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People Dancing’s creative work is focused on a clear, dynamic approach to innovation and creative learning. Setting out different approaches to different areas of participatory dance, presents People Dancing’s work and priorities to audiences and stakeholders in distinct and relevant ways.

Tue 12 Dec 2023: 10:00 - 13:00 UTC in-person
Photographer - Keiko Ikeuchi.
Held in partnership with Déda, Derby. This three-hour in-person event led by Louise Wildish - Head of Inclusion, Liz Clark - Associate Artist for Early Years and Kath Kimber-McTiffen - Sonrisa Arts includes a two hour practical workshop.

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Celebrating World Parkinson’s Day in the North East
Image credit: Eve Walker.
Dancer Eve Walker reflects upon her placement with the Live Well & Dance with Parkinson's performance group and how it solidified her work priorities and showed her the real power dance can hold and the impact it can have on individuals’ lives.
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“...all the issues people are experiencing, dance gives voice to that. That’s why it’s important to remember that’s where culture and art stands.”
Sharing early years dance practice
Kimberley Harvey and Ella Fleetwood talk about their experience of dancing in the public spaces and on the wards of Great Ormond Street Hospital in London from June 2022 to March 2023.
Contact with consent: online recording
Contact with consent: Exploring autonomy for dancers with additional needs, facilitated by Sali Gresham, delivered in partnership with Sense charity.

This session is for practitioners working within inclusive dance practice but could be a valuable reference for anyone working with non-verbal participants in dance.

This is a recording of a previous online event.
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F-ing Good Zine
F-ing Good Provocation is a zine (project as well as a practice) that celebrates the 20 artists of East and Southeast Asian diaspora involved, who live, create and contribute to the vibrant arts landscape of the UK and beyond.
Read, Watch & Listen: Films
11 Million Reasons to Dance, inspired by Chicago. Photo: Sean Goldthorpe
People Dancing have been involved in making films for 20 years - find some of them here.
Jobs and opportunities
People Dancing in the Summer. Photo: Rachel Cherry.
Here you can browse jobs and opportunities in community and participatory dance.
People Dancing Membership
People Dancing Summer School. Photo: Rachel Cherry
Membership of People Dancing is open to all who support, engage with or have an interest in community and participatory dance. People Dancing Membership reaches more than 4,500 dance professionals worldwide.
Artsmark (for schools)
People Dancing's International Conference, Glasgow. Photo: Rachel Cherry
If you are a teacher or an education professional working with early years children and families please visit our Artsmark page for potential activities that support working in schools and nursery settings.
Online learning courses
People Dancing's International Conference, Glasgow. Photo: Rachel Cherry
These online learning courses address a range of subjects that community dance practitioners may wish to learn more about providing dance practitioners with a chance to learn at their own pace, at a time and in a place to suit themselves.