What’s Going On?

We have a few things coming up that you will need to know about.

Don’t forget we have an offer at the moment where pupils can try new classes* FREE for 4 weeks (*different genre to classes they currently do, eg: if they currently do street dance they can try musical theatre, ballet, tap, drama, break dance etc FREE for 4 weeks).

Street Dance Competition – Sunday 10th June

The next street dance competition for our teams will be a ‘Calling U Out’ event in Bury. If you’re interested in your child entering street dance competitions or Theatre Festival competitions (Ballet, Tap, Song and Dance, National Dances, Jazz, Modern etc) then please speak to Karen, Gemma or Dale.

Bacup & Stacksteads Carnival – Sunday 24th June

Dansworks takes part in the Bacup & Stacksteads Carnival every year, we walk in the procession and also have groups performing on stage in the Park. Dansworks uniform is required for anyone taking part, this includes parents and carers who may want to walk with us in the procession. Please be aware that personalised dancewear orders can take around 4 weeks and so it is a good idea to get your orders in now to avoid disappointment.

IDTA Exams, Rosettes and Medal Tests – Sunday 22nd July

Letters will be coming to you over the next couple of weeks with information about exams, rosettes or medal tests for your children. Please let us know as soon as possible if you do NOT want your child to be entered for these. Correct uniform will be required for those taking part. Please check with your child’s teachers what is required if you are unsure. Please be aware that personalised dancewear orders can take around 4 weeks and so it is a good idea to get your orders in now to avoid disappointment. Awards gained from this session will be presented by the Mayor of Rossendale at the Awards Presentation listed below for Friday 14th September.

IDTA Manchester Theatre Dance Festival – Mon 23rd to Fri 27th July

Dancers compete in various dance genre, including Ballet, Tap, Song and Dance, Jazz, Modern and National. If you’re interested in your child entering street dance competitions or Theatre Festival competitions then please speak to Karen, Gemma or Dale. Please ask Karen or Gemma for more details if you would like to go along and watch this competition.

Dansworks Summer School – Matilda (Mon 6th August to Fri 10th August)

Looking for childcare this summer? What better than a fun filled week of activities that includes dancing, acting, crafts, fun and games….and then a performance for parents/friends/carers etc at the end of the week? The age guide for this week is 4 – 12 years old.


Dansworks Musical Theatre Week – Wicked (Mon 13th August to Fri 17th August)

This year we’re excited to offer a brand new Musical Theatre Week, this is aimed at children from 8 up to 18 years old. It will be a fun packed week with lots of dancing, singing, acting, confidence building and fun. Book now to secure your place.


Award Presentation Evening – Friday 14th September

Pupils will receive awards from exam sessions in July. Awards are presented by the Mayor of Rossendale. This takes place at The Riverside in Whitworth.

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