One Dance UK Conference

The One Dance UK 2018 conference, delivered in association with Leeds Dance Partnership ‘Leading the way – a stronger future for dance’ will take place on the 23 and 24 November in Leeds.

It will create a vibrant platform for educational and networking opportunities, inspirational speakers, discussion and debate aimed at everyone in the dance sector whether dance artists, choreographers, students, managers, teachers, directors, academics or healthcare practitioners.

The conference will span several key dance spaces in Leeds, including Northern Ballet, Yorkshire Dance and Leeds Beckett University and will coincide with the Dance of the African Diaspora (DAD) Trailblazers Showcase on 23 November and the One Dance UK Awards ceremony on 24 November.  The full conference programme is in development, highlights will include:

Photo courtesy of Northern Ballet

Keynote speaker

  • Sue Hoyle, former Director of the Clore Leadership Programme

A range of sessions and workshops to include

  • ‘Teaching Toolkit’ Sessions to give ideas and skills for teachers to take back to the classroom
  • Opportunity for dance teachers to meet representatives from companies about the GCSE syllabus
  • Taking the lead on your own career development
  • Female leadership in dance and diversity in dance practice
  • Juggling caring responsibilities and a career in the performing arts
  • Developing choreographic practice in community dance
  • The challenge of scheduling class, rehearsals and performances to maximise training and performance outcomes; practical considerations, technological advances, and insights from artistic directors
  • Addressing barriers to mental health in training and performance
  • Supporting potential at audition and beyond in physical, psychological, nutritional assessment; leading the way in application of dance science to training, performance and healthcare management

Targeted networking meetings for artistic directors, managers, healthcare practitioners and team leaders, educators and more.

Tickets start from £29.50 can be purchased here