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What is Open Step?

Open Step is an exciting opportunity for dancers to work on a new dance piece and perform at Step Live: Copy and Paste on Monday 16 July at Sadler’s Wells.

Participants will work with this year’s Step Live Guest Creative Director, Tim Casson, to create a new performance piece that is both physical & theatrical. The piece will mix contemporary dance with a range of styles and influences, from musical theatre to hip-hop.

When and where is Open Step?

Participants need to be fully committed to the whole project, attending each day of the half term intensive as well as further rehearsals in the run up to Step Live: Copy and Paste. The full rehearsal schedule is as follows:

Summer half term:
Tuesday 29 May - Friday 1 June: 10.30am - 4.30pm every day

Sunday 17 June: 4-6pm
Sunday 24 June: 4-6pm
Sunday 1 July: 2-6pm
Sunday 8 July: 2-6pm
Sunday 15 July: 2-6pm

All rehearsals will take place at:
Royal Academy of Dance 
36 Battersea Square
SW11 3RA

Performance day:
Monday 16 July at Sadler’s Wells on (times TBC)

How to apply?

To apply for Open Step, applicants should complete the following form: 

If you are a school teacher and would like to nominate your pupils for this project, please complete the following form:

The deadline for all applications is 5pm on Tuesday 1 May.

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