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Here are 5 lovely dance films to watch online this week!

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1. The Royal Ballet - Doncaster Dances
This summer The Royal Ballet, in partnership with Cast and Doncaster Council, set themselves a mission to get Doncaster Dancing. Doncaster residents, primary schools, sports clubs, care homes and dance schools were supported with online resources from the Royal Opera House, alongside remote direction from The Royal Ballet to learn routines inspired by Romeo and Juliet.

Created in Quarantine

2. Yama Dance Company - The Bolshy Ballet
Bath based Yama Dance Company created this film in lockdown as a fun way to stay connected as a company as well as get a bit creative online - which is the only space they can meet at the moment.

Dance On Screen

3. NOCTURN - EXHALE
A community dance film devised and directed by NOCTURN’s Artistic Director, John Darvell (who happens to be a guest on our podcast Talking Moves), EXHALE is a reminder of why it is so important to take stock, breathe, and embrace the great outdoors.

Catch It While You Can

4. ZooNation Dance Company - Some Like It Hip Hop
Sadler's Wells will be screening Kate Prince's Some Like It Hip Hop from 22 - 29 October. Be sure to put the date in your diary and subscribe to their YouTube channel for alerts. In the mean time, enjoy the original trailer from 2012:

Feature Length

5. Soul Mavericks ft BGirl Terra & Eddie: The Maverick
While you're waiting for Some Like It Hip Hop to drop, check out Soul Mavericks' awesome performance from Breakin' Convention in 2013 (the 10th anniversary festival). We can't wait to get back into a venue to see some live hip hop dance theatre.