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Dance links

Dance links

National
Arts Council England Dance Links
Links to dance organisations, agencies, networks etc.

Council for Dance Education and Training
Promotes excellence in dance education and training and holds a directory of registered dance teachers in the UK

Dance Consortium A UK wide website for international dance

Dancers' Career Development
Dancers Career Development (DCD) has been supporting professional dance for over 35 years to help dancers to make the often-difficult transition from professional dancing to a new career by giving them the confidence and skills they need to keep working beyond dance

DCSF Music and Dance scheme
Run by the Department for Children, Schools and Families, the aim of the scheme is to help identify and assist children with exceptional potential, regardless of their personal circumstances, to benefit from world-class specialist training as part of a broad and balanced education.

English National Ballet
One of the leading classsical ballet companies in the UK

English Folk Dance and Song Society   
Organisation supporting English folk dance and song based at Cecil Sharpe House, London

Foundation for Community Dance (FCD) 
National initiative that supports dance practitioners across the region and the country

Jabadao
National centre for movement, learning and health. Jabadao works in partnership with education, health and social care sectors to create more opportunities for people to get involved in movement activities that promote helath, learning and well-being.

LABAN
One of Europe's leading dance conservatories offering undergraduate and post-graduate programmes in contemporary dance artist training and professional development.

Lisa Ullman Travelling Scholarship fund
Scholarship fund supporting dancers, choreographers, administrators, teachers, therapists, journalists, photographers, and others working in dance/movement who want to enrich their practice through travel.

Northern Ballet 
Northern Ballet Theatre NBT (NBT) is a national touring ballet theatre company based in Leeds. It performs high quality original narrative ballet works in venues across the country, with a special focus in Leeds and the north of England. The company also offers education and training programmes.

Northern School of Contemporary Dance
Northern School of Contemporary Dance (NSCD) is a dance training institution offering a select group of students the opportunity to develop and excel as dance artists in a conservatoire environment.

Royal Academy of Dance
Promotes knowledge, understanding and practice of dance internationally.

U.Dance
National youth dance festival, with performances all over the country, including Derbyshire.

UKSalsa.com
Salsa information website

Youth Dance England
Youth Dance England is the national agency to connect young people and dance.

Regional

Cheshire dance
Classes and training in Cheshire

dancexchange 
A partner organisation with Birmingham Hippodrome and Birmingham Royal Ballet, creates exciting opportunities for people of all walks of life to engage in dance, either as a participant, performer or audience member.  dx has both a national and a regional remit and provides artistic support, education, performances and participation opportunities, and advocates for dance at all levels.

Dance 4
National dance agency based in Nottingham.

Danceworks
Danceworks is the promoter and audience development agency for dance in South Yorkshire.

Déda 
The only dedicated dance house in the East Midlands, acting as a local, regional and national resource for dance artists and the wider community.

Lincs Dance
Lincolnshire dance is the Dance Development Agency for the county of Lincolnshire. It aims to provide a focus for dance activity within the county and works with professional dancers and key personnel in the seven local authorities within Lincolnshire to raise the profile of dance and the range and quality of dance opportunities available.

Staffordshire dance collective
SDC offers professional development opportunities for Staffordshire based dance artists and teachers. They provide regular technique classes and workshops led by renowned choreographers as well as support and opportunities to network. Dance artists outside Staffordshire are welcome to participate in this exciting programme of activities!

Local
IDTA Registered Dance Schools in Derbyshire
International Dance Teachers Association

Active Derbyshire
Find out about how, why and where to get active in Derbyshire- includes list of dance clubs

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