Where we are based:

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

FABRIC East Midlands Centre for Advanced Training is based at the International Centre for Choreography (iC4C) in central Nottingham. iC4C is an exemplary creative facility from which FABRIC 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

FABRIC Centre for Advanced Training, East Midlands 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 during 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. Our students regularly work with some of the UK’s most inspiring dance professionals and collaborate with international dance artists to explore various classical and contemporary techniques alongside choreography and creative processes.

Taster Sessions:

We have regular open days throughout the year and details of our auditions are posted on our website as they become available.

CAT Open Day, Nottingham:

Saturday 16 March 2024 – 3.45pm – 6.00 pm

iC4C, Dakeyne Street, Nottingham, NG3 2AR

Calling all young dance enthusiasts aged 11-16, and up to 23 for D/deaf or disabled individuals! You are invited to our Centre for Advanced Training Open Day in Nottingham.

Join us at our Nottingham studios for an opportunity to learn more about our East Midlands contemporary strand.

The open day includes a chance to observe our current Centre for Advanced Training students in action during classes. Immerse yourself in a hands-on practical workshop, and engage in an interactive Q&A session.

Don’t miss out on this exciting event—it’s your chance to explore, create, and connect with our East Midlands CAT Team and other young people who love to dance!

The Open Day is free to attend but you must register. Click here to register.


Click here to find out more about entry onto the programme

Dwayne Church-Simms

Assistant Producer: Learning

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

0115 924 2016

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