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Cheshire Dance are recruiting for a Lead Artist for Dance:Ground an exciting youth dance project click here for the full brief and how to apply deadline 23rd March 2015
The Dancing Games 3 minute film is now available to view on artplayer TV . Cheshire Dance summer 2014 project commissioned by the Just So Festival. We survivied The Dancing Games will you... Coming soon to a woodland near you...

Karen Nelson Contact Improvisation Intensive 24th-25th April 2015

Unimaginable~Flow~Resonance. An opportunity to engage deeper with Karen Nelson during this two day workshop

Contact Improvisation Jam 16th -19th April 2015

Come and join us at the Conway Retreat Centre, Anglesey with Karen Nelson from the USA and Jacqueline McCormick UK/USA

Inquiring Bodies 2 photographs are now available to view in our gallery

'what a truly wonderful day, generous and
spirited- i think it will feed me for a good while…' Simon Whitehead Inquiring Bodies 2 Guest Artist

ITM films hit the headlines on news….

'Intergenerational Dance Project ITM can inspire people accross the sectors'. Mutual psychological and emotional growth shines through beautifully.'

On 25th February 2015 Cheshire Dance is providing a unique In THIS Moment CPD opportunity for artists, carers, support workers, activities co-ordinators and personal assistants to support dance and movement activites for the elderly.
Cheshire Dance is bringing Bodycartography Project back to the UK for a 2 day intensive, 28th & 29th November, @ Manchester Metropolitan University, Crewe.
Inquiring Bodies 2, 12th Nov 2014, Manchester Metropolitan University, Crewe Campus. Meet our guest artists for Inquiring Bodies 2.

The Dancing Games
'Absolutely Brilliant' (Participant and audience member comment) - The Dancing Games, 15th - 17th August. More info and images.

In THIS Moment celebration events at Beechmere and Sables Cottage. Places are limited. To attend, please contact
More info here
Cheshire Dance joins Cabasa Carnival Arts to brighten up the RHS Flower Show at Tatton Park, 23rd-27th July 2014. More...
Safeguarding Training, 21st Sept 2014 - Keep your practice safe!. More info...
D.O.P.E. and Cheshire Dance Youth Performance Co. auditions now open! See
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'I don’t remember everything anymore but it’s ok.  I don’t have to when I’m dancing. I don’t feel alone anymore and I have my confidence back.' Ivy (Alzheimers Sufferer)

Can you support our dance programme with Alzheimers sufferers. Donate online now

Gallery Update
Check out recent goings on through the lens. Photo Gallery

Calling all Artists.
CPD for dance artists working with older people
14th May, 2014 in Crewe. Click here for more details or here to book.

Calling all Teachers.
CPD for primary and special needs teachers. Develop inclusive and child-centred approaches in dance, including links to Arts Award and Artsmark.
6th May, 2014 at Leighton Academy, 4pm - 6pm
7th May, 2104 at Kelsall Primary School, 4pm - 6pm
Click here for more details and to book.


Latest information on the ci jam here.


Alito Alessi joins us from the USA in April 2014.
Alito will be delivering an Introduction to DanceAbility on 5th & 6th April at Chester University.
Alito and Cheshire Dance's Jacqueline McCormick will be hosting a (c)ontact (i)mprovisation residental jam on 11th, 12th, 13th April at the Conway Retreat Centre on Anglesey.

  Artist Audition - 7th March 2014. The Dancing Games at the Just So Festival.

Helping YOU get older people healthy through dance.
A unique CPD opportunity to receive training, workshop appropriate material and experience hands-on working with older people
Developed from our current In THIS Moment project.
Wednesday 14th May 2014 - BOOK NOW !

Inquiring Bodies, 12th Nov 2014 Save the date. A CPD day for artists sharing their work with other artists.

Click on the archive link to see what happened last November.

New Blazin' newsletter (Autumn 2013) for schools and young people
See our new ConfiDance Leaflet for our comprehensive dance offer for primary, secondary and special schools inc. support for ArtsMark and Arts Award.
New term of classes starting in April. See which class suits you best and come along.
Calling all young dancers aged 12-17. AUDITIONS for Boys D.O.P.E Crew and Youth Performance Group, 29th September 2013 at Winsford Library. More information, flyer and booking form here.
Let's Connect are dancing again! - A great celebration workshop with the Let's Connect dancers. Check out the action here.
Cheshire Dance goes international, check out our 'Green Creatures in Town' film, a commission for Festival D'Avignon, delivered in partnership with Milan based Associazion Culturale Vi.D.A and dancers from M.A.D. Time.
Local Govt Assoc Conference - Cheshire Dance invasion! The 8 minute invasion was caught on videophone and is on our channel.
COLLECT: Live!, The Documentary of the COLLECT:Capture project, including extracts from Cheshire Dance's COLLECT:Live are now available online.
In THIS Moment, celebrating the youthfulness of young and older people, gets underway. In THIS Moment is an 18 month intergenerational dance project linking residential care centres with primary schools and their local community. And its also about taking a fresh look at dance as an artform with these groups, supported by a local partnership and The Baring Foundation. More Here
The Moment When ... round-up. What a great 2012! More here.

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