ABC Dance School
ABC Dance School is a Brazilian Carnival specialised troupe, we work with Samba, Maracatu and Frevo. We aim to raise the awareness of Brazilian Carnival in Nottingham and throughout the UK. We get involved in performances and we work very closely with Nottingham Carnival and emccan (East Midlands Caribbean Carnival Arts Network).
We are funded by the Arts Council yearly to deliver our carnival projects which includes a deep dive into the Brazilian Carnival arts: dance, choreography, culture learning, costume making and learning from international artists. We focus on professionalism and delivery of excellence in our dances, increasing confidence and can do attitude within participants.
Our home is located in Sneinton Market, at the heart of the Creative Quarter. Classes take place weekly on Samba and other Brazilian dances. ABC Dance School focus on an adult population, men and women, but children over 14 years old are also welcome.
Inspire Ur Self Carnival Troupe is a organisation set up to benefit young people within the areas of dance, arts and events. As a group we stand to encourage positivity through education and creativity by providing young people with creative and dance led opportunities.
The main aims of the group is to provide opportunities to young people to showcase their work to large capacity audiences, through providing dance sessions, arts workshops and events. This will help them achieve their personal goals by building up confidence , professionalism to educate and mentor young people in the right directions. We will achieve our objectives and aims by accessing funding applicable to the group, managing and putting on showcases run and planned by young people, involve young people within decision making within the group and introducing young people to industry professionals to help them achieve their full potential.