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Spiltmilk Say Dance

Dig out your dancing shoes!

"Hilarious gestural deconstruction… performed with verve and panache."


Part performance, part social dance, Spiltmilk say Dance reinvents social dance crazes that have swept dancefloors all over the world, the kind of dances we all end up doing at discos, weddings and family gatherings.

It is a show of two halves. The first half of the evening sees the company’s three dancers put their unique spin on familiar dance favourites; think Disco dancing to Sinatra, the YMCA to Mozart, and The Twist on chairs.

In the second half it’s your turn!

The chairs are pushed back, and everyone is invited to join in a social dance like no other, with the dancers mingling and a caller making sure you all go the same way. You’ll get to have a go at long-forgotten folk dances you learned at school, daft novelty dances you only do at weddings and elegant ballroom moves, all to some unexpected musical choices played by live musician Sam Dunkley.

Brimming with nostalgia, wit and mind boggling moves, Spiltmilk say Dance is a family friendly event with something for everyone!


What an amazing show! Our family aged from 5 to 60 all enjoyed it

Audience Member

Their moves are timed to perfection

Dance Today

The audience erupts in giggles

The Stage

Fun, slick and hilarious yes - but my god is it clever

Audience Member

Spiltmilk Say DanceCredits

Conceived and Directed by Adele Wragg and Sarah Boulter

Performers Sarah Boulter, Jenna Hubbard, Jennifer Manderson, Adele Wragg

Musician Sam Dunkley

Lighting Design Adam Hooper

Technical Swings Jon Constable, Mark Di Martino Marriott, Ben Wall

Photographer James Dodd

Film Maker James Dodd