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Events

Step into Dance offers a wide range of exciting performance opportunities and projects throughout the course of the year, which schools and students can get involved with. As well as providing a focus for the students, these events expend their creative experience, enabling them to have a deeper understanding of the performing arts. See below for our 2019 Events and Projects Schedule:

 

Into Hip Hop Dance
2 February 2019
Lilian Baylis Studio, Sadler’s Wells Theatre
Step into Dance’s annual festival celebrating everything that is hip hop dance is back! A day of workshops, performances and the chance to battle for one of our 2019 titles including most promising dancer and best throwdown! Open to all young dancers across London and Essex.

More info here

 

Into Dance Making Half Term Project
18 – 22 February 2019 (**Closing date extended to 13 February 2019**)

Royal Academy of Dance
A week’s choreographic residency open to students and young people from across London and Essex. Dancers will have the opportunity to work with a professional choreographer to learn about the craft of dance making.

More info here

 

Step Around Town
Various Dates, April – May 2019
An opportunity for schools on the Step into Dance programme to present their work to an audience of family, friends and other schools at various locations across London including Barnet, Bromley, Camden, Croydon, Greenwich, Southwark and Tower Hamlets. Step Around Town events will also make up part of the selection process for Step Live Festival.

 

More info here

 

Day of Dance
w/c 13 May 2019
Rambert
Part of the selection process for Step Live Festival and open to schools on the programme, Day of Dance is an opportunity for groups to share their work with other schools groups and receive feedback about their pieces. Groups will also have the chance to take part in a Rambert workshop. Taking place over 3 days.

Please email stepintodance@rad.org.uk for more information

 

Open Step Half Term Project
May Half Term 2019 (Application Information Coming Soon)
Royal Academy of Dance
Young dancers get to work with Resident Choreographer, Mickael Marso Riviere to create a new piece which will become part of the Step Companies’ end of the year performance.

More info here

 

Step Beyond Satellite Company
28 May – 1 June 2019 (Application and Audition Information Coming Soon)
Southbank Centre
Young dancers who successfully audition will have the opportunity to work intensively with a professional dance choreographer to create a new work to be featured in the Step Live Festival.

Please email stepintodance@rad.org.uk for more information

 

Step Live Festival
24 June 2019
Southbank Centre
An all-day event bringing cultures, styles and people together through a celebration of dance. Step Live Festival 2019 will include performances from various Step companies, projects and school groups, as well as workshops and master-classes, opportunities to meet professional artists, and a special performance from our resident choreographer Mickael Marso Rivere. There will also be the opportunity for school groups to come together in our Mass Performance Finale.

More info here

 

Step Companies End of Year Performance
July 2019 (Date TBC)
Venue TBC
An opportunity for our Step into Dance Street, Contemporary and Combine Companies to showcase their work in a professional theatre space, alongside Create & Perform company dancers and Open Step project participants.

Please email stepintodance@rad.org.uk for more information