Backstage is the leading name in US casting and are now venturing into the UK. The site features 1000's of career tips, advice and articles along with a casting board to enable performers to find work in UK Theatre, TV, Film and Commercials. MOVE IT users can access an amazing 6 months FREE access - just visit the Backstage website here!
Dance Fitness Stage: Block Fit
After the 2006 phenomenon SMASH hit single “Chico Time” which knocked Madonna off the top spot in the UK chart, Chico is now back and has created the fastest growing fitness brand in the UK called www.blockfit.co.uk. It’s 4 workouts in 1 class. It fuses dance, combat, HIIT and yoga meditation to original music sung by Chico himself. Find out more – visit them at MOVE IT and give them a try at the Dance Fitness Stage!
Official Charity Partner: danceaid
danceaid is a new and exciting charity that harnesses the energy of dance to transform the lives of vulnerable children. danceaid wants to raise the UK and beyond to its feet to help orphaned, poor, and exploited children in the developing world, and here in the UK! danceaid.org
Dancing Times is Britain's leading dance monthly, essential reading for everyone interested in stage dance, including Into Dance! - a special section for younger readers. www.dancing-times.co.uk
Love, Learn, and Teach Dance with the ISTD, one of the world’s leading dance examination boards. We offer both members and non-members: A variety of training routes to build on your existing qualifications and experience. Recognised higher level dance teaching qualifications. A wide range of courses, summer schools, congresses and teaching syllabi. A network of more than 7,000 members worldwide. Whether you are a dance teacher, a dance student or a professional dancer looking to move into teaching, find out more at: www.istd.org
www.londondance.com is the website covering all aspects of dance in London. Whether you want to find out where to see performances, locate a dance class, check out the latest dance news, read interviews with dancers and choreographers, or look for work and auditions, you’re likely to find what you need on the thousands of pages of this busy website devoted to dance. www.londondance.com
Performing Arts Tutor Pro
A new and exciting partner for 2018, Performing Arts Tutor Pro is a dedicated online database for UK performing arts educators and organisations, promoting performing arts schools and independent tutors of drama, dance, singing and music. They provide an online promotional platform, networking space and collaborative voice serving the community of independent performing arts education professionals, schools and colleges. Find out more at www.performingartstutor.com .
In the heart of London's West End lies the home of dance, the internationally renowned Pineapple Dance Studios. Debbie founded Pineapple in 1979 with a vision to make dance accessible to everyone. Her motto; "To dance is to live!" Today Pineapple is the largest dance studio complex in Europe, offering more classes and a wider variety of dance styles than any other studio. At Pineapple, beginners can mix with professional dancers and performers. Daily visitors to Pineapple include the biggest West End Shows, the most famous pop & performance artists, the highest level auditionees, and some of the most successful dance teachers & choreographers in the world. Find out more: www.pineapple.uk.com
Royal Academy of Dance
The Royal Academy of Dance is one of the world’s most influential dance education and training organisations. We promote knowledge, understanding and practice of dance internationally. We seek to accomplish this through promoting dance, educating and training students and teachers and providing examinations to set standards and reward achievement. www.rad.org.uk
One of the industry's most revered publications, The Stage publishes across the web and print and is a must-read for those with an involvement or interest in the performing arts industry- in Great Britain and beyond. The Stage is an essential resource for actors and performers, backstage workers, creative teams and those in training and education. Find out more on The Stage website here.
Virtuoso Imaging was launched at Move It 2014 by Drew Tommons, a prolific dance photographer and top headshot photographer Adam Hills, to be the 'go to' photography service for dancers and performers of all ages and abilities. Their work spans all ages, abilities and genres, with a repertoire that encompasses individuals, Competitions, Schools, Colleges or Companies ranging from 'grass roots' performers to Principal Dancers from Birmingham Royal Ballet and The Royal Ballet.
Dancers of London
Since it’s founding in 2016, Dancers of London has grown from strength to strength working with some incredible brands to celebrate London’s vibrant dance scene. The man behind the lens, Ollie said: "Over the past two years, I’ve had the pleasure of working with some seriously talented dancers and now I’m incredibly proud to partner with MOVE IT and find the "Face of MOVE IT 2019"... Take a look at his work and get your best side ready...