(featured image: Cats at Leeds Grand Theatre, photo by Alessandro Pinna)


Here at The Dance Studio Leeds we’re looking forward to catching some world class musicals, contemporary dance and Yorkshire Dance’s Friday Firsts. So continue below for my next installment. 

Bill Kenwright production of SAVE THE LAST DANCE FOR ME by Laurence Marks and Maurice Gran

Save The Last Dance For Me  Leeds Grand Theatre

Monday 13th – Saturday 18th June 2016, 2.30pm/7.30pm   More Information

Bringing together the incredible music of the sixties, with rock ‘n’ roll and a young love story- Save The Last Dance For Me is a scintillating musical not to be missed. Also, with Antony Costa from boyband Blue taking the lead how could you miss it?

Cats, photo by Alessandro Pinna

Cats  Leeds Grand Theatre                                

Monday 20th June – Saturday 2nd July 2016, 2.30pm/7.30pm  More Information

The Jellicle Cats are bringing back the memories in Andrew Lloyd Webber’s interpretation of T.S Eliot’s Old Possum’s Book of Impractical Cats at Leeds Grand Theatre this summer. This award winning musical returns fusing dance, skin tight furry costumes and incredible songs together for a truly magical experience.

VERVE finale The Riley Theatre, Northern School of Contemporary Dance

Thursday 23rd- Friday 24th June 2016, 7.30pm  More Information


Northern School of Contemporary Dance’s 2016 graduate company returns to The Riley Theatre for the final time this year. With works by international choreographers Anton Lachky, Efrosini Protopapa, Renaud Wiser and Athina Vahla which they have just finished touring around Europe, this company of twelve emerging dancers are vivacious, fierce and unstoppable.

Graduation The Riley Theatre, Northern School of Contemporary Dance

Wednesday 6th- Saturday 9th July 2016, 7.30pm  More Information

Join the Northern School of Contemporary Dance, to celebrate the third years reaching the end of their degree. With choreography by Joss Arnott, Sally Marie and Seke Chimutengwende, and also student solo choreography these performances will launch these young dancers into their careers, and will mark the next chapter of their lives.

(N.B. booking has not opened for the NSCD Graduation performances yet, but is expected to happen shortly)

Friday Firsts #Bend It  Yorkshire Dance                 

Friday 15th July, 7.30pm  More Information

#Bend It returns for the third year presenting a mixed programme exploring gender diversity sexuality & the queer aesthetic within dance curated by Amy Bell. Join Yorkshire Dance for a night of questioning, vibrant movement and fantastic entertainment.

Suitable for ages 16+