Embrace the Games Conference
A few snaps in preparation and in full flow. The 'embracers' which included the Cheshire Dance team, a cool bunch of independent artists and the Cheshire Dance Youth Performance Company invaded the Embrace the Games conference at Tatton Park, 15th June, following Cheshire Dance's first camping residential.
Cheshire East Showcase 2011, 21st & 22nd May, Crewe Lyceum
Groups went wild, performing their faces off. Take a look. Supported by Cheshire East Council and Arts Council England. For photo orders go here.
Stride'11 Performances 21st & 22nd March
School and community groups come together to perform at the Winsford Lifestyle Centre, supported by Vale Royal School Sport Partnership, Cheshire West and Chester Council and Arts Council England. For photo orders go here.
Stir Performance Project on Watergate St, Chester, August '09
Oh boy, did we stir. Inspired by the waters of the Dee River that once brought trade ships and merchants right up to Water Gate and all the people looking that hidden treasure in Chester's independent retail quarter. Featuring the Stirrers group of professional dancers, the Mulberry Day Centre group and the youngsters group all the way from Creative Crewe. For more info on the project go here.
Cheshire East Dance Showcase 5th & 6th May '09
Another cracking couple of days at the Crewe Lyceum. It was particularly notable once again, the diverse range of groups performing.
Stride'09 Performances 23rd & 24th March
School and community groups come together to perform at the new Winsford Lifestyle Centre as part of Cheshire Dance's ConfiDance programme, a partnership project with the local authority and Vale Royal School Sport Partnership.
Festive Footsteps in Crewe Dec '08
Dance and drama group from in and around Crewe get together for their annual Christmas sharing. This year in a slightly small space!
O'Brien, MP and Shadow Minister for Health Visit to Cheshire Dance class
The day our MP came to town..
Stationary - Up Close and Personal During Rehearals - Sept 08
Rehearsals in full swing.. More project details go here.
Stationary - CPD 'Pollen8' Residential May '08
Artists conducting site-based investigations as part of Cheshire Dance's Pollen8 residential. A CPD initiator of the Station/Stationary project. For more info on the project go here.
ConfiDance - Darnhall County Primary School
Jan Halloran leading an INSET and a class workshop as part of the ConfiDance project
Cheshire Dance Showcase Apr '08
Local dance groups join a number of Cheshire Dance's own groups to fill the Crewe Lyceum with dance for a couple of nights in April.
Torifune Butoh-sha residency Feb/Mar '08
An intensive month of training for the newly formed Cheshire Community Butoh Group, who performed alongside Japan-based Torifune Butoh-Sha in site based performances and the UK premiere of Hinomoto at the Brindley.
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