* Surrey Dance Partnership Presents *

Saturday 5 July 2014, G Live, London Road, Guildford, GU1 2AA



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Free performances and taster workshops from hip hop to ballroom featuring:

  • Stopgap
  • Tavaziva Dance
  • Grounded
  • Surrey Dance Collective



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Download the full programme here: Surrey Dance Fest Programme

Taking place at G Live in Guildford on Saturday 5th July Surrey Dance Partnership is delighted to be presenting a day long festival of free workshops and community and professional dance performances.

The free workshops, which are open to all regardless of age or ability, will run every hour from 1oam- 5pm in the G Live foyer and will include family storytelling, Street Dance, Line Dancing, and Bollywood Dancing.  Culminating in a Tea Dance, run by Surrey Swing at 4pm the programme of free workshops guarantees to offer entertainment and fun whether you are a participant or an audience member.

For family audiences there will be a performance of a new commission Grass and two performances of Bombastics Mr Magik’s House.  Combing dance, comedy and animation, this performance tells the story of an old magician remembering his glory days and dreaming of a magical world to come.   This charming performance promises to be a real treat for young people aged 6 and above.

Throughout the day there will be free performances by local community groups and Surrey Dance Collective artists will be sharing their new work as a treasure hunt through G Live and Stopgap Dance Company a Surrey based international recognised integrated dance company will be performing their current piece The Awakening in the G Live amphitheatre.

The festival finale is an evening Gala Performance celebrating dance and its many forms and will bring together professional dance artists with Surrey schools and community performers.  The evening will include performancess by Temujin Gill’s (NHS section of the opening of the Olympic Games) company Grounded who will perform their unique style of dance influenced by African, Tap, Lindy Hop and Hip Hop.  There will also be performances by Tavaziva Dance and Sonia Sabri.  


Surrey Dance Festival Schedule for 5th July

Surrey Dance Festival Schedule for 5th July


Book through G Live  for  MR MAGIK’S HOUSE :   11am & 3pm performances (£8*/ticket, £28* Family offer),  Also: 1pm Workshop      (Limited availability. Free with a ticket, but pre-booking is essential) Follow link to the G Live page to book for this event.

Book through G Live for GALA PERFORMANCE:  6pm (Main Stage)  Tickets £10, Family Offer: £36.00* (4 tickets, min 1 adult) Follow link to the G Live  page to book for this event.



Booking is required for the free Tea Dance session, Please e-mail eunhyoung.howell@surreycc.gov.uk

Booking is also required for the free Tavaziva and Sonia Sabri workshops for GCSE and A level dance students. Please e-mail eunhyoung.howell@surreycc.gov.uk

No booking required for Free Taster Workshops All Day in a range of styles: Family Storytelling, Creative Seated Dance, Street, Line dancing, Ballroom or for Free performances featuring companies include Stopgap and Surrey Dance Collective as well as community companies from across Surrey.

Workshops and Community Performances:

10am - Storytelling through movement workshop with Nicky Norton.

10.45am - Performance by Medau Dance Theatre.  www.medau.org.uk

11am - Line Dancing workshop with Eve Williams.  Suitable for the complete beginner, have fun while learning to line dance.  www.linedancingsurrey.co.uk/ with Eve Williams

11.45am -  Performance by Quicksilver.  www.quicksilverdance.co.uk

12 noon - Creative Dance workshop with Rosie Heafford.

 12.45pm - Performance by Stopgap Youth Dance Company.  www.stopgapdance.com/creative-learning/youth-dance-companies

1pm - Creative Seated Dance workshop with Anna Pearce.  This will be a creative, props based workshop, involving both improvisation and taught sequences. Participants will have the chance to put their own style stamp on the movement created, and interact with new faces in new ways!

1.45pm - Performance by Surrey Boys Dance Company.

2pm - Street Dance workshop with Carly Allen.  Come and learn the latest and freshest street dance moves whilst learning and working on the foundations of the original styles such as breaking, waving and popping. Come and join Carly for a fantastic workshop.  www.vitalsignzdance.co.uk

2.45pm - Performance by Stopgap Youth Dance Company.  www.stopgapdance.com/creative-learning/youth-dance-companies

3pm - Bollywood Dane workshop.  www.dncstudio.com 

 3.45pm – Performance Ballroom Dancing

4pm - Tea Dance with Surrey Swing.  This taster session will have you dancing in no time to fabulous music. No partners necessary, singles and couples welcome.  www.surreyswing.com 

4.45pm - Performance by Anchor Strictly Dancing winning couple.





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