TURNSTYLE MAKES HEADLINES AT NORWICH PLAYHOUSE

26/07/2019 A sold-out Norwich Playhouse enjoyed a packed programme of dance that made you think, made you cry and made you smile. Carrie Mansfield, The Garage’s creative director, thanked everyone for turning out on such a hot evening to support those taking part in this year’s Turnstyle platform. “I also want to say a big thank you the dancers and […]

OUR STRENGTHS ARE OFTEN IN OUR DIFFERENCES – MEET OUR NEW INCLUSIVE DANCE COMPANY IN CAHOOTS

25/07/2019 Tonight marks the debut of The Garage’s latest dance company, In Cahoots. An inclusive group that proves our strengths are often in our differences. The seven diverse dancers will perform contemporary piece Eye to Eye for a sold out Norwich Playhouse as part of our annual showcase Turnstyle. Rehearsal time has been a challenge, cramming as much as they can into […]

CHANGING HOW WE WORK – OUR TUTORS ON THEIR DAN.CE IN EXPERIENCE

12/06/2019 The Garage’s Scott “Scooby” Atkins, Victoria Taylor and Danielle Gardner learnt a lot about diversity and themselves at the first DAN.ce AcCEssibility INclusion (DAN.CE IN) conference in Alicante. They shared their experiences as part of Creativity and Wellbeing Week. Scooby’s journey proved a personal one which has pushed him as a choreographer, a performer and a person. It started with a missing veneer… […]

INTERNATIONAL INCLUSION PROJECT CHALLENGES DISCRIMINATION IN DANCE

11/06/2019 DAN.ce AcCEssibility INclusion (DAN.CE IN) is shattering the concept of limits. Professional dancers, instructors, social workers and functionally diverse people from Spain, Italy and the UK are collaborating to create work that encourages equal opportunities through the joy of movement. The first conference took place in Alicante, Spain, Monday 15-Thursday 18 April; and included members of The […]