Breaking News; - deadline of 11th May extended by EFDSS following Mardles appeal
"I will definitely extend the deadline for applications - we don't want anyone to miss the opportunity. We really hope we can get a number of young folk dancers to be part of this project". Cassie Tait, Education Manager, English Folk Dance and Song Society
Call for young dancers: Maypole Remixed outdoor dance event
Mardles.org has just received this call for young dancers to appear in Ipswich on 14th July. You can apply as a dance group, or an individual, by completing the expression of interest form on the website by Friday 11 May. The press release from EFDSS was only released on 25th April and invites young dancers (12 -19 years or up to 25 years for dancers with special needs) to perform as part of the U.Dance 2018 annual dance festival.
The dancers will perform a new dance work centred on a maypole created by Folk Dance Remixed. Maypole Remixed will celebrate some of the old and new dance and music cultural heritages to be found in the region - fusing traditional folk dance styles from the East of England with contemporary hip hop dance and especially commissioned recorded and live music.
To be included dancers must commit to attending all the rehearsal and performance dates below. Travel bursaries are available.
There will be three creative workshops and rehearsals with professional dancers and live musicians, leading to two outdoor performances on Saturday 14 July as part of the U.Dance 2018 festival.
Sunday, 24 June, 1 July and 8 July
Chantry Academy, Mallard Way, Ipswich, Suffolk IP2 9LR
Saturday 14 July
The Waterfront and one other outdoor location in Ipswich, times tbc
For more information please contact the webpage and online form for applications to the project.Dave Evans
Direct link to form:
9th May 2018