Big Dance

Big Dance 2021

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Saturday 21 May 2022

12 to 6pm


Town centre event space, WD17 1NA


The Big Dance is back in 2022, but even bigger, better and FREE! Run by dancers, for dancers, JiveSwing.Com and Watford Council are curating an exciting day in Watford, featuring an array of live performances, to promote dance and celebrate as many diverse styles as possible, with classes, shows on a professional stage with people of every age, background and abilities, from all over the UK.

The main stage will be filled with exciting performances in everything from street dance to swing dance, commercial to contemporary, ballet to Bollywood, jazz to jive, tap and Chinese dance, acro to African dance with another area for dance classes.

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Brand new for 2022, The Academy will be performing some fabulous musical theatre!

Performing the1930's Lindy Hop it's Joseph & Charlotte from JiveSwing.Com be prepared for some fast a furious dancing and Charlotte flying through the air!!

JMC Dance & Music are back for 2022!! They wowed us last year and we can't wait to see what they bring to the stage this year.

Performing for the first time are fabulous Spotlight Dance. Their performances are inclusive for all ages and are sure to be a hit at Big Dance 2022! 

Get ready for sequins and sparkles as Jiveswing's Charlies Angels- Vintage Dance Troupe take to the stage performing Chorus Line, Jazz and Charleston! They will be sure to transport you to the golden era of jazz and swing! 

Joining us for the first time is Jump Up Dance Academy! We can't wait to see what these guys showcase, we know you're in for a treat! 

We are super happy to welcome back the wonderful New Connections, over 50's community dance group! The crowd loved them last year. 

Back for a second year, the fabulous KEW Dance will be wowing the crowds again with their shows!

We cannot wait to welcome back the superb, all singing all dancing My Favourite Things entertaining you with songs from the vintage era, you'll be toe tapping and singing along in no time!

The Diamond Girls will, once again, be bringing their unique glamour to the day.  It is sure to be an unmissable performance. 

Showcasing contemporary and street dance, for the first time we are welcoming the Madonnna's Dance Classes - MSDA to the Big Dance. We look forward to seeing what they have in store! 


Bringing you some authentic Lindy Hop from the 1930' & 40's. Expect victory rolls, swing outs and lots of fun from The JiveSwing Hoppers


The super The Honey Hoppers will be bringing you the dances of the vintage era! Come and watch them strut their stuff!


CODA - Come One Dance Academy will be back for a second year! We can't wait to see what these guys showcase, we know you're in for a treat!


We are so excited to welcome the all singing, all dancing... the gorgeous Jordan Semmens Performing Arts.  You won't be able to stand still watching Jordan perform, she will have you up on your dancing feet and singing along to her fabulous show!


The fabulous RISE Studios- Dance and Performing Arts School will showcasing ballet, musical theatre, modern & street dance.