Gallery of Recent Events

FD Flash Mob Birmingham

 

Our FD Seniors and Inters took over Birmingham New Street station with a massive FlashMob to celebrate the opening of the U Dance Festival 2017 in association with Birmingham Hippodrome! Brilliant day!

FD Premiere Party 2017

 

2017 saw the return of the FD Premiere Party! Our FD Seniors and Inters dressed to impress to watch the Show on the big screen and celebrating their success and hard work all year round! Fantastic night, and well deserved - well done to our incredible dancers!

FD Summer Show 2017

Celebrating 35 years of Freeman Dance! Our whole school annual show at the Belgrade Theatre. All new costumes, choreography and performances - the FD Summer Show 2017 stepped it up yet again! Huge well done to our incredible dancers - here's to the next 35 years!

MOVE IT 2017

 

Following the success of our boys only show Dare to Dance, FD Boys were invited by producers to perform on the main stage of MOVE IT 2017 in London!

 

MOVE IT is the UK's biggest dance event, and our talented FD Senior boys had the chance to share the stage with the likes of Diversity, Flawless, and Twist and Pulse.

DARE TO DANCE

 

Since 1982 Freeman Dance have actively encouraged boys into dance, and in 2017 we celebrated having over 100 FD boys training with Freeman Dance across all subjects with an all boys only show on the main stage of the Belgrade Theatre!

The title Dare to Dance is in recognition of the courage and independence of spirit it takes boys to rise above the social stereotype that "dancing is for girls". 

FD Flash Mob Birmingham

 

Our FD Seniors and Inters took over Birmingham New Street station with a massive FlashMob to celebrate the opening of the U Dance Festival 2017 in association with Birmingham Hippodrome! Brilliant day!

FD Premiere Party 2017

 

2017 saw the return of the FD Premiere Party! Our FD Seniors and Inters dressed to impress to watch the Show on the big screen and celebrating their success and hard work all year round! Fantastic night, and well deserved - well done to our incredible dancers!

FD Summer Show 2017

Celebrating 35 years of Freeman Dance! Our whole school annual show at the Belgrade Theatre. All new costumes, choreography and performances - the FD Summer Show 2017 stepped it up yet again! Huge well done to our incredible dancers - here's to the next 35 years!

MOVE IT 2017

 

Following the success of our boys only show Dare to Dance, FD Boys were invited by producers to perform on the main stage of MOVE IT 2017 in London!

 

MOVE IT is the UK's biggest dance event, and our talented FD Senior boys had the chance to share the stage with the likes of Diversity, Flawless, and Twist and Pulse.

DARE TO DANCE

 

Since 1982 Freeman Dance have actively encouraged boys into dance, and in 2017 we celebrated having over 100 FD boys training with Freeman Dance across all subjects with an all boys only show on the main stage of the Belgrade Theatre!

The title Dare to Dance is in recognition of the courage and independence of spirit it takes boys to rise above the social stereotype that "dancing is for girls". 

HIROSHIMA REMEMBRANCE 2016

 

Freeman Dance were invited by the Lord Mayors committee to perform a bespoke Ballet performance at the Coventry Cathedral ruins to mark the anniversary of the devastating atomic bomb that hit Hiroshima in Japan.

 

Incredible and beautiful performance from our Freeman Dancers, who were warmly received by the audience and Japanese representatives. 

FD SUMMER SHOW 2016

 

The FD Summer Show 2016 was yet another huge step up for Freeman Dance! Truly the most incredible and spectacular Show yet! Overwhelming feedback and electric atmosphere both on and off stage to our 2 night sell out crowd at the Belgrade Theatre!

 

Freeman Dance prides itself on putting on a completely new annual show each year featuring every single FD dancer in our school. All new costumes, choreography, and music - and FD Summer Show 2016 topped the lot! 

THE PRINCE OF WALES THEATRE

 

Freeman Dance had a busy dance performing across the Midlands! In the morning FD opened the Coventry Building Society event at Stoneleigh Park, and in the evening performed at The Prince of Wales theatre in Birmingham for the ABD Celebration of Dance!

FD JUNIOR AND INFANT STREET DANCE VIDEO

 

Following the incredible success of our FD Senior and Inter Street Dance video, it was the FD Junior and Infants turn to take to the camera! So much young FD talent and style!

 

Fantastic day filming our FD Junior and Infant Street Dance video which is now in post-prediction (to be released in September!)

FD MASTERCLASS WITH JEN GRIFFIN

 

This year we are having a series of FD Exclusive Masterclasses with industry professionals from the dance world to give our dancers a fantastic opportunity to learn from some of the most inspirational dancers.

 

Our third Masterclass was with professional dancer Jen Griffin - Jen has worked as a dancer for the likes of Kylie, Beyonce, Rihanna, Pharrell, Snoop Dogg, and has featured on X Factor, Top Of The Pop's, Britain's Got Talent and much more! So proud she was able to offer our Junior, Inter, and Senior dancers a Masterclass! Fantastic day and an incredible workshop.

FD MASTERCLASS WITH SKY ONE'S CHRIS AND WES

 

Our second FD Masterclass of the series - Sky One's 'Got To Dance' winners Chris and Wes came all the way to Coventry especially to see Freeman Dance.

Our FD Juniors, and FD Inters & Seniors had an incredible 90 min masterclass with Chris & Wes, plus time for a meet and greet and photo opportunity.

FD STREET DANCE VIDEO

 

The beginning of 2016 saw the release of the first professional FD Street Dance video, featuring our FD Inters and Seniors. The commercial video showcases the talent, personality, and LOVE of dance our FD students have when they perform.

The FD Inters and Seniors had an amazing experience working in front of the camera during the 2-day shoot.

 

Watch here: PLAY NOW

FD MASTERCLASS WITH
FRANCIS T ROUGHLEY

 

The first of our series of FD Exclusive Masterclasses from industry professionals. Freeman Dance Inters and Seniors had the chance to have a Street/Commericial workshop from professional choreographer and the founder of 
ADDICT Studios, Francis T Roughley.

COVENTRY CHRISTMAS LIGHTS


Freeman Dance were invited to support Conor Maynard and celebrate at the Switch On of the Coventry Christmas Lights 2015! The FD Rockettes, FD Senior Boys, and FD Dance World Cup Troupe took to the stage to perform to the Coventry crowds in Broadgate!

 

FANTASTIC performances and an incredible way to kick off the Christmas spirit in Coventry!

DISNEYLAND RESORT PARIS 2015

 

This was Freeman Dance's biigest trip ever! Over 200 FD dancers, friends and families travelled to Disneyland Resort Paris to perform a 20 minute FD exclusive show in the heart of the park, and took part in the famous Disney Parade!

 

The FD Team Disney troupe had an incredible time and an unforgettable opportunity, as well as having lots of fun on the Disney rides!

FD SUMMER SHOW 2015


INCREDIBLE! Every single Freeman Dancer took to the stage for our annual show at Coventry's premier theatre, The Belgrade - all new costumes, choreography, and music for 2015! The FD Summer Show is the highlight of every FD year and this years was truly another step up for our school! Phenomenal performances, talent, and an incredible LOVE of dance from every student to a double night sell-out audience at this spectacular venue.

THE DANCE WORLD CUP 2015

 

In December Freeman Dance successfully qualified for The Dance World Cup 2015! Our FD DWC troupe were chosen as one of 3 troupes to represent England in both the Hip-Hop and the National (Irish) section.

 

In July our FD England Team had an unforgettable week competing in Romania against 38 other countries - Freeman Dance won 4th in the world for Hip-Hop, and 5th in the world for Irish - at Gold Medal standard! Phenomenal achievement for our school in the biggest competition in dance!

THE ROYAL ALBERT HALL 2014


In April FD Glee Club performed at one of the countries most prestigious theatres, The Royal Albert Hall!
Freeman Dance have performed at this increible theatre before but this was the first time FD took an all singing, all dancing troupe. Our FD Gleeks performed 'Matilda' and were the only troupe to sing LIVE on stage in front of an audience of over 5,000!

DANCE YOUR CITY 2015

 

In November Freeman Dance filmed an ‘Alice in Wonderland’ inspired dance video, and thanks to the incredible support of our FD friends, families, and the people and businesses of Coventry we WON the online public vote and a place in the Dance Your City 2015 Finals in London! Not only that but our Freeman Dance troupe went on to win the overall competition and the chance to support Street Dance stars ‘Boy Blue Ent’ on the main stage of The Barbican in London (to a crowd of 1,160!)

 

MASSIVE thank you to everyone who voted! Watch our video here: Watch Video

FD WINTER SHOW 2014

 

For the first time EVER Freeman Dance staged 4 shows over 1 weekend with 2 completely different teams of FD dancers! 

 

FD Team F and Team D took to the Albany Theatre stage in November 2014 with all new choreography, all learnt since September! 

Both FD Teams were FANTASTIC, welcoming the audience into the holiday spirit - with a special appearance from Santa Claus himself!

CHRISTMAS AT FREEMAN DANCE

 

Freeman Dance were proud to support Coventry’s Santa Tracker collecting donation for Myton Hospice and the Air Ambulance! FD walked alongside Santa’s Sleigh on two evenings in December collecting donations.
They were chilly nights but the FD dancers had a fantastic time, and contributed to the £20,800 raised by Coventry Santa Tracker!

 

The FD Infants also had a treat at Christmas with a special guest performance from Frozens Ana and Elsa! The Disney stars performed at dancing to an excited crowd of over 100 FD Infants - how special!

NATIVITY 3

 

Freeman Dance is the Official Choreographer for Nativity 3: Dude Where’s My Donkey! Over 200 Freeman Dancers star in the cast alongside the likes of Martin Clunes, Catherine Tate, and Marc Wooten. Over 200 FD friends and families also appeared in the film as extras!

Our FD highlight was taking 5 coaches of Freeman Dancers to London to film a Christmas Tree Flash Mob in front on the London Eye!

 

Many of the dancers in the main cast attended the World Premiere of Nativity 3 in London’s Leicester Square, just before our very own FD Exclusive Premiere in Coventry - where we took over the Odeon Cinema with 400 FD fans!

FD SUMMER SHOW 2014

 

ABSOLUTELY phenomenal 2-night sell out show at the Belgrade Theatre, staring every single Freeman Dancer! From Street to Tap, to Irish to Ballet, to Acro to Musical Theatre, Freeman Dancers wowed the Main Stage audience with our BEST SHOW EVER!!

 

This year was Freeman Dance's 6th time returning to Coventry’s premier theatre, The Belgrade, and performed with all new music, choreography, and costumes.

FD AIR TRACK

 

New to 2014 Freeman Dance have started FD AirTrack workshops and classes! FD students have the chance to learn to flip in the safety of the inflatable AirTrack - and have a fantastic time challenging themselves!

MOVE IT LONDON 2014

 

Freeman Dance won the 2014 MOVE IT Choreography competition! Chosen by the judges out of all the school in the UK, the FD Performance Team had the chance to go to London and perform at the UK’s biggest dance event on the Main Stage to an audience of 5,000! The FD Performance Team performed a Charlie Chaplin routine celebrating 100 years of dance, and had VIP guest passes to the weekends events.

FD CHRISTMAS LIGHTS 2013

 

Due to tickets selling out within 2 days of going on sale Freeman Dance introduced a third night to the FD Christmas Spectacular!

Every single Freeman Dancer from age 2 to 19 performed on stage at the newly refurbished Albany Theatre - the venue for Freeman Dance’s first ever show in 1982!

 

It was fantastic to return to the theatre for a special whole school Christmas Show and the perfect way to celebrate the holiday season!