Dance Woking

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About Dance Woking

Established in 1995, Dance Woking is an innovative dance organisation which provides high quality opportunities to watch perform and take part in dance, providing new experiences that inspire artists, audiences, participants and communities. Dance Woking champions and celebrates dance as a socially and culturally relevant force through an annual programme of events that resonate with our audiences. Dance Woking is an outstanding contributor to the arts, culture and sport in Woking and the SE of England, with a regional and national reputation in its support and development of dance.

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Professional Dance Class with Alexander Whitley Dance Company!

Posted on behalf of Dance Woking and Woking Borough Council
Dance Woking are excited to be hosting a professional dance class with Alexander Whitley Dance Company in February Half Term!

Suitable for those who have completed a full time dance training course or equivalent and dance teachers.

This workshop also includes a ticket to see Alexander Whitley Dance company perform 8 Minutes at the Rhoda McGaw Theatre on Thursday 21st March at 7.30pm.

Fee: £20.00 (Includes ticket to watch 8 Minutes)

For more information and to book onto this class please contact kate@dancewoking.com

About Alexander Whitley Dance Company: Artistic Director and Choreographer: Alexander Whitley is a London-based choreographer working at the cutting edge of British contemporary dance. He has also created work for several of the UK’s leading companies including the Royal Ballet, Rambert, Balletboyz, Candoco and Birmingham Royal Ballet. Alexander Whitley Dance Company was established in 2014 bringing together artists and academics from a wide range of fields including science, architecture and design. The workshop will be with members of the Alexander Whitley Dance Company.
When
19 Feb 2019 at 6:00pm
until 19 Feb 2019 at 8:00pm
Where
H.G. Wells Conference & Events Centre
Church Street East
Woking
GU21 6HJ

ROTATE Parkour Sessions - Woking!

Dance Woking are delighted to offer brand new Rotate Parkour sessions in Woking on Thursday evenings!

Led by Momentum Parkour and assisted by Dance Woking, sessions will be run in a safe and supportive environment, allowing progression of movement skills including running, jumping, vaulting, crawling, balancing, swinging, diving and rolling.

Sessions are suitable for 11 years+

Sessions cost £1, a registration form must be completed – please see the registration forms to download and complete on our Parkour webpage.

For more information please contact kate@dancewoking.com

The sessions are run in partnership with Active Surrey and Runnymede Families Team. Momentum Parkour are based in Leatherhead and are experienced in teaching the fundamentals of Parkour to young people.
When
31 Jan 2019 at 6:30pm
until 31 Jan 2019 at 7:30pm
Where
Sheerwater Youth Centre
Blackmore Crescent
Woking
GU21 5NS

ROTATE Parkour Sessions - Addlestone!

Dance Woking are delighted to offer brand new Rotate Parkour sessions in Addlestone on Thursday evenings!

Led by Momentum Parkour and assisted by Dance Woking, sessions will be run in a safe and supportive environment, allowing progression of movement skills including running, jumping, vaulting, crawling, balancing, swinging, diving and rolling.

Sessions are suitable for 11 years+

Sessions cost £1, a registration form must be completed – please see the registration forms to download and complete on our Parkour webpage.

For more information please contact kate@dancewoking.com

The sessions are run in partnership with Active Surrey and Runnymede Families Team. Momentum Parkour are based in Leatherhead and are experienced in teaching the fundamentals of Parkour to young people.
When
31 Jan 2019 at 6:00pm
until 31 Jan 2019 at 7:00pm
Where
Addlestone Youth Centre
121-125 Church Road
Addlestone
KT15 1SH

Introducing Dance Platform - Showcase of work from new choreographers!

A platform showcasing new work created by the next generation of choreographers

Jack Philp Dance presenting LUMEN Fusing the world’s of science and dance together this debut features Jack’s latest contemporary dance works. Be plunged into the space with the performers in the immersive styling of ‘Psychoacoustic’ and indulge in the athletic punch that is ‘Lumen’. Entertain your curiosity and explore what happens when neuroscience and astrophysics meet contemporary dance.

Supported by Dance Woking, Arts Council of Wales, National Dance Company Wales, Venue Cymru, Cardiff University (The School of physics and astronomy), Rubicon Dance, City University (cognitive neuroscience research unit).

Wesley Bingwa – Starting his dance career at Woking College, Wesley went to De Montfort, University Leicester where he graduated in a BA Hons in Dance. He is just completing a Masters at Trinity Laban in Choreography.

Tonight Dance Woking is delighted to be able to support Wesley as he realises his ambition as a choreographer, his journey into the dance world at its infancy.

Two further choreographers to be announced .

Tickets:

Standard - £9.50

Concession - £5.50
When
19 Mar 2019 at 7:00pm
Where
Rhoda McGaw Theatre
The Ambassadors, Peacocks Centre
Woking
GU21 6GQ

Boys Platform - Dance Woking!

Dance Woking is hosting our annual Boys Platform on Monday 18 March at Rhoda McGaw Theatre.

A Schools and Colleges platform first held in 2014.

Building on the success of 2018 we are focusing on how we can use dance to engage more boys in becoming active. Dance Woking is working with professional dance company Alexander Whitley Dance Company; groups involved in our education and outreach project will be shown some of the company’s signature movement and encouraged to use this to develop a 3 to 4 minute performance using the dance movement as their stimulus; the groups will present on Monday 18 March at the Boys Platform.

Tickets Available:

Standard - £10.50

Concession - £6.50

Suitable for all ages.
When
18 Mar 2019 at 7:00pm
Where
Rhoda McGaw Theatre
Peacocks Centre
Woking
GU21 6GQ

Woking SLAM - Urban Dance Platform!

Come and enjoy an evening of urban dance!

For those who enjoy the urban dance scene, Woking SLAM is a community led dance platform that showcases performances using urban dance styles such as street, hip hop, breaking and body popping.

Featuring some of the best groups in Woking and Surrey this platform highlights the depth and breadth of this movement style.

Tickets Available:

Standard - £10.50

Concession - £6.50
When
23 Mar 2019 at 7:00pm
Where
Rhoda McGaw Theatre
Peacocks Centre
Woking
GU21 6GQ

Professional Class for dancers, dance teachers and graduates!

Dance Woking are delighted to offer a brand new Contemporary dance class starting in January 2019 for those who have completed a full time dance training course or equivalent!

Keep on top of your technique and challenge yourself creatively in our advanced contemporary classes taught by experienced dance teacher Natalie Dodd.

About Natalie Dodd: Natalie trained primarily at Rambert School of Ballet and Contemporary, she acquired a Masters (with Distinction) from Northern School of Contemporary Dance; her performance experience includes working with Mark Bruce Company, English National Opera, BBC Proms, The Royal Shakespeare Company, Danone TV Commercial, H and M Television Advertisement. Natalie was a pupil at Winston Churchill School and a pupil at Susan Robinson’s School of Ballet. We are delighted to be working with Natalie on our brand new professional class!

Fee: £12 Drop In / £70.00 for 8 sessions

For more information and to register your interest please email kate@dancewoking.com
When
28 Jan 2019 at 7:00pm
until 28 Jan 2019 at 8:30pm
Where
Pearl Assurance House
28 High Street
Woking
GU21 6BW

EVOLVE Senior Dance - February Half Term with Dance Woking!

Come and join Dance Woking in this 3 day dance intensive for 11 years +

For those who have some dance experience and would like to develop their skills further and perform. We are delighted that dancers will have the opportunity to have a three day dance intensive with Alexander Whitley Dance Company to create a curtain raiser using stimulus and signature movement from 8 Minutes.

A fantastic opportunity to work with a professional company and work towards a performance

Fee: £90.00
The fee includes the three days of dance classes with Alexander Whitley Dance Company, performance of this newly created piece, a curtain raiser for Alexander Whitley Dance Company on the 21st March (including a rehearsal nearer the time and tech/dress rehearsal) and to watch 8 Minutes after performing!

If you would like more information please contact Kate on 01483 495460 or kate@dancewoking.com
When
18 Feb 2019 at 12:00pm
until 20 Feb 2019 at 5:30pm
Where
H.G. Wells Conference & Events Centre
Church Street East
Woking
GU21 6HJ

ACTIVATE Junior Dance - February Half Term with Dance Woking!

Come and join Dance Woking for our February half term dance classes!

Hip-Hop classes for children aged 7-11 years who just want to dance! Fast-paced and high energy, children will learn a range of moves from a variety of Hip Hop dance styles focusing on technique and performance skills.

These energetic classes are great for improving coordination, musicality and include the opportunity to get creative to the latest music.

The classes take place over three mornings in half term. The classes will work towards creating a new dance piece to perform at our Woking SLAM Platform for urban dance styles on Saturday 23rd March.

Fee: £45.00

(Includes three mornings of dance with an extra rehearsal nearer the time and performance on 23rd March.)

Contact kate@dancewoking.com or call 01483 495460 for more information.
When
18 Feb 2019 at 9:45am
until 20 Feb 2019 at 11:45am
Where
H.G. Wells Conference & Events Centre
Church Street East
Woking
GU21 6HJ

NEW! Dance Woking Youth Company for 12+

Dance Woking are excited to announce our brand NEW Youth Dance Company launching in January 2019!

The dance company will give you a chance to improve your dance technique and develop your choreographic skills, giving you the confidence to perform. There will be opportunities to perform at Dance Woking’s platforms as well as watch visiting professional dance companies perform.

Dance Woking Youth Company will work with dance teacher and choreographer Natalie Dodd.

For 12+ with a passion for dance, looking for high quality training!

Fee: £90.00 per term

Contact kate@dancewoking.com for more information and to try out a class!

About Natalie Dodd – Dance Teacher:

Natalie trained primarily at Rambert School of Ballet and Contemporary, she acquired a Masters (with Distinction) from Northern School of Contemporary Dance; her performance experience includes working with Mark Bruce Company, English National Opera, BBC Proms, The Royal Shakespeare Company, Danone TV Commercial, H and M Television Advertisement. Natalie was a pupil at Winston Churchill School and a pupil at Susan Robinson’s School of Ballet. We are delighted to be working with Natalie to develop a Youth Dance Company.
When
28 Jan 2019 at 5:00pm
until 28 Jan 2019 at 6:30pm
Where
H.G. Wells Conference & Events Centre
Church Street East
Woking
GU21 6HJ