Category: Everybody’s Talking

Dance HQ & dance in general hitting the headlines

ONE LAST SHIFT – HOW WE MADE IT

Unlike the majority of our dance pieces for performances, One Last Shift was created with much more input from the dancers themselves.  This allowed them to experience ‘a day in the life of’ a professional dancer in the research, development & rehearsal phases of working on a new piece.   The work actually began last […]

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ONE LAST SHIFT

In February, our Contemporary dancers were invited to perform ‘One Last Shift’ as part of the 10 year celebrations of Go Dance 17 at The Theatre Royal, Glasgow.   One Last Shift is based on events that happened in Glasgow’s Templeton Carpet Factory.  Templeton’s was world-renowned, supplying carpets to palaces, state homes, luxury liners and domestic […]

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GOING LA LA FOR TAP

Even if you haven’t seen the film, you can’t have missed the hype around La La Land. TV, radio and newspapers have been buzzing about the film and, particularly, about its effect on the popularity of Tap, which is where we come in.   For the past few weeks, our phone has been ringing off […]

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#MYDANCEHQ

We love seeing all the photos and videos you lot take in class and it’s a great way of sharing your Dance HQ experience so, next time you’re posting something, get on board with our new hashtag and let everyone see what Dance HQ means to you. Not only will you be able to search for […]

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LIVE AT FIVE

If you follow us on Facebook or Instagram then no doubt you’ll already know that we had a special guest in the studio this week.  Jennifer Reoch from STV Glasgow’s Live at Five popped into the studio to find out more about our adult Tap classes.  She even dusted off her own Tap shoes and took part […]

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DIVERSE DANCE MIX: DDMIX

NEW FOR 2017! Darcey Bussell (Strictly Come Dancing) and Nathan Clarke (credits include X Factor) have created DDMIX – Diverse Dance Mix – diversity for body and mind. DDMIX is a full body aerobic workout based on a wide range of different dance styles and eras, with easy to follow steps. The aim of DDMIX […]

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DANCE BAG ESSENTIALS

When our tutors start teaching at Dance HQ, we like to ask them a few questions to help you get to know them better.  Our favourite question has to be ‘What are your dance bag essentials?’.   Jessica Arnold – Perfume & mints for all those pas-de-deux! Susan Elena – iPod, notebook, water & a […]

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CALLING KENDALL

First things first, I really like Kendall Jenner.  I secretly like all the Kardashian clan for their way-out-there lifestyles but particularly Kendall, she seems quite down to earth (or at least as down to earth as a millionaire model can be!) and she is without a doubt drop dead gorgeous but whoever decided filming her prancing […]

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SUMMER 2014

Well, it is safe to say that Summer 2014 was busy, in fact it was so busy we barely had time to catch our breath in between all the performances, exams and touring on top of our regular classes.  At the end of June our dancers performed The Big Top, our annual dance performance, with […]

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Roll Up, Roll Up!

We’ve been keeping our summer show under wraps for long enough and the time has come to share with you our fantastic theme… (Drum roll please…) We’ve been getting creative with our fun circus theme and we’re sure you’re going to love the results so roll up, roll up The Big Top is in town […]

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