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The Can You Dance? SUPER CONVENTION is being held at The M&S Bank Arena (formerly the Echo Arena) and Exhibition Hall, Liverpool on October 19th & 20th 2019. With a bespoke main stage build for dance schools to showcase, the Spotlight theatre, 200+ masterclasses, a huge interactive exhibition, fashion stage, teachers classes and much much more! 

Touring 8 REGIONAL CONVENTIONS across the UK in 2019 bringing the very best masterclasses, showcase competition & dance exhibition a lot closer to you! Plus global dance brand ambassador searches, college scholarships, awards and much more! Find the nearest convention to you here. This convention is for dancers of all abilities aged 8+

The CYD? INTENSIVE PROGRAMMEYour chance to train in depth with the CYD? Faculty. The 2019 Intensives will be over 2 days, with a multitude of classes in various styles. The tutors will support and motivate the dancers in a fun and friendly environment, covering all technical elements, performance techniques and industry tips – For dancers aged 8 to 18.

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Every convention is fun, high energy and positive. CYD? offers an educational dance experience where everyone walks away feeling inspired!

Regional Conventions

Touring 8 REGIONAL CONVENTIONS across the UK, bringing the very best masterclasses, competition & dance exhibition a lot closer to you!

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Super Convention

The SUPER CONVENTION is being held at the M&S Bank Arena (formerly the Echo Arena)  and Exhibition Hall, Liverpool on the 19th & 20th October 2019. 

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Your chance to train in depth with the CYD? faculty. The 2019 Intensives will be over 2 days, with a multitude of classes in various styles. 

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Exhibitors & Colleges

CYD? is growing at a rapid rate and welcomes UK & International Dance brands, Colleges and Exhibitors who would like to reach 23K + dancers and their families!

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Formed 7 years ago by friends Matt Flint & Tom Shilcock, CYD? has taken off beyond expectations to become a leading dance event in the UK.

Matt Flint

Matt Flint

Matt works across many areas of the industry – choreographing hit shows like Strictly Come Dancing & the NTA’s to West End & Regional musical productions. Matt is proud to have co-created CYD? & looks forward to the new ventures that 2019 has in store!

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Tom Shilcock

Tom Shilcock

Tom is a Freelance Event Producer and Choreographer having worked on high profile fashion shows, product launches, corporate events and hair shows. His passion for teaching has allowed him to create Can You Dance? alongside his close friend Matt Flint.

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Meet The Teachers

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Ainsley Ricketts

Cameron Ball

Sam Parry

Bruce Aguilar-Rohan

Joshua Base Pilmore

Darren Carnall

Oli Metzler

Demz Crawley

Robert Hamilton

Elizabeth ‘Dilly’ Greasley

Haley Monaghan

Josh Baker

Philip Birchall

Danielle Barton

Justin-Lee Jones

Alan Burkitt

Lukas McFarlane

Ben Davies

Lucy Jane Adcock

Alyx Steele

Josh Wharmby

Ricky Jinks

Ryan-Lee Seager

Dane Bates

Rycardo Gomez

Adam Scott

Anthony Kaye

Madeleine Waters

Emma Rogers

Gaz Davis

Meet Our Dance Stars

Our Dance Stars

Meet our fantastic Dance Star Company Dancers! 8 boys & 14 girls were chosen from hundreds of entries to train together once a month for six months, see their incredible performances at the CYD? Super Convention later this year!























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  • GLASGOW event information

    Mar 14th 2019

    Are you coming along to Glasgow Can You Dance? on March 24th? If so please click to read all the information needed for the day. Doors open at 8:15am. We can’t wait to see you there! 

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    Mar 07th 2019

    We are so excited to announce that our Headline Sponsor for 2019 will be Costume Gallery/Art Stone! Based in the US we are really thrilled to introduce them to all of our UK followers! Click here to find out more about who they are!

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  • Announcing our 2019 College Sponsor!

    Dec 04th 2018

    Introducing our new Headline College Sponsor for 2019 – URDANG ACADEMY! Can You Dance? is proud to announce that Urdang will be supporting CYD? throughout our 2019 season. Click here to find out more!

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  • Dance Star Company Applications are open!

    Nov 26th 2018

    We have opened submissions to join our 2019 CYD? DANCE STAR CO. If you are interested in submitting a video to join the CYD Dance Star Co. please click here to find out more information. For ages 10- 18.

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    Nov 21st 2018

    Your chance to train in depth with the CYD? faculty. The 2019 Intensives will be over 2 days, in ten different locations, with a multitude of classes in various styles! Click there to find out more!

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    Oct 08th 2018

    We had an amazing first ever CYD? Super Convention! Huge congratulations go out to our winning schools who took part in our Finals on the Saturday & Sunday evening! Click here to see who were our winners!

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    Aug 16th 2018

    Huge congratulations to our Laine Theatre Arts Scholarship winner 2018 – PHOEBE ROBERTS who begins her training this September! Congratulations also go out to Khan Rasul and Rory Macleod! Find out more here!

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  • Ballet Zone presented by the RAD

    Aug 09th 2018

    Introducing The Ballet Zone presented by the Royal Academy of Dance at the Super Convention – 29th & 30th September 2018! Please click here to see the full timetable of classes available.

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    Feb 15th 2018

    Tickets now on sale for the CYD? all new SUPER CONVENTION! On the 29th & 30th of September 2018 CYD? will be taking over one of the UK’s largest arenas, The Echo Arena and ACC in the heart of the iconic Liverpool dock! 

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  • Introducing our four new BLOCH artists!

    Oct 24th 2017

    Dancers were scouted across all our 2017 conventions to find the next BLOCH artists! After a fantastic audition in August at Pineapple Studios the winners were announced at our Grand Final on 22nd October!

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  • The CYD Dance Star Co. has been launched!

    Sep 11th 2017

    We have recently launched the CYD DANCE STAR CO. Taking it to the next level, this is going to be something really special, looking for the best dancers across the UK. Auditions begin on the 22nd October at our convention in Liverpool.

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  • Our Laine Theatre Arts Scholarship Winner!

    Mar 16th 2017

    Huge congratulations to our Laine Theatre Arts Scholarship winner Francessca Kennedy! Francessca was spotted at CYD? 2016 and was shortlisted to attend the CYD? LTA scholarship audition day last month.

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