The Sofa Dance

£75 per year group
Key Stage 1&2
Mon 8 - Fri 12 Feb 2021

The Sofa Dance is a short film commissioned as part of BBC Arts' Filmed in Lockdown, where 30 fantastic acrobats physicalise the shared exhaustion, frustration and complications of living within drastically limited space, creating absurdity and beauty while stuck on their sofas.

Enjoy a screening of The Sofa Dance then use resources, specially commissioned for The Spark Festival, to get some inspiration and help to create your own sofa dance.

We would love to see your sofa dance! - Share a film or photo of your dance with us
on Twitter @thesparkarts @mimbreacrobatics
on Facebook @SparkArtsFestival @mimbreacro
#SparkFestival #MySofaDance

or email them to us at

Take a look at some of the fantastic sofa dances shared with us here.

School Information

A step-by-step guide and short video tutorials will help children learn the moves – supporting their physical development and providing a fun activity for an excellent PE or dance lesson.

Format: 6 minute film (online link supplied) short video tutorials and digital resources for print / download

Key Themes / Values

Creativity, physical literacy, expression of feelings, sequencing, collaboration

Curricular links: PE & Dance (balance, music, movement)

To book:

Email or call 0116 261 6893