Learn more about inspiring dance in outdoor places and unusual spaces, including performances as part of the London 2012 Olympic summer, all collected together in one place.
International Dance Festival Birmingham
Produced by DanceXchange and Birmingham Hippodrome, International Dance Festival Birmingham (also known as IDFB) is a major biennial festival that presents a world-class programme of performance and participation in theatres and public spaces across Birmingham and the West Midlands.
Encompass is an exciting digital dance project that connects people across the world and gets them dancing.
Staged in December 2009 in a former chemical works in the heart of industrial Digbeth this was, remarkably, the first professional production staged in the UK with a Black tenor, Ronald Samm, in the title role.
Over 10,000 people attended three free performances of nutkhut’s Bollywood Steps, an outdoor dance spectacular which formed the centrepiece of Town Hall Birmingham's 175th anniversary and was also part of the city's Light Night.
Moving into Being
Rosetta Life’s specialist dancers make visible, and work with, the ordinary everyday movement that our culture has unwittingly sidelined; the movement that other movement and health workers may have ceased to notice.
Dance Transformations is a part time two-three year training programme. It supports a small group of emerging artists with a physical disability and/or sensory impairment and non-disabled dance artists based in the West Midlands.
From May 2011 until July 2012 Dance Routes engaged large numbers of people in dance, as participants, leaders and audiences.
Lawk Naach aimed to reach all communities of the West Midlands, through a series of interactive discovery workshops and online resources, focussing on two of the most popular dance forms of Lawk Naach; Bhangra and Giddha.
Visitors to CORE saw a fantastic digital art installation designed by renowned international artist Kurt Hentschläger and experienced a whole new digital world.
Mandala was a dazzling free outdoor performance fusing international and British Asian music and dance with spectacular 3D digital projections.
Breathe the Beat
Unlock your creativity with a new dance concept from international hip-hop artist Salah.
(In)visible Dancing premiered on the streets of Birmingham at International Dance Festival Birmingham 2010 to great acclaim and popularity.