Everybody Dance Now Blog

Ultima Vez, Everybody Dance Now in Nottingham

Posted by on 12 March 2015

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Not only is Everybody Dance Now a fantastic opportunity for the young people taking part, it also allows local dance artists to make connections with their local venues, new students and develop their teaching portfolios. Meet Hannah from Nottingham! “It has been such a great opportunity to work with a group of students at Nottingham […]

Everybody Dance Now with Ultima Vez

Posted by on 10 March 2015

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We’re proud to be continuing our Everybody Dance Now project alongside our current Dance Touring Partnership tour with Ultima Vez! We started this EDN project in Canterbury, and it then continues across all tour dates. We caught up with Helen O-Brien from the WISE Project, YMCA Downslink Group in Brighton to find out how the participants […]

Canterbury Ninjas – Looking back

Posted by on 19 January 2015

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November 2014 It was quick. It was pressured.It was awesome. In Canterbury at the Gulbenkian we decided to do a three day intensive and create a short pre-show to warm the audience up. For the first day and a half we worked creatively as I wanted the group to have ownership of the material we […]

CORNWALL EDN

Posted by on 19 January 2015

October 2014 So ever since our creative workshops with Kenrick and his team i have been using his skills and techniques in my social and competitive classes, strategising the best ways to incorporate his ”application” to my ”Every Body Dance Now” sessions, since the young adults who will be participating in our sessions will have no dance background, […]

Saying goodbye to the #NottinghamNinjas!

Posted by on 4 November 2014

So the EDN project has come to a close and has left me with mixed feelings! On the one hand I am so proud of the young people I have worked with and was great working alongside Rebekah, but I can’t say I’m happy that it has come to a fast approaching end. The auditions […]

#NottinghamNinjas – Take a bow!

Posted by on 3 November 2014

So this evening was the final rehearsal and session for #NottinghamNinjas with Ruthba and myself, Rebekah. (Sad face) We started with our usual warm up! Running around the NuProjeks space smiling, laughing and crashing into one another. The #NottinghamNinjas looked happy and comfortable with one another in this new group project! Most came as individuals […]

Amazing comments from our Primary School workshop in Warwick!

Posted by on 30 October 2014

It’s so fantastic for us when we see the workshops that we deliever making a difference to young people. See the comments below from a class of primary school children. Names have been replaces with letters “X struggles with behaviour issues in class , but the dance sessions really helped him calm down and be […]

Everybody Dance Now in Brighton!

Posted by on 23 October 2014

Down in Brighton Everybody Dance Now was a huge success! Helen O’Brien, Project Coordinator, for The WiSE Project (Brighton and Hove) said: “Working on this project has been a fantastically rewarding experience. It has been great watching the young people involved overcome initial resistance and self-consciousness to fully engage in the dance project. This is […]

The importance of Everybody Dance Now…

Posted by on 11 September 2014

Our dance artist, Vikkie Steege, is working with YMCA Downslink Group on the Brighton project of EDN. We asked the group leaders why being involved was important for the young people they work with. Why is EDN important to your group? YMCADLG work with many young people. As an Engagement and Learning coordinator I work […]