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dance live! guildford

G Live, Guildford, is a state-of-the-art entertainment, conference and hospitality venue located in the heart of Guildford, Surrey. G Live plays host to some of the UK’s top comedians, internationally renowned orchestras, rock ‘n’ roll legends, leading dance companies and West End musicals.

G Live, London Road, Guildford GU1 2AA


  • Tuesday 18th March SENIORS 
  • Wednesday 19th March SENIORS 
  • Thursday 20th March SENIORS 
  • Friday 21st March JUNIORS 

what can i expect?

Please find an example of a Junior event day and a Senior event day schedule (including rehearsals and arrival and departure times) here:  

For a more in depth idea of what to expect on an event day, visit this page

Dance Live! Guildford 2024 Schools:

Worthing High School

Chichester College

Lady Margaret School

Yateley School

Tanbridge House School

St Oscar Romero Catholic School

Bitterne Park School

Haywards Heath College

Treloar School & College

Warden Park Academy

George Abbot School

Bexhill Sixth Form College

The Eastbourne Academy

Winton Community Academy

Willingdon Community School

Fernhurst Primary School

Goldsworth Primary School

St Michaels CE Junior School

Orchards Junior School

Northlands Wood Primary Academy


Dance Live! provides free workshops for all participating schools. Workshops for Guildford will take place on:


Workshops consist of sessions on the following:

  • LED Screen Content Creation
  • Journey Video Creation
  • How to Interact with the Screen
  • Lighting Design
  • Dance Live! Team Q&A

Additionally, Dance Live! provides zoom workshops throughout September-January each year on:

  • Dance Live! Teacher Admin
  • LED Screen Content
  • Journey Video Creation
  • Music Editing
  • Prop/Set Design
  • Lighting Design

Workshop dates will also be sent directly to each school’s lead teacher in September. 

judges & patrons

mark smith

Head Judge & Patron

Dance Live’s first Patron, Mark Smith, is a Choreographer, Movement Director, Dance Teacher, Workshop Leader and Director, Founder and Artistic Director of Deaf Men Dancing, Patron for The Imperial Society of Teachers and Dancing (ISTD) and was nominated as Best Choreographer in the Off-West End Awards and the Broadway World UK Awards for Ace of Clubs, Call Me Madam & Iolanthe and Live Theatre & British Theatre for Tommy.

Check back soon when we announce the rest of our judges panel!

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