What We Do
All you need to know about our local workshops, leadership training and performances.
Information on our the local dance workshops and our other events across the North West.
Welcome To DanceSyndrome
At DanceSyndrome, people of all ages and abilities are supported to challenge themselves, express themselves and believe in themselves.
We provide community dance workshops throughout the North West. Our dancers can complete accredited training to become dance leaders and are given the opportunity to perform at live events throughout the UK.
Our work inspires and empowers both dancers and audiences to believe that opportunities are endless for people who refuse to be defined by disability.
What’s Coming Up
Clitheroe workshop (every Saturday)
Come and join us at St James Church, Clitheroe, for Everybody Dance sessions and dance your way to feeling better! Dancing is for everyone, whatever your age or ability. Everybody Dance is a fun, accessible and inclusive dance and fitness session for anyone who wants to get moving and have a good time. The sessions…
Inclusive Street Dance
Many people have asked us if we could offer inclusive street dance sessions, so we have formed the fabulous DStreet Crew! The workshops are delivered by experienced DanceSyndrome Dance Artist Donna Harrison from 1-2pm on Mondays, at Plungington Community Centre, Preston. Donna will work with participants in a fully inclusive way, to learn techniques such…
Everybody Dance - Chorley (every Tuesday)
Come and join us at Clayton Green Sports Centre, Chorley, for Everybody Dance sessions and dance your way to feeling better! Dancing is for everyone, whatever your age or ability. Everybody Dance is a fun, accessible and inclusive dance and fitness session for anyone who wants to get moving and have a good time. The sessions…
November 6, 2018
Vicki McCorkell is a Trustee at DanceSyndrome. She is an experienced practitioner in the Arts…
October 25, 2018
DanceSyndrome Founder Jen Blackwell was thrilled to discover that, following some work that DanceSyndrome had…
October 18, 2018
Jen Blackwell, DanceSyndrome Founder and Director, was announced as one of the most influential people…
September 12, 2018
Sarah Calderbank joined DanceSyndrome in 2014 as a volunteer, helping with producing marketing literature. In…
September 3, 2018
Our dancers had an amazing time in Edinburgh and the Fringe Festival feedback was just…
August 21, 2018
Dawn Vickers is DanceSyndrome’s Managing Director. She has been the driving force behind the charity…
August 20, 2018
DanceSyndrome Managing Director Dawn Vickers has been recognised with an award nomination! Dawn has…
August 18, 2018
The DanceSyndrome team feel very fortunate to have been able to return to the Edinburgh…
July 19, 2018
DanceSyndrome is taking its latest performance piece to this year’s Edinburgh Fringe Festival thanks to…
July 17, 2018
DanceSyndrome wins Charity of the Year at the E3 Awards DanceSyndrome has been named…
July 12, 2018
Wednesday 11th July saw the exclusive preview performance of DanceSyndrome’s new Edinburgh Fringe performance piece…
July 4, 2018
In 2018, DanceSyndrome has been fortunate to be able to celebrate our 5th anniversary of…
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