Vacancy: Trustee (Treasurer)

We are looking for an experienced accountant or finance manager to join our board to support our finance reporting and planning. Meetings take place in Croydon so you must be based in the borough or within a reasonable distance. Come and join an inclusive, vibrant and highly regarded dance charity! Deadline has been extended toContinue reading “Vacancy: Trustee (Treasurer)”

Summer with SLiDE

We have some fantastic events happening this Summer, we hope you can join us: Tuesday 19th July: FREE dance class for adults with learning disabilities and/or additional needs. 10.30-12pm The Recreational, Fairfield Halls Limited places, book your place: info@slidedance.org Monday 18th July 7-10pm: Club Soda Summer party @ Boxpark CroydonMORE INFOFREE tickets available info@slidedance.org WednesdayContinue reading “Summer with SLiDE”

Join our creative team!

We are looking to expand our team of dance practitioners and assistants for cover and/or regular sessions in community and school settings (across Croydon). Depending on your experience you will need to be able to hold the space for movement explorations through improvisations/creative tasks or be confident to join in and support others. SLiDE isContinue reading “Join our creative team!”

Resolution reviews!

Crosswor(l)ds was a resounding hit at Resolution, the audience were captivated and the piece really communicated what SLiDE is trying to achieve: “They are worlds colliding on stage, and what happens here is a true collaboration, a showcase of their individualities as they take inspiration from one other…..the performers are really going for it, occupying the space, andContinue reading “Resolution reviews!”

Resolution Festival: 2022

SLiDE dancers Aaron and Will present Crosswor(l)ds their new duet, which explores their quest for solutions in an ever-changing world. Wednesday 25th May, 7.30pm. The Place Theatre, King’s Cross: Tickets Two young male performers, from their unique perspectives, attempt to discover the rules of the game moving from meticulous planning to improvised chaos and everythingContinue reading “Resolution Festival: 2022”

Bookings open: Easter dance intensive for young people

SLiDE is running an Easter holiday dance intensive for people aged 11-25 with a learning disability, autism or support needs. The emphasis is on fun, creativity and making new friends through dance. Running 11th – 14th April the sessions will take place in the dance studio at Coombe Wood School in South Croydon. Participants canContinue reading “Bookings open: Easter dance intensive for young people”

Spotlight: Andrea Swainson

Andrea leads our Wednesday afternoon sessions and is a specialist in inclusive dance practice: ‘My Wednesday sessions with SLiDE are the highlight of my week. We have been exploring some of the SLiDE’s value’s this term and looking at connections, togetherness and empowerment. I’m always amazed at the groups willingness to give everything a tryContinue reading “Spotlight: Andrea Swainson”

Spotlight: Corinne Meredith

Having been part of the SLiDE community for over 7 years, this autumn Corinne returns to lead our youth company: ‘I am enjoying my time getting to know the youth company and am so lucky to get to dance with them each week. We have started the new term thinking about movement, stillness and theContinue reading “Spotlight: Corinne Meredith”

Creative dance for adults: relaunch

We are thrilled to relaunch our class for adults aged 50+ at Fairfield Halls this autumn. The group originally started in November 2019 but naturally had to pause throughout the lockdowns. Led by community dance specialist, Anita Wadsworth, the class is accessible, creative and joyful with plenty of moments of free dance (improvisation) and taughtContinue reading “Creative dance for adults: relaunch”