The Dance WE Made is the Record Breaking interactive dance performance that invites YOU to be the choreographer:  no experience required!

The performance roams public spaces, inviting members of the public to devise original choreography in collaboration with The Dance WE Made's highly skilled professional dancers.

These newly created dances are then performed by The Dance WE Made Team in each location, filmed, and posted online for the world to see!

 
The Dance WE Made brings dance to the public in wonderful new ways
— THE NEW YORK TIMES
It’s a creative project that not only draws attention to public space and how we inhabit it, but exemplifies the creative force in each and every one of us
— THE HUFFINGTON POST

YOU PROVIDE THE MOVES,
WE PERFORM THEM...

4 DANCERS

A team of our 4 highly trained dancers pop up at your festival or event. They have bundles of energy and are guaranteed to be some of the friendliest people you'll meet. Plus, you can't miss their blue T-Shirts!

 

 120 MINUTES

The dancers have just 120 minutes to create a dance using suggestions from the public. No knowledge of dance is required as the dancers can create a dance out of just about anything - even your breakfast!

1 DANCE

The dancers combine all of the moves that they have collected into a single performance. Each performance, is completely unique to the festival or event and the people the dancers meet!

WE ALSO LOVE...

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VIDEOS

It works best when we create a video of The Dance WE Made where your audiences and local community are the stars. All videos join our collection at
 youtube.com/thedancewemade

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TRAINING

We have a massive pool of TDWM Trained Artists across the UK, but we love to train up local dancers too. It's a great way for them to build new skills and engage with the community. 

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WORKSHOPS

Following our performances we can lead workshops where the audience get to create their very own dances using super fun TDWM methods! Great for families, and big kids love it too!

THE STORY SO FAR...

 
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In 2012 TDWM set a New World Record by combining dance moves from 152 people into 1 solo performance, creating '152': the dance piece with the largest number of choreographers ever created.

So far, TDWM has worked with nearly 1500 people to create over 75 unique dances, and our online videos have had over 25,000 views.

 

WHERE WE'VE BEEN

 
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Since starting as part of Big Dance and the Cultural Olympiad in 2012, TDWM has taken place at over 50 iconic locations across London and the UK including: 

Canary Wharf, Chinatown, Tate Britain, bOing Family Festival and the infamous Glastonbury Festival.

The show has also been to New York!

 

WHO'S IDEA WAS THIS?

 
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In 2012, UK based choreographer,
Tim Casson set up Casson & Friends to bring 'the joy of dance into the everyday'.

The Dance WE Made was the first project and was created as a unique way for everyday people to engage with dance, drawing upon the untapped creative potential in all of us.

C&F have since gone on to create 6 productions, and are pioneers of their unique form of interactive dance.

 

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