Dancing through the lockdown

“Dance is the hidden language of the soul.”Martha Graham Here we are again with a stay at home order, inevitable given the situation but difficult for us all especially given the mental health challenges at this time of year. SLiDE will continue our online programme throughout January and February and maybe beyond, hard to knowContinue reading “Dancing through the lockdown”

Introducing…..

Tomorrow our wonderful performers will take to the stage to perform <Insert title here>, the show which we perform and the audience name! Through improvised dance and music the performers reflect on the past, questioning what brings us together and how we create a sense of ‘us’. Putting the show together has been a gloriousContinue reading “Introducing…..”

On a myth busting mission…

At SLiDE we think it’s time to demystify some dance myths and really get to the bottom of that age old question: so what is creative dance? We’re going to start by explaining what it’s not. It’s not….. …spending time in a dance studio channelling your inner tree. …being asked to devise a 30 secondContinue reading “On a myth busting mission…”

New journeys, new destinations

We (that’s Anita & Gemma) seem to be all over the place at the moment. But in a really good way, as SLIDE is moving upwards and all kinds of ways. 2015 is about developing our community projects with new monthly dance workshop for adults with learning disabilities, in collaboration with CALAT and Club Soda.Continue reading “New journeys, new destinations”