U.Dance 2017, the nation’s annual youth dance festival, will showcase the strength and talent of young dancers from across the country and enable the hundreds of young dancers to participate in classes, workshops, careers sessions and social activties during the three and half day residential.
The Performances, Birmingham Hippodrome:
- Friday 14 July, 7.30pm
West Midlands-based Motionhouse Youth will share the stage for the opening performance with National Youth Dance Company, London’s Impact Youth, Edinburgh-based Ihayami Youth Collective, Hampshire Youth Dance Company, Northampton School for Boys, Northampton’s Dance2 (Advanced Company), Brighton’s Ceyda Tanc Youth Dance and London-based inclusive group, SLiDE.
- Saturday 15 July, 7.30pm
The National Youth Dance Company of Scotland will be joined for the second performance by DanceXchange – Centre for Advance Training (Birmingham), Kidderminster’s Ignite Dance Company, Cambridge Youth Dance Company, Brighton’s Penny and Jules Youth Dance, Manchester’s Pointe Youth Dance Company, St Austell’s Undefined Dance Company, Division from Newcastle and three Yorkshire-based groups: High Storrs Dance Company, Momentum Dance and inclusive group, Me2 Inclusive Youth Dance Company.
- Sunday 16 July, 5pm
The closing performance includes Birmingham’s ACE Youth, National Youth Dance Wales, Fylde Coast Youth Dance Company, Nottingham’s Next Door Dance Company, Aberdeenshire’s Re:Volution Youth Dance Company, Lancaster’s Ludus Youth Dance Company, D+ inclusive group from Durham and from the Republic of Ireland, Company B
Tickets £10/£8. Group Discounts available.