Welcome to Urban City

The number one Street Dance and performing arts school, providing dance classes in Crawley, East Grinstead and Horsham. We pride ourselves on being one of the most professional and up to date dance schools in and around the Mid Sussex area catering to all levels and ages. We hold weekly Street Dance classes for both boys and girls, taught by some of the best and most experienced teachers in the area, these classes are guaranteed to transform you as a dancer and push you to the next level.

Urban City Dancers pose at the end of one of their street dance numbers

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East Grinstead Street Dance Class

Our Weekly Classes

At Urban City Dance we provide you with top quality weekly dance classes taught by some of the most experienced teachers in the area. Our classes are for every boy and girl wishing to learn. We cater for the beginner right through to advanced level. The main focus for us is for our students to have fun whilst learning, We believe children learn and take in information a lot quicker if there enjoying what they are doing therefore every one of our classes are energetic, infectious but at the same time highly educational. Our teachers are here to pass on their skill's to students wishing to learn and make sure they give you the very best training possible.

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East Grinstead Dance Master Class

Our Master Classes

We make sure we supply our students with professional master classes taught by dancers currently on tour or performing in stage and television shows. Its so important to us to keep our students up to date with today's ever changing industry. Should any of our students wish to carry on their training and want to take dance as a career this ensures our students know what their doing and what to expect when taking that next step. Our guest teachers have worked on shows such as X Factor, MTV, Disney and so on..

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East Grinstead Street Dancers

Our Performances

We have had the pleasure of performing at some amazing events over the years. The Urban City Dance Troupe are often asked to perform at local festivals, road shows and various Dance events all over the South East. Our students love to perform and wow the crowds. By becoming a student and showing hard work and dedication you can also join our dancers on tour, you will be guaranteed to gain some of the best local on stage experiences possible.

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Urban City's success at the Indigo O2

Urban City: Chance2Dance competition at Indigo 02

On Sunday 24 November 2019, we took our performance troupe to The Indigo 02 to take part in their second competition (ever). The troupe joined 27 other dance schools from across the UK to compete in front of some today's top talent and influencers in the industry. The judges consisted of Sky 1's Got To Dance winner Lukas Macfarlene, Artistic Director of Addict Dance Academy Ben Davies, The Royal Family's tour manager and owner of influential dance event companies HDI and Soar UK Josh Ricketts, and founder of Dance Awards UK Yann Bolenge.

We are so proud and pleased to share with you that we came home having placed 1st! In addition to winning the open-troupe competition, out of 1,000 dancers our Division member - Harry was also handpicked by Lukas Macfarlene to join him on a dance intensive in Italy which will be led and taught by Lukas himself as well as other dancers who have choreographed for artists such as Madonna, Rihanna and Ariana Grande. 

Urban City's The Division opens for American RnB group Shalamar

Shalamar at The Hawth Crawley

On 31 October 2019, The Division took to the Hawth Theatre to support Grammy award-winning American R&B and soul music vocal group Shalamar. With hits such as 'I Can Make You Feel Good' and 'A Night To Remember' the evening was full of funk and soul which had everyone on their feet dancing.

The Division opened the show and paid homage to Jeffrey Daniel's moonwalk in their six minute number which had fans whooping and cheering as they got ready for the main act.

Urban City wins social media competition to support Flawless on nationwide tour

Urban City Flawless Crawley Street Dance

Urban City are proud and extremely excited to announce that they will be supporting Flawless on their nationwide Chase The Dream, the Reeboot tour.

After winning the Rep your City competition, Urban City are ecstatic and eager to get in to the studio to start work on new material, "we hope and want to impress the Flawless boys even further, they have always been such an inspiration to us and we can't wait to get working on this, we're going to make some magic for you" said one of Urban City dancers... Flawless will be coming to Crawley this September and we are honoured to have been selected to support this incredible dance crew, we can't wait to get working on this... Come along and see us while we support the amazing Flawless.

3 September 2018 - The Hawth Crawley

Street Dance performance Crawley classes

Urban City's The Division open the show for An Evening with Peter Andre.

The Division Street Dance group from Crawley

The Division burst on to the stage at the Hawth Theatre in Crawley last week as they supported Peter Andre for part of his tour. The Urban City dance troupe were more than happy to warm up the Crawley crowd before the main man himself appeared on stage to interact with his fans.

The Division performed a seven minute number including music from Justin Timberlake, Bruno Mars and Micheal Jackson.

With lots more exciting performances from the dance group this year make sure you keep your eye on our  On The Road tour.

The Division are made up of dancers from Crawley, East Grinstead & Horsham, all of which attend the Urban City dance school.

Urban City support Diversity

Towards the end of the Summer some of our boys and girls hit the road and travelled 150 miles across country to support Diversity at DanceFest 2017. Our dancers got their number together in just three days before jumping on our coach - The Urbanator. What fun we had and what an honour it was to share the stage with Diversity and perform to a crowd of over 6,000. We love being able to provide our school with opportunities like these and are so proud of every one of our dancers.

To see what some of dancers got up to take a little peek at some of the footage we caught below.

What Others Say:


Crawley Street Dance Class"I would like to say a huge thank you to Shaun for being such a fantastic dance teacher with a great personality and never disappearing smile.. I admire his energy, patience, dedication and enthusiasm which he gives to his students. Shaun is a fabulous teacher who knows how to teach children even the most difficult dance moves. He knows how to make them feel the music and enjoy the extensive warm up routines and rehearsal sessions that they do. Really happy that my daughter is one of the Urban City dancers. Keep doing what you are doing guys, you are stars."  Oksana Risling - Crawley Parent

“SCrawley Street DancerA Academy and Urban City have given me the opportunity to dance with Diversity, appear in adverts and perform all over the country at some amazing events, I’ve loved every minute of it! I’m now looking to perform as a career and I’m auditioning for top London performing arts schools.”  Jordan Nesbit -  Ex Student

Crawley Mayor Supporting the Dance School“I was thrilled to watch SA Academy and Urban City when they performed in Crawley earlier this year. They are a young vibrant group full of energy, talent and skill. I saw them perform in the main shopping area of the town during the opening of the local festival and was amazed at their dance routines. You could feel the energy coming from them .I have never seen so many passers by stop and watch a street event. The square was full. I think everyone was mesmerised by this exceptional group. I shall certainly look forward to seeing them again. If you get a chance to see them – do! You will love them"  Brenda Burgess Cllr. - EX Mayor of Crawley 

“Shaun’s adult cDance Classes Crawleylasses are by far the best, his friendly nature makes learning to dance enjoyable. Shaun’s choreography is brilliant and with a new routine each class I’m always looking forward to the next one! I have also made some really good friends and have great fun in participating in projects the Academy are involved in.” Natasha Willson - Adult Class.