Participation Projects

We are passionate about increasing participation in dance and regularly create projects that help us to reach out to specific groups of people and/or living in particular areas in the South East. For all our latest opportunities sign up to our newsletter at the bottom of the page.

Four Hands Dance, Touch, Our City Dances 2019. Photo Jen O'Brien

The Welcome Project

A programme of activities and events to encourage more people to dance in the local community

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The Welcome Project


A contemporary dance training programme for ages 11-14, to give you the skills to continue your dance journey.



An annual celebration of youth dance

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Teachers Continuing Professional Development

Our first professional development opportunity for primary school teachers

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Teachers Continuing Professional Development

The Welcome Project

Project Partners

  • Arts Award
  • Artsmark
  • Artswork
  • Birmingham Hippodrome
  • Brighton Aldridge Community Academy
  • Brighton Digital Festival
  • Brighton Fringe
  • Brighton & Hove City Council
  • Senior Housing & Active for Life
  • Brighton Unemployment Centre’s Families Project
  • Brighton Youth Centre
  • Ceyda Tanc Dance                          
  • Dance East 
  • Dance Woking
  • Dance Umbrella
  • Drishti Dance
  • Edinburgh International Children’s Festival
  • Fan Dance Theatre
  • GradLAB
  • Hofesh Shechter Company
  • Imaginate
  • Jasmin Vardimon Company
  • Junction Dance, Reading 
  • Kent Dance Network
  • Lighthouse
  • Loop Dance Company
  • Marina Studios
  • Medway County Council
  • Moulsecoomb Primary School
    Motus, MK
  • Move South East
  • National Dance Network
  • National Youth Dance Company
  • New Adventures
  • Nordern Farm
    One Dance UK
  • Our Future City (Future Creators)
  • Oxford City Council
  • Oxford Dance Forum
  • Pavilion Dance South West
  • People Dancing
  • Portslade Aldridge Community Academy 
  • Puffin Community Nursery
  • Quarterhouse, Folkestone
  • Roundabout Nursery
  • Secondhand Dance
  • Spark Arts
  • Starcatchers
  • Strike a Light Festival
  • Sussex Dance Collective
  • Take Art
  • Tarner Children’s Centre
  • Tarner Community Project
  • Trust For Developing Communities
  • The Mill Arts Centre Banbury
  • The Place
  • Space Arts
  • University of Brighton
  • University of Christchurch Canterbury
  • University of Surrey
  • Wise Owl Nursery
  • Yorkshire Dance