This Year's Programme
Call:- 01606 861770. Email info@cheshiredance.org


2017
September

Sun 10th Sept - Safeguarding in Dance Training

Sun 17th Sept - Inclusive Dance Training go here for more information

 

   
2017
July

11th July - Dancing Stories Cheshire Dance is supporting HomeGrown Dance Theatre to produce Dancing Stories@ 7.30pm in Chester Cathedral. For more information click here

   
2017
May

31st May - 2nd June - Take Over the Hall 2017 If you are aged 13 - 25 and are free on the 31st May - 2nd June then come and be part of this years Takeover in Ellesmere Port..Go here for information

4th May - NOW Dance Platform - 4th May 2017 NOW Dance Festival is an annual celebration of Dance in Cheshire. The Festival provides a platform for community dance groups, dance in education, student dancers and professional artists. NOW Dance is delivered in partnership between Cheshire Dance and the University of Chester and supported by Cheshire West and Chester Council and Arts Council England. Go here for information

10th & 11th May - Frontiers of Dance and Health symposium is supported by Cheshire Dance, hosted by Liverpool Improvisation Collective (LIC) as part of the Inhabit project; a partnership with Bluecoat, Liverpool’s Centre for the Contemporary Arts. With Miranda Tufnell, Lisa Dowler, Daphne Cushnie, Susie Tate, Penny Collinson. For info click here

31st May - 2nd June #animatetheport and Cheshire Dance are working together on Takeover 2017 where a group of young people take over Whitby Hall.. Go here for info

 
2017
February

Dance, Older People and Dementia, Workshop delivered by Fergus Early OBE (Green Candle Dance Co) at MMU Crewe Campus 4th & 5th Feb, for info click here

 
2016
November

Inquiring Bodies 4 on3rd November at MMU Crewe Campus, 6 Guest Artists been announced click here for more info. For information about our previous Inquiring Bodies click here

 
2016
April
NOW Dance Platform on April 27th at 7.30 pm at the University of Chester Kingsway Campus. Programme information available here  
2016 February

Dance Network Northwest Meeting 18th February @ UCLAN 'From Priorities to Programme' click here for more information

 
2015 November 15th November - Inquiring Bodies 3 - Inquiring Bodies is visiting the University of Plymouth. For information on what we got up to last year click here

2015 October

Dance to Health pilots get underway in Blacon and Northwich
11th Oct - DACh - Dance Artists Cheshire Networking Day

2015
September

6th-7th September CPD -Dance for Adults with Learning Difficulties with Ruth Spencer, click here for more information13th September Safeguarding in Dance Training click here for more information

 

2015
July

4th July Parade to Paradise Performance - Blacon to find out more about this project click here

14th July Dance to Health Training for Assistant Dance Artists and Volunteers to find out more about this opportunity click here

15th July ITM celebration - Beechmere Crewe for more information about this project and about the celebration click here

17th July DACh (Dance Artists Cheshire) - Winsford. For more information about the day and how to get involved click here

18th July Dance:Ground Performance - The Lion Salt Works Northwich. For details about this project and about the performance click here

23rd-26th July - RHS Show at Tatton Park still opportunities to perform with us at 'The Great Garden Carnival' click here to find out more

2015
June

Summer Jam at University of Chester on 23rd June email rosalind@cheshiredance.org for more information

 

2015
April
CI Jam for all levels of experience with Karen Nelson from USA and Jacqueline McCormick UK/USA. At the Conway Retreat Centre Anglesey 16th -19th April.

2015 February

Carers CPD 25th February 2015. Opportunity for artists and carers to take part in our In THIS Moment CPD an inter-generational project celebrating the youthfulness of younger and older people.

2014
November
Inquiring Bodies 2. Opportunity for artists to come and share their work. Click here to catch up on the 2013 event. 2014 event details will be posted soon.

2014
October
5th - Cheshire Dance Youth Performance Co. and D.O.P.E auditions. More info.

2014 September

from 8th Sept - Autumn Season starts with our regular programme of activity. See regular groups page

21st - Essential Safeguarding Training. Make sure your dance practice is safe. More info...

2014
August
15th, 16th, 17th - ON SITE ! Come and join us at The Dancing Games performance and participation project. It all culminates here.

2014
July

18th - Regular groups break up for the summer.

23rd - 27th - ON SITE ! Cheshire Dance parades at the RHS Tatton Flower Show. See more info.

Onsite rehearsal for The Dancing Games continue

In THIS Moment Beechmere and Sables Cottage celebrations. Places limited, to attend, please contact jane.atherton@cheshiredance.org

2014
June

On site rehearsals commence for The Dancing Games.

2014
May

6th - Teacher CPD at Leighton Academy - open to all teachers although aimed at Primary level.

7th - Teacher CPD at Kelsall Primary School - open to all teachers although aimed at Primary level.

14th - 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.

2014
April

5th & 6th - Introduction to DanceAbility. A unique opportunity to experience Alito's work. PLACES FILLING FAST !! BOOK NOW!!

11th, 12th & 13th - ci jam. Led by Alito Alessi and Jacqueline McCormick on the beautiful Welsh coast of Anglesey.

Summer Season starts with our regular programme of activity. More detail to follow.

2014
March

7th - Auditions for The Dancing Games.

2014
February

7th - Deadline for our early bird booking for Introduction to DanceAbility with Alito Alessi. Book here.

21st - Deadline for applications to AUDITION for The Dancing Games.

2014
January

15th - 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.

2013
December

Recruitment for Established Artists, Emerging Artists and Shadowers for The Dancing Games.

2013
November

Wednesday 13th ** INQUIRING BODIES LAUNCH **
Click Here for more information.

19th - CPD opportunity for Carers working with Older People at Hazelmere, Winsford. Click here for more information. Book now to avoid dissapointment.

2013
October

1st - Celebrating Older Peoples Day

1st - Delivering dance at Firdale Day Centre, helping launch the new Vivo Care Choices

2nd - Free Taster session at AGE UK Cheshire, Hartford, Northwich. Come along and join us from 2pm.

3rd - Adam and Jaqueline have both been invited to present at the Baring Foundation on their Arts and Older People programme.

4th - Taster session for Parents and Tots at Over Children's Centre from 2pm.

30th - CPD opportunity for Carers working with Older People at Beechmere, Crewe. Click here for more information. Book now to avoid disappointment.

2013
September

5th - Launch of Cheshire Dance Roadshow to primary and secondary schools detailing our ConfiDance and Arts Award packages.

6th - New term of Classes start back after the summer break.

10th - FREE Taster sessions start for cluster primaries to Fallibroome Academy start today. Macc Youth sessions start on 24th for 9 - 11 year olds.

14th - FREE taster session at INSPIRE, Ellesmere Port. Come along to the Trinity Methodist Church, Whitby Road from 1pm.

16th - Freelance Artist Meeting and Safeguarding Training at Winsford Library.

22nd - Delivering a day of dance opportunities to young carers in Northwich.

27th - Visiting Rode Hall to plan our performance at The Just So Festival in 2014.

29th - AUDITIONS for our Boys D.O.P.E crew and Youth Performance Group. Book your place by 26th September.

2013
August

10th - 16th Jane McLean has been invited to attend the Candoco Summer Lab. Excellent preparation for our Diverse Dance Programme.

2013
July

5th - 10th "Green Creatures in Town" an inclusive dance piece, promenading and evolving across five historical sites in the city of Avignon. Beautifully filmed and edited by Franco Covi. Click on the link to view the film on our Artplayer tv channel.

11th - Re-launch and sharing of Let's Connect at Northgate Arena, Chester. See Press Release

17th, 18th & 19th - Boys D.O.P.E crew performing at U:Dance National Finals platform in Leeds. See auditions (closing 29th Sept)

20th - Performing with other artists from Chester Collective at Chester Performs Summer Music Festival.

Entertaining visitors with a Jive Flashmob at Knutsford Parade.

2013
June

12th - 17th Collaborating with Dreamtime Festival in Milan. See film.

23rd - Macc Youth and XCell performing at Macclesfield Barnaby Festival from 11am.

2013
May

Supporting delivery of the Community Unit with the University of Chester.

14th - Recruiting volunteers at Volunteer Fair in Chester

2013
April to July

Delivery of In THIS Moment sessions to residents of Beechmere and Sable Cottage.

2013
April

In THIS Moment Open CPD sessions with a focus on art-making with older people - for artists and carers. Dates soon to be published.

8th - Classes restart after half term

10th - Arts Award presentation

2013
March

1st - Collect! Live site visit technical rehearsals

2nd 5-6pm - Collect! Live Show

4-8th March - Street Dance residency with Jack Robinson. Open to schools and groups to book slots. Please contact Ev on 01606 861770, evelyn@cheshiredance.org

18th - Winsford Library Health Dance. Open dance workshops with Leanne Cardill. Please contact Ev on 01606 861770, evelyn@cheshiredance.org

21st - Axis Dance Showcase (MMU / Cheshire Dance)

2013
February

9th - Collect! Live site visit all groups. All day

13th - Collect! Live site visit for professional dancers

25th - Classes restart after half term

27th - Collect! Live site visit all groups. All day

2013
Jan

14th - Classes restart after Christmas

ConfiDance
INSET series booking up. Any school looking for teadher training in dance, please get in touch.

Taster sessions for In THIS Moment in schools and residential care settings.

26th - Cheshire Dance Boys group U.Dance regional finals at The Lowry.

31st - Launch event for In THIS Moment at the Winsford Lifestyle Centre 4pm.

2012
Dec

1st - Final day of African Dance residency with Loungila Juninho. Open session for artists and practitioners. Contact Ev on 01606 861770 or evelyn@cheshiredance.org to book a place.

9th - Cheshire Dance boys site based filming for U.Dance regional submission.

2012
November
11th - Open evaluation session for The Moment When...

23rd Nov - 1st Dec African Dance residency in schools (primary and secondary) with Loungila Juninho. Contact Ev on 01606 861770 or evelyn@cheshiredance.org to book a session.

2012
October
10th - Open evaluation session at Cheshire Dance for The Moment When...

29th - Classes restart after half term

2012
Sept
7th - 9th We Play 'Back to Ours' celebration. Culmination weekend for the North West Cultural Olympiad programme.

10th - Classes restart for Autumn term

26th - 6-7pm, Contact Improv open jam at Cheshire Dance. Contact the office on 01606 861770 to book.

2012
May - July

See here for all the programme information for The Moment When ...

11-13th - The Moment When ... Dancers rehearsls (Chester)

25th - 29th May 2012, Chester Racecourse

31st May - The Moment When ... Olympic Torch Route flashmobs - Crewe, Macclesfield, Tatton Park, Orford Jubilee Park

13th - 16th June 2012, Orford Jubilee Hub, Warrington

4th July - Tatton site visit all groups
13th - 15th July 2012, Tatton Park

2012
April
1st - The Moment When... groups site visit Chester

10th - 15th - The Moment When... Howells residential (artists and Core Youth Groups. Including site visits with all groups 13th Tatton, 14th Orford, 15th Chester.

16th - Classes restart after Easter

2012
March

17th & 18th - The Moment When... groups site visits (Chester)

19th - The Moment When ... Live Broadcast for BBC Breakfast and BBC North West., 7am. Come and watch if you're around early enough. Eastgate Street, Chester. Outside Boots.

24th - The Moment When... groups site visit Tatton
25th - The Moment When... groups site visit Orford

31st - The Moment When... groups site visit Tatton

2012
February

4th & 5th The Moment When ... Spring Lab CPD for dance group leaders, dance artists. See TMW for more info.

9th - The Moment When... Creative Lab
11th - The Moment When... groups site visit Tatton / Orford
12th - The Moment When... groups site vist Chester

20th - Classes restart after half term. See Classes page for more info.

24th-26th - The Moment When... Professional Dancers rehearsals on site.

2012
January

9th - Classes restart after Christmas. See Classes page for more info.

21st - The Moment When... Groups site visit (Chester, Tatton, Orford)

2011 November

5th - 7th - Winterlab
5th November
· Support for GCSE and A level with Random Dance Company.
6th November - The Moment When...
· Inclusive Practice 10am-12.30pm
· Education - All key stages 1.30pm-4pm
7th November - The Moment When...
· Different styles 10am-12.30pm
· Choreography 1.30pm-4pm
See WinterLab
Contact gemma@cheshiredance.org for more details.

2011 October

25th - 29th - The Moment When ... Youth Residential
See TMW Youth Residential

31st - classes start. See classes.

2011 September

31st Aug - 3rd September - Warrington Dosage Residential. Dance and Health training for Warrington connected artists as well as a family residential for Warrington Families. See Dosage

12th - Regular classes start after summer

23rd - 28th - The Moment When ... Artists Residential. Research and Development continues for our major Cultural Olympiad Project. See The Moment When... for more info.

2011
August

 

20th - Aerial Dance Workshop with Vicki Amedume at The Pyramid Warrington £20 to book your place contact info@cheshiredance.org
2011
July

 

1st - 4th - U Dance Birmingham

5th and 26th Release Based Class 4.15 - 5.30pm at Cheshire Dance. E mail Jacqueline for more details

15th - Regular classes finish for Summer Break

22-24th - 'The Moment When ... 2011 Flashmob performances


2011
June

 

6th - Regular classes start after Summer half term

7th and 21st Release Based Class 4.15 - 5.30pm at Cheshire Dance. E mail Jacqueline for more details

10th - 15th - Embrace the Games residential for Dance Artists, Dance Graduates and Freelance Practitioners, culminating in a performance at the Embrace the Games Conference at Tatton Park, e mail Jody for more details

19th - CAT Audition at The Lowry Jody

26th - Alleviate Youth Dance Masterclass 10am - 4pm at Winsford Lifestyle Centre, CW7 1AD. Please call info@cheshiredance.org to book your place

29th - FCD National Occupational Standards Seminar at Cheshire Dance, CW7 2AS 11am - 4pm. Please call Lindsay at FCD to book your place on 0116 253 3453. £25 for members £35 for non members

2011
May

 

3rd - Regular classes start after Easter

3rd and 17th Release Based Class 4.15 - 5.30pm at Cheshire Dance. E mail Jacqueline for more details

8th – New Moves Company Chameleon workshop at The Pyramid Warrington

17th - New Moves Cheshire East. Email Leanne for more details.

21st and 22nd Cheshire East Showcase. Email Leanne for more information.

29th - CAT Open Day. Email Jody for more information.

30th May - 3rd June - Summer half term break.


2011
April

15th - Regular classes finish for Easter break

20th - Freelance Artists Meeting and DACh (Dance Artists Cheshire Meetings at Cheshire Dance. Email Jody for more information.

 

2011
March

21st and 22nd - Stride 11 Performance at Winsford Lifestyle Centre. Email Leanne for more details.

29th - Release Based class with Jacqueline McCormick for Dance Professionals and Graduates. Email lesleyann for more information

 

2011 February

7th - 11th - CAT workshops. Email Jody for more information

8th & 22nd - Release Based class with Jacqueline McCormick for Dance Professionals and Graduates. Email lesleyann for more information

21st - 25th - Regular classes half term break.

28th - Regular classes re start after half term.

22nd - 25th - New Moves, Chester. Email Jody for more information

Produce 20 past 12 film, ready for July 2011.

 

2011
January

10th - Regular classes begin.

18th - Release Based class with Jacqueline McCormick for Dance Professionals and Graduates. Email lesleyann or call 01606 861770 for more information

28th - New Moves Platform, Warrington. Email Jody or call 01606 861770 for more information


2010
December
 
2010
November

3rd/10th - Adult with Special Needs sessions at Reaseheath College. Contact Bekky on 01606 861770 for more info.

6th - 8th - Winter Lab. Focus on delivering dance with young people, both in and out of school settings. Contact Jody for more info on 01606 861770.

18th Nov - Mini-Net CPD for children's centre practitioners.

2010
October

9th - Big Draw Day, including a DanceDraw event. Contact Bekky on 01606 861770

16th - Youth Arts Festival, MMU Cheshire

29th - Freelancer Recruitment Day. Contact Jody.

2010
September

Regular Classes start week commencing 6th Sept

2nd - Freelance Artists Meet at Winsford Library. Contact Jody on 01606 861770.

11th - Aiming High Disabled Children Fun Day in Ellesmere Port
Contact Leanne for more info on 01606 861770.

16th - Safeguarding Training at Winsford Library. Contact Jody

19th Cheshire Dance Youth Performance Group auditions, 12-18yr olds, 10.00am - 12.30pm, Winsford Library. Contact Lily for more info on 01606 860770

22nd - Cheshire Dance Youth Performance Group and Junior Group sessions begin, every Wednesday at Winsford Library:-
- Juniors 8-11 yrs - 4.30 - 5.30pm
- CDYPG 12-18 yrs - 5.45 - 7.30pm
Contact Lily for more info on 01606 860770

23rd/24th - Youth Dance England Conference in London

2010
August

Summer Play activities.

2010
July

2nd - 20 past 12 performances

4th - National U.Dance Platform (Birmingham)

6th & 20th - Release based class with Jacqueline McCormick

20th - 25th Dosage residential, led by Jacqueline McCormick, involving artists interested in dance and health as well as families from Ellesmere Port. Supported by the Ellesmere Port Education Improvement Partnership.

2010
June

1st & 15th - Release based class with Jacqueline McCormick

3rd - Cheshire Dance Freelancer recruitment day.

6th - 20 past 12 project. Out and about filming groups.

2010
May

4th - Release based class with Jacqueline McCormick

9th - 11th Cheshire East Dance Showcase. Featuring more than 300 dancers at the Crewe Lyceum over 3 nights. Last years photos here.

23rd - Centre for Advanced Training (CAT) open audition at Malbank High School, Nantwich

2010
April

Regular Classes start week commencing 12th April

1st - 20 past 12 filming with library staff at Winsford Library. A step-by-step routine for groups to learn and perform at 20 past 12 on July 2nd.

6th - Cheshire Dance launches local support of National DanceVote2010 campaign.

8th - DACh (Dance Artists Cheshire) network meeting, followed by Safeguarding Training, led by Jacqueline McCormick.

13th & 27th - Release based class with Jacqueline McCormick

16th - Ludus Dance 'ID:Me' at Rudheath Community High School.

20th - DACh (Dance Artists Cheshire) - HE Special network meeting at Manchester Met Univ.

Cheshire East Dance showcase - Tech rehearsals

2010
March

2nd - Release based class with Jacqueline McCormick

13th - North West U.Dance Platform at the Lowry

22nd - 24th Stride showcase, featuring 390 dancers (Yowee!) performing at the Winsford Lifestyle Centre. Photos here.

26th - SEN / Primary integrated project culminates at Chester University. Dance element led by Jacqueline McCormick and supported by Jody Morgan.

2010
February

SEN / Primary integrated project continues every Wednesday

3rd - 6th British Dance Edition (2010 - Birmingham) - A four day bi-ennial festival for industry professionals showcasing some of the best UK-based artists and companies.

9th & 23th - Release based class with Jacqueline McCormick

10th - RLPO collaboration with the 10x10 orchestra. Dance film choreographed and performed by Jacqueline McCormick, edited by Jorge W Davies. Music score composed by Emily Howard and performed by the 10x10 orchestra.

19th - 'Dosage', Dance and Health open sessions for all the family. Ellesmere Port Health Living Centre.

27th - Cross Artform Early Years Training at Winsford Library promoted in partnership with Cheshire's Mini-Net Arts Project (with opportunity to apply for a commission). Led by Jacqueline McCormick and Cheshire-based artist, Ruth Spencer

2010
January

Regular Classes start week commencing 11th Jan

6th/13th/20th/27th SEN / Primary Integrated Project starts (every Wednesday to March 24th) involving Dorin Park School and Upton Health Primary. Partners include Camerata, Chester Performs, Drake Music.

7th - Freelance Artists Day at the Library

11th - 6-9pm. Regional Dance Strategy Open Meeting at Crown Plaza, Chester

12th & 26th - Release based class with Jacqueline McCormick

19th - Early Years CPD in Winsford, led by Jacqueline McCormick

23rd - Disability Fun Day at Winsford Lifestyle Centre, led by Sadie Walker

24th - Cheshire Dance Youth Performance Group rehearsal, led by Jacqueline McCormick

2009 December

1st Dec, Cheshire Dance awarded 'Hear by Right' Recognition by Connexions Cheshire and Warrington

12th Dec, STIR film premiere, Mulbury Centre, Chester.

Festive Footsteps, a festive sharing of dance & drama in Crewe

2009
November

7th - 9th Winter Lab - Launch of Let's Dance with Change4Life in Cheshire. Led by Jacqueline McCormick.

9th Nov, 10am - 1pm. Dance Artists and Health Professionals networking event.

2009
October

27-31st - October 1/2 Term Residential

 

2009
September

Regular Classes start week commencing 7th Sept

27th - Centre for Advanced Training (CAT) open day at the Winsford Lifestyle Centre

29th - DACh Dance Artists Forum and Safeguarding Training

2009
August

24 & 25th - Movers & shakers workshops as part of Cheshire East Cultural Festival

29 & 30th Stir Performances

2009
July

3rd - HMP Styal - sharing following weeklong intensive

8th - 'Falling' Film and Workshop, part of Ellesmere Port Family Arts Festival.

11 & 12th - React showacse at Crewe Lyceum

17 & 24th - Station/Stationary Film Screenings

24th - 28th Stir rehearsals on-site, Watergate St

2009
June

12-16th - Stir CPD leading to a performance opportunity for artists/groups in August. Led by Jacqueline McCormick and Ruth Spencer.

20th - Nat. Mens Health Week - Dance day at Winsford Library

28th - Ray Chung Workshop at the Winsford Lifestyle Centre- 1-4pm

2009
May

6th and 7th - Cheshire East Showcase

9th - Screen Deva Family Day - Dance & interactive media workshop in Grosvenor Park 10am - 4pm

2009
April

Regular Classes start week commencing 20th April

27th - DACh Dance Artists Forum and PCVA Training

2009
March

24th and 25th - Stride '09 community performance

 

2009
February

20th - Safeguarding training & Freelance Artists Meeting

 

2009
January

Regular Classes start week commencing 12th Jan

 


 

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