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dance live! high wycombe

Wycombe Swan is a thriving entertainment complex within the heart of High Wycombe. One of the leading theatres in the UK, Wycombe Swan presents a varied programme of performances throughout the year featuring the finest in local, national and international companies and performers.

Wycombe Swan, St Mary Street, High Wycombe HP11 2XE


  • Wednesday 12th March SENIORS 
  • Thursday 13th March SENIORS
  • Friday 14th March SENIORS 

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 indepth idea of what to expect on an event day, visit this page

Dance Live! High Wycombe 2024 Schools:

Holmer Green Senior School

St Saviours & St Olaves

Bedford Academy

The Highfield School

BCA (Berkshire College of Agriculture)

Rickmansworth School

The Cherwell School

The Avanti House School

Wollaston School

Princes Risborough School

Bourne End Academy

The Chalfonts Community College

The Downs School

Sir William Ramsay School

Beaconsfield High School

Langley Grammar School

Dr Challoner’s High School

Sir Henry Floyd Grammar School


Dance Live! provides free workshops for all participating schools. Workshops usually take place for up to two days per venue (one day for Juniors, one day for Seniors) in Autumn term.

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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