Curiouser and Curiouser

A dictionary definition of curious is:

1: having a desire to learn or know more
2: strange, unusual or unexpected

This is a good starting point to understanding what The Curious Dance Company is about.

Our mission statement reads:

The Curious Dance Company strive to inspire, challenge and develop all
our dancers to be the best performers they can be. We do this through
being the dance company that; works the hardest; enjoys the most;
innovates with creativity; applauds the loudest, loves to dance and is
curious in all we do.

It has been a long and complex journey over many years to take an after
sdsc00026chool dance club through to being a company that creates full length
contemporary ballets and runs two performance groups; creating work
specifically for festivals.

The Curious Dance Company is now quite complex in structure and works
like this:

The Curious Dance company is a broad title for all we do; The Curious Dance Studios is what we call our festival focused groups and each group also has a name – Curiosus and Curiosum (both Latin for curious). Confusing? Yes it is but that’s ok. What is clear is the quality of work we create is outstanding and the quality of dancers that are choosing to be Curiousdsc00030 is humbling. I am very excited about this next phase of our Curious journey.

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Seeing our Curious dancers being challenged in a contemporary class,
exploring new ideas in an improvisation session and beginning learning the
choreography for their first pieces was truly amazing. We have plenty of
hard work ahead of us but the journey promises to be a curious one.

Auditions 8th September 2016

We are very pleased to announce the creation of two brand new performance groups under the umbrella of The Curious Dance Company. These performance groups will create original dance works for competitive and non-competitive dance festivals. The aim is to create highly innovative and polished performance pieces and produce confident and skilled performers.

There will be a fee for membership into the companies which will cover festival entry fees, guest teachers, masterclasses and costumes.

Auditions for the company will be held on 8th September 2016 in the Harlequin 3.30 – 6pm.

For letters providing all the details please see a member of the Theatre Arts Dept.