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Older people dancing

Attik Dance
Provide classes (Time to Dance) and a dance company (Later Creators) for over 55's
www.attik.org.uk

DanceWest
Bolder not Older by DanceWest is a dance programme for adults 55+ offering free dance classes in sheltered accommodation, care homes and community centres and a dance company for active adults 55+.
www.dancewest.co.uk
 

East London Dance (eld)
Provides a range of opportunities for older people to participate in dance. Includes Leap of Faith dance company
www.eastlondondance.org

Equal Arts

Registered charity delivering arts and older people’s projects
www.equalarts.org.uk 

English National Ballet
Launched in 2018, English National Ballet’s ENBEldersCo offers individuals aged 55+ an inspiring opportunity to develop their dance practice in an inclusive, friendly environment promoting well-being and strength
www.ballet.org.uk/project/enbeldersco

Green Candle Dance Company
Provides classes and performance opportunities for older people, as well as producing resources for working with older people
www.greencandledance.com

National Association for Providers of Activities for Older People (NAPA)
An organisation for all those interested in increasing activity opportunities for older people in care settings
www.napa-activities.co.uk

Octagon Theatre Bolton Education and Outreach department
art-beat is a project that aims to provide a wide range of arts activities for the over 50's
www.octagonbolton.co.uk/art-beat

Sadlers Wells, London
Company of Elders, older peoples dance company
www.sadlerswells.com/learning/learning-performing/company-of-elders

Scottish Ballet
Regenerate, four weekly dance classes for people aged 50+;  Scottish Ballet Elders Company, a performance company for Regenerate dancers, selected by audition
www.scottishballet.co.uk/education/get-dancing.html

Take Art
Older peoples projects within their participatory programme
www.takeart.org/dance

Three Score Dance Company
Contemporary dance performance company formed of men & women aged 60+, based in Brighton and Hove. Programme includes weekly classes and outreach activity
www.threescoredance.co.uk

Yorkshire Dance
Thus, a creative dance class for over 50's
www.yorkshiredance.com/commyouth/young-at-arts