Thank you to all the companies who participated in 2019 - Beyond the Rainbow Dance School, Sandringham Dance Company, Tip Toe Stage School , Apogee Stars, Dance Stables Youth & Collective, Barbara Mirata Moonrising
Soulcreations (Luna Gate) 3Fall Youth Dance Company, Maria Cassar & Co Elevated Vybez Jada Dance Company, The Artist Hub , JamDance Company, Nicola Mac Company, The Nutcracker Ballet, Nicoletta Key Thrive Youth Dance Company
Horizons Dance Company
Our Professional Workshops were led by the iconic Dollie Henry (BOPJAZZ) & Shaun Paul Smith (KidzBopUK/ The Voice UK)
After a successful first year hosting over 200 dancers from all walks of life, we are looking forward to our second year at The Space, exciting workshops and conversataions in our networking space.
We are pleased to announce the following successful companies for our 2020 platform:
Guest Performance by professional company BOP Jazz Theatre Company
Thrive Youth Dance Company
Dance Stables Collective and Youth Company
Lit Youth Company
Beyond The Rainbow Academy
Tip Top Dance School
The Place - Shift, Shuffle and Scatter Dance Companies
NLPAC Contemporary Dance Company
The Nutcracker Ballet School
Horizons Dance Company
workshops | networking | live platform
January 2019 marked Havering Dance Festival’s first year hosted by Horizons Dance Company.
HDF is an accessible, diverse and open platform promoting high quality dance through performance, industry insights and networking opportunities.
Mission: To widen opportunities for all people to engage with health and well-being that dance promotes, encouraging participation in a positive community and creating new performance and networking opportunities for dance artists across Havering and London.
HDF is supported by Havering College and founded by Artistic Director Jo Leahy.
Horizons Dance Company is the Havering College youth dance company, for people aged
16 - 21 years.
HDC provides creative young people the space to work individually and together as a company to challenge themselves as young dancers and choreographers. HDC offers a high quality dance experience and is a catalyst for young people to make, create and perform, creating a supportive environment where every dancer is free to express themselves and grow creatively.
The company has performed at venues such as The Space - Ardleigh Green Hornchurch, Queens Theatre, Hornchurch, Kenneth More Theatre Ilford and Millfield Theatre, London. HDC are excited to be hosting Havering Dance Festival and look forward to welcoming all participants to our home.