We have an exciting range of events across East London.

East Wall, Joseph Toonga, 2018. Photo: ©Historic Royal Palaces & Richard Lea-Hair
Support us to open our new home to east London's talented creative community.

East London Youth Dance Company performing at U.Dance, 2020. Photo: Roswitha Chesher
We have a range of dance classes for you to get involved in.

On The Move, 2018. Photo: Charlene Davies
Check out our latest opportunities for artists and producers.

Myself UK Celebration Dance Battle, 2019. Photo: Foteini Christofilopoulou


We’re here to champion and grow east London’s dance scene.

Through our dance activity and professional support, we’re committed to co-creation, inclusivity, equity and accessibility and to representation of the diverse east London communities we serve.

We trust in the ambition of the artists, producers and participants we work with, supporting them to be the creative leaders that are essential to developing stronger local communities.

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We’ve raised 95% of £2 million to fit out our new home. Help us reach our target, open our doors to east London's talented creative community and enable young people experiencing disadvantage to realise their full potential.

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Leap of Faith – Dance for over 65s

Fridays, 9:45-11:45am in-person, English National Ballet, OPEN LEVEL for older people aged 65+

A fun and creative class for older people with lots of opportunities to performRead More

East London Youth Dance Company


ELYDC is East London Dance's youth dance company for 9 – 19 year olds Read More

Youth Advisory Board

November 2016 – present

The Youth Advisory Board is a group of eight young people from across East London who will help design and develop participation and youth engagement projects for East London Dance. Read More

Dance Enterprise Hub

2015 - Present

Artist development programme, creative incubation for new ideas, and stragetic network for dance across east LondonRead More

New Creative Director and Chief Executive of East London Dance Announced

13 September 2021

Tia Hassan and Kate Scanlan announced as new joint Creative Director and Chief Executive of East London DanceRead More

Summer Dance School with English National Ballet

13 September 2021

East London Dance participants enjoyed 5 days of dance activity at English National Ballet's new homeRead More

The Talent House

25 March 2021

We are thrilled to introduce you to our new home, coming spring 2022Read More

Resources for Covid-19 Support

9 April 2020

Sector support for the Covid-19 situationRead More

East London Dance’s Annual Review 2018-19

19 December 2019

Read our Annual Review for 2018-19 hereRead More

From bobbin threading to virtual reality, discover more about this year’s Creative Lab

29 August 2019

Find out more about what happened at this year's Creative LabRead More

Your Stratford Stage

4 June 2019

East London Dance and friends at Your Stratford Stage, May 2019Read More

Ideas Fund 2019 winners announced

1 April 2019

2019 Ideas Fund winners announcedRead More

Ideas Fund 2019 Shortlisted Applications Announced

6 March 2019

Ideas Fund 2019 Shortlisted Applications AnnouncedRead More

The Fi.ELD 2019 Begins

28 February 2019

Meet our latest cohort of future innovators. Read More

New East London Youth Dance Company announced for 2018/19!

27 November 2018

We are thrilled to announce East London Youth Dance Company (ELYDC) is backRead More

East London Dance and London College of Fashion once again join forces to deliver the Creative Lab

12 September 2018

East London Dance and London College of Fashion invited 13 participants from the worlds of fashion, dance and technology to collaborate over a week of exploration and creation.Read More

East Wall: Storm the Tower

22 August 2018

East Wall - over 150 dancers and musicians stormed the Tower in a spectacular celebration of east London’s rich cultural heritage and diversity.Read More


East London Dance offers inspiring, high quality, bespoke dance services including workshops, performances and projects.

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