The UK development organisation and membership
body for community and participatory dance
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Staff and Board

Executive Director: Chris Stenton

Director of Learning: Anna Leatherdale
Director of Engagement: Louise Wildish
Director, Dance for Parkinson's Partnership UK: Kiki Gale MBE
Programme Coordinator: Rosie Frances
Programme Coordinator: Daryl Kirkland

Director of Development: Ruth Bates
Marketing and Communications Manager: Jeremy Waterfield
Membership Development Manager: Shelley Trevelyan

General Manager: Emma Hayes
Administrator: Mae Grocock
Finance Administrator: Denise Jennings


Dr Sara Houston, Chair (Principal Lecturer, Department of Dance, University of Roehampton)
Jane Ralls, Vice-Chair
(Independent Dance Manager)
Pat Abraham
, Chair, Finance and General Purposes Committee (Arts Consultant)
Helen Angove (Head of Development and Partnerships for the DIME Group)
Anand Bhatt (Producer, Aakash Odedra Company)
Lucy Frazer (Dance & Arts Manager)
Paul Kaynes (Chief Executive, National Dance Company Wales)
Kate Marsh (Independent Dance Practitioner)
Dylan Quinn (Artistic Director, Dylan Quinn Dance Theatre)

Our patron

Sue Hoyle OBE