Discover
Leeds City of Dance

Dance and dancers are made in Leeds.
Leeds connects to the rest of the UK through dance.
Dance connects Leeds to the rest of the world.

Discover
Leeds City of Dance

In 2014 six Leeds-based dance organisations came together with the aim of showcasing how Leeds is a City of Dance. In 2015 two more organisations joined the City of Dance map helping to paint the picture of Leeds as the dance capital of the North.

In February 2015 Dance UK launched the Dance Manifesto which aims to celebrate and highlight the extraordinary contribution dance has made in the UK over the past few years.

Leeds City of Dance

National Connections

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Click on the individual partner to read their story (and click again to return to the main screen)

Balbir Singh
Dance Company

DAZL

Leeds Beckett University

Northern Ballet

Northern School of Contemporary Dance

Phoenix Dance
Theatre

RJC Dance

Yorkshire Dance

International Connections

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Balbir Singh
Dance Company

DAZL

Leeds Beckett University

Northern Ballet

Northern School of Contemporary Dance

Phoenix Dance
Theatre

RJC Dance

Yorkshire Dance

Dance for Everyone

Audiences

Participation

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Balbir Singh
Dance Company

DAZL

Leeds Beckett University

Northern Ballet

Northern School of Contemporary Dance

Phoenix Dance
Theatre

RJC Dance

Yorkshire Dance

Talent and Artform Development

Economic Impact

Employment

Finance

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Balbir Singh
Dance Company

DAZL

Leeds Beckett University

Northern Ballet

Northern School of Contemporary Dance

Phoenix Dance
Theatre

RJC Dance

Yorkshire Dance

Access and Communities

Pathways in Dance

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Balbir Singh
Dance Company

DAZL

Leeds Beckett University

Northern Ballet

Northern School of Contemporary Dance

Phoenix Dance
Theatre

RJC Dance

Yorkshire Dance

A City of Dance

In 2014 six Leeds-based dance organisations came together with the aim of showcasing how Leeds is a City of Dance. In 2015 two more organisations joined them to help paint the picture of Leeds as the dance capital of the North.

Dance and dancers are made in Leeds. Dance connects Leeds to the rest of the UK and the world. The map does not represent everything and everybody dancing in Leeds.

We hope you enjoyed discovering our City of Dance, please contact us to find out how you can get involved:

Photography credits: Martin Bell, Robert Bloomfield, Syd Chapman, Daniel Connor, Bill Cooper, Nicole Guarino, Josh Hawkins, Neil Harrison, Merlin Hendy, E. Kauldhar, Simon Lawson, Michael Masser, Glen Minikin, Richard Moran, Chris Nash, Andy Ross, Brian Slater, Justin Slee, Tim Smith, Jason Tozer, James Dodd, c. Leeds Beckett University, Guy Farrow, Emma Kauldhar, Nicole Guarino and Mike Petch of M Photographic.