MOVE IT, the world’s biggest dance event, is making its post-pandemic comeback at ExCeL London on the 11-13 March 2022.
The show is an energetic, inspirational and diverse celebration of dance which will once again unite the dance community.
Across the three days you can enjoy thrilling performances from a stunning line up of headliners, take part in one of the 270+ dance classes on offer taught by leading dancers, show off your dance moves on the Freestyle Stage and gain vital tips to aid your creative career and professional development.
‘I am unbelievably excited, grateful and happy that MOVE IT is back.’ Says Dan Sewell Event Director.
‘There is something very special about having 30,000 people all come together to support one another on their dance journey, from the complete novice to the seasoned pro. It is this big melting point of creativity, where you are inspired at every turn and encouraged to immerse yourself in this incredible dance experience. We wanted to come back with a bang and this year’s show has a few new surprises up its sleeves.’
What’s happening at MOVE IT 2022
MOVE IT 2022 Headliners
The show has a reputation for attracting some of the biggest stars of the dance world, and the 2022 line-up is one of the most powerful yet. Leading the pack is this year’s Creative Ambassador ZooNation: The Kate Prince Company and Lead Headliner Layton Williams. Joining them are Dane Bates, Dark Angels, Flawless, Dannielle “Rhimes” Lecointe, Jess Baddie, Joshua Base Pilmore, Kloé Dean, Josh Wharmby, Liam Francis, Sophie Isaacs (presented by Sing Space), Yann Bolenge – De Ja Vu Entertainment and Twin Tube. The headliners will be bringing that unique MOVE IT atmosphere to the stage, classes and seminar programme.
The Iconic Main Stage
The beating heart of MOVE IT is the iconic Main Stage. Since the very first MOVE IT in 2005, the Main Stage has featured out of this world performances from top UK and international talent. This year the main stage is back and bigger than ever – expect performances from (Something About Jamie star) Layton Williams, (BGT Finalists) Dark Angels, Dane Bates, Sophie Issacs and more. The atmosphere is set to be electric!
Sell-out Class Programme
This amazing programme offers an incredible range of classes designed to help you develop your technique or try something completely new. There are over 270 classes available covering 24 different dance styles, and all abilities. This year’s teachers include Josh Wharmby, Tap Attack, Jennifer Ellison, Josh Denyer, Ricky Jinks,
Dane Bates, Joshua Base Pilmore, Pros From The Shows, Jess Baddie (and many more).
The Freestyle Stage gives dancer the chance to express themselves in our dance battle to tunes selected by the resident DJ.
Education, inspiration and learning are the foundations of MOVE IT and once again the seminars are back. These engaging and forward thinking talks and debates focus on the business aspects of dance and helping to accelerate potential careers within the arts.
The Showcase Theatre hosts singing, dancing and musical theatre performances from some of the UK’s best colleges and schools. This is the perfect opportunity for those looking to take their next step in their dance careers.
The Shopping Village
Each year the team hand-pick over 200 of the very best dance companies, clothing brands and schools to exhibit at the show, making it perfect place to shop for all your dance clothes, shoes, accessories and props.
Brand new AcroPOD by AcroPAD
Enter a world of Acro at MOVE IT with the brand new AcroPOD. The incredible AcroPAD have upped the ante this year and are bringing their giant inflatable studio filled with exciting Acro sessions led by top artists and experts.
The fun-tastic roller rink disco is open all day for open skate sessions and amazing dance classes. It’s the perfect place to let off some steam and have a laugh with friends. Tickets to MOVE IT at ExCeL London cost £21 in advance (£16.50 for children under 14) with a wide selection of ticket options available at www.moveitdance.co.uk
For further information, images and interview opportunities with our headliners please contact:
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Register for a press pass for MOVE IT here: https://www.moveitdance.co.uk/press-application/
About the show MOVE IT is the World’s biggest dance event, the event is created by Immediate Live.
ExCeL London 11-13 March 2022 Opening times: Friday 10am – 18:45 Saturday 10am – 18:45 Sunday 10am – 17:00