In the New Year, Dance in Devon are working with Pavilion Dance South West to host Creative Shed - a development weekend for young choreographers in the South West. This exciting opportunity will take place at Dartington Space, near Totnes on Saturday 18 and Sunday 19 January 2014. For more information about this unmissable chance to work with Motionhouse's artistic director, Kevin Finnan, MBE - click here
We welcome children and young people and offer you:
Find out more from Gillian Dale, our Executive Director.
Dance in Devon would like to invite you to share the benefit of our wonderful new space at Dartington Hall. For the first time we have spare office space and we have ring-fenced a little time to give directly to you.
Dance Office is a new scheme designed to help manage your dance work, in whatever way you most need, and developing your own skills as we go.
Our newsletter DANNI will be sent out this week and will inform you of exciting forthcoming projects, CPD training and news for 2013 Sign up if you don't already receive it!
THE EXCITING 2013 Story so far!:
A significant step change for Dance in Devon into a new phase of growth after 6 excellent years laying the foundations
We are now in our lovely new offices at Dartington SPACE and we have to admit it is a lovely environment to be part of. If you're ever down this way then give us a call as we'd love to show you our new offices! 01803 868116
As a companion organisation in we are part of the Immerse programme which is a membership scheme for individuals and companies which provides a range of benefits from artists events and networking to free access to Space Studios through the standby SPACE scheme and support in producing new, critically acclaimed touring work. For more details, visit
More...... on Dance in Devon 2013 developments
Devon County Council awards arts activity commissions
The Council has awarded two new commissions for arts activity across the county: one to Daisi for a programme of participatory projects and one to Beaford Arts for a programme of performances.
Each organisation will be working in a partnership to deliver the programme and we at Dance in Devon are delighted to be part of the partnership with DAISI:
The aim for the commissions is to enable people from target groups to engage in arts activity that enriches their lives and contributes to their wellbeing. more...
Dance in Devon takes a strong lead on Continuous Professional Development for anyone working or aspiring to work in the dance sector as teacher, practitioner, leader, performer, choreographer, creative artist.
In order to introduce dance to the wider public artists need to be able to access the relevant training and development opportunities to sustain their skills, passion and enthusiasm for dance. Dance in Devon signposts the best support where it is available, and fills in the gaps in areas where it is not available.
Are you a dance artist based in Cornwall, Plymouth or Devon?
Get your CPD Dance Card
The CPD Dance Card aims to open up opportunities for people engaged in the dance sector in either Cornwall, Plymouth or Devon, at any stage in their career, to attend training and continuing professional development events are particularly appropriate for the next step in their own personal and professional development
Apply before 1st December 2013.
more infomation including the application form can be found here http://www.danceindevon.org.uk/professional-development/
Dance In Devon is a Charity.
If you have benefited from any of the free classes, community work or professional development opportunities and networking connections that we have been able to deliver and share within Devon, please help us to continue to provide these resources by donating.
We love being able to work within the community and enable more people to connect with the wonderful art of dance, we need your help to keep doing so...Thank you!
Artists and companies exploring their practice with Dance in Devon, Exeter Northcott Theatre, and Kaleider
Annual New Years Eve Party for ballroom social dancers. Prize's, raffle and communal buffet.
Dance in Time: A Celebration of Older People's Dance in the South West