Vicki McCorkell is a Trustee at DanceSyndrome. She is an experienced practitioner in the Arts and a good friend to DanceSyndrome Founders Jen and Sue Blackwell. As DanceSyndrome celebrates our 5th anniversary as a charity, we have been reflecting on the history of the organisation and Vicki has written a short blog about her own…

Sarah Calderbank joined DanceSyndrome in 2014 as a volunteer, helping with producing marketing literature. In 2015 Tudor Trust provided funding for a Business Development and Administration Executive and Sarah was thrilled to take the role. She is now the Project Coordinator for DanceSyndrome’s two major projects, funded by Spirit of 2012 and Big Lottery Fund….

Our dancers had an amazing time in Edinburgh and the Fringe Festival feedback was just incredible! We are so proud of this achievement and wanted to share the collection of comments with you in this blog.       Thanks @DanceSyndrome for making me feel so proud. Your hauntingly beautiful show Lit a Drift @edfringe…

Dawn Vickers is DanceSyndrome’s Managing Director. She has been the driving force behind the charity since joining in 2014. Dawn is a skilled networker who loves to meet new people and find ways to work in partnership. She is an ambassador for inclusion, supporting people with learning disabilities, helping people to overcome any barriers they face and…

The DanceSyndrome team feel very fortunate to have been able to return to the Edinburgh Fringe Festival in 2018 and couldn’t have done this without the help of many dedicated supporters.   We would like to express our thanks to the following people:   Our sponsors Empower Housing Association, please visit their website www.empowerhousing.org.uk for…

Wednesday 11th July saw the exclusive preview performance of DanceSyndrome’s new Edinburgh Fringe performance piece Lit aDrift.   Our dancers were thrilled to perform in front of a packed audience at The Media Factory in Preston. It turns out the audience we’re equally thrilled to be there! The feedback that we have had from the…

In 2018, DanceSyndrome has been fortunate to be able to celebrate our 5th anniversary of being a registered charity. As part of our celebrations we are sharing memories and highlights from those 5 years to demonstrate how far we have come in that time, and how much potential there is for the future.   But…

Sarah Calderbank (pictured second from right at a fundraising event for DanceSyndrome) is the Project Coordinator for DanceSyndrome’s Spirit of 2012 funded project. She has been involved with the charity since 2014, initially as a volunteer before being employed in 2015. Sarah’s role involves promoting the charity and recruiting people to our workshops and training…

As DanceSyndrome’s Edinburgh Fringe Festival 2018 fundraising campaign gains momentum, Dance Leader Pauline Hall completed a sponsored swim last week to help with the fundraising efforts. Her friend and fellow dance leader Becky Rich went with Pauline to cheer her on, and she has written a brief blog about the fundraising event.   Here is…

Anna James, age 20, is a Dance Performance and Teaching student at the University of Central Lancashire. She is also a volunteer and dancer with DanceSyndrome. Here she shares her story about why the charity is important to her.   “DanceSyndrome performed at UCLan in the first few weeks of my first year at University…