Dancin’ Oxford returns next month for its thirteenth year of innovative dance performances!

The event is at the helm of Oxfordshire’s innovative dance scene for celebrating and showcasing local, regional and national dance companies.

From March 1 to May 21 critically-acclaimed and award-winning companies will be exploding across Oxfordshire’s venues, – Pegasus Theatre, Oxford Playhouse, North Wall Arts Centre and Westgate Shopping Centre – offering both stunning spectacles and performative projects.

The event is funded by Oxford City Council and Arts Council England. Claire Thompson, Oxford City Council Dance Officer, said: “I am delighted that we have now engaged with venues all over the county with a wide variety of performances that should suit all tastes.

“For our annual free event in Oxford City Centre we are upending the dance floor for a series of aerial performances danced to a driving musical score. What a treat!”

Highlights for the Spring season:

Moving With The Times

Moon Dances – c. Nick Guttridge

Where: Pegasus Theatre
When: March 1 to March 2
What: “Examining the relationship between dance and life-sized sculpture.”
Tickets: £13

The Head Wrap Diaries

The Head Wrap Diaries

Where: Kingsmere Community Centre
When: March 2
What: “Stories of community, heritage, friendship, and most importantly, hair.”
Tickets: £13

Dance Creative – A Million Memories

Dance Creative c. Judie Waldman

Where: Museum of History of Science
When: March 7
What: “Onset dementia, told through dance, music and poetry.”
Tickets: £7


Rambert2 – Studio Session

Where: Oxford Playhouse
When: March 9 to March 10
What: “A new group of the world’s best young dancers coming together.”
Tickets: £10 – £25

Gecko – Missing

Missing- c. Robert Golden

Where: Oxford Playhouse
When: March 19 to March 20
What: “A deliciously warped journey into the depths of the human psyche.”
Tickets: £10 – £25

Justice in Motion – Bound

Where: Cornerstone Arts Centre, Didcot
When: March 20
What: “A thought- provoking tale of dreams and broken promises.”
Tickets: £14

Clod Ensemble – On The High Road

On The High Road – Clod Ensemble

Where: Oxford Playhouse
When: May 20 to May 21
What: “An intoxicating explosion of movement, music and light.”
Tickets: £10 – £22