Evolve watch Scottish Dance Theatre company class

Dance Woking have been busy this half term with lots of opportunities to both take part and watch dance.

On Tuesday we a morning dance session with Gemma, called Activate, the 8-11 year olds learned some movement, how to improvise, played fun dance led games and put together a short piece of choreographed dance that they created.

This was followed by The Urban Play Ground Team, led by Alister & Miranda who put the performance parkour group Rotate through their paces – with some new technique to learn plus some devising and using scaffolding, we have a short film to share later this week.

On Wednesday & Thursday we have been hosting a 2 day dance intensive, we have based ourselves at HG Wells Conference & Events Centre in Woking; 13 dancers aged 12-20 years have been working with Scottish Dance Theatre; yesterday they worked with 3 company dancers as the Head of Education & learning. The standard of work they have produced is amazing;

The dancers have come from different dance schools around Woking & Surrey: Zambesi Dance Company, Jenny Reed School of Dance, Diamond Dance, Briar Dance Academy, Italia Conti Arts Academy. We welcome and encourage dancers who dance regularly at other dance schools to take up opportunities like this to come together and work with professional dance companies that are performing in Woking.

The two day intensive has given them the opportunity to experience what its like to work in a professional atmosphere, as well as perform on the same evening as professional company.

Evolve were also able to watch company class at Rhoda McGaw Theatre this afternoon, which was very inspiring for them. The action was improvised, fast, furious, high energy; if you’d like a glimpse Surrey TV captured some of the class; we will provide a link when it’s aired live at 6pm.

They performed a curtain raiser to Scottish Dance Theatre

For a brief glimpse of the 2-day dance intensive click WATCH

Evolve Youth group


Scottish Dance Theatre in Woking on 26 October

Dance Woking are delighted to be presenting Scottish Dance Theatre at Rhoda McGaw Theatre on Thursday. It’s the first tike the company has appeared in Woking.

To book your tickets: Click HERE

Watch trailer: trailer for Dreamers:

Watch trailer for TutuMucky:


Strictly Tea Dance makes Surrey TV

Dance Woking in partnership with Woking Borough Council hosts a quarterly tea dance at HGWells Conference & Events Centre.

Last week: week commencing Monday 9 October saw Woking Borough Council host Living well week – amongst the events was our quarterly tea dance. Surrey TV were there to film – hear about the week and in particularly the tea dances.

Woking Borough Council have organised their Living Well Week – an opportunity to sample some of the services across the Borough to help you live well. One of these is a Strictly-themed tea dance, where those over the age of 50 are encouraged to bring their dance moves and drink tea to vintage music. We went down to the HG Wells Conference Centre to see what was going on.

The next tea dance is on Wednesday 6 December: to book your ticket call: 01483 743696


Tickets now on sale for Innovate

Woking SLAM 2016

Tickets are now on sale for Innovate on Saturday 18 November

Dance Woking is hosting its annual contemporary led community dance platform ‘Innovate‘ on Saturday 18 November 2017 at Rhoda McGaw Theatre, Woking.

This is a contemporary dance platform showcasing some of the best local dance groups in Woking & Surrey,

Performances start at 7pm; doors to Rhoda McGaw Theatre open at 6.40pm, tickets can be collected from 6pm outside Rhoda McGaw Theatre entrance. Performance ends at approximately 9.15pm

Tickets £9.50, concessions £5.50.

Photographs of this years group will be available to purchase outside Rhoda McGaw Theatre on the performance nights from 6pm.


Interview with Botis Seva – Part 3

Botis Seva talks about his motivation for creatingTutuMucky, his first work for Scottish Dance Theatre

TuTuMucky by Botis Seva

TuTuMucky came from an interest in social order, structured lifestyles and hierarchies. Blurring boundaries between ballet, contemporary, and hip-hop technique, Seva explores peace within chaos and how important it is as human beings to find peace for ourselves, regardless of what is imposed on us by society. Set to a score of original music by beat producer Torben Lars Sylvest.

Scottish Dance Theatre come to Woking on Thursday 26 October for details click HERE

To book tickets click HERE