• Them Two Dance

    Shiny Shorts

    UK

    Them Two perform a series of short dances about staying together, culminating in a finale. See if you can find them throughout the day (look out for shiny shorts!).

    1:45pm | 3:45pm Piccadilly Gardens
  • Fluxus Collective

    Can We Play

    UK

    Inspired by the Brazilian martial art capoeira, Can we Play? sees four movement artists exploring their playful relationships with each other, with capoeira and other improvised forms. Expect punchy, live sound, occasional acrobatics, and a few near misses! Can we Play? is never the same twice!

    12:45pm | 2:15pm | 4:15pm Piccadilly Gardens
  • Tangled Dance Company

    Once Upon A Twisted Tale

    UK

    Golden tresses tumbled about her face, Lips as red as blood, A tormented Prince, trapped in the clutches of beauty and despair. A tangle of insanity. If ever you find yourself in the wrong story, leave...Tangled Dance Company explores the familiar stories that we can all recite from childhood, fragments are plucked from the pages of a book, twisted and entwined together to create this new and exciting work. R&D commissioned by Dance Manchester.

    12:30pm | 2:00pm | 4:00pm Piccadilly Gardens
    Once Upon A Twisted Tale
  • Corey Baker Dance

    Headphones

    UK

    Headphones is fun and playful dance perfor- mance by New Zealand Choreographer Corey Baker. Flicking through an array of music styles and genres, new and old, the performer mimics the styles with his impressive moves. A comical solo this performance allows the audience to join in by tweeting their ideas and gets everybody dancing. Watch how the performer is revealed and let him entertain you. Headphones is a show suitable for ages, to be enjoyed by everyone.

    12:00pm | 2:30pm Piccadilly Gardens
  • Tangled Dance Company

    10:00am
    Tangled Dance Company

Manchester's Free Day of Dance

Urban Moves 2014

What is Urban Moves?

What is Urban Moves?

Manchester hosts a day of free, outdoor, dance. With incredible performances by the best artists from; France, Spain & the UK.

Who is Performing?

Who is Performing?

Check out beautiful images & teasing previews of each performance that will astound you on Saturday, 6th September.

Free Poster

Free Poster

Print off the official Urban Moves 2014 poster, a timetable of performances & a map of the locations to take with you.

No Money, No Tickets

No Money, No Tickets

UM'14 is a FREE, non-ticketed festival... you heard us. So bring your family, bring your friends, and come to see our Urban Moves!