Pride of South Holland Awards 2023
A group of our Senior performers performed a routine at Pride of South Holland Awards on Sunday 5th March 2023.
Thank you for having us!
Choreography - Kinzi
Dancers - Senior Performers
Costume - Sue
Unify Through Creativity 2023
Over 300 people visited Boston, Haven high to watch 'Unify Through Creativity' - A variety show that brings people to express themselves through creativity.
Celebrating 15 years of Diamondz School of dance through collaborative expression this included dance from Diamondz School of Dance, music from Rock School Bus youth band, Poetry from Callum Brazzo, BSL interpreter Dom Chapman and a video sharing from Unify adult dance company- Hub dance.
"Last night we came to the show and every year I think that it won't be topped and every year I'm proved wrong. The show was INCREDIBLE!"
"Wow what an amazing show"
"What a brilliant inclusive show! Best one yet"
"Brilliant show. You all certainly showed us how dance can reach across to be inclusive of everyone no matter what"
"Thought it was brilliant, well done to all involved. Always wanted to learn BSL but will be looking into it more seriously now. Such a good performance of the poem too"
"I loved the different format to the show, the dancers (as always) were amazing, the youth band were amazing, the young girl who was signing - amazing!"
Junior Christmas Party 2022
Monday 19th December 2022
A Christmas party for the students - the evening consisted of party dances, lots of games & an exciting Christmas routine
Senior Christmas Social 2022
Saturday 17th December 2022
Senior social before the end of term, the evening consisted of watching 'Nativity', pizza & games.
BDO EAST ANGLIA STREET DANCE COMPETITION 2023 - D-NATION
Diamondz School of Dance street dance competition team -
D-NATION attended the BDO East Anglia Competition in Peterborough on Sunday 27th November.
They have been working with teacher/choreographer Harriet Carr. They've have a total of 26hours training spread across each month to put together a 2 minute routine for the competition.
We are so pleased to announce that D-NATION were the Under 16's, First Timers, Champions, with a first place win! We are so proud of them for their passion, commitment and teamwork.
A big thank you to Harriet!
If you're interested in joining D-NATION for 2023, get in touch today to be added to our mailing list!
Spalding Christmas Celebration 2022
Diamondz School of Dance Junior & Senior performers class performed a Christmas medley in Spalding town on Saturday 26th November
Spalding Fire Station
Halloween Event 2022
We were thrilled to of been asked to perform at Spalding Fire Station's halloween charity event on Saturday 30th October.
Thank you for having us!
Our Senior performers students performed a spooky zombie dance on the night! Check out the full routine on our home page!
Event - Spalding Fire Station
Choreography - Abbi.
Costumes - Sue
Hair/make-Up - Students
Videography - LH Creative
Halloween Party 2022
Diamondz School of Dance ran a halloween party for our Junior dancers on Thursday 27th October 2022.
We had lots of fun getting spooky with our fancy dress, dancing & playing games
Produced by Abbi Thompson & Amber Sinclair
Funded by Lincolnshire One Venues
Re-Invent 2022 was a huge success! The aim of re-invent was to further increase community connection, encourage new/existing social interaction, create great memories and introduce people to new interests/hobbies.
We ran FREE Music, dance, fitness, art and photography sessions in Sutton St James, Cowbit, Long Sutton, Donington and Spalding.
We'd like to say a big thank you to Lincolnshire One Venues for the funding & support as well as the Rock School Bus & Diamondz School of Dance team.
Also a big thank you to our workshop facilitators:
Adults Move Lincolnshire
Glenn Adams Photography
Kellie - Line Dancing
Callum - Art
Dominique - Sign & Sing
Another big thank you to all of our venues who helped us make this possible!
Summer School 2022
Diamondz School of Dance run summer schools throughout August to keep children 4-11yrs on their toes. The sessions are led by experienced and talented coaches at our dance studio in Spalding.
Our summer school's this year included the themes; SPACE, WIZARDS & WITCHCRAFT, MOVIES & MUSICALS, OLYMPICS
Activities range from: crafts, dancing, singing, drama, quiz, & cheerleading, magical scavenger hunt, iconic dance moves, magic tricks and so much more!!!
We have two summer schools left this summer! Tuesday 16th & 23rd August - visit the shop to book your place!
Ayscoughfee 1950's event
Junior and Senior performers learnt a 4 minute routine to perform at Ayscoughfee's 1950's event in Spalding on Saturday 23rd July 2022. We had a fabulous time, a fabulous way to end our classes for the summer!
Sunday 17th July 2022
In-house is a performance & competition platform for Diamondz School of Dance students.
Each class performed a team routine. Students also had the option to enter an extra category where they could create their own solo or duo/trio in the following styles; contemporary, cheer, musical theatre jazz & street dance.
We had two guest judges at our event; Harriet Carr & Wiktoria Grzes. They ran a guest workshop which focused on improvisation tasks for our freestyle competition as well as their own performance on the day.
The day also included; raffle, refreshments, guess the weight of the jar stall, Adults Move Lincolnshire stall, Zooming Pixels Photography, 15 year anniversary t-shirts, sponsorship wall & a time capsule.
We'd like to say a big thank you to our event sponsors:
Spalding Morrisons Manufacturing Site
Zooming Pixels Photography
Centre Stage Theatre Camp
Adults Move Lincolnshire
Rock School Bus
15 year anniversary party
Celebrating 15 years of Diamondz School of Dance
Thank you to everyone who came to our party, we hope you all had a wonderful time! The pictures have now been uploaded to our website...
Pinchbeck Carnival performance
The dance school performed at Pinchbeck Carnival on Saturday 11th June 2022.
They performed 'Through the decades' ranging from 1920's - 1960's
Cowbit's fun on the field performance
The dance school performed at Cowbit's fun on the field on Saturday 4th June 2022.
They performed a 'Through the decades' mix ranging from 1920's - 200's
Tom Dale Company 2022
"Tom Dale Company (TDC) is one of the UK's leading contemporary dance companies. By combining dance, electronic music and digital media, TDC is a leader in the field, producing world - class work which is simultaneously bold, exciting and constantly evolving."
"Our award-winning participatory activities for young people deliver exceptional transmedia programmes across Nottinghamshire and further afield."
They aim to:
TRANSFORM the audience’s experience of dance
IGNITE the public appetite for dance
DEVELOP new audiences for dance
INSPIRE the next generation of dance makers
SURGE: Feel the LOV will explore themes of AI and the future at the same time as being a celebration of the county, its creativity and its communities.
Students from our contemporary & performers class at Diamondz School of Dance chose to take part in this contemporary dance opportunity. Tom Dale Company member - Chelsea Gordon mentored the students to create a 5 minute dance piece for SURGE: Feel the LOV.
U Dance - Tru Motion 2022
“True Motion is one of the East Midlands’ six U.Dance performance events. The evening provides insight into the wealth of dance and creativity in the county, as well as offering talented young people an opportunity to showcase their work. A panel of dance-industry experts will put groups forward to One Dance UK, selected groups may progress to the U.Dance 2022 National Youth Dance Festival, hosted in Birmingham.”
A group of performers from Diamondz School of Dance chose to take part in this creative opportunity. The aim of this project was for the students to create their own piece through the use of creative tasks and discussions. After having sessions with different mentors from the dance school, the group decided on a concept called 'hidden' Please see their concept below:
Hidden - The dancers' perspective on body image and mental illness. Lack of understanding may make people feel the need to hide their emotions, but if awareness was raised and communication honoured, they may find strength and acceptance of themselves. Building community.
One Hit Wonders 2022
The whole dance school from Spalding participated in our annual dance show. This year it was themed around 'One Hit Wonders'. Each class had two dance numbers, each having a different era ranging from 1920's-2015.
Christmas Celebration performance 2021
The whole dance school from Spalding performed at the Spalding Christmas celebration in town showcasing one of their dances from class.
Pride of South Holland Awards 2021
Our Junior and Senior performers from Diamondz School of Dance performed at Pride of South Holland Awards 2021. The theme of this event was 'Heroes', and to represent the heroes of the pandemic.
The process of putting this together included; mixing tracks, planning character roles to decide what job each student represents, creative tasks, learning choreography, hair/make-up/costumes.
Halloween Spooktacular Charity Ball 2021
Senior Performers performed at a Halloween charity ball at Springfields Event Centre in Spalding.
The process of putting this piece together included; mixing tracks, planning character roles for the dancers, drama tasks to help the students get into character, learning choreography, hair/make up research, and costumes.