Riley Theatre is Yorkshire’s largest dedicated dance house, and at the same time, a hidden gem.Based at Northern School of Contemporary Dance (NSCD), we offer a unique space to see excellent and ground-breaking work from some of the most original dance artists on the UK and international
Our programme aims to reflect the breadth of work made today, from emerging talent to established touring dance companies and we enjoy feeding in to Leeds, growing reputation as an international centre for dance.
Our affordable ticket prices, innovative programme and city location means easy to see incredible dance on your doorstep in Leeds.
Based in Chapeltown, we’e just a stone’s throw from the city centre itself and close to Chapel Allerton, arguably home to some of the best bars and eateries in the city.
We also present shows specifically for children and young families, as well as Community Dance Platforms; celebrating the rich diversity of our local area and the work NSCD does to engage people of all ages and abilities in
dance. NSCD student platforms add to the mix, presenting cutting edge work from the next generation of performers, directors and choreographers.
Previous professional companies who have performed on our stage include Scottish Dance Theatre, Joan Cleville Dance, Holly Blakey, Gracefool
Collective, Akram Khan Company, Uchenna Dance and New Art Club.