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Intro


#JustDance

 

Shaping Reality Through Creative Adventures  

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Intro


#JustDance

 

Shaping Reality Through Creative Adventures  

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Shake it.  Shape it.

Shaper/Caper is a charity all about dancing, prancing, and romancing....well, maybe not the romancing bit, but we hope to make you fall in love with dance. We present the work of multi award winning choreographer, Thomas Small.  Thomas is the first ever BBC Radio 2 Artist in Residence in association with The Space! Whoop! He is also a fellow on the coveted Clore Leadership Programme, is former Choreographer in Residence at The Space in Dundee. Thomas’ critically acclaimed work has been presented all over the shop, from two visits to New York all the way to Sao Paulo in Brazil.  We also do some rather nifty creative learning projects including A Day to Play, performance workshops for people of all ages and our super duper project, Well Good, delivered in partnership with NHS Tayside.

 

 

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Dancing for Dundee film

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Dancing for Dundee film

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productions


Productions

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Productions

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What the Press is saying...

 
So beautiful, I had tears pouring down my face.
— ★★★★ The Scotsman
Thomas Small’s choreography, and the dancers’ excellent execution, make this a truly accessible introduction to contemporary dance
— ★★★★ The Scotsman
A brave piece
— ★★★★ The Skinny
Falling Man is breathtaking
— ★★★★★ Across The Arts
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Classes


Classes


BOOK ONE OF OUR PERFORMANCE WORKSHOPS FOR CHILDREN OR ADULTS IN DUNDEE.

FOR CHILDREN AND YOUNG PEOPLE

 

FOR ADULTS

  27TH MAY 2018 -    WILD THINGS   FREE TICKETS!    Sunday 27th May - 2pm to 3pm at The McManus: Dundee's Art Gallery and Museum.   Get ready for an epic adventure through the jungle to meet exotic, never seen before animals of momentous magnitude and scale! Swing on the jungle vines and climb the tree tops to look out for adventure at every twist and turn.  Welcome to the Jungle!  SOLD OUT  ALL of our previous A Day To Play events have sold out so book now so you don’t miss out!!   Suitable for children and young people of all ages (2+).  Adults are very welcome to join in and play along or watch with their child.   Click here for more information  or here to book tickets.   Tickets are FREE thanks to The McManus!  You MUST book a free ticket as we expect this show to sell out as there are only 50 seats available!

27TH MAY 2018 -  WILD THINGS

FREE TICKETS! 

Sunday 27th May - 2pm to 3pm at The McManus: Dundee's Art Gallery and Museum.

Get ready for an epic adventure through the jungle to meet exotic, never seen before animals of momentous magnitude and scale! Swing on the jungle vines and climb the tree tops to look out for adventure at every twist and turn.  Welcome to the Jungle!

SOLD OUT

ALL of our previous A Day To Play events have sold out so book now so you don’t miss out!! 

Suitable for children and young people of all ages (2+).  Adults are very welcome to join in and play along or watch with their child.  Click here for more information or here to book tickets. 

Tickets are FREE thanks to The McManus!  You MUST book a free ticket as we expect this show to sell out as there are only 50 seats available!

  COMING JUNE 2018 - THE SHAPER/CAPER SOCIAL CLUB    DANCE CLASS AND SOCIAL FOR ADULTS!    Thursdays from June 2018 - 6.30pm to 8.30pm at The McManus: Dundee's Art Gallery and Museum and Brewdog.    The Shaper/Caper Social Club is a monthly meeting space to dance, drink and blether.  It's for adults to cut loose, cut a rug and cut up some carrot cake.  Sounding pretty heavenly right? The first hour is a dance class led by our pro dancers who perform in our touring productions followed by an hour of socialising and chatting about all things cultural at local bar Brewdog! Come join us! We are delighted that Brewdog and The McManus are supporting the Social Club! Think of it as the adult version of A Day To Play!  The first Social Club takes kicks off in 2018 and will focus on our critically acclaimed show 'Within This Dust' following our recent tour with the work to NYC.  It takes place at an epic night at the museum! There is a huge buzz about Thursday nights at McManus with young people sketching and adults singing in the soul choir - it's a fab creative campus!    Click here to book

COMING JUNE 2018 - THE SHAPER/CAPER SOCIAL CLUB

DANCE CLASS AND SOCIAL FOR ADULTS!

Thursdays from June 2018 - 6.30pm to 8.30pm at The McManus: Dundee's Art Gallery and Museum and Brewdog. 

The Shaper/Caper Social Club is a monthly meeting space to dance, drink and blether.  It's for adults to cut loose, cut a rug and cut up some carrot cake.  Sounding pretty heavenly right? The first hour is a dance class led by our pro dancers who perform in our touring productions followed by an hour of socialising and chatting about all things cultural at local bar Brewdog! Come join us! We are delighted that Brewdog and The McManus are supporting the Social Club! Think of it as the adult version of A Day To Play!

The first Social Club takes kicks off in 2018 and will focus on our critically acclaimed show 'Within This Dust' following our recent tour with the work to NYC.

It takes place at an epic night at the museum! There is a huge buzz about Thursday nights at McManus with young people sketching and adults singing in the soul choir - it's a fab creative campus! 

Click here to book

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Work With Us


Work With Us

 

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whats on


What's On

From dance classes to tour dates, check out what we're up to

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whats on


What's On

From dance classes to tour dates, check out what we're up to

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Team


Meet the Team

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Team


Meet the Team

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News


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