U.Dance Regional Platforms, which take place across the UK, offer exciting performance and workshop opportunities to thousands of young dancers each year. Regional Platforms are hosted by a network of partner organisations and take place each spring, showcasing the talents of the region’s young dancers.
Regional Platforms form part of the selection process for the U.Dance National Festival.
U.Dance Regional Platforms will take place in Spring 2022 – please contact your regional organiser for more information. Please read the Guidance Notes below which will be useful when preparing your application.
Click the buttons below for more information on your Regional Platform.
|Region||Organisation||Main Contact||2022 Application Closing Date||2022 Platform Date|
|East Midlands||Dance4||Hayley Arthurfirstname.lastname@example.org||TBC||TBC|
|London||Trinity Laban||Rebecca Denbyemail@example.com||TBC||TBC|
|North East||Dance City||Helen Kumarfirstname.lastname@example.org||TBC|
|North West||North West Dance||Daisy Howellemail@example.com||TBC||TBC|
|South East||South East Dance||Sarah Kearneyfirstname.lastname@example.org||TBC||TBC|
|South West||Pavilion Dance South West||Matthew Hawksworthemail@example.com||TBC||TBC|
|West Midlands||DanceXchange||Alexandra Henwoodfirstname.lastname@example.org||TBC||TBC|
|Yorkshire||Yorkshire Dance||Ione Bartonemail@example.com||TBC||TBC|
One Dance UK’s partner organisations in Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales also traditionally offer youth dance platforms which have links with U.Dance. Contact details are below.
Applicants from Northern Ireland should contact Mags Byrne, Artistic Director, DU Dance.
Applicants from Scotland should contact Lauren Ferguson, Project Coordinator, YDance, producers of the Scottish national youth dance platform.
Applicants from Wales should contact Jamie Jenkins, Dance Producer, National Youth Arts Wales.