MY Dance Digital 2021 is the Midlands regional platform of U.Dance, which is delivered in partnership with One Dance UK.  U.Dance is a national celebration of performance by young people aged 11-19 years, and up to 25 years for young people with disabilities, and welcomes dancers performing any style or genre.


Dance groups, schools and individuals who take part in My Dance Digital 2021 will be featured in an exclusive film and potentially be selected for the U.Dance National Festival.

Dancers can create brand new content which follows current government guideline such as utilising Zoom, working within a bubble or working in COVID secure settings. You can also submit pre-recorded work or a mixture of the two. Your submitted dance piece must be suitable for the screen.

  • No more than 30 dancers
  • Dancers must be aged 11 – 19 years on 31 July 2021.
    Disabled dancers up to age 25 years are allowed.
  • You must be working within Covid-19 guidance that is appropriate for your setting
  • Submit a dance piece which is between 2 and 7 minutes in duration.
  • Be based in the UK and involve dancers who live in the UK
Regional Selection Criteria:
  • Demonstrate excellence in performance
  • Present excellent and engaging choreography
  • Dancers showing clear ownership of the choreography, appropriate for their age and experience
  • Demonstrate respect and consideration
National Considerations:
  • Reflect the diversity of dance styles practiced by young people across the UK
  • Creation of an interesting and varied performance
  • Showcase excellent and authentic work from both schools and youth dance setting

If you have any questions, queries or you need assistance to complete your application, please contact us below:

East Midlands: Freya Coles (Dance4) / 0115 924 2016

West Midlands: Jamaal O’Driscoll (DanceXchange) / 0121 667 6730

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