Where we are based:

Nottingham – Covering East Midlands region (Nottinghamshire, Northamptonshire, Derbyshire, Leicestershire, Lincolnshire)

Dance4’s Centre for Advanced Training is based at the International Centre for Choreography (iC4C) in central Nottingham. iC4C is an exemplary creative facility from which Dance4 invests in artists’ practice and delivers specialist support and space for the research, production and distribution of new choreographic work.

Age Range:

For young people aged between 11–18 years

Dance4’s Centre for Advanced Training is a fully inclusive programme and support is available for young people with disabilities or those who may have additional access needs.

Core Curriculum:

Classes are held on Saturdays during term time and intensive projects are held in school holidays. Students also have the opportunity to access a mid-week training session in one of the established local youth dance companies that we support. Students regularly work with some of the UK’s most inspiring dance professionals, as well as collaborating with international dance artists to explore various classical and contemporary techniques alongside choreography and creative processes.

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Taster Sessions:

The Dance4 taster sessions are as follows:


CAT Open Taster Session, Nottingham:

Saturday 12 March  2022 – 15:00pm – 17:30pm

iC4C, Dakeyne Street, Nottingham, NG3 2AR

This taster workshop is a positive way to build confidence and explore new skills in a friendly and supportive environment. Whatever your previous experience of dance, you can take part in a workshop that will introduce contemporary dance techniques and creative tasks.

We highly recommend that you attend this workshop if you are thinking of applying for our annual audition in Summer 2022.

Booking is essential for this taster session. Please click here to fill out and submit a booking form.



Sunday 3 July 2022 – 10:00am – 5:00pm

iC4C, Dakeyne Street, Nottingham, NG3 2AR

The audition is FREE and it is an opportunity to demonstrate potential by taking part in a practical contemporary dance class and a creative workshop in front of a small selection panel.

To audition, an application form must be completed and submitted before Thursday 30 June 2021, 12 pm, midday in order to reserve a place.

All applicants are invited to our free audition day in Nottingham. The audition is an opportunity to demonstrate potential by taking part in a practical dance session and creative workshop in front of a selection panel.

Please email Dwayne Church-Simms at dwayne@dance4.co.uk or phone 0115 924 2016 for more information.

Hayley Arthur

Producer: Learning & Skills

iC4C, Space 2,
Dakeyne Street,
Nottingham. NG3 2RA

0115 924 2016

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