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CPD for dance practitioners, care sector staff and community session leaders

This inspiring and informative training, an absolute must for all those involved in inclusive arts. Anjali’s tailor-made training is intended for artists, dancers, community workers, care sector practitioners and educationalists. 10th and 11th November 2018 10am to 4pm Note: (Participants can attend one day (10th only) The training offers: • An insight into the working…

Young Anjali Open Afternoon of Dance

Saturday 10 February, 2pm – 4.30pm Cornerstone Arts Centre, Didcot, OxfordshireCalling all young people with learning disabilities aged 13-24 who are interested in experiencing dance. Young Anjali, Oxfordshire’s pioneering youth dance company for young people with learning disabilities, will be offering a fun and friendly open dance session at Cornerstone Arts Centre in Didcot on Saturday…

Young Anjali prepares for U.Dance 2018

Young Anjali is working with New York-born choreographer Suzette Neptune to create a new piece for next year’s national youth dance festival, U.Dance 2018. The company has been developing a piece called ‘Doors’ on the theme of illuminating and highlighting hidden spaces. The finished piece will consist of solos, duets and group performance and will…

2012 CIC Artistic Director Ju Gosling aka ju90 writes about ‘Unicorn’

You can watch the video of Lauren’s performance here: https://youtu.be/MpSDQ28CJjs Lauren Payne from Anjali Dance Company launched the programme for the forthcoming Together! 2017 Disability History Month Festival on Monday 23 October with the world premiere of her debut solo Unicorn. Lauren is the youngest member of Anjali, currently touring internationally with their double bill Genius, and…

My First Job: Nick McKerrow (The Stage, Sept 2017)

Interview with Nick McKerrow published in The Stage, 26 September 2017 As a city person, I’ve lived in London all my life. My first job was with Anjali Dance Company in 2007 and I’ve been with them ever since. I was doing a one-year course with Candoco and someone saw me and thought I would be…

Genius tour

Anjali Dance Company presents Genius, a double bill of new work by award-winning choreographers Gary Clarke and Lea Anderson. Anjali’s exceptional group of talented dancers – Hannah Dempsey, Daisy Garrett, Alex Hyde, Jason Manito, Nick McKerrow and Lauren Payne – perform two dramatic explorations of genius in a gothic performance of dance, music, theatre and design. Ahead…

Anjali represents UK disability dance in Mexico seminar

Members of Anjali Dance Company have taken part in an international seminar on Arts and Disability in Mexico. The company was invited by the British Council to participate in a seminar on Arts and Disability in Mexico City as a representative of UK disability dance. Anjali was presented as an outstanding example of what has been…

Anjali Dance Company to take part in Mexico disability arts seminar

Members of Anjali Dance Company, pioneers in learning-disabled dance in the UK, are to travel to Mexico at the end of February at the invitation of the British Council to take part in an international seminar on Arts and Disability.  The British Council has been developing a series of activities in Mexico to promote participation…

Volunteer Needed

Volunteer Project and Marketing Coordinator. We are seeking to appoint a Volunteer Project and Marketing Coordinator to help with providing effective administration, communication and coordination of our activities. The ideal candidate will have experience in an administrative role, excellent time management and communication skills, knowledge of the arts sector and be computer literate. Application process: Please contact us…