Category: Everybody’s Talking

Dance HQ & dance in general hitting the headlines

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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Muddled Mind No More

Jayne Middleton will be popping into the studio at the end of March to provide some empathy in the form of her unique laser focus coaching cafe. Jayne has been working as a freelance community dance artist since 2008 and fully understands the challenges and fun in working in this way. Since 2011 she has […]

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Gallus Stooshie, Giggles & Guinness!

On Friday, we were fortunate enough to be invited to dance in Dublin to promote the Glasgow International Comedy Festival (14th March-5th April, click the link for info & tickets) to unsuspecting shoppers and passers-by. The day began with a very early check-in at Glasgow Airport, where the girls all sailed through airport security and the […]

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The Truth Hurts

Ouch!  We were left feeling ever so slightly injured after watching this tongue-in-cheek ‘Contemporary Dance: How To’ video.  Robert Hoffman pokes fun at Contemporary Dance, renaming movements with comical terms and arranging them to create a short sequence. The end result is certainly ‘laugh out loud’ funny to anyone with any experience of Contemporary Dance […]

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Syncopated Ladies

This Tap-dancing version of Beyonce’s End of Time has been doing the rounds via social media since the end of last year.  Syncopated Ladies are 5 of the world’s leading female Tap dancers, led by Chloe Arnold, who strives to share her passion for Tap in a fresher, more urban style. Remind you of anyone? […]

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Can You Keep A Secret?

They are arguably the hottest women on the planet with figures to die for and they’ve revealed their body secrets in a recent Marie Claire article.  The best thing is that not only do they eat hamburgers (in moderation, of course) but they love to dance! Lily Aldridge is a fan of Ballet and Lindsay […]

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Silver Tap Shoe Drama Hits 42nd St

We’re not too shy to admit that we’re a pretty talented bunch here at Dance HQ.  We perform, teach and choreograph in many styles of dance, we make websites, costumes, cupcakes, jewellery, accessories, we paint faces, play instruments, sing and act.  We are dancers, teachers, designers, musicians, doctors, social workers, shop assistants and actors so […]

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A Day of Grace

We have been completely mesmerised by this video of Boston Ballet in action during rehearsals created by David Gifford and Adrian Dalca.  The film was shot from 2 angles in various speeds and really captures both the monotony and surpise that occurs on one particular day. Put the kettle on and enjoy… A Day of […]

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Dance Saint Laurent Dance

French fashion designer, Hedi Slimane, turned film director to create his first film for Saint Laurent titled Dance.  Focussing on the new Ballerina line, Lida Fox performs fouette pirouettes and grand battements in an empty warehouse.  Looking suitably grungy, Lida Fox is  stunning in black leather jeans, a flannel shirt and YSL pumps with hair […]

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The Strictly Stars 2013

We know it’s sad but we always get excited at the Strictly Contestants announcement.  Who will be better than expected? Who will be worse? Who will be the comedy act? Who will hate their partner? Who will have an affair? Catch the new series of Strictly Come Dancing on BBC1, Saturdays at 6.50pm starting this […]

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