Anjali Dance Company celebrates the creative abilities and artistic potential of people with learning disabilities. Through its innovative and pioneering work, Anjali demonstrates exciting new possibilities in dance and engages the professional dance community in a debate about aesthetics, form, purpose and inclusion.
Anjali works with world-class dance artists and choreographers. The company creates and tour original dance work which is performed by dancers with learning disabilities. Anjali’s dancers have performed at venues throughout the UK, including the Royal Festival Hall, Sadler’s Wells and the Royal Opera House in London (with dancers from the Royal Ballet, in a performance described as “absolutely wonderful”) and at venues in Europe. Anjali’s performances have been highly praised by critics and reviewers.
Anjali also has a successful youth dance company, Young Anjali, and a unique Education and Outreach team of dancers with learning disabilities who teach and lead workshops.
Anjali Dance Company enables people with learning disabilities to achieve excellence, provides positive role models, and encourages the integration and inclusion of people with learning disabilities in the Arts and in society. Anjali’s innovative and pioneering work has created a radical new perspective for contemporary dance.