All Points East – Dance Tent Takeover

CDS will be taking over the ‘In the Neighbourhood’ Dance Tent on Wednesday 1st September at All Points East, Victoria Park.

Join a FREE programme of dance workshops for all the family from 1 – 8pm including our successful children’s creative movement workshops, Mini Movers, Leaps and Strides and Creative Contemporary. Festival goers will be invited to learn the basics of Street Dance as well as Lindy Hop. Our tent will be a centre of dance exploration, good vibes and fresh moves to kick off summer in Victoria Park.

Chisenhale Dance Space will be on hand before and after the workshops to support and answer any questions.

Visit the All Points East website for further information.


Event Schedule

Mini Movers Workshop (Ages 2+)
1pm – 1:40pm
3pm – 3:40pm

Mini Movers welcomes adults and little ones (ages 2 -5) to dance together and discover the joy of movement through play and creative exercises. You will find yourselves leaping, skipping, and using your imagination to take you on exciting journeys of movement.

Leaps & Strides Workshop (Ages 5+)
2pm – 2:40pm 

Skip, hop and jump your way into class with Leaps and Strides. This workshop will introduce new movements to the dancers, to facilitate their creative ideas, and to start to develop technique, posture, and alignment, all while placing an emphasis on self-expression.

Family Creative Contemporary (All ages)
4pm – 4:45pm

Join us for a ‘Family Creative Contemporary’. Expect 45 minutes of dynamic moves, creativity and family fun! This class will explore creative ideas, expressive tasks and new ways to move together with the emphasis always on fun and discovery. Get together and have fun learning some energetic moves!

Street Dance Workshop (All ages)
5pm – 6pm

Get moving & grooving while learning the foundations of street dance! Drawing on Hip Hop, Popping, Locking, House and Breaking, this class gets families  grooving while teaching the foundations of street dance styles and vocabulary. A high energy, fun class, there will be lots of opportunity for self-expression as well as dancing together with the group.

Lindy Hop Workshop (All ages)
6:15pm – 7:45pm 

Join us for a Lindy Hop Community Dance Workshop with Angela Andrew! An opportunity for families and adults to come together and learn the foundations of Lindy Hop.