Welcome to Dance North

MAKE: Kathryn Spence

MAKE: Kathryn Spence

Kathryn is based in Ross-Shire and Shetland and works as a Dance Artist since training at Laban. Kathryn will use commissioning funds to further develop her piece ‘What We Choose to See’, inspired by the secretive, bomb …

DO: Dance North Youth – Elgin

DO: Dance North Youth – Elgin

Thursdays, 4.00-5.30pm. Weekly classes for young people in Elgin in contemporary dance technique, choreographic and performance skills learning from professional dance artists and each other. New people welcome at any time. …

Dance North’s response to COVID-19

Dance North’s response to COVID-19

New measures, postponements and flexible working practices to help combat the coronavirus pandemic and keep our staff and the people we work with as safe as possible. Rise Festival and other classes cancelled... …

DO: Live online youth dance classes

DO: Live online youth dance classes

DO: Live online classes are now available for exisiting participants of our DMG, Junior and Senior Youth dance classess. For times and dates and to take part please contact Gail Sneddon or Tiffany Broadfoot. …

BLOG: Karl Jay-Lewin on the new normal

BLOG: Karl Jay-Lewin on the new normal

Fridays, 2-5pm. A talented group of courageous young dancers who create, train, tour and perform together. The company meets weekly to develop technical skills, explore and be creative. They will premiere a new piece at RISE 2020. …

NEWS: RISE2020 cancelled

NEWS: RISE2020 cancelled

NEWS: We are now able to accept online donations from anyone who would like to support the organisation during these uncertain times. Any money donated will go towards our Participatory Programme. …

DO: Sing, Exercise and Tea Groups

DO: Sing, Exercise and Tea Groups

The Sing, Exercise and Tea (SET) Groups provide regular activities and support for older people in Moray. Meeting weekly they provide an opportunity for older people to take part in music and gentle movement. …

MAKE: Rosalind Masson

MAKE: Rosalind Masson

Rosalind is a dance artist who's roles span creating/producing her own work, performing with choreographers and artists and developing infrastructure for contemporary dance by collaborating with organisations and individuals. …

BLOG: The DN team in lockdown

BLOG: The DN team in lockdown

BLOG: An insight into the lockdown lives of the Dance North team - what we're up to at work and at home during these extraordinary times, plus recommendations for some interesting things to see and do online …

MAKE: Katrina McPherson

MAKE: Katrina McPherson

Katrina is a director and screendance artist whose creative, scholarly and educational work is at the forefront of the international field. Her forward-looking practice has resulted in numerous films, installations and on-line works. …

MAKE: Lewis Normand

MAKE: Lewis Normand

Lewis is a Dance Artist working across Performance, Teaching and Choreography. Lewis grew up in the Findhorn Community and has worked throughout the country after completing his training at RSC in Glasgow. …

MAKE: Gabriela Sanchez

MAKE: Gabriela Sanchez

Gabriela describes herself as ‘an explorer and composer of movement and space'. Currently based between Spain and Scotland, she has been living and working in different areas of Moray and the Highlands since 2017. …

DO: Dance North Youth Company

DO: Dance North Youth Company

Fridays, 2-5pm. A talented group of courageous young dancers who create, train, tour and perform together. The company meets weekly to develop technical skills, explore and be creative. They will premiere a new piece at RISE 2020. …

DO: Nairn Dance & Movement Group

DO: Nairn Dance & Movement Group

Tuesdays, 4.30-5.30pm. A weekly group supported by Children in Need for young people aged 8-14 with a range of additional support needs that encourages creativity, friendship, fun and self expression through dance and movement. …

DO: Dance North Youth – Fochabers (Juniors)

DO: Dance North Youth – Fochabers (Juniors)

Mondays, 4-5pm. Classes for young people aged 7+ with the opportunity to learn contemporary dance technique, choreographic and performance skills in a safe environment, learning from professional dance artists and each other. …

DO: Dance North Youth – Forres

DO: Dance North Youth – Forres

Tuesdays, 4.15-5.30pm. This new groups started in September to provide young people aged 11+ with the opportunity to learn contemporary dance technique, choreographic and performance skills in a safe environment. …