Join the happy crowds at Cowley Carnival’s Global Dance Stage at Manzil Gardens which will be showcasing some of the huge variety of dance activity Oxford has to offer, featuring performances by schools, youth and community groups and companies.

The companies, in order of appearance are: Headington Dance School Dance Scholars, Yuka Kodama Ballet Group, Identity Youth Dance Project, Stagecoach Abingdon Dance Troupe, Dancemania Senior Performance Group, Deddington Youth Dance Co (Juniors),  Implexa Dance Company, Dance with Sinjini, Bollywood Masterclass, Mini Professionals Dance Academy, Attitude Dance School, Ashnah, The M Word Dancers,  Strawberry Fayre Majorettes, Afrofusion, African Dance Masterclass, Messy Jam Dance Company, União da Mocidade Samba, Mims Bellydance, Al Amari Dabke Dances and Sol Samba.

Presented by Dancin’ Oxford

Date:  July 1, 2018, 12pm – 5pm

Venue: Grounds of Asian Cultural Centre, Manzil Way, off Cowley Road, Oxford OX4 1GE

Free and suitable for all ages

More information about Cowley Carnival can be found here

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The long established Yuka Kodama Ballet Group, which operates in association with Oxford University Ballet Society, offers an extensive programme of adult ballet classes informed by the Russian tradition, including opportunities for male dancers and pas de deux work.  It presents its annual summer show at Wychwood School once again; an opportunity to see what this committed and enthusiastic group of local dancers can do.  This year the programme consist of the intriguingly titled A Rehearsal Scene from Don Quixote, and The Bright Stream set to Shostakovich’s dazzling score.

Performances:  Friday 1st June 7.30pm, Saturday 2nd June 2.00pm and 6.30pm

Venue:  Wychwood School, 74 Banbury Road, Oxford OX2 6JR

Tickets:  £12/ £8.50

Purchase on the door or buy online here

Find out more about the group on Facebook here

Find out about Oxford University Ballet Society here

The Yuka Kodama Ballet Group in association with Oxford University Ballet Society present their annual performances this coming weekend at Wychwood School; with a bright and upbeat programme consisting of The Adventures of Cipollino and Gala Concert.  This informal group brings together people of all ages who enjoy dancing classical ballet, studying technique and performing.  The group began its life in Japan, and is now based in Oxford, offering a range of ballet classes mainly for adults (including pointe work, pas de deux and men’s classes) to ballet enthusiasts from all over the world.  All the group’s dancing is very much in the classical tradition, with a strong bias towards Russian technique.

Performances:  Friday 2nd June 7.30pm, Saturday 3rd June 2.00pm & 6.30pm

Venue:  Wychwood School, 74 Banbury Road, OX2 6JR

Tickets:  £11, £8 concessions

Book online here, or buy on the door.

Find out about Yuka Kodama Ballet Group here

And about Oxford University Ballet Society here

The Yuka Kodama Ballet Group once again presents its annual performance, in association with Oxford University Ballet Society.  This year’s programme on show at Wychwood School on Friday 29th and Saturday 30th May is made up of two new works by Yuka Kodama, The Wonderful Wizard of Ox and Italian Symphony.

The Yuka Kodama Ballet Group is an informal group which brings together people of all ages who enjoy dancing classical ballet, studying technique and performing. The group began its life in Japan several years ago, and is now based in Oxford offering a range of ballet classes mainly for adults (including pointe work, pas de deux and men’s classes) to ballet enthusiasts from all over the world. The group’s dancing is very much in the classical tradition, with a strong bias towards Russian technical schooling.

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A long standing fixture of the Oxford dance scene, the Yuka Kodama Ballet Group celebrates 10 years of putting on ballet performances this weekend in the theatre of Wychwood School.  This year’s featured works are La Fille Mal Gardée and Shared Dreams with new music by Hiroaki Tokunaga.  The group brings together people of all ages who enjoy dancing classical ballet, studying technique and performing.  Follwing dance study and performing in Japan and now based in Oxford, Yuka Kodama offers a range of classes mainly for adults including pointe work, pas de deux and classes for men, with a strong bias towards the Russian classical tradition. (more…)