Dance Base’s Giving Tree Returns!
We are delighted to be bringing back our Christmas Giving Tree to Dance Base! This is the second year of what we hope to make a wonderful tradition. Our Christmas Giving Tree will be on display in our reception throughout December. Visitors to Dance Base will have the opportunity to help us decorate it. With […]
We’re looking for a Development Manager
The Development Manager role is a new full-time and permanent post created to build our fundraising function from the foundations that have been laid in recent months. You’ll deliver the fundraising strategy to raise income across individual giving, trusts, corporates and statutory funders, with support from the Chief Executive and other key members of the […]
Call Out for New Members to join PRIME
Image credit: by Amy Sinead, of PRIME performing Toeing by Line? by Steinvor Palsson Dance Base are delighted to announce that we are now recruiting new members to join PRIME, our in-house dance company for those aged over 60 years old! PRIME are Dance Base’s resident dance performance company for dancers aged over 60 years […]
Dance Base Announces New Co-Chairs!
Dance Base is delighted to announce the appointment of Alice McGrath and Paul Fitzpatrick as the new co-Chairs of the Board of Directors. Paul is currently the Director of Creative Engagement at the National Theatre of Scotland and is one of the most respected arts producers and cultural leaders in Scottish performing arts. Prior to […]
BBC Short Film about PRIME
We are so proud to share this beautiful short film that the BBC’s Culture Scene have made about PRIME, Dance Base’s residency dance company for those aged over 60, and their new work The Infinite Life Journey. The film, titled Never Too Old to Dance, can be watched on BBC iPlayer here. This moving short […]
Festival Professional Class Programme 2023
During August Dance Base are holding a daily programme of professional level classes, gathering and workshops. These are open to Scotland-based dance artists, and those in Edinburgh for the month. Come and join us to move, dance and connect with dancers from around the world! Download the full programme here. Professional Contemporary with Rosalind Masson […]
Dance Base receives support to continue Dance for Parkinson’s
12-month grant supports Dance for Parkinson’s classes to continue at Dance Base, plus help to start new classes elsewhere in Scotland In Wednesday’s weekly Dance for Parkinson’s class at Dance Base this week, one dancer commented “aren’t we lucky to get to be here together, dancing.” And the dancers are lucky – because thanks to […]
Could you be our next Board Chair?
Are you passionate about the arts? Are you keen to support an organisation working with local communities as well as with professional dance artists? Are you interested in the health and wellbeing impacts of dance? Are you a dynamic leader with excellent connections and relationships across the public and private sectors in Edinburgh and further […]
Thanks for the Support!
Thank you to all our regular funders and the many generous individual donors, friends, and supporters who wish to remain anonymous.
For all the different ways to support Dance Base and our projects, you can read all about them on our Support Us page.