Shawbrook manages a year round residency programme for professional dance artists.
Recognised internationally as a centre of excellence for dance & performance, Shawbrook has fostered a nurturing environment of dance creativity for over 35 years. From humble beginnings, Shawbrook is now home to dance studios, a theatre, an outdoor stage, a forest of oak, ash, and beech trees and a suite of accommodation. Their annual programme of events includes a year round International Artists-in-residence programme, Music and Dance performances at our Forest Stage area, and intensive professional development courses for dance artists.
A Shawbrook Dance Residency offers:
- 24 hour studio access for the duration of your residency
- Onsite accommodation – single occupancy accommodation for max 7 people with fully equipped shared kitchen
- Our studios and facilities are isolated, and allow you / a company to work in total isolation
- Outdoor Forest Stage area / performance area.
- There will be opportunities to present works in progress in front of an invited audience
- 150,000 Trees! A beautiful mature forest of oak, ash & beech trees ready for you to explore, dance, climb, run, walk, breath or just scream!
- WiFi service is available, though limited. Phone reception is very limited