Keeping Dancers Dancing & Teachers Teaching

by Marina Studios Foundation in Brighton Marina Village, England, United Kingdom

We did it
On 31st August 2020 we successfully raised £6,187 ( + est. £507.00 Gift Aid ) with 82 supporters in 69 days

Dancers Dancing - Online - Outside - In the Studios, by supporting Teachers to Teach (and earn) and keeping Marina Studios Alive and Dancing

by Marina Studios Foundation in Brighton Marina Village, England, United Kingdom

New stretch target

If we are lucky enough to raise additional funds we will be able to provide more classes and start to re-engage our community work


In March 2020 Marina Studios 1594891854_1594891853964.pngFoundation sadly closed the doors of Brighton Marina Studios due to Covid-19….

About us 1592295416_group.jpg

Since 2013 Marina Studios has striven to enable everyone to experience the joys of dance delivered by our incredible teachers. By providing an extensive timetable we create opportunities for people of all ages, abilities and backgrounds; everything from StreetDance to Afrobeats


We are home to Outta Puff Daddys;1594891947_1594891946547.png the dads dance crew who champion Prostate Cancer Awareness;

1594892049_1594892048531.pngand to both Mum’s da Word and Project Female who celebrate women and girls dancing.

A picture containing fence, person, man, water  Description automatically generatedWe are also proud to be the long-term home to the multi award winning Streetfunk dance school.

1592294009_commercial_.jpgImportantly, we create opportunities through outreach projects and partnership working.

Covid-19

The impact of Covid-19 “lockdown” has meant that over 15001594892262_1594892262343.png of our loyal users have been missing out on dancing. This has also included those involved in our outreach Youth Empowered by StreetDance (YES) project devised for young people from targeted communities

However, with welcomed support from key local and national partners we have been able to move the YES project to an online platform. We have also worked with Active Sussex and Sussex Police on the REBOOT project which has engaged over 1500 young people online and kept some of our wonderful teachers teaching.

We are also thankful for additional eA group of people walking in front of a crowd  Description automatically generatedmergency funding from Sport England and ACE which has covered some costs and means we can be optimistic of making it through these difficult times. 

Our Campaign 

Through our new Crowdfunder campaign we hope to raise funds to support Marina Studios Foundation to find its “dancing feet” again. We need to prepare the building to re-open safely and need staffing costs in order for our dedicated team to deliver classes’ online – outside – inside at Marina Studios again. In doing this we will help our wonderful members and supporters, new and old (in time not age!), find their own dancing feet once more.1592295764_heels.jpg

Donations will receive Gift Aid and we are hopeful that we can also achieve match funding which will double any donation you are able to make.

Thank you for your time and support.

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Rewards

This project offers rewards in return for your donation.

£50 or more

September Member (Classes & DanceHubTV to 30/9/20)

Subscription to Marina Studios (powered by DanceHub). Includes access to DanceHub TV online classes and unlimited "offline" classes bundle with Marina Studios (booking required) valid until 30/9/20

£20 or more

6 of 100 claimed

I Danced My Way Through Lockdown T-Shirt

A unique T-Shirt with "I Danced My Way Through Lockdown with Marina Studios"design and 1 x Dance Class of your choice (must be pre-booked). T-shirt available for collection only from the Studios (when open)

£100 or more

20 of 50 claimed

December Member (Classes & DanceHubTV to 31/12/20)

Subscription to Marina Studios (powered by DanceHub). Includes access to DanceHub TV online classes and unlimited "offline" classes bundle with Marina Studios (booking required) valid until 31/12/20

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