• 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 (suzy.dyson@inkdance.co.uk)

    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.

  • WEEKLY TIMETABLE

    IMA

    SUNDAYS

    TEAM TRAINING PROGRAMME

    10-15YRS INT+ LEVEL

    LMA

    SUNDAYS

    YOUTH STREET DANCE CLASS

    5-8 YRS BEGINNER + LEVEL

    AURA

    SUNDAYS

    TEAM TRAINING PROGRAMME

    16 + INT LEVEL

    IGNITE

    SUNDAYS

    TEAM TRAINING PROGRAMME

    16 + INT - ADV LEVEL

    INK COMPANY

    SUNDAYS

    TEAM TRAINING PROGRAMME

    16+ ADV LEVEL

    #MM WORKSHOPS

    SUNDAYS

    EVERY 6 WEEKS WITH GUEST CHOREOGRAPHERS FROM AROUND THE UK

  • Latest news

    Keep in the loop with news as it arrives through our social media pages, on instagram, facebook and twitter!

  • Level 3 BTEC PErforming Arts DANCE

    Applications are now open for September 2019 for our full time education programme for 16-19 years.

     

    COURSE SUMMARY

    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 solid and versatile 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.

     

    Students have ample opportunities to rehearse and perform in projects delivered through the programme as well as being involved in performance opportunities provided by INK Dance.

    Student TESTIMONIALS

    I have really enjoyed my time studying with INK Dance, gaining skills and experiences which will help me in the future. I have made the best memories and I will be forever grateful for this!" Alice Wilson, 2019 Graduate (now studying at Creative Academy, London)​

     

    "I have really enjoyed my time on this course as the teachers have all been so kind, caring and helpful... it has also allowed me to get into university, to carry on dancing and has given me lots of opportunities" Ava Costa, 2019 Graduate (now studying at Leeds Beckett University)

     

    "I have really enjoyed my time over the past two years on this course. I have made friends for life and have had the best teachers to help me get through the course." Katie Ned, 2019 Graduate (now studying at Addict Dance Academy Leicester)

     

  • OUR CREDITS

    Because we like to 'Make our Mark'.

    Here's where you may 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

    SMASHBY MUSIC VIDEO

    HALLAM FM CASH FOR KIDS CAMPAIGN

    FOOTBALL UNITES RACISM DIVIDES

    UDO COMPETITIONS

    SDC COMPETITIONS

    CAN YOU DANCE? CONVENTION

     

    SUPPORTERS OF

    THIS GIRL CAN

    CASH FOR KIDS - HALLAM FM

    MOVE GB

    LEEDS UNITED SPORTS COLLEGE

     

     

  • Join our community

    Subscribe to our INK Dance mailing list! We send weekly updates, with exclusive news and also a few special treats on the way including a free dance class on your Birthday week!

  • TEAM

    Aside from extensive teaching experience, the INK Dance teaching team hold professional performance credits from a variety of industry experiences. Performance credits include X-Factor for Rita Ora, BBC Children in Need, BBC Move it Like Michael, UK Pantomime Tours (with co-star George Sampson), TV Commercials such as Yorkshire Tea, Adidas, and many more. The team have trained at prestigious dance conservatories such as The Northern School of Contemporary Dance, Shockout Arts, Urdang Academy and have even been mentored by Dana Foglia (choreographer to Beyonce).

     Photo credit: Leonardo Flaiban via Visual hunt / CC BY-ND

    Suzy Dyson

    founder, choreographer & tutor

    INK Speciality: Street Styles, Commercial

    Photo credit: Robert Bejil Productions via VisualHunt / CC BY

    Mikey Lowry

    choreographer & tutor

    INK Speciality: Commercial, Street Styles

    Photo credit: Robert Bejil Productions via VisualHunt / CC BY

    Gemma Gibbons

    choreographer & tutor

    INK Speciality: Jazz, Musical Theatre

    Photo credit: Robert Bejil Productions via VisualHunt / CC BY

    Laura Amy Maplebeck

    choreographer & tutor

    INK Speciality: Ballet, Contemporary

    Photo credit: Robert Bejil Productions via VisualHunt / CC BY

    Chloe Butcher

    choreographer & tutor

    INK Speciality: Contemporary, Drama, Street, Ballet

    Photo credit: Robert Bejil Productions via VisualHunt / CC BY

    Jade March

    choreographer & tutor

    INK Speciality: Youth classes

    Photo credit: Robert Bejil Productions via VisualHunt / CC BY

    Georgina Allen

    choreographer & tutor

    INK Speciality: Youth classes

  • Contact Us

    Join us for some good vibes . You + us = awesome.

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