Weekly Dance Groups



Youth Dance Groups

Stopgap Dance Company run a number of our own youth companies in Surrey and various other associate youth companies in the south of England. Most of the participants receive our inclusive dance syllabus IRIS during weekly dance sessions, and they come together to showcase their achievement every year at our Christmas Platform.

Our youth companies offer supportive environments for all participants to develop core dance and social skills.

Our current youth companies are: 

Guildford Youth Dance Company meet on Wednesdays between 5.30 and 7pm at Christ's College in Guildford. 

Farnham Youth Dance Company meet on Mondays between 5.00 and 6.30pm at the Farnham Maltings.

Both companies cost £7 per session and are open to any young person aged between 12 and 25 who is passionate about dance and wants to commit to learning more about this artform. There will be opportunities to be involved in performances every term in local youth and community dance showcases. 

Our current associate youth companies are:

'This is us' in Tunbridge Wells, Kent meet on Mondays between 4.00 and 5.30pm at Bishops Down Primary School

'Stepping Stones' have two groups in Farnham - Leaps & Bounds (Year 9 and above) meet on Saturdays between 11.30am and 12.30pm. Steps & Strides (Years 7 & 8) meet on Saturdays between 12:45 and 1:45pm, both groups meet at The Bourne Club

'LinkAble' in Woking meet on Fridays between 5:30 and 7pm at The Link - email enquiries to [email protected] 

'PAG' have two groups in Aldershot that meet on Thursdays between 5 and 5:30pm (Under 11s) and 5:45 and 6:40pm (Over 11s) at the Westend Centre - contact Natalie Walker (PAG Secretary - [email protected]) for more info!

There will be new associate companies in London and Eastleigh opening very soon. 

Please contact us to find out more about our youth dance group.

Stopgap Dance Company would like to thank BBC Children in Need, The Pears Foundation, St James's Palace Foundation, Christ's College Guildford, Farnham Maltings, all the associate companies and their partners for their ongoing support.

Sg Troop - Adult Dance Group

Sg Troop is a small group of committed dancers interested in inclusive practice and integrated choreography. The sessions are every other week and focus on developing young dancers to become more confident in their artistic voice by opening them up to different ways of moving and making work. 

Sg Troop work towards a performance for the first half of the year and then tour regionally at small scale festivals/shows, such as D-fuse at The Point and are guest artists for Actual Size, a student led company at University of Surrey.

Becoming a member of Sg Troop is through application only and there is a waiting list. If you are interested in finding out more then please contact us.