MEET 2023 HEADLINER DANE BATES...
Dane Bates is a leading international teacher and award-winning choreographer.
Having taught Masterclasses in 20+ countries all over the world, Dane prides himself in technical knowledge, emotional connection to the pieces he creates, and movement.
Choreography includes Surie (Eurovision), BBC’s The greatest Dancer (2 seasons), BGT , IGT, RQ movie, movement director at London Fashion Week, cruise ships, TV adverts for the weather channel, NHS Stoptober Campaign, many pantomimes at top UK theatres. Dane has two dance companies: the Dane Bates Collective and the Brothers of Dance Company.
Dane is thrilled to be headlining MOVE IT once again, and is in love with this event!
WE CAUGHT UP WITH DANE BATES...
What is one of your tips on taking care of your mental health?
Coming off social media.
What are 3 qualities you need for the dance industry?
Hard work, self-belief, and a positive approach.
How should we deal with rejection?
Don’t take it personally. Just go do a class and move forward.
What would be your alternative career?
Ideal dance collaboration?
Brian Friedman – He is King