• ACE dance and music receive £150,000 funding boost from Arts Council England

    Last week, it was announced by Arts Council England that Birmingham-based contemporary dance company, ACE dance and music, has received £150,000 in funding as part of the ‘Catalyst Evolve’ programme, a £1.6 million investment in arts and cultural organisations across the West Midlands.  Catalyst Evolve is aimed at supporting organisations with a limited track record […]

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  • ACEspace: how could you use our studio?

    ACE dance and music recently caught up with Street Step’s Operations Manager, Kiran Basra, who uses our versatile studio, ACE space. Street Step uses a combined dance fitness and employability programme to tackle youth unemployment in Birmingham, London and Glasgow.  They deliver a 14 week programme to support people, aged 16-24 who face social-economic barriers […]

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  • Day 5: A Successful End to Research and Development Week

    On the final day of research and development of ACE’s brand new production TEN we received an abundance of positive reactions during our industry sharing session, where the dancers performed for Arts professionals from across the country. The feedback was incredible, with viewers commenting that the piece was grounded and intimate with masses of tension […]

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  • Day 2: Research and Development Week

    An Interview with Dancers Ciara Baldwin and Nathan Bartman  It’s day two of ACE dance and music’s Research and Development week for our brand new production, TEN. The studio is filled with an exciting collection of talented and enthusiastic dancers, who are working closely with choreographer Jose Agudo throughout the week, along with Artistic-Director Gail […]

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  • Day 1: A week of Research and Development led by Jose Agudo

    The ACE studio was brimming with energy on Monday, 11th April, with the start of an exciting week of research and development led by choreographer Jose Agudo, who will be choreographing ACE dance and music’s upcoming dance production, TEN. Jose and the team have been working on a range of exciting ideas and movements, which […]

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  • Iona’s ‘Artist in Residence’ Diary: Week 1 at the Flatfoot Dance Company in South Africa

    Time flies when you’re having fun! And this is especially true for ACE dance and music’s Education Officer, Iona Waite, who is currently enjoying a month-long visit to Durban in South Africa as an Artist in Residence at Flatfoot Dance Company. Iona has already achieved and experienced so much in her first week working with the Flatfoot Dance Company, which is part of […]

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