Building on the success of last year’s Freedom of Movement Festival, Stanley Arts continues its commitment to showcasing dance with a programme of exhibitions and workshops, performances, and parties celebrating the glorious diversity of dance.
Inspiring you to get involved, try everything from entry-level workshops to our infamous monthly Ballroom OTA. Featuring Hip Hop, South Asian dance, Vogue Ballroom, and more, Commons is about exploring new ways to connect with dance.
The programme includes:
Friday 13th – Tuesday 31st May – Exhibitions curated by Simeon Qysea and Vipul Sangoi
Monday 16th May – Beginners Hip Hop Class with BirdGang Ltd’s Kayla “Peacock” Lomas-Kirton
Monday 16th May – Beginners Popping Workshop with Mechanikool
Tuesday 17th May – Advanced Hip Hop Workshop with BirdGang Ltd’s Simeon “Kardinal” Campell
Wednesday 18th May – Beginners Breaking Class with BirdGang Ltd’s Amber Williams
Wednesday 18th May – Dance Industry Networking Event
Saturday 21st May – Advanced House Workshop with Frankie J
Saturday 21st May – The Commons Battle by BirdGang Ltd and Stanley Arts
Monday 23rd May – Indian Folk dance class for all ages and abilities with Anusha Subramanyam
Tuesday 24th May – Beginners Bollywood for adults with Anusha Subramanyam
Tuesday 24th May – Bollywood for kids with Anusha Subramanyam
Friday 27th May – F*** It Up Friday
Saturday 28th May – Commons: After Dark Finale Party