Can You Dance? Is the UK’s biggest touring and industry leading dance convention company. CYD? Are at the forefront of the industry hosting Regional Conventions, Teacher Conventions, their flagship event, the CYD? Super Convention and an amazing dance company of 52 dancers in the CYD? Dance Star Company.
We are proud to have Can You Dance? as our headline sponsor as we share the same company values which is to create a positive, professional environment that dancers can excel in. We both strive to offer lots of amazing opportunities that will help further develop a dancers ability, career and experience.
Premiere Scholars is an exciting Dance and Musical Theatre Associate programme designed to advance talented students located in the south of England. This course is designed to run alongside students’ existing training, complimenting this with the opportunity to work with leading professionals in the dance and theatre industry.
The Premiere Scholars directors, Alan Burkitt and Claire Brazier, are dedicated to nurturing unique performers and encourage a perfect balance of technique, artistry, discipline and passion.
They have been running with huge success for three years. Many of their Jazz and MT Scholars have appeared in various West End and touring productions, as well as feature films.
Premiere Scholars graduates have also been successful is gaining entry to many top Theatre colleges including Bird, Laine Theatre Arts , Performers, London Studio Centre and Wilkes.
At MEPA they take pride in their open and friendly approach to teaching by nurturing a “can do” attitude. They are determined to bring out the best in every performer, by understanding that each individual has their own unique way of learning. This enables them to acknowledge and support each student’s specific needs.
Through the implementation of effective teaching methods, they can create an environment of trust, confidence and achievement where each and every student can thrive.
By receiving their bespoke and tailored training, they aim for their students to gain the skills and knowledge to uphold a long, healthy and successful career in the performing arts.
MEPA College is delighted to be working in conjunction with XCITE Dance, helping to provide support for young dancers, dance schools and small businesses.
Dancing Daisy has been a family run business since 2008, growing from 16 ballet tutus to a warehouse and 2 shops! With customer service, high quality and value for money at its heart, they also support UK manufacturing and are ambitious in their vision to source 100% of their branded products from the UK.
Dancing Daisy supports the dance industry worldwide by helping teachers with easy dancewear options, providing dance schools with stress-free branded, customisable uniforms for their students and allowing dancers to find the dancewear they need to live their best dancer life.
For these reasons XCITE Dance is proud to be working alongside the Dancing Daisy team!
MOVE IT is a celebration of all things dance – with 270+ classes to choose from covering a variety of styles from Contemporary, Tap, Heels, Commercial, Jazz, Musical Theatre and more! Not to mention the iconic Main Stage where you can see some of the biggest artists and schools performing across the 3 days!
This year the MOVE IT Headliner line-up features the likes of Tasha Ghouri, Ricky Jinks, Jessica Jones Tap Attack, IMD Legion, and more! With some of its legacy artists also making a comeback from Layton Williams, Dane Bates, Flawless, Neil Jones Joshua Base Pilmore and more!
We are thrilled that MOVEIT are a sponsor for our February 2023 event.