What's On

Autumn 2020

Social Distancing - Online Activities

While the social distancing measures to combat Covid-19 are commonplace globally, Stopgap Dance Company are doing all we can to make our programme available online. Below are all the things you can get involved in during this difficult period. 

The times are hard for all of us, so we are offering these free of charge. If you would like to donate, please click here.

Dance on Film - Archive productions

We have rereleased our dance films of Artificial Things for you to watch on Facebook and YouTube.

The Watch Party for Artificial Things with live commentary took place on 18 May at 8pm (UK time) on YouTube. Join our Artistic Director Lucy Bennett, dancer David Toole OBE and arts writer Amber Massie-Blomfield to find out some behind the scenes stories and interesting facts. You will need to switch on Chat Replay as displayed on the top right corner of your screen.

The audio described version as supplied by Rationale Method is also on YouTube.

Online professional classes

We are taking our online dance classes in a new direction with Home Practice... 

Online youth dance sessions

Stopgap’s youth classes are suspended until further notice, but we have taken classes online. Members can access these by joining our Facebook group. Cherie, Nicky and Millie will be taking it in turns to lead sessions on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 2-2.30pm (UK Time). The archive of all our classes are also captioned on a private YouTube channel. Lets get dancing! 

The times are hard for all of us, so we are offering these free of charge. If you would like to donate, please click here.

Online teacher training sessions - Seedbed

We are trialling some teacher training courses online through Zoom! All listes times are Greenwich Mean Time (UK time). 

The times are hard for all of us, so we are offering these free of charge. If you would like to donate, please click here.

More dates to be announced soon.


Suspended programmes:

Frock

Six striking dancers collide in an uplifting dance riot set to an exclusive art rock soundtrack by Hannah Miller of Moulettes. In this quirky new dance piece, watch playful observations of the yesteryears explode into a punkish celebration of individuality and difference.

More dates to be announced...

Inclusive Teacher Training 

Seedbed is here! Our new inclusive dance teacher training programme offering dance teachers a detailed, progressive and practical approach to teaching inclusively. It is led by experts from within Stopgap and from the wider inclusive dance industry.

The programme is also a pathway to becoming an IRIS syllabus teacher, nurturing the disabled dancers of tomorrow.

Find out more about Seedbed here...
 

Visit our youtube channel to access our online dance classes and especialy made dance films 


Youth Companies

Our Youth Companies sessions are ongoing, and they are open to enthusiastic dancers during term time. Click here for more information.