International Dance Day 2023


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Age range
All ages


Run Time
12pm - 4pm

International Dance Day

Join us for a day of dance & creativity to celebrate International Dance Day with resident, associate and new artists at Z-arts!    


Z-Arts invites you to our International Dance Day celebration.                               

Join us for a day of dance & creativity to celebrate International Dance Day with resident, associate, and new artists at Z-arts!

It will be a fun-packed day with dance classes, performances and creative classes celebrating all forms of dance and expression. We will have   different activities for you to try throughout the afternoon.   With live dance performances, drop-in dance classes and creative arts/crafts sessions, there really is something for everybody!  


Food & snacks 

Please bring a pack lunch and any snacks you might like for the day!  Our Z-café may be a tad busy!



How will the day run?

There will be 5 separate workshops at the event, each of which you can find below as well as rough running times for the sessions. You will be rotating through the activities, so don’t worry, you will get a chance to try them all!

The times of the sessions are below:

Club Origami Show 1 11AM

1st session: 12:00 – 12:30

2nd session: 12:45 – 1:15

3rd session: 1:30 – 2:00

LUNCH BREAK: 2:00-2:45 LUNCH/ Club Origami Show 2 2PM 

4th session: 2:45 – 3:15

5th session: 3:30 – 4:00

Physical Theatre:

Tabitha will lead you through a fun physical theatre workshop inspired by the Club Origami show. By using paper to spark the imagine, you will create paper puppets which we can then animate and bring to life.


Get creative and make some of your own unique dancing dolls and mini puppets that you can bring along to the dance workshops with Janine and Gilly

Latin Fiesta Dance

Led by Aimee Smith, prepare to groove, move and feel the latin vibes designed to have fun, get you moving and ready for a summer holiday! All are welcome, just bring water and lots of energy and be ready to dance your socks off. Vamos!”

Creative Contemporary Dance workshop

Join Rachel Li in unleashing your creativity with this Creative Contemporary Workshop! We will be exploring movement in a fun, exciting and creative way! Be prepared to bring lots of energy, an open mind and water for this session! Open to everybody, looking forward to welcoming you all!

Jazz Dance workshop

With Resident Dance Facilitator Veronica, enjoy a high energy, groovy Jazz dance workshop with roots in African dance. This workshop is open to all. Prepare to shake, groove, wiggle and dance your heart away. Bring water, positive energy and your Jazz hands!

What should I wear?  

Something that is comfy, stretchy and that you can move and have fun in! We would recommend wearing trainers or dance shoes if you have them. Don’t forget your water bottle – dancing is thirsty work!


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Times displayed in grey may be sold out or not currently available. Alternatively workshops may be locked for Bright Sparks Members and require a log in.

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Z-arts, 335 Stretford Road
M15 5ZA
Greater Manchester

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