Verve 13 Brian Slater

Verve (2013) performing Shuffle choreographed by Ben Wright.
Photography: Brian Slater


Verve is the postgraduate performance company of NSCD. The company comprises twelve dancers trained at some of the world's leading conservatoires. Each year the company commissions leading choreographers to produce a dynamic and eclectic mixed bill of contemporary dance works. The company then tours the work between March and June to a diverse range of professional venues throughout the UK and selected European cities.

To find out when you can see Verve at a venue near you, please visit our tour dates page.

If you're interested in becoming a dancer with Verve, please find out more about our postgraduate courses by clicking here.

To find out more about the Verve repertory touring in 2015, please click here.

“The evening was eclectic and well balanced and the dancers looked strong as performers and as an ensemble. I’ll definitely keep an eye out for ‘ex-Verve’ dancers in the future and I look forward to Verve’s new edition next year.”
Pedro Machado, Co-Artistic Director, Candoco Dance Company

“A very talented cast…and the quality of the pieces in which they perform is also consistently high.”
Dance Europe

“Dancers were of an extremely high standard and should have no trouble securing jobs with professional contemporary companies."
Dancing Times
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