Adult Contemporary with Holly Page
Tickets on Sale - Cascade Winter Showcase

Cascade Adult Collective @ BDN Scratch Night

05-10-2017

A new work will be shared at the Brighton Dance Network's Scratch Night on Saturday 2nd November @ The Basement, Brighton. Sidonie Carey Green will be working with a collective of dancers to present a new work, open to developments & feedback from a live audience. Purchase tickets & find out more here

Cascade Adult Collective @ BDN Scratch Night
Cascade @ Mardi Gras in June
Dance for Early Years & Primary

Autumn Term Dates

01-09-2017

Our Early Years, Junior & Youth classes commence on Monday 11th September – Friday 8th December 2017 for a 12 week term.Half Term: Monday 23rd – Saturday 28th October.

Autumn Term Dates

PAST: Summer Classes 2017

23-08-2017

Our Summer Dance Programme was a huge success, offering a range of styles to adults at West Kent College in Tonbridge. Check out the videos from the classes here!

PAST: Summer Classes  2017

PAST: EVOLVE Dance Platform

08-05-2017

Our annual dance performance opportunity took place on Saturday 17th June @ West Kent College, Tonbridge featuring a range of groups and dancers from across the South East. Find out more via our EVOLVE platform page.

PAST: EVOLVE Dance Platform
PAST: Layton Williams Workshop May 2017
Wizard of Oz -   DVD's & Photographs
PAST: MOVE IT 2017

PAST: The Wizard of Oz

12-02-2017

Our 10th year anniversary dance production showcased over 300 young performers over the weekend of 11th an 12th February at The Stag Theatre in Sevenoaks. A magical production taking audiences down the yellow brick road and sharing the hard work of dancers aged 3 - 19 years. Find out more about our annual productions

PAST: The Wizard of Oz

Urban8 Dance Project

12-02-2017

URBAN8 ran for 8 weeks in February offering Urban Dance classes for young dancers 15 - 25 years. The project was launched through the Sportivate Funding Programme held at West Kent College. We are looking to relaunch the project in September 2017! Watch this space!

Urban8 Dance Project

PAST: EVOLVE Dance Platform

05-11-2016

Our Autumn Platform was hosted on Saturday 3rd December and was well received by our dancers and audience members. Groups from across the South East performed their work including The Canterbury Academy, Rapture Dance Company, Loop Dance DASP. PICTURES from the event are still available to purchase via Sue Tye.

PAST: EVOLVE Dance Platform

PAST: Contemporary Dance Exam Success

05-11-2016

Congratulations to our Canterbury Academy dancers who took their Grade 5 exams in October and secured merits and distinctions! Also to our Grade 1 dancers achieving merits and distinctions - our first Grade 1 exams! Find out about NATD Contemporary grades here.

PAST: Contemporary Dance Exam Success

PAST: The Canterbury Festival

17-10-2016

The dancers from The Canterbury Academy performed in Canterbury City Centre on Saturday 15th October as part of the Canterbury Festival Opening ' Community Stage' . We created and performed a medley of work which used Jazz and Contemporary to entertaining and capture passers by.... We drew quiet a crowd!

PAST: The Canterbury Festival
PAST: Kent Cultural Celebration - Sept 2016

PAST: EVOLVE Dance Platform 2016

22-05-2016

Another jam packed dance platform hosted on Saturday 2nd July in Tonbridge. Our Platform was part of THE BIG DANCE FESTIVAL 2016 & U DANCE and involved over 150 performed from across Kent & the South East. Individual video clips of the dance pieces will be available to purchase very soon.

PAST:  EVOLVE Dance Platform 2016
PAST: Big Dance Pledge
PAST: Performance at Family Day, Mon 2nd May

PAST: Workshop with Layton Williams

22-04-2016

We hosted a commercial dance workshop with professional dancer and actor Layton Williams in June for dancers aged 13 - 19 years. The workshop gave dancers a great workout and a real feel for professional dance classes and further training. Layton will be returning next year, please keep checking for information. View workshop clip here

PAST: Workshop with Layton Williams
PAST: Mardi Gras Festival at Sadlers Wells

PAST: MOVE IT 2016

04-02-2016

We had a great time at MOVE IT this year at London Excel. Sam Blackden taught an Open Contemporary Class with a Cunningham Technique Influence on Friday 18th March and our Canterbury Academy Dance Programme Students performed their new work in the Showcase Theatre. Watch a snippet here


PAST: MOVE IT 2016

PAST: ALICE Annual Dance Production

18-01-2016

Our production of ALICE went extremely well! Over 150 dancers came together at the Stag Theatre in Sevenoaks on Sat 16th January to perform our adaption of the Alice in Wonderland tale. A sold out performance! Thank you to all everyone that came to watch and all our volunteers who assisted us backstage! ALICE DVD'S ORDER HERE

PAST: ALICE Annual Dance Production
PAST: Adult Collective @ Brighton Scratch Night, 21st Nov
PAST: Cascade in Disneyland Paris 2015

Cascade Dance Platform 2015

28-06-2015

On Thur 9th & Fri 10th July we showcased 15 different dance groups, schools and adult dance companies from the South East: Knole Academy, Mascalls, Tonbridge Grammar, Definition Dance, Canterbury Academy, West Kent College, Homewood School, DanceOn, MoJo Dance, Cascade Adult Collective and Ceyda Tanc Associate Dance Company.

Cascade Dance Platform 2015

U Dance: New Dimensions

16-02-2015

The Dance Programme at Canterbury Academy were selected to take part in a selection / performance day for U Dance 2015 as part of the New Dimensions strand. The dancers performed at The Southbank Centre in London on Saturday 28th February.

U Dance: New Dimensions

MOVE IT 2015: Advanced Jazz Class

15-02-2015

Our director Ricia Coleman had a great time teaching an Advanced Jazz class on Saturday 14th February at the biggest dance exhibition MOVE IT 2015, Olympia London. Class pictures are soon to follow!

MOVE IT 2015: Advanced Jazz Class

Cascade @ The Orchard Theatre 2015

28-12-2014

The Dartford Youth Company performed at the Orchard Theatre, Dartford as part of ' Once Upon a Time' on Monday 19th January. Our dancers performed their performance piece from our annual production of ' Snow White & The Ice Queen'/ You can find out more HERE.

Cascade  @ The Orchard Theatre 2015

Snow White & The Ice Queen 2014

08-12-2014

' Outstanding'     'Stunning'     Highly professional show'     'Beautifully Crafted'

Snow White & the Ice Queen was a huge success! Our enchanted dance production inspired by the classic fairy-tales from both The Brothers Grim and Hans Christian Andersen took place on Sunday 7th December in Sevenoaks, Kent.  Our breath-taking production showcased dancers aged 3 - 25 years. 

Snow White & The Ice Queen 2014

Non Stop Open Day - Tunbridge Wells

01-09-2014

We had a great time at our open day on Sat 20th September at Recall Studios in Tunbridge Wells.  If you missed our day, please get in touch, our doors are always open to new students wanting to join Cascade. Contact us through our contact page

Non Stop Open Day - Tunbridge Wells

First Aid Course Completed!

04-08-2014

We ran a first aid course for young dancers on Sunday 8th September. The course was a St John's Young Lifesaver certificate, providing young people with a qualification for 3 years. We accredited 8 young dancers who are first aiders in the community!  If you would be interested in the next First Aid course get in touch ( Course costs £35 and is open to 11 - 19years). Contact Sam Blackden via email.

First Aid Course Completed!

Commonwealth Youth Dance Festival 2014

31-07-2014

The Cascade Youth Collective performed at the Commonwealth Youth Dance Festival between 9th - 13th July in Glasgow.  We represented the UK at the festival and shared our experience with 400 dancers in 36 different companies across the Globe. After months of fundraising and dance training, our young dancers took part in a truly fantastic residential trip full of experiences which enthused and inspired everyone! Thank you to YDance and well done everyone! Our CYDF14 show reel will follow very soon!

Commonwealth Youth Dance Festival 2014

IGNITE: Youth Dance Platform

13-07-2014

We had a fantastic platform at the Gulbenkian Theatre on Sunday 13th July, showcasing some of the very best of youth dance in East Kent. IGNITE was our first performance opportunity in partnership with South East Dance and the Gulbenkian Theatre, all part of Kent Dancing and Big Dance South East England 2014. We received some fantastic feedback and are looking forward to continuing this event in the future.

IGNITE: Youth Dance Platform

Performance Showcase 2014

08-06-2014

In June 2014 we held a showcase to share the works of our Kent based youth companies. The showcase was held at South East Dance Studios in Hextable with a sell out evening show! Over 100 young gifted and talented dancers came together and demonstrated their skills and passion for dance with performances in Contemporary, Ballet, Street Dance, Jazz and Physical Theatre.

Performance Showcase 2014

Cascade Dance at MOVE IT 2014!!

12-03-2014

We had a fantastic time at MOVE IT 2014, performing on the Main Stage and teaching a Cunningham Style Contemporary class on Sat 8th March. You can view our Main Stage performance on You Tube by clicking HERE!

Cascade Dance at MOVE IT 2014!!

'The Lost Girls' 2013

31-12-2013

'The Lost Girls' was a great show, thank you to everyone who performed, assisted and volunteered their time to the performance. Photos can be viewed and purchased through this link on Sue Tye Photography. DVD's are available priced at £9.00 each. To order a dvd contact us

'The Lost Girls' 2013

Kent Dance Mix - Youth Platform 2014

29-11-2013

Our Tunbridge Wells Youth Company and Graduate Company had a great time performing at South East Dance's youth platform, Kent Dance Mix on Sunday 24th November. The dancers worked with company 'Urban Playground' to create a new work/curtain raiser.

Kent Dance Mix -  Youth Platform 2014

Curtain Raiser @ Gulbenkian Theatre 2014

13-10-2013

We had a great time at the Gulbenkian Theatre on Friday 1st November with our Curtain Raiser, supporting the opening of 'Nobulus - Out of the Shadows' in Canterbury. Dancers from our Dance Academy, Graduate and Performance Company all took part in this piece. Click Here to watch this video!

Curtain Raiser @ Gulbenkian Theatre 2014

U Dance Festival 2013 - Leeds

20-09-2013

The Dance Academy had a fantastic time at the 3 day festivall in Leeds as part of U Dance 2013. As well as meeting Richard Alston & taking part in a host of professional workshops the Academy performed their work at the West Yorkshire Playhouse! Click here to watch the U Dance Video

U Dance Festival 2013 - Leeds