Jen Blackwell and Becky Rich are the best of friends. They share a passion for dance and spend many hours enjoying each other’s company. But they are not just the best of friends, they are a force for good, challenging perceptions and trying to make the world a better place, using dance as their weapon…

DanceSyndrome Dance Leader David Corr departed for Austria on 14th March to take part in the Special Olympics World Winter Games. David is representing Great Britain in the Alpine Skiing event at the games, which commence with a spectacular opening ceremony on 18th March.   The Special Olympics World Winter Games is one of the…

DanceSyndrome’s inspiring work was recognised at the Red Rose Awards, where the charity was chosen as the winner of this year’s Not-For-Profit Award.   The awards, which took place on Thursday 9th March at the Winter Gardens in Blackpool, exist to celebrate excellence in business in the Lancashire area and are organised by Lancashire Business…

Sue Blackwell, DanceSyndrome Co-Founder and Trustee, helped set up the charity with her daughter Jen, who happens to have Down’s syndrome. Jen was unable to find suitable training to help her pursue her dream of a career in community dance, so DanceSyndrome was developed to help Jen and others like her who didn’t want their…

DanceSyndrome is taking its latest performance piece “Orbit” to this year’s Edinburgh Fringe Festival!   DanceSyndrome will be performing “Orbit” at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival on Monday 14th and Tuesday 15th August at The Space at Surgeons Hall.   Orbit was produced in 2016 as part of an Arts Council funded project. DanceSyndrome’s dancers worked…