Innovative dance that stretches the imagination!

Dance Connect is Ulverston’s Community Dance School. The school opened in September 2004. Since then it has grown considerably and has around 50 dance students from the ages of 3 up to 16 years. The school runs in term time only. The classes take place on a Tuesday evening in The Coronation Hall, Supper Room Studio. Ulverston.

Dance Connect offers professional tuition in Musical Theatre, Jazz, Modern, and Freestyle dance for students of the ages 6 upwards.

‘Boogaloo’ is an Educational and Creative dance session for 3-5 yrs and ‘yummy Mummies’ get the chance to join in too! Making this a lively and energetic class full of fun and laughter, while keeping you fit at the same time!

New to the school (on Mondays 4.30-5.30pm) is DC STREET BEATZ BOYZ, a Hip Hop, Street & Funk infused dance class for boyz aged 7-11yrs.

The popular ZUMBA FITNESS classes take place on a Monday and Wednesday morning for all you ladies….

Dance Connect students regularly perform in events in and around Cumbria. Students are offered the chance to perform at The Brewery Arts Dance Platform in Kendal, The Ulverston Carnival, Local Dance Presentations at the The GlaxoSmithKline Sports and Social Club and Demonstration’s of Work including workshops with local drumming band S.T.I.X.

Students also have the chance to exhibit their own choreography with Dance Connect’s Dance X Factor and our in-house choreography competitions. Their biggest challenge is hosting THE SOUTH LAKES COMMUNITY DANCE FESTIVAL, every other year.All students have the chance to perform at the Coronation Hall in December at this event!

In 2008 UCAN asked Dance Connect to perform at The Lantern Procession at Ford Park, Ulverston.

Dance Connect students have also performed at the Lanternhouse International as part of the VC3 digital dance project with local artists FOLLY from Lancaster.

IN 2012 the Senior Dancers performed at U.V.H.S Primary Dance Platform (Co/Founders),  also The Brewery Arts Dance Platform, The Ulverston Charter Festival,  Ulverston Carnival and hosted The South Lakes Community Dance Festival 2012.  This event has proven to be so successful it now takes place over two nights.

Dance Connect aims to build the student’s confidence with dance, under our guidance using our considerable expertise and knowledge. We continue to grow and produce diverse and innovative dance that stretches the imagination!

Principal Dance Connect

Louise Walton

Phone: 01229 586377