The results for the U.Dance National Festival selections are in!

Earlier this year there was a call out for entries for dancers and dance groups in the Midlands to submit their work to MY Dance Digital 2021 and ten groups were selected to be part of a digital showcase in April 2021.

As part of this opportunity, these groups were then automatically put forward to be considered for One Dance UK’s U.Dance National event, which will take place online in July. The dance groups were selected by a panel of industry professionals selected by One Dance UK, who can be seen here.

The dance groups that were selected to be part of the U.Dance National event and represent their region are as follows:


East Midlands

Curve Young Dance Company – in sole étude

Déda Youth Dance Company and Illuminate Dance Company – The Flock

Next Door Youth Dance Company | Choreography by Emma Sporton – Clink, Clank, Clunk


West Midlands

Destruction – Light, Shadow and Spectrum

High Flyers Youth Dance Company – Into the Light

Sterran Touring Company – Seconds Out…


Presented by One Dance UK, each summer the U.Dance National Festival invites young dancers to experience the country’s biggest celebration of youth dance. During this unique event, selected groups from around the country will have their work presented, take part in workshops with leading dance professionals, and are offered inspiring dance careers information. Please find below the full list of the groups selected across the nation.

A huge congratulations to all of those who were selected to be part of this fantastic opportunity.