Cascade runs a dance company for graduate and experienced dancers aged 17 + in Canterbury on Tuesday evenings. Shift Start Move Dance Company, offers weekly technique and choreography sessions with performance opportunities in and around Kent. The company welcomes:

Those looking to develop dance training before higher education

Students taking a gap year before higher education / training

Dancers interested in extending their training alongside their current activities

Dancers within the company receive 1-2-1 mentoring with Cascade, alongside volunteering and teaching opportunities, engaging in community dance projects.

6.00 - 730pm --- Class & Rehearsal
Venue: Room 604 (Adult Education building), Canterbury Academy, Knight Avenue, CT28QA
Cost : 5 week training blocks £35. Company runs for 10 week terms.

To join and/or find our more: Visit our news page or contact Sam Blackden here
Join the Shift Start Move Facebook group here

Open Classes
We also run drop in contemporary technique classes for graduates, teachers, and semi-professionals at intermediate / advanced level regularly in West Kent. To find out more about these classes click here

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It has been an absolute pleasure being a part of Shift Start Move, I have loved dancing and performing with you all! We have had some cracking performances, Thankyou for the opportunities!
Amy Standing, Former Company Dancer