bw-2 An update on Leeds Dance Partnership 17/03/2023 - Leeds Dance Partnership is currently in the final phase of its Arts Council England, Ambition for Excellence funded project. There are two remaining artist-led… Find out more
A dancer holds their arms out in the air in a wide v shape and look up. The words LEEDS 2023 YEAR OF CULTURE are written several times in a purple/pink font that runs in waves throughout the image. Leeds 2023 Seed Commissions Announced 17/09/2021 - We are delighted to announce that in collaboration with LEEDS 2023, five seed commissions have been awarded for independent dance and movement-based artists and… Find out more
A young dancer on a pier, they are crouched low to the floor with their arms outstretched side to side above their head Leeds Dance Open Day 19/08/2021 - Welcome back! Celebrate the return of dance in our city at the free Leeds Dance Open Day, taking place on Sunday 19 September from… Find out more
LDP_bluebackground_withlogo New Partnership Director appointed 17/12/2020 - Lucy Dusgate has been appointed the new Partnership Director of Leeds Dance Partnership. Find out more
A woman stands in profile to the camera. She is holding a pineapple in her hand. Radical Strategies for Change 16/12/2020 - As part of our Online Series, we supported the online discussion Radical Strategies for Change led by Sarah Shead from Artistic Mutiny UK. Find out more
Leeds Dance Partnership Online Series 15/12/2020 - Leeds Dance Partnership continued to support the independent sector during the pandemic, running a series of free online events specifically for independent artists. Find out more
A silhouette of a dancer striking a pose in front of a golden and black sparkly background. Yorkshire winners at the One Dance UK Awards 08/12/2020 - This year’s One Dance UK Awards were a great success for dance in Yorkshire! Find out more
Yorkshire Dance celebrating International Day of Older People 23/09/2020 - As part of their ongoing commitment to keeping older adults dancing, maintaining social interaction and supporting their older participants Yorkshire Dance has curated a… Find out more
Slung Low hosts socially distanced dance first in Leeds supported by Leeds Dance Partnership 08/09/2020 - This weekend saw Leeds' first socially distanced live dance event take place since the COVID-19 lockdown was initiated. Good Blood, by independent dance artist Keira… Find out more
One Dance UK Awards Nomination 20/08/2020 - The One Dance UK Awards are an annual celebration for people from across the dance sector to celebrate and reward the people who have… Find out more
LDP_bluebackground_withlogo Leeds Dance Partnership statement 27/07/2020 - As a Partnership, we are deeply saddened by the recent events in America. Find out more
Lockdown Dance in Leeds 10/06/2020 - In the ongoing Covid-19 crisis, artists and organisations in our region have adapted how they bring dance into our communities. Find out more
Three dancers perform, they are each wearing a zip up tracksuit top - one in red, one in blue and the last one in green. Leeds Dance Partnership update COVID-19 20/05/2020 - COVID-19’s impact on the partners, individuals and businesses we work with is rapidly changing. Find out more
International Day of Dance 29/04/2020 - At Leeds Dance Partnership we celebrate dance from across the city and its surrounding areas. With the current COVID-19 crisis, artists have adapted to… Find out more
National Dance Network 05/02/2020 - We’re pleased to announce that Leeds Dance Partnership has joined National Dance Network. Find out more
2019 in numbers 30/01/2020 - 2019 was a big year for Leeds Dance Partnership. Here’s a quick glance at some of our year in numbers. Thank you to our… Find out more
Family Encounters 16/01/2020 - From 29 February - 1 March, Yorkshire Dance will present Family Encounters, in association with Leeds Dance Partnership. Find out more
Three dancers wearing bright sports jackets. They have their backs to the camera and have their arms outstretched. 2019 Highlights 11/12/2019 - In 2019 Leeds Dance Partnership continued to grow. Here are our highlights! Find out more
Dance students stand at the barre with a Ballet Black dancer who is teaching them. Ballet Black Workshop 10/12/2019 - Last month Leeds Dance Partnership supported a workshop at Northern Ballet’s headquarters led by Ballet Black, bringing together young local dancers from some of… Find out more
A dancer in Strange Stranger, the image is very blue. Light Night Leeds 2019 16/10/2019 - At this year's Light Night Leeds were proud to support the interactive installation and performances of Alexander Whitley Dance Company’s Strange Stranger. Find out more
Three dancers performing as part of the Artist Fellowships sharing. They are wearing bright coloured tracksuit tops - one purple, one red and one green. Artist Fellowships Sharing 15/10/2019 - Last month we hosted our first ever Artist Fellowships Sharing, where our four artists presented the creative explorations they developed through the Artist Fellowships… Find out more
A sharing of dance work at Phoenix Dance Theatre's CC Labs 2019. Five dancers are shoulder to shoulder in downward facing dog pose on the left of the photo as we look at it. We can see the back of the legs of another dancer in the foreground to the right of the photo. Phoenix Dance Theatre Choreographers & Composers Lab 2019 12/08/2019 - This July Phoenix Dance Theatre delivered their second Choreographers & Composers Lab, funded by Jerwood Arts with match funding from Leeds Dance Partnership. Find out more
Springboard 2019 09/08/2019 - Last month Northern Ballet presented Springboard, a course for yearly career dance artists which Leeds Dance Partnership were proud to have supported with bursaries… Find out more
Choreographers & Composers Lab 2019 14/06/2019 - Phoenix Dance Theatre is delighted to announce the names of the eight participants taking part in the 2019 Choreographers and Composers Lab. Solomon Berrio-Allen,… Find out more
Photo Jane Hobson BBC Young Dancer 2019 highlights great dance talent in Leeds 12/06/2019 - On Saturday 18 May, the Grand Final of BBC Young Dancer saw Northern School of Contemporary Dance student Max Revell awarded the 2019 title.… Find out more
International Dance Day 15/04/2019 - Monday 29 April is International Dance Day, a day to celebrate all things dance. To get in on the action, Leeds Dance Partnership will… Find out more
#DancePassion 15/04/2019 - The BBC’s #DancePassion was a celebration of the UK’s flourishing dance scene in collaboration with One Dance UK. #DancePassion week ran from 31 March – 6 April with… Find out more
New Independent Board Member 15/04/2019 - We are delighted to announce that João Maio is joining our board as an independent representative. João is an independent dance artist and creative producer based in Leeds.… Find out more
Transform 2019 15/04/2019 - Leeds Dance Partnership is excited to support Transform festival 19. Transform celebrates the independent and adventurous spirit of Leeds focusing on reimagining what theatre… Find out more
Artist Fellowships 12/02/2019 - Leeds Dance Partnership offers support for independent artists through its Artist Fellowship scheme. As part of the scheme artists work with a host organisation… Find out more

Header image: One Dance UK conference.