Dumfries & Galloway Dance is a new regional approach to developing a thriving dance sector. We believe this sector could bring together the brilliant activity that already happens across the region and create further opportunities to promote the region as a home for dance.
Sunday May 26th at the Theatre Royal Dumfries
Dance Dumfries and Galloway sets out to achieve this aim, through creating a new Youth Dance Company, and setting up a touring network for professional dance companies.
Day of Dance offers a series of workshops followed by an evening Ceilidh interrupted by pop up dance performances.
During the day will be a series of workshops, in the morning is dedicated to adult beginners with an 11:00am Contemporary Dance session and a 12:15 ballet session. The afternoon is aimed at teenagers aged 13-18, with a contemporary dance session at 13:45 and a hip-hop session at 15:15.
The evening Ceilidh kicks of at 7pm led by Ceilidh group Whirligig who feature Gavin Marwick (fiddle), Ruth Morris (fiddle/ nyckelharpa and dance calling) & Pete Garnett (accordion)
All events are sessions are £5 or £10 for a day ticket. They are bookable on Eventbrite or at the Theatre Royal Box Office Box 01387 254209
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