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Jasmin Vardimon Company


Anjali Dance Company Artistic director: Nicole Thomson. The Mill Arts Centre Spiceball Park Banbury Oxfordshire OX16 5QE T/F: 01295 251909 info[at]


ACE dance and music  Artistic directors: Gail and Ian Parmel. 54-57 Floodgate StreetBirmingham  B5 5SL  T: 0121 314 5830  admin[at]  ACE dance and music is a national touring dance company based in Birmingham UK. We are an internationally recognized leader in the field of Contemporary African and Caribbean Dance. Our signature style is Afro-fusion – dance which is rooted in traditional forms yet expressed through a purely contemporary lens.  By combining African & Caribbean movement aesthetics with contemporary techniques we create high quality innovative performance – always combining dance with original music and often using new digital media and techniques from other disciplines including theatre.


CC Dance Company  info[at]


Billy Cowie Choreographer: Billy Cowie. billy[at]

Hofesh Schechter Company


Adaire to Dance Artistic direction and choreography: Alice Vale. 155 Starkholmes Road, Matlock DE4 5JA. info[at] 
Adaire to Dance is a Contemporary dance theatre company, performing choreography by artistic director Alice Vale. Her work spans humour, film and pure movement, giving a diverse insight into the world of contemporary dance.


2Faced Dance Company  Artistic director and choreographer: Tamsin Fitzgerald.


Aakash Odedra Company

ID Dance Co.

Contemporary Dance Companies in London

akram khan company Choreographer: Akram Khan. Unit 232a 35 Britannia Row London N1 8QH T: +44 (0)20 7354 4333 F: +44 (0)20 7354 5554 office[at]

Amici Dance Theatre Company Artistic director: Wolfgang Stange. Turtle Key Arts Ladbroke Hall, 79 Barbly Road London W10 6AZ T: 020 8964 5060 F: 020 8964 4080

CandoCo Dance Company Artistic director: Celeste Dandeker. Office: 2T Leroy House 436 Essex Road London N1 3QP Studio: ANTC Wood Lane Stanmore HA7 4AP Middlesex T: +44(0)20 7704 6845 F: +44(0)20 7704 1645 info[at]

Carol Brown Dances Choreographer: Carol Brown. carol[at]

Dance United Artistic direction: Andrew Coggins and Rob Lyden. Choreographer: Various. One KX, 120 Cromer Street, London WC1H 8BS. T: +44 (0)20 7713 7242 F: +44 (0)20 7833 9537 E-mail Address: info[at]
Dance United is an award winning UK charity that unites high quality contemporary dance with social concern. At the heart of the organisation’s ambition is an unshakeable belief that every life should have meaning and purpose. Founded in 2000, Dance United has gained an international reputation for delivering intensive interventions based on professional contemporary dance training that can radically change the lives of people for the better and particularly those who are marginalised and affected by poverty, social inequality, crime and lack of opportunity. Dance United is located near King’s Cross and supports frontline programmes in London, Yorkshire and Wessex. More recently, Dance United has come to be known for its large-scale productions and films such as DESTINO: A Contemporary Dance Story.

Hofesh Shechter Company


Union Dance Artistic director: Corrine Bougaard. 6 Charing Cross Rd London WC2H 0HG T: +44 (0)20 7836 7837 F: +44 (0)20 7836 7847 corrine.bougaard[at]

Yorke Dance Project   Artistic director: Yolande Yorke-Edgell. Choreographer: US and UK choreographers. 28 Ranelagh Avenue, London SW13 0BL T: 07790022056 mail[at]   The company is a touring repertory contemporary ballet company performing works by masters such as Kenneth MacMillan and Robert Cohan in addition to current and emerging artists.

Zikzira Choreographer: Fernanda Lippi. zz[at]

Leamington Spa

Motionhouse Dance Theatre Artistic director. Kevin Finnan. info[at] / kevin[at]


Phoenix Dance Theatre Artistic director: Javier De Frutos. T: 0113 242 3486 F: 0113 244 4736 info[at]



Belinda Grantham dance company Artistic direction and choreography: Belinda Grantham. St. Helens. Belindagrantham[at] 
Accesible Interdisciplinary dance theatre.

Newcastle upon Tyne

balletLORENT Artistic director: Liv Lorent. c/o DanceCity Temple Street Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 4BR T: +44 (0)191 233 1811 christine[at]

Eliot Smith Dance Artistic director: Eliot Smith. Choreographer: Eliot Smith and Guest Choreographers. The Barre Studios, 56 Close, Newcastle upon Tyne NE65 0TD  T: 07974582973  info[at] 
Based in Newcastle upon Tyne, Eliot Smith Dance is an internationally touring, contemporary dance company in residence at the Barre Studios and is led by Artistic Director Eliot Smith. The Company repertory consists of technically and theatrically brilliant male and female talented dancers, with works created by Eliot Smith and internationally acclaimed choreographers.

Fertile Ground formerly Dora Frankel Dancee Artistic direction: Dora Frankel. Temple Street, Newcastle upon Tyne, U.K. Zip/Postal Code: NE14BR T: +44 (0)191 2695581 info[at] 
Fertile Ground is a graduate dance company based in the North East UK creating and producing a broad range of dance activities; a vibrant seed bed of activity led by Artistic Director Dora Frankel. We perform in unusual locations and also offer a rich and rewarding education programme of workshops, residencies, taster sessions, lecture demonstrations and 'meet the artists' events. We also help organisations to develop contemporary dance opportunities in their venue and area. Our programmes of work take us to schools, colleges, universities, theatres, galleries and outside spaces including heritage sites. We entertain and enrich the lives of people through dance and are committed to collaboration within the arts and outside.


Vincent Dance Theatre Artistic director: Charlotte Vincent. The Workstation, 15 Paternoster Row, Sheffield S1 2BX, UK. T: 0114 221 0369 admin[at]


NOCTURN Artistic director: John Darvell.

Tyne and Wear

Dora Frankel Ensemble  Artistic direction: Dora Frankel. Choreographer: Various. Street Address: Dance City, Temple Street, Newcastle upon Tyne. Zip/Postal Code: NE1 4BR T: 441912695581 E-mail Address: dora[at]
A vibrant and accessible touring contemporary dance company forging alliances with national and international choreographers working with theatre and non theatre based performances.


Alan Greig Dance

Curious Seed Artistic Direction: Christine Devaney.

White and Givan

Janis Claxton Dance

Nua Dance

Scottish Dance Theatre

2Faced Dance Artistic Direction: Tamsin Fitzgerald.



National Dance Company Wales Artistic Director: Ann Sholem. Dance House Wales Millenium Centre Pierhead str. Cardiff Bay CF10 4PH T: 44 0 29 2063 5600 F: 44 0 29 2063 5601 info[at]

Striking Attitudes Artistic direction: Caroline Lamb. Choreographer: Caroline Lamb plus others. 116 Kimberley Road Penylan, Cardiff, CF23 5DN. T: 07909 806119 ladycarolinelamb[at] 
Wales based dance theatre company working primarily with older professional dancers.

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