bbodance is thrilled to welcome dancer, choreographer, theatre director, and Judge of the nation's favourite Saturday-night show, Strictly Come Dancing, Craig Revel Horwood as our newest Patron. Other Patrons include esteemed ballet dancers, Dame Beryl Grey DBE, Wayne Sleep OBE, and Brenda Last OBE.

"I love the way bbodance have modernised. I love the energy and enthusiasm emanating from bbodance, and it's a pleasure to support such a dynamic organisation that embraces all dance styles," Craig stated.

"We're absolutely delighted to have a Patron with such a high profile in the UK psyche. Strictly Come Dancing appeals to dance lovers of all ages, which is tremendous for us as we move into the area of Musical Theatre and try to reach younger students from more diverse backgrounds," declared bbodance CEO, Robin Bloor.

The news was first announced to our members from the UK, Australia, and New Zealand in Robin's annual message to members on 30 October. This date is also the second anniversary of our state-of-the-art headquarters overlooking the Thames.

Photo © Craig Revel Horwood