Step into Dance

The largest inclusive dance programme in the UK, Step Into Dance reaches over six thousand secondary school students annually across London and Essex to offer regular dance classes.

Step Into Dance is a Royal Academy of Dance programme in partnership with the Jack Petchey Foundation, an organisation that empowers young people and widens their opportunities through grant giving and achievement recognition.


About & Contact

Find out all about Step into Dance, and our contact details.
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Find out how to join our programme.
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Step it Up!

Beat the lockdown blues with our positive, energising online fitness classes, focusing on good physical and mental health.
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Take a look at all available Step into Dance events.
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Find out about some of the additional enrichment projects we offer.
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Find out about our Step into Dance ambassadors, and read about our Arts Award.
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Step Companies

Find out about our Step Companies, including key dates and how to join the Step companies.
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Past Projects & Events

Take a look at our Step into Dance projects. Have a look through our photo gallery at our past projects and events.
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We are a diverse dance community

Along with our partners at the RAD, we feel that it is important to come forward, to speak out against racism and racial inequality, and to support the Black Lives Matter movement.
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Interview with the creators of BODIES

RAD Artistic Director Gerard Charles has interviewed the creators of BODIES, a film by Brandon Lawrence and Davy Lazare, reflecting the nightmares of today’s world on racism and hate.
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