PERFORMERS SOUGHT FOR STEP UP
AND DANCE 2018
Applications are open for dancers to take part in Step Up and Dance 2018.
The 10th annual community dance performance for groups from North and South Tyneside will be held at The Customs House on Tuesday, February 6, 2018.
|Dancers from Harton
Academy in South Shields |
performing in Step Up and Dance 2017.
There are 10 spots available in the showcase event, which is part of the regional dance festival Pulse, managed by
in Dance City . The
Customs House is a partner in Pulse, alongside Arts Centre Washington, Tin Arts
in Newcastle , Arc
Stockton and Queen’s Hall Arts Centre in Hexham. Durham
Two groups from each venue will be selected to perform at the regional Pulse event at
on Dance City March 17, 2018.
Pulse, in turn, is part of the national youth dance festival U Dance and one group will be chosen to represent the region in
|Inaudible performing in Step Up and Dance 2017.|
Daniel Clifford, learning and participation offer at The Customs House, said: “It is a great opportunity for local people to dance on a professional stage and share their work with friends and family, other dancers and the wider community.”
Dancers of all ages and abilities in any form of dance are welcome to apply to take part in Step Up and Dance 2018.
Groups should be no bigger than 20 people and performances should be up to seven minutes long, with an emphasis on new and original choreography set to an interesting soundtrack.
|Stephenson Rockettes from George Stephenson
High in |
North Shields performing in Step Up and Dance 2017.
Daniel added: “It doesn’t matter if it is two kids who have got together and want to do a bit of breakdance, or if it is a dance school. Step Up and Dance 2018 is about showing off what North and
South Tyneside has to
offer in dance.”
Groups have until Sunday, November 26 to apply. For more information, contact Daniel on (0191) 427 8193 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.