Save The Last Dance For Us

The official countdown to the Let’s Dance International Frontiers has begun! Celebrating 9 years of LDIF, Serendipity is getting ready Serendipity is gearing up for its 9year of LDIF. Marking International Dance Day, Serendipity launch LDIF 2019 in the historic setting of Leicester Cathedral. The event will host National and International artists, coming to Leicester…

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Japans homeless banish despair through dance

Marking the Start of National Homeless awareness week, Serendipity looks back on the Japanese dance troupe, who rose from the streets. Quite literally. Just two years after the legalisation of dance in Japan is, Dance troupe Newcomer “H” Sokerissa took to the streets of Tokyo in a performance that would shudder the world. Why? All…

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Dancers of the world unite for World Kindness.

On World Kindness day, groups from across the world join together to perform Flashmobs, thousands of people, dancing to the same song, at the same time, separated by continents but united through dance. All with one common purpose: to make the world a better place through dance. Marking its seventh year of global flash mobbing,…

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Calling all dancers!

Do you love to dance or choreograph? Do you want to perform on an international stage? Look no further. In just two days’ time, applications will close for The Signatures Showcase 2019. Serendipity has teamed up with Dance4 to place this showcase, based in Leicester, on an international stage, hosting artists from all corners of…

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BHM Film Programme

This year the theme for Black History Month is Seen and Not Heard: Black Women, tying in with 2018 being the year of the women. This theme gives Serendipity the chance to show some ground-breaking films that celebrate the voices of iconic Black women including films exploring the stories of Winnie Mandela and Miriam Makeba. During the…

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Cinema For All

A few weeks ago, we were delighted to receive the news from Filmbank Media that Serendipity had been awarded second prize in the Innovation Awards to contribute towards a year round film programme of diversity led film. As a result, we were invited to an awards evening taking place in Sheffield as part of Cinema…

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Tanzmesse 2018

We headed to Düsseldorf to attend Tanzmesse, an annual dance festival in Germany, bringing together dancers, choreographers, artistic directors, programmers and producers from around the world.  It was a great opportunity to catch up with old friends and discuss opportunities for work and collaboration. Such as Niels Gamm, Kulturconsulting and Cleo Parker Robinson.   It…

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LDIF18 Round-Up

It’s been over a week since the final event of Let’s Dance International Frontiers 2018 and I think we can safely say it was one of the most successful so far!  This year’s programme, exploring some of the most influential figures and voices in dance, lead to some of the most thought-provoking and eye-opening experiences…

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LDIF18: Meet Namron

  Down to our final count down for LDIF18!  While we pride ourselves on giving opportunities to up and coming artist we are also very excited to welcome an artist with over 50 years of experience in the dance industry, Namron.  As an artist with so many family connections and memories of Leicester, it seems…

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