Leeds Dance Open Day

Leeds Dance Open Day – BOOKING NOW OPEN

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Celebrate the return of dance in our city at the free Leeds Dance Open Day, taking place on Sunday 19 September from 11am – 4pm.

See thrilling performances, or get dancing yourself with everything from a silent disco to street dance, ballet to flamenco – the choice is yours. You can even take a step closer with backstage tours and talks from professional dancers.


A day of dance around Leeds celebrating the best our city has to offer


Quarry Hill: Leeds Playhouse, Northern Ballet, and Yorkshire Dance


Chapeltown: Northern School of Contemporary Dance


Sunday 19 September 11am – 4pm


Events are free!


Booking in advance is available for all events, with on-the-door allocation of tickets also available on the day.*

Please note, pre-booking closes on Thursday 16 September at 10pm

See the full line-up and book now!

Photo York Dance Space

Leeds Dance Open Day: Volunteers

We are looking for Volunteers to help support the Leeds Dance Open Day on Sunday 19 September, plus prior training sessions.

The free Leeds Dance Open Day will take place across several leading dance organisations and venues in Leeds: Northern Ballet & Phoenix Dance Theatre, Yorkshire Dance, Leeds Playhouse and Northern School of Contemporary Dance. From dance films and performances, workshops and classes, to backstage tours, the Volunteers and Volunteer Coordinators will be on hand to assist in the smooth running of the day.

Find out more by downloading the information below

To express your interest please complete this form.

If you would like more information, please contact our Volunteer Coordinator Callum Holt on openday@leedsdancepartnership.com.

Photo Emma Clayton