Sol Dans Company
Pushing the Boundaries of Dance and Artistic Expression
Through the transformative power of movement, Sol Dans Company delivers strikingly original performances that leave audiences spellbound. With a team of world-class performers and visionary choreographers, we breathe life into stories that matter, bridging cultures and emotions through our captivating dance narratives.
At Sol Dans Company, innovation is our driving force. We embrace diversity, fusing a kaleidoscope of dance styles and cultures to create performances that speak to the heart and soul of every spectator.
Whether it's a grand stage, an intimate theatre, or a virtual experience, our company shines with technical brilliance, emotional depth, and a passion that ignites the senses. With each performance, we aim to leave an indelible mark on the hearts of our audience, fostering connections that endure beyond the applause.
Sol Dans company is a London based dance company, renowned for creating dance that is accessible and enriching to diverse audiences. Founded in 2007 by American artistic director Melody Squire, Sol Dans is known for its innovative movement, emotive content and dynamic athleticism. Sol Dans in partnership with Great Lake Films has created Then Dance, a series of narrative dance films funded by Arts Council England. The series uses dance to speak to young people and explore social issues. Then Dance was recently nominated for a National Lottery Award, 'Best use of public funds in the arts'.
Sol Dans has performed at some of the most notable theatres and festivals including UK Music Video Awards, Cloud Dance Festival, and Robin Howard Dance Theatre,
In addition to performance and choreography, Sol Dans Company engages audiences of all ages through outreach and education programs. Sol Dans provides open workshops across the UK and abroad.
Through the formation of SD2, Sol Dans's mentoring and training company, SD2 develops early-career artists, identifying emerging choreographers and cultivating creativity through collaboration, experimentation and performance.
Sol Dans Company continues to capture audience’s imaginations by delivering performing art that is imaginative and accessible to the public.
Melody Squire - Founder & Artistic Director
American choreographer Melody Squire is known for creating visually stimulating work as well as her innate storytelling ability. Her versatility across dance genres makes her a choreographer and director in high demand.
Melody is a well established choreographer. Notable credits include: Stage - Migrations (Welsh National Opera, UK Tour), Tiger Bay the Musical (Wales Millennium Centre), Commercials - Fabletics, Fila, Pinko, The Corrs, Award Ceremonies - UK Music Video Awards, World Class Awards (Johannesburg, SA), Television - So You Think You Can Dance UK, and the Dead Moon 3D which was nominated for Best Music Video and Best Short at the LA 3D Film Festival (USA).
Sol Dans Company is a mix of uniquely talented dancers and actors from all over the world. Our company members have graced the stages of Westend, Hollywood film sets, and featured in music videos. Lead by Melody Squire, Founder and Artistic Director, Sol Dans has become one of the leading contemporary dance companies in the UK. Contact us here for further information on booking our company for your next project.