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Leeds Dance Partnership

Leeds Dance Partnership has a vision for Leeds to be an international centre of excellence for dance – a dancing city providing leadership in the North for the development of the art form locally, nationally and internationally.

UPDATE September 2016: Download the report

Watch the film and look through the photo gallery from Tuesday 12 April 2016’s Leeds Dance Partnership event at Northern Ballet and Phoenix Dance Theatre’s home in Leeds.

  • VERVE performing Almost Poetic
    VERVE performing Almost Poetic
  • Phoenix Dance Theatre performing Until.With/Out.Enough
    Phoenix Dance Theatre performing Until.With/Out.Enough
  • DAZL performers entertain guests during the drinks reception
    DAZL performers entertain guests during the drinks reception
  • Akeim Toussaint Buck performing Jordan River
    Akeim Toussaint Buck performing Jordan River
  • Gary Clarke Company performing Coal
    Gary Clarke Company performing Coal
  • RJC Youth Dance Company performer entertains guests during the drinks reception
    RJC Youth Dance Company performer entertains guests during the drinks reception
  • Northern Ballet performing 1984
    Northern Ballet performing 1984
  • Artistic Director of Phoenix Dance Theatre Sharon Watson with Leeds Dance Partnership Consultant Susanne Burns
    Artistic Director of Phoenix Dance Theatre Sharon Watson with Leeds Dance Partnership Consultant Susanne Burns
  • Leader of Leeds City Council, Cllr Judith Blake
    Leader of Leeds City Council, Cllr Judith Blake
  • Northern Ballet Chief Executive Mark Skipper DL
    Northern Ballet Chief Executive Mark Skipper DL
  • Artistic Director of Phoenix Dance Theatre Sharon Watson
    Artistic Director of Phoenix Dance Theatre Sharon Watson
  • Chief Executive of Arts Council England, Darren Henley OBE
    Chief Executive of Arts Council England, Darren Henley OBE
  • Leeds Dance Partnership Consultant Susanne Burns
    Leeds Dance Partnership Consultant Susanne Burns
  • Director of DAZL Ian Rodley with Leader of Leeds City Council, Cllr Judith Blake
    Director of DAZL Ian Rodley with Leader of Leeds City Council, Cllr Judith Blake
  • Guests mingle at the event
    Guests mingle at the event