Commons: A Dance Festival
This venue-wide festival of dance is all about getting people connecting, interacting and moving again, and is taking over Stanley Arts this May. With the Commons Festival, Stanley Arts continues its commitment to showcasing dance for everyone with a joyful programme of exhibitions, workshops, performances and parties; all celebrating the glorious diversity of dance.
Come and get inspired! From entry-level workshops to our infamous monthly Ballroom OTA there is something for everyone – whether you are a wallflower or a party animal. Featuring Hip Hop, South Asian dance, Vogue Ballroom and more, Commons is all about exploring our shared love of movement and music.
The programme includes:
Thursday 12th May Open Ballroom Session with Sattva Ninja + Celeesi Revlon
Friday 13th May Ballroom Workshop: New Way with Princess Sofia Ninja
Friday 13th May Ballroom Workshop: Vogue Fem with Karteer
Friday 13th – Tuesday 31st May Exhibitions curated by Simeon Qysea and Vipul Sangoi
Monday 16th May Beginners Popping Workshop with Mechanikool
Wednesday 18th May Beginners Breaking Class with BirdGang Ltd’s Amber Williams
Wednesday 18th May Dance Industry Networking Event
Sunday 22nd May Advanced Breakin Workshop with AJ-47
Sunday 22nd May Advanced House Workshop with Frankie J
Sunday 22nd May The Commons Battle by BirdGang Ltd and Stanley Arts
Sunday 22nd May Storyland a community dance piece from Ania Straczynska
Tuesday 24th May Beginners Bollywood for adults with Anusha Subramanyam
Tuesday 24th May Bollywood for kids with Anusha Subramanyam
Friday 27th May AltBlax x F*** It Up Fridays x Let’s Have a Kiki #TheParty
Saturday 28th May Commons: After Dark Finale Party
Don’t hesitate to go to our What’s On page for more info – check out the full list of events here.