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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! 

The CYD? INTENSIVE PROGRAMMEYour chance to train in depth with the CYD? Faculty. The 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. 2020 dates to be released soon.

Touring 8 REGIONAL CONVENTIONS across the UK in 2020 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+

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Meet The Owners

Who We Are

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

Our Dance Tutors

Ainsley Ricketts

Cameron Ball

Sam Parry

Charlotte Gooch

Tommy Wade-Smith

Mark Webb

Josh Denyer

Maximilian Jarish

Jessie James

Layton Williams

Bruce Aguilar-Rohan

Joshua Base Pilmore

Darren Carnall

Demz Crawley

Elizabeth ‘Dilly’ Greasley

Josh Baker

Philip Birchall

Justin-Lee Jones

Alyx Steele

Ricky Jinks

Dane Bates

Adam Scott

Anthony Kaye

Jordan Melchor

Some More About Us

The CYD? 2018 Season Saw

100
Tutors
150
Hours of Dancing
350
Classes
400
Showcase
Performances
500+
Dance Schools
300
Exhibitors
24K
Event Attendees