Transitions Dance Company is a leading student training company, a space for performance experimentation and a touring programme of dance rolled into one.

Transitions Dance Company brings together the world's most exciting choreographers with exceptional young dancers. The Company is respected for the consistent quality of its choreography, production and performers.

By commissioning new work from outstanding choreographers and recruiting dancers emerging onto the international dance scene, Transitions Dance Company continues to contribute to the explosive field of contemporary dance.

"Always an eye-opener" - The Guardian Guide


Transitions Tour

For three decades, Transitions Dance Company has entertained and delighted audiences around the world with a programme of short dance pieces.

Find out more


First Student Company

Transitions is the original conservatoire dance company, created to help emerging artists bridge formal training and their entry to the professional world. The Company is based at the lottery-funded Laban Building at Deptford Creekside, designed by Herzog & de Meuron, the architects behind Tate Modern.

Bonnie Bird

Transitions Dance Company was founded in 1982 by Bonnie Bird (1914-1995) who was Artistic Director until her death. Bonnie Bird was one of the original members of the Martha Graham Dance Company and became the first official teacher of the Graham technique - her pupils included Merce Cunningham. The Bonnie Bird Choreography Fund was established in 1985 to support and promote innovative choreographers in Britain, Europe and America.

Transitions 2018

Watch the trailer

Joining Transitions

If you're a dancer, joining Transitions will give you the opportunity to work with outstanding international choreographers, culminating in an international tour.

The MA Dance Performance is embedded within the Transitions Dance Company experience.

Read more

Education and Workshops

Whilst on tour, Transitions are able to offer a comprehensive range of workshops, classes and post-show talks.

Find Out More

Follow Transitions

 Stay up-to-date by subscribing to our mailing list or following Transitions on social media.




General Enquiries and Bookings

Lee Bamford
General Manager
Tel: 020 8305 9371
Send Email



Transitions Dance Company
Laban Building, Creekside
London SE8 3DZ