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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…

Young Anjali Audition!

Young Anjali Audition! Sunday 15th January 2017 1.30pm – 5pm StyleAcre, 5 Butchers Row, Banbury, Oxon, OX16 5JH We will be holding an open audition on Sunday 15th January for young people with learning disabilities aged between 13-24. The audition will take place at StyleAcre, Banbury, from 1.30pm-5pm. Our audition process is fun and friendly. Participants don’t need any previous experience…

Young Anjali Performances

Young Anjali will be performing Almost HearYou Whisper at two events this week!   Sheep Street Dance Festival On Thursday (27th October) Young Anjali will be performing at Sheep Street Dance festival on Sheep Street in Bicester at 11.20am and 1.50pm. You can find more information about the event here – http://www.oyap.org.uk/sheep-street-dance/4593023561   RoAR Festival On Saturday…