MOVE IT Academies

The MOVE IT Academies provide talented dancers with intensive tuition from the world’s top dance talent.

The first academy takes place for five days on the 29th July – 2nd August at BASE Studios London. 

Globally respected dancer and choreographer Lukas McFarlane is the lead artist on the first ever MOVE IT Academy. The dance intensives will be curated and taught by Lukas and he will also be accompanied by artists who inspire him and have helped shape him in his incredible career.

Lukas McFarlane is a creative/ choreographer from Canada. Some of Lukas’s long list of credits include assisting choreographically on ‘So You Think You Can Dance’ as well as working with some of the biggest names in music such as James Arthur, Taylor Swift and Celine Dion. He has also worked with well known brands such as UNIQLO, LYNK&CO and GAP creatively directing on their campaigns and live shows. Lukas has recently been working with some of the biggest TV shows in the UK including The X-Factor, Strictly Come Dancing, Change Your Tune and The Voice UK.

The MOVE IT Academy provides talented dancers the opportunity to develop their technical training, self-expression and industry knowledge.

As an Academy student you will:
• Dance all day in a curated programme taught by Lukas McFarlane and his team of respected artists
• Access Lukas McFarlane’s world class approach to technical training
• Develop your personal movement style through choreography workshops and improvisation exercises
• Develop your physicality and fitness levels through intense cross training and injury prevention in multiple styles
• Learn about the dance industry, how to take care of yourself and how to excel as a dancer through Industry Insider sessions with top professionals and agents
• Develop your ability to prepare for and shine in an audition

All dancers who train at the Academy in 2019 will have a unique opportunity to join a company of some of the UK’s most talented dancers to perform on the MOVE IT 2020 stage in a piece choreographed by Lukas himself. Lukas and his team will be scouting throughout the academies so bring your ‘A’ game!

Buying your MOVE IT Academy ticket also unlocks a wealth of MOVE IT 2020 benefits – discounted tickets and merchandise, exclusive sneak peek updates on the show, special ‘keep-in-touch’ notes and discounts from Lukas himself and more!

Tickets are limited, secure your place by booking today (tickets are £299 per person).

We also offer a deposit scheme which allows you to book with a £100 deposit.  (Recommended age for this Academy is 12+)