EVOLVE workshops across the UK

Two women talking to each other at a DCD EVOLVE workshop

'All dancers need to come to EVOLVE, it doesn't matter what stage you're at in your career, it's important to start thinking about who else you are, outside of dance'


Rachael Nanyonjo,
Independent dance artist

RECONNECT with yourself

REFRAME your mind-set for opportunity

be supported and INSPIRED by your peers 

EVOLVE is a free workshop exploring your life-long career with your whole self in mind.

  • Work with an accredited Coach on reflection tools and tasks to explore your future
  • Hear from a guest speaker’s stories on their career insights and reflections
  • Learn from others perspectives and be empowered by your shared connection as dancers

EVOLVE workshops are open to all dancers from final year students to retired dancers. No matter what stage of your career, you are welcome at EVOLVE.

EVOLVE can support you to feel prepared for your long term future, even if career transition feels far away.

Dancers and graduating students from ALL genres are welcome, including (but not limited to): Musical Theatre, Commercial, Hip Hop, Jazz, Dance of the African Diaspora, Tap, Contemporary, Bharatanatyam, Kathak, South Asian Dance forms, Folk Dance, Ballet and everything in between.

Details of our 50th Anniversary ‘EVOLVE-on-tour’ are below…

DCD will be bringing EVOLVE workshops to a city near you throughout 2023-2025.

We will be announcing future events in Leeds and London soon.

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Help dancers take their next step in their careers beyond performance.