• specialising in commercial & URBAN DANCE

    Based in the heart of Sheffield, INK Dance deliver current and innovative dance training with open classes, training programmes and masterclasses.

     

  • ABOUT

    We aspire to inspire

    Homegrown in Sheffield

    What We're Made Of

    INK Dance bring something new, exciting and innovative to Sheffield’s dance scene. Specialising in commercial and urban dance styles, we aim to bring the positivity, fun and good vibes in all our sessions.

     

    We aspire to inspire the dance community to learn, grow and progress alongside each other with support from INK choreographers and INK dancers.

     

    We love witnessing epic transformations as our INKer's grow as dancers as well as people, and of course, sharing good vibes and positive energy.

     

    You can read more about us, and our story here.

  • DANCE CLASSES & TRAINING OPPORTUNITIES

    Soak up the good vibes, transform the way you train, and join the INK Family

    OPEN URBAN CHOREO CLASS

    Tuesdays, 7.30-9pm, The Fitness Club, Surrey Street, £6

    Our open choreography classes feature a new street or commercial style routine every single week, so it's always the right time to join in!

    Expect to meet a variety of class takers, from INK members, students, and those who want to escape from work for the evening.

    Previous experience recommended. Open to 14+

     

    16+ ADULT BEGINNER STREET CLASS

    Thursdays, 7.30-8.30pm, The Fitness Club, Surrey Street, £5

    Always wanted to learn to dance? Here's your chance to learn with us, whilst meeting new friends with some #sweatandgrooves! Our brand new class focuses on having fun and picking up the basic's; learning street dance grooves and beginner urban choreography! If you are 16+, and budding dancer, we’d love to see you there!
    Complete beginners welcome! Open to 16+. £5 Adults/£4 Students-NUSCard

    INK TRAINING PROGRAMMES

    Sundays, Various times with a programme to suit you.

    Our training programmes are designed to help you grow and achieve your full potential within dance. Feel like you need more than just class? Want opportunities to progress and perform? Well here's the good news... Our experienced core team of tutors are here to train you! Contact us to join a programme now.

    Please email to enquire. Various Training Programmes for 10-15, 16+ and 18+

    MONTHLY MASTERCLASSES

    Sundays, Every 6 weeks, Classes from UK-Wide Industry Dancers

    Attend our Monthly Masterclasses to experience classes taught by guest choreographers from all around the UK. Expect to be inspired and motivated with a fresh new experience from the best teachers around.

    Every 6 Weeks. Email to enquire or keep updated through our Facebook page.

  • IMA

    The “INK Movement Academy”. IMA provides a positive and supportive environment where dancers aged 15 and under can expect to enhance their dance talent through training and opportunity.

     

    IMA training will primarily focus on commercial/hiphop/urban styles and will be themed around dancer progression, performance opportunities and competition preparation.

     

    Training sessions are held on Sundays, 10am-12.30pm.

     

    AURA

    AURA is our dance training team for 16+, Intermediate Level and above. Aura provides a positive and supportive environment where dancers can expect to enhance their dance talent through challenging training and performance opportunity.

    Aura training will primarily focus on commercial/urban styles and will be themed around dancer progression and performance opportunities.

    Training sessions are held on Sundays, 12.30-3pm.

    POST 16 EDUCATION

    Take your training to the next level on our BTEC EXTENDED LEVEL 3 PERFORMING ARTS (DANCE) in partnership with Sheffield Wednesday Football Club Community Programme

    INK COMPANY

    Dancing with the INK Company allows you to represent INK on the highest level; at competitions, conventions, events, as well as creative projects.

     

    As a dancer, you will train with INK on an amateur-professional level, working at an advanced level during your weekly training session. We promise to continue to provide a positive and supportive environment where dancers can expect to enhance their dance talent through training and opportunity.

    INK training will primarily focus on commercial/hiphop/urban styles and will be themed around dancer progression, performance opportunities and competition preparation.

    Training sessions are held on Sundays, 3pm-6pm.

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  • BTEC LEVEL 3 EXTENDED CERTIFICATE IN PERFORMING ARTS (DANCE)

    In partnership with Sheffield Wednesday Community Programme.

    This BTEC Performing Arts Dance Extended Diploma is the equivalent to three A levels, and is assessed by dance performance and coursework through unit assignments.

     

    The units on our course have been specially selected to ensure you experience education and training in multiple dance genres, such as ballet, commercial dance, jazz, contemporary and street dance providing you with foundations to aid your future career in dance. As well as this, you can expect to study performing arts in the community, employment opportunities in the arts, skills for live performance, choreographic skills and being a healthy performer. You will have opportunities to rehearse and perform alongside your peers as well as being involved in the

    Elev8 Dance team for SWFC.

     

    Working in partnership with The Sheffield Wednesday Community programme, INK Dance deliver the teaching on this course, with staff who have , and who still are working in the dance industry, providing dance training and course content that is relevant to working in today’s world of dance.

     

    Applications open for September 2019!

    For more information and to apply, please contact the education team on education@swfc.co.uk

     
  • OUR CREDITS

    Because we like to 'Make our Mark'. Here's where you might have seen INK before...

    PERFORMANCE CREDITS INCLUDE

    TRAMLINES

    SHEFFIELD PRIDE

    SHE IS CONFERENCE

    CAN YOU DANCE? CONVENTION

    HALLAM FM STREET PARTY

    COLOR OBSTACLE RUSH SUPPORT ACT

    OWLS IN THE PARK

    DOPE & MEAN

    SHEFFIELD WEDNESDAY HALF TIME PERFORMANCES

    O2 ACADEMY

    SHEFFIELD CITY HALL

    HYPE-O SET IT OFF MUSIC VIDEO

    POSTCOLLIDE HARD WAY MUSIC VIDEO

    HALLAM FM CASH FOR KIDS CAMPAIGN

    FOOTBALL UNITES RACISM DIVIDES

    UDO COMPETITIONS

    SDC COMPETITIONS

     

     

     

    SUPPORTERS OF

    THIS GIRL CAN

    SHEFFIELD WEDNESDAY COMMUNITY & EDUCATION

    CASH FOR KIDS - HALLAM FM

     

     

     

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  • TEAM

    Based in Sheffield

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    Suzy Dyson

    founder, choreographer & tutor

    Speciality: Street Styles, Commercial

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    Mikey Lowry

    choreographer & tutor

    Speciality: Commercial, Street Styles

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    Faye McDool

    choreographer & tutor

    Speciality: Contemporary, Street Styles

    Photo credit: Robert Bejil Productions via VisualHunt / CC BY

    Gemma Gibbons

    choreographer & tutor

    Speciality: Jazz, Musical Theatre

    Photo credit: Robert Bejil Productions via VisualHunt / CC BY

    Laura Amy Maplebeck

    choreographer & tutor

    Speciality: Ballet, Contemporary

    Photo credit: Robert Bejil Productions via VisualHunt / CC BY

    Chloe Butcher

    choreographer & tutor

    Speciality: Contemporary, Drama, Street, Ballet

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