Charity information


GDance is a production and training company and charity with a specialism in inclusive practice; supporting access and progression routes through dance for disabled participants and artists.

Founded 1994

  • Mission statement

    GDance seeks to make Gloucestershire a renowned centre of dance creativity and energy through a focus on inclusive practice. We work with local and national partners to:
    - enable access to dance for people facing disabling barriers
    - develop inclusive dance and arts leadership
    - create pathways for disabled dancers and choreographers through the sector, and
    - produce and promote inspiring integrated live and filmed dance performance.

  • Aims

    GDance aims to:

    • Impact positively on the wellbeing and life skills of local people facing disabling barriers
    • Support skills and career development for disabled dancers, choreographers, collaborating artists and producers
    • Inspire participants and audiences to change their perceptions of and/or raise their aspirations for disabled / disadvantaged people through inspiring professional dance performances
    • Work with partners and within networks/consortia to develop more widespread inclusive practice in the national dance, and local arts, sector
  • Overview

    Established: February 1994

    Registered Charity Number: 1119797

    Board members: 14

    Full time staff: 1

    Part time staff: 6

    Volunteers: 9

    Phone number: 01452 550431

    Address: Colwell Arts Centre, Derby Road, Gloucester GL1 4AD

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