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Barrowland Ballet believe that dance should be accessible to all.

Alongside our professional work we produce high quality participatory performance projects;
the two are inter-dependent with one inspiring the other. Previous participatory projects include intergenerational performances Wolves (2017), The River (Commonwealth Festival 2014) and Bunty & Doris (2013).

In 2016 we also launched Wolf Pack, our free, non audition, intergenerational company with participants aged 7-80 years old.

Together with The Work Room we also provide weekly Professional Contemporary Class for the Glasgow professional community, and have created the Recent Dance Graduate Programme enabling us to provide three recent dance graduates with mentorship, free membership at The Work Room and free access to weekly professional class.

For more information on Barrowland Ballet’s participation strand please email


‘To put it in a nutshell, I will take every opportunity to be involved in Natasha Gilmore’s work. I love her creativity and her passion for getting everyone dancing, especially when different generations are together. She has the gift of making everyone feel valued, no matter what their dancing ability or experience. I love to dance and firmly believe that when all age groups come together in any creative activity, it builds community – and can be very joyful.” Wolves participant

“It’s enriched my life, I CAN, no more, I can’t.  I wish there were more.”  The River participant

“Wolf Pack is such an important part of my life. It brings real joy being guided to dance by Aya, Natasha, Lewis and all the incredibly inspiring BB dancers. Dancing together with all the generations brings such great enjoyment, connection and energy. And it’s keeping me fit – what’s not to like?” Wolf Pack member

“Oh my word. What a sensational way to be guided through movement without a screen. Big gratitude to Aya, @nicolettemmusic and  @Barrowlballet – you got my body and heart soaring like a kite…” Audio class participant