One Dance UK to host drinks and networking reception following UK Dance Showcase
One Dance UK are delighted to be hosting a drinks and networking reception on Saturday 18 May, from 10.30pm to 1am, at the Lighthouse in Poole. The event follows the Surf the Wave UK Dance Showcase and the One Dance UK team are looking forward to enjoying a drink and chatting with everyone involved in the evening - both on and off stage!
One Dance UK is a dance sector support organisation whose work is leading the way to a stronger, more vibrant and diverse dance sector. They provide one clear voice to:
Support all those working in the sector to achieve excellence in dance performance, education and management
Advocate for the increased profile and importance of dance in all its diverse forms and settings
Enhance dancers’ health, well-being and performance
Identify gaps, provide opportunities and improve conditions for dance to be learnt, discussed and seen
One Dance UK also lead an annual awards ceremony designed to reward the talent and commitment of people working in dance . It is made up of 24 categories developed to champion all the practitioners and professionals working across all areas of the sector, including an Outstanding Dance Programming Category. You can nominate an organisation or individual for this award here
As well as representing the dance sector to government and policy makers, One Dance UK offers membership, education, resources, events and networking opportunities support, advise and connect people and organisations across the dance sector. They are keen to hear from everyone involved in the dance to find out what the sector needs and how they can help build a secure future for dance. You can share your thoughts and views by getting in touch with them at firstname.lastname@example.org.