From amazing workshops and exhibitors to once-in-a-lifetime opportunities to learn, perform, compete and showcase your talent, The Super Weekender is the ultimate dance experience. Come and take part in hundreds of unforgettable activities for dancers of every age and dancing background!
Attention colleges and Traders! Do you want to showcase your brand to a huge, new audience reaching thousands of dancers and industry professionals? You need to join 2023's Super Weekender line-up!
We're excited to collaborate with your institution or brand! To learn more about available exhibition packages, click the link below for more info!
#become a sponsor!
Do you want your brand centre stage at the biggest dance event to grace the Midlands? Or to make a difference behind the scenes for the youth & community?
#perform on the c2d SHOWCASE STAGE
Take your chance to dazzle on the Showcase stage alongside your dance school or team. Click the link below for more information on getting involved. We welcome dancers of all styles!
compete in the
sdc dance competition
Experience the excitement of SDC, an unmissable street dance competition orchestrated by the UK's top dance professionals! Catering to all ages and skill levels, this competition is your ultimate chance to show off your dancing talent.
To participate in the SDC Dance Competition at The Super Weekender, you must qualify at one of our 10 regional competitions held throughout the year.
#hdi CLASSES & WORKSHOPS
During our thrilling three-day Super Weekender, we're offering an incredible line-up, catering to all age groups and dance styles.
over 70 workshops
top uk choreographers
international guest teachers
tickets coming soon!
#apply to teach
Want to teach at The Super Weekender? Drop your email address below and one of the team will be in touch to get the ball rolling.
Looking to volunteer? Each year, The Super Weekender offers hundreds of opportunities for people looking to gain experience in events. If you're a dancer, you'll be able to take part in a workshop of your choice!*
#frequently asked questions
We've gathered answers to some of the most commonly asked questions about The Super Weekender 2023. Whether you're a dancer, a parent, or an educator, we aim to provide you with the information you need to make the most of your dance experience.
What is The Super Weekender?
From amazing workshops and exhibits to once-in-a-lifetime opportunities to learn, perform, compete and showcase your talent, The Super Weekender is the ultimate dance experience!
What's unique about this dance exhibition?
At The Super Weekender, we're committed to hosting the ultimate dance exhibition! This means bringing together 15,000 dancers, performers and spectators from all corners of the country for a spectacular showcase of talent, creativity, and passion.
The dance exhibition at The Super Weekender is an awe-inspiring event where dancers of various styles and skill levels take to the stage, thrilling audiences with their performances. From ballet to hip-hop, contemporary to jazz, expect to be dazzled by a diverse array of dance genres and breathtaking choreography.
In addition to the captivating performances, our dance exhibition offers an incredible opportunity for dancers to network with fellow artists, learn from industry experts, and gain exposure to talent scouts and professional dance companies. With masterclasses, workshops, dance photography and exclusive dance lessons led by industry professionals like Dane Bates, attendees can hone their skills and gain invaluable insights into the world of dance.
The Super Weekender's dance exhibition is not only a celebration of dance but also a testament to the incredible dedication, hard work, and talent of the dancers who grace our stage. Don't miss your chance to be a part of this amazing event that showcases the best of the UK's dance community!
I want to dance! Can I perform?
Absolutely! The Chance2Dance Showcase Arena is exclusively designed for dance schools to perform and share their passion for the art of dance with others. This fantastic opportunity allows dance schools of all varieties and styles to take the stage, gain valuable experience, and connect with fellow dance enthusiasts in a supportive and inspiring environment.
To perform on the Chance2Dance Showcase Arena, dance schools must sign up for a performance slot in advance. Please note that there may be certain guidelines and time limits to ensure all participating dance schools have an opportunity to perform, so make sure to check the specific requirements for the Chance2Dance Showcase Arena.
Whether you're a small dance school or a larger institution, the Chance2Dance Showcase Arena is the perfect platform to showcase your students' talent and celebrate the joy of dance with others who share your passion. Don't miss this incredible opportunity for your dance school to shine, build confidence, and create lasting memories at our event!
What about dance classes and lessons?
Of course! The Super Weekender is offering a variety of dance classes in Birmingham's premier events arena, the NEC. Anyone spending the weekend with us will be able to take part in a range of dance classes, workshops and exclusive training, catering to dancers of all skill levels and styles.
With an exciting lineup of instructors and a dedicated dance stage, you'll have the chance to learn, grow, have fun and perfect your art!
Whether you're into freestyle dance, hip hop or any other popular style, our dance classes are designed to accommodate everyone's interests, and you're sure to find a wealth of opportunities to broaden your dance horizons.
To participate in the dance classes, all you need is a workshop dance ticket. Your ticket grants you access to the classes (depending on whether you have a day or weekend pass), allowing you to join in on the fun and learn from some of the best instructors in the industry. Check our ticket shop for information on purchasing tickets and the schedule of dance classes available during the event.
Don't miss this incredible opportunity to enhance your dance skills, connect with fellow dancers, and create lasting memories!
Can I take part in a dance competition?
Absolutely! The Super Weekender is hosting a series of competitions across the whole weekend for dance schools, studios & colleges.
Whether you're a beginner or a seasoned dancer, these competitions offer a fantastic platform for showcasing your talent, honing your skills, and learning from others in the dance community. Dance solo, team up as two dancers in duos or perform as part of a group!
If you'd like to participate, visit our competition page for detailed information on the registration process, competition rules, and guidelines. There, you will find everything you need to know about our various competition categories, age groups, and entry requirements.
Participating in a dance competition is a rewarding and exciting experience. Not only do you get the opportunity to perform on stage, but you also have the chance to receive valuable feedback from experienced judges, network with fellow dancers, and potentially be crowned the Super Weekender ultimate champion!
So, don't hesitate to join us and make the most of this incredible opportunity to showcase your passion for dance and challenge yourself in a supportive and inspiring environment!
Where is the Super Weekender Exhibition held?
The event is held at the NEC Birmingham, a premier exhibition center in the heart of the UK. This fantastic venue offers state-of-the-art facilities and ample space to accommodate the diverse range of activities and performances that take place during our event.
The NEC is conveniently located near major transport links, making it easily accessible for attendees from all over the country. With a multitude of parking options and its close proximity to Birmingham International Airport and train station, getting to and from the venue is a breeze.
Not only is the NEC Birmingham an exceptional space for our event, but it also offers a wide range of amenities, including dining options, shopping outlets, and comfortable accommodation in the surrounding area. Its impressive infrastructure and commitment to providing a memorable visitor experience make the NEC Birmingham the perfect location for our dance extravaganza.
We're confident that you'll have an amazing time at our event, and the array of facilities available will make sure you can enjoy The Super Weekender 2023 in the best way possible!
National Exhibition Centre
North Avenue, Marston Green
Birmingham B40 1NT
#directions & accommodation
Birmingham's National Exhibition Centre is a premier exhibition venue in the heart of the UK. Access is easy, we're conveniently situated near Junction 6 of the M42 motorway, and just a short hop from Birmingham Airport and Birmingham International railway station.