‘Building a Dancer’ shines light on challenges for professional dancers in the U.K

From crippling lows to joyous highs, and everything in between, ‘Building a Dancer’, traces the journey of one Cypriot woman to realise her dream of ‘making it’ in the highly competitive dance industry in London.

Funny, intimate and raw, Director and Choreographer Brendon Hansford builds one professional dancer from the ground up, over a four-week period, as he sets out to demystify this notoriously difficult to break industry.

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Win! Ticket to ‘Building A Dancer – A Vlog Documentary’ screening, 6th June 2018

Win! Ticket to ‘Building A Dancer – A Vlog Documentary’ screening, 6th June 2018

Do you want to win 1 of 4 tickets we are giving away to the UK premiere of ‘Building A Dancer – A Vlog Documentary’ on the 6th June 2018, held at a cinema in Soho, Central London?! There will be free drinks, nibbles, press and some of the biggest names in dance, and of course, you will be one of the first to watch the film due for release on Amazon, iTunes and Google Play on the 8th June 2018.

All you have to do is repost/share this video including all this text with the hashtag #BuildingADancer and crediting the director/starring: @brendon_hansford The Editor: @jw_cinamatographer and The Star: @yiotatheo_dance

In short, copy and paste this whole post! The competition will close on the 23rd May and the winners will be announced 1 week later.

Get sharing!!!

#Buildingadancer #brendonhansford #bhchoreography #jameswilliams #yiotatheo #competition #wintickets #ukpremiere

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MOVE IT 2018 | Can you MOVE IT??

Pineapple Dance Studios was at Move It 2018. Ben and Carly give you an insight into why thousands of dancers jeté into ExCeL London every year for the biggest dance event in the UK.

Pineapple Sold-Out classes on Friday and Sunday were taught by Yami with her assistants Lauren and Keisha!

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Emancipation of Expressionism – A hip-hop dance film from Boy Blue Entertainment

Emancipation of Expressionism – A hip-hop dance film from Boy Blue Entertainment directed by Danny Boyle

Emancipation of Expressionism, an 11-minute piece of hip-hop dance theatre, from Olivier Award-winning company Boy Blue Entertainment (BBE) a Barbican Artistic Associate, has been captured on film by Oscar-winning director Danny Boyle in a staged performance at London’s Barbican Theatre.

Popping, locking, waacking, breaking, hip-hop and krumping, all specialist hip-hop and street dance styles, will reach a new audience via the film’s multi-platform release, details of which will be announced in the coming weeks.

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An Updated Look for Pineapple in the New Year!

New windows at Pineapple

While you were away…

Over the holidays we have had teams of specialists in the studios, tidying, replacing, painting, and much more!

Next time you visit us you will see a sparkling and clean exterior with no scaffolding! In addition, we have updated the changing rooms and the bathrooms on every floor.

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