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Leap Day Dancing Flyer

Late last year I felt honoured to be approached by two of the Oxford dance scene’s most respected figures, Cecilia Macfarlane and Joëlle Pappas, with an invitation to present work at Leap Day Dancing at the Old Fire Station during the 10th anniversary edition of Dancin’ Oxford. This platform, aptly named for its Leap Year’s Day performance date of 29th February, curated by Cecilia and Joëlle with producer Euton Daley, offered an alternative to the Festival’s regular Moving With The Times programme at the Pegasus Theatre where selected choreographers receive support (mentoring, studio and theatre space, work in progress showings) to present new works which relate to the platform’s titular theme. Leap Day Dancing by contrast brought together a collection of new and existing short studies and completed works from Oxford dance makers; and serendipitously revealed connections between the artists, and themes which gave meaning to apparently disparate contributions, making for a touching and satisfying event which revealed and reflected particular characteristics of Oxford’s idiosyncratic dance culture. Read More

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With Easter coming up very shortly see below for end of spring term classes, and when ballet classes will resume for the summer term…

Remaining March classes:
Thursday 17th March: 10.00-11.30am Advanced
Saturday 19th March: 10.00-11.15am Adult beginners; 11.30am-1.00pm Intermediate/Advanced
Monday 21st March: 4.15-5.30pm Adult beginners; 5.45-7.15pm Intermediate
Thursday 24th March: 10.00-11.30am Advanced
There will then be a break for Easter.

April classes:
Thursday 14th April: 10.00-11.30am Advanced
Saturday 16th April: 10.00-11.15am Adult beginners; 11.30am-1.00pm Intermediate/Advanced
Monday 18th April: 4.15-5.30pm Adult beginners; 5.45-7.15pm Intermediate
Thursday 21st April: 10.00-11.30am Advanced
Saturday 23rd April: 10.00-11.15am Adult beginners; 11.30am-1.00pm Intermediate/Advanced
Monday 25th April: 4.15-5.30pm Adult beginners; 5.45-7.15pm Intermediate
Thursday 28th April: 10.00-11.30am Advanced
Saturday 30th April: 10.00-11.15am Adult beginners; 11.30am-1.00pm Intermediate/Advanced

Enjoy the Easter break and spring sunshine!

Susie