Welcome to Independent Dance

Independent Dance (ID) is an artist-led organisation providing a responsive framework to support, sustain and stimulate dance artists in their ongoing development as professionals.

It provides a specialist and coherent programme offering opportunities to learn, deepen enquiry, share practice and exchange ideas as part of an interdependent international community.

The classes and workshops at the core of the programme, led by internationally renowned artists, place a particular focus on movement exploration as a source for performance, improvisation and composition. Please visit the Classes page for our current programme.

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Mirra Deo - crop for websiteAccording to official sources….
Performance by Mirra
Fri 4 Dec | 7.30pm

Re:Imagine India guest dance artist Mirra presents an informal sharing of her work According to official sources…., a satire that looks at the way in which marketing and publicity mechanisms control the mind and behaviour of an individual. 

This a free event, but please email us to reserve your place in advance.

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Image of Mark Lorimer


Three weeks of workshops with international artists: this year we welcome Susan Rethorst and Caryn McHose from the US, and Mark Lorimer (UK/BE) to lead workshops and share their practice.

Each week has its own focus – choreographic, somatic and performative.

Booking is open (and one workshop is already sold out!). Click here to find out more about the programme.

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Image of a spiral staircase, seen from aboveID Spring 2016 Programme

The new season brochure is out!
In the new year we will be welcoming Eva Karczag and Miranda Tufnell for a workshop in January, and Michael Kliën will return in February for a workshop and a public discussion. 

A full classes programme, a Feedback Forum event and two performances are also coming up – download the brochure here, and sign up to our newsletter for more info.