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Graffiti is Universal Dance’s advanced senior dance company for

those with a passion for Street Dance! 


Open to 15 - 18yrs, the group focuses on urban dance styles such as Hip-Hop and Breaking every

week with entry into competitions and performances across London, Kent & the South East.

The crew is designed to give young dancers the opportunity to train, perform & work creatively

alongside professionals already working within the dance industry. Graffiti is ideal for those looking to

further their experience in street & urban dance.



Graffiti was founded in 2012 by Universal Dance to run alongside contemporary company HED:Strong. The crew offers young dancers an insight into professional dance carrers of the likes of Diversity, Jonzi D & Vagabond. Since May 2012, Graffiti dancers have represented Universal Dance at various dance events, platforms & competitions. Most recently Graffiti were crowned Under 18 Winners of UDO's Essex competition in January 2020.


Since 2011 Graffiti has performed at:

Sadler's Wells Theatre, London

U.Dance Film Festival 2013 (film version only)

UK Street Dance Championships 2014, 2016

So You Want To Dance 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017

Chance to Dance, Crawley

Chelsea Dance Festival, Eastbourne

Saloman's Theatre, Tunbridge Wells

UK Troupe Championships, Essex

LOGS Dance Gala, Lewes Town Hall

Various UDO & BDO Competitions

Various other local events across East Sussex





To download an auditions application form 2020 CLICK HERE!


For an up-to-date events calendar for Graffiti, please click HERE



"Wow! My daughter is very inspired after today's BirdGang workshop! She is still buzzing and now planning her career as a commercial dancer! Thank you for organising it!"

Mother of Year 11 Student & Youth Company Dancer


CHARLISE - Universal Dancer 2015

Charlise discovered her passion for dance in 2011 aged 8, when she had her first street dance lesson at Universal Dance. Since then she has never looked back! She is now in her 5th year of street dance and 2nd year of contemporary passing her Grade 1 exam in 2014 with a merit (she is now working towards Grade 3 for examination in December 2016). She has attended every UD show and has performed with her street dance class at many other platforms & local fetes. She also came runner up at UDCC2013. Her passion for dance has rocketed in the last few years and continues to head skyward since she joined Graffiti. As a result of her hard work & commitment, she was over the moon to be crowned Universal Dancer of the Year in 2015.







Skyler's favourite styles of street dance are Waacking and Hip Hop. She in enjoying all the opportunities being part of Graffiti is giving her, especially the workshops with professional artists each term. She most recently took part in a masterclass with Mademoiselle Ginger and loved it! Wherever life takes Skyler after Graffiti and UD, she hopes dance stays part of it!








SOPHIE - Universal Dance Student of the Year 2018

Sophie is a long standing member of Universal Dance and an ex-Scribble member too. Her favourite dance styles are Hip-Hop and Dance Hall and she loves to watch Zoonation and Sam Fleet perform. Sophie is one of our Level 2 Dance Leadership students and currently enjoys teaching Acro and Street Dance to our younger students each week.









Charlotte  is one of the newest members of Graffiti and discovered her passion for dance a few years ago starting with  commercial and cheerleading. She loved it so much she joined commercial at Universal Dance and then her love for street dance appeared. Charlotte has only been at Universal Dance for a year and is honoured to have been given a place with Graffiti. Charlotte is kind, energetic and looking forward to developing both her passion and talent in street dance.








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Fleur started dancing when she was 3 with Modern and Tap before joining UD Street Dance classes when she was 5. Like her sisters, she  instantly fell in love with Universal Dance and joined Contemporary, Musical Theatre and Commercial classes as well. She absolutely loves dancing and says she couldn't imagine her life with out it. Being part of the UD family is so much fun and she has made many friends through dance. She is really proud to be the youngest member of Graffiti and so excited about learning more.









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LILY - Most Improved Graffiti Member 2015

Lily is interested in many dance styles and has taken classes in ballet, ballroom, bollywood, street and contemporary dance. By joining Universal Dance she was put forward to audition for Graffiti and was successful in joining the company in 2014. She is always extending her Street Dance knowledge, advancing her technique & competing as part of the company at a number of platforms across the South East and London. She most recently had the role of the White Rabbit in the group's 2015 commercial routine Down the Rabbit Hole.









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