth Dance Partnership is a collective of organisations working to provide and champion high quality dance in all its forms in the region; with a dance directory, news and information, and contacts.

Dance UK

A national representative and campaigning organisation for dance; includes a guide to their services (particularly their Healthier Dancer programme), with directories of choreographers and medical practititioners.


Nottingham based organisation supports dance artists and practitioners, with a focus on innovative work. Background, training, festival information and projects.


Takes dance into the community and supports professional dancers. Providing details of dance retreats, summer schools, classes, workshops and groups, and an online movie of Soil Dances for schools.

Dancers' Career Development

Supporting professional dancers who are transitioning to new careers; includes information on bursaries and other available support.


Directory of dance resources, categorised and searchable. With articles and news.

Dancing Opportunities

Provides news of auditions, intensives, open calls and other opportunities for dancers in the UK.

Dancing Times

UK based magazine covering and reporting on all forms of dancing. Includes contents of current and past issues, news and gallery.


A new full body aerobic workout based on a range of different dance styles with easy to follow steps created by Darcey Bussell and Nathan Clarke.

Domino Barbeau

Exotic international burlesque dancer, provides a biography and reviews.

EntsWeb: Dance

Listings of professional dancers, dance clubs and associations, dance classes and resources for dancers.

Foundation for Community Dance

Organisation for dance professionals involved in creating opportunities for dance. With resources, case studies, research, directory and magazine.

International Dance Festival Birmingham (IDFB)

A biennial festival that presents an international programme of performance and participation at venues across the West Midlands; includes a programme and news, how to participate, and contacts.

Japanese Dancing

Miss Aoyama, a master of Japanese classical dance offers to teach a few selected students, and provides recitals internationally. Includes details of her dance training, images of her classical folk dance and a workshop.

Language of Dance Centre

Explains the concept, an approach to exploring, creating and recording dance and movement, and displays sections on projects, resources, and courses.

Let’s Dance International Festival

Held every May and brings a number of dance companies to Leicester from around the world; with a programme, booking details, artist profiles, and contacts.

London Dance

Provides London based events listings, news, features, directory and information on youth dance. Features include video clips, interviews and media links.

Merseyside Dance Initiative

Regional dance development agency aiming to develop participation in all forms of dance throughout Merseyside; dance classes, community dance, careers advice and studio hire.

Midlands Regional Council

Operates under the auspices of Irish dancing’s ruling body, An Coimisiun Le Rinci Gaelacha, based in Dublin, Ireland.

Miss Pole Dance UK

Focusing on this contest for professional pole dancers.

Move It

London dance festival aimed at dancers, teachers, students and dance enthusiasts.

Pole 2 Pole

Magazine covering the world of pole dance. Competitions, inside the industry, and articles.

Rawhead Dance Theatre

Intergenerational and multicultural company based in London and performing a range of modern dance including contact improvisation, disco, street dance, aerials, and acrobalance.

Royal Tunbridge Wells Dance Festival

One of the largest dance festivals in the south-east of England, held every February, with a wide range of classes available; includes programme, news and results, and how to enter.

Sadlers Wells

A theatre with a strong contemporary dance programme, and presenting acclaimed international and UK dance to London audiences. History, what's on, ticket booking and video clips.

Sequence Dancing Online

An online sequence dance resource with details and locations of UK clubs, events dates and competition results. Includes teaching details.

State of Grace

A dance-theatre and performance collective based in North East England.

The Tiller Girls

Documents the history of this, one of the most famous dance schools of all time.

Touch Trust

Provides creative, touch-based movement and dance programmes for individuals affected by autism. Includes gallery, newsletter and details of sessions held in Cardiff and elsewhere in Wales.

Two Left Feet

A voluntary organisation offering dance classes appealing to everyone, including people who have not had the confidence to dance before. twoleftfeet_uk

UK Hip Hop Dance Championships

Contains news from this annual hip hop dance championships, plus information on entry.

UK Same Sex Dance Council (UKSSDC)

Represents the interests of same-sex dancers, trainers, adjudicators and competition organisers; includes a guide to competitions and events, resources, news, and contacts.

Woking Dance Festival

Presents three seasons of dance every year featuring international artists, bespoke commissions and premieres of new dance; with programmes and news, and details of their artist development activities. Wokingdancefest

Yorkshire Dance

Runs a variety of sessions and courses each week from Bollywood and Ballroom to Breakdance and Ballet, as well as support for professional dancers, community dance and outreach projects.

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