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We offer a residency programme to provide artists based in the UK with money, space, and staff time to explore new ideas and support the realisation of projects.

See who the 2023 – 2025 cohort is

Dance Classes

We offer a number of dance classes in a range of styles and abilities across both our Birmingham and Nottingham sites.

Classes will return in September 2023 and the new timetable for the Birmingham classes is now available.  Booking is now open for classes beginning week commencing 18 September.

Find out more about our class programme in Birmingham

FABRIC is a strategic dance development organisation

Created from the formal merger of DanceXchange and Dance4, FABRIC brings together over 60 years of combined experience, and strives to be more ambitious for dance made, produced and nurtured in the Midlands.

FABRIC’s vision is to inspire people through dance, transforming lives, communities and places.

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Outdoor Dance Festival Bursary

Are you interested in outdoor dance? Do you want to learn more about touring it internationally? 

We’ve partnered up with Deda and OutdoorArtsUK to offer ten bursaries for Midlands-based independent dance artists/companies and producers to see live outdoor work at Derby Festé on Saturday 23 September and receive guidance from OutdoorArtsUK. 

Horizon Showcase 2023 Programme Announcement

The full programme for the Horizon Showcase 2023 at the Edinburgh festivals is now live and ready to book.

Audiences will be invited to lie down and rest, witness live welding, plunge into a swimming pool, and watch fresh performances in grand and intimate settings.

Discover the showcase artists presenting new theatre, dance, live art, and durational works engaging with identity, work, memory, climate, survival, connection, and change.

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