In 2014 six Leeds-based dance organisations came together with the aim of showcasing Leeds as a City of Dance. In 2015 two more organisations joined to help paint the picture of Leeds as the dance capital of the North. In 2016 the eight organisations formally came together as Leeds Dance Partnership. Partnership’s vision for Leeds is to be an international centre of excellence for dance – a dancing city providing leadership in the North for the development of the art form locally, nationally and internationally.

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Dance and dancers are made in Leeds. Dance connects Leeds to the rest of the UK and the world. To discover our City of Dance and the range of work taking place in Leeds and across the world visit www.cityofdance.co.uk