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ELYDC rock the U.Dance London Regional Platform

5 April 2016

After weeks of rehearsals with their Lead Artist and choreographer Sara Dos Santos, the newly formed East London Youth Dance Company (ELYDC) took to the stage for their first performance together on Sunday 13 March at the U.Dance London Regional …

Shortlist Announced for the Dance Enterprise Ideas Fund

10 March 2016

The Dance Enterprise Ideas Fund offers dance creatives the chance to pitch for £5,000 plus mentoring support to research, test, or launch new artistic and entrepreneurial ideas. As part of the Dance Enterprise Hub we have put together a consortium …

After School Steps

7 March 2016

We’re project managing a tailor made dance programme for 6 month’s with St. Paul’s With St. Michael’s school

A big welcome to our School21 placement

8 January 2016

East London Dance is thrilled to welcome Geraldine Legester (Gem), a year 10 student at School21 based in Stratford, who will be working with the East London Dance team from November 2015 – March 2016 as part of the Real …

The Fi.ELD: Celebrating a successful 3 years

On 27 October we held the third and final Fi.ELD graduation here at Stratford Circus Arts Centre. As part of this evening we celebrated all three cohorts that have been on this incredible journey with us, inviting their past and …

Orfeo: Putting young people centre stage

30 April 2015

A Shared Commitment: Orfeo at the Roundhouse with the Royal Opera and East London Dance The Roundhouse is to host its first opera in collaboration The Royal Opera in January 2015, as renowned theatre director and former artistic direction of …

East London Dance announce their Future Innovators for 2015

East London Dance is pleased to introduce the third collective of emerging professionals taking part in The Fi.ELD (Future Innovators. East London Dance). Following a rigorous selection process this collective of 15 individuals aged 16 – 25 years will be …

Unleashed – The Winter News

WHAT’S GOING ON – A NEW MAKEOVER! So how does a dance organisation get the equivalent of a new haircut or a new makeover? Well it’s a new website of course! We maxed out the credit card (sorry Polly) and …

Revealing the Fi.ELD’s prime pitchers!

23 May 2014

East London Dance’s future innovators, The Fi.ELD, are currently in full creative flow. Under the direction and facilitation of Kate Scanlan (Scanner’s Inc) and Emma Kerr (East London Dance), the group of 12 emerging professionals, meet monthly for in depth …

Announcing The Fi.ELD 2014 – new cohort!

17 December 2013

East London Dance is pleased to introduce the new collective of emerging professionals on the path to becoming the future innovators in dance. Following a rigorous selection process this collective of 12 individuals aged 16 to 25 years will be …

Help ELD by shopping online with Give as you Live!

6 December 2013

This Christmas help raise money for East London Dance at no cost to you in a hassle free way… But not everyone knows that we are a charitable organisation. In fact many people don’t associate arts organisations as charities at …

Celebrating 25 years and Counting….Review

22 October 2013

In celebrating the past, present and future of East London Dance, Thursday 12 & Friday 13 September saw a huge variety of performances come together under one roof at Stratford Circus in the London borough of Newham. The abundance of …

Announced as a creative artist for Coronation Concert

24 May 2013

East London Dance announced as a creative artist at the Coronation Festival at Buckingham Palace this Summer. The Royal Warrant Holders Association confirmed the names of artists that will take part in three magnificent Gala performances within the gardens of …

Catalyst bid success

13 May 2013

Leading UK Dance Organisations Scoop £150,000 Arts Council Award A GROUP of leading UK dance organisations – headed by Nottingham’s Dance4 – has been awarded £150,000 to support dance talent. The award, from Arts Council England has been given to …

New Director announced

30 April 2013

East London Dance is delighted to today announce that Polly Risbridger has been appointed as Director to succeed Kiki Gale, who departs the organisation after 20 years of hugely distinguished service and great success. Polly, who is currently Creative Producer …

Kiki Gale steps down as Artistic Director/Chief Executive

12 February 2013

East London Dance announces the resignation of Kiki Gale who has led the organisation for the last 21 years. She started her career as a dance performer, choreographer, and animateur, performing with companies including Ludus Dance Company and Rosemary Lee. …

Future Innovators on a journey into The Fi.ELD

25 January 2013

East London Dance is pleased to introduce a collective of emerging professionals on the path to becoming the future innovators in dance. Following a rigorous selection process this collective of 18 individuals aged 16 to 25 years will be embarking …

New Landscape for East London

4 April 2010

East London Dance has joined with Westfield Stratford City to create an arts project aimed at capturing iconic dance images of the changing landscape in Stratford, East London. The project, ‘Dancing Landscapes’, took place on the 1.9m sq ft Westfield …

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