3 strong female dancers wearing ballet tutus leap against brightly coloured backgrounds

Opportunities to Sponsor LEAP 2019

Become a festival sponsor, and support culture in the North West. By showing your support for LEAP 2019, you will help us reach an audience of non-arts attendees, whilst nurturing local talent from across Liverpool City Region.

To thank you, our sponsorship packages include VIP Tickets to our launch event at Hinterlands, including a performance from the internationally acclaimed Motionhouse, exclusive health and wellbeing opportunities for your team, and we’ll work with you to ensure you fulfil your company’s CSR agenda.

Your support really counts, and we have a range of opportunities available for businesses of varying sizes, which will allow us to offer dance experiences to new audiences, extend our offer to those living outside Liverpool’s cultural centre and provide opportunities for children and young people to be part of workshops with major touring companies.

A bit about us…
MDI is a multi award-winning charity and dance development organisation, with over 25 years experience of inspiring people through dance. Based in Liverpool, we work in partnership with venues throughout the city to commission and present original, groundbreaking and captivating dance as part of the annual LEAP Dance Festival. Every year, MDI brings together performers, companies and audiences from all over the UK to enjoy ten days of the world class dance performances, workshops and discussions. LEAP Festival alumni include Akram Khan Company, Stopgap Dance Company, BBC Young Dancer of the Year Nafisah Baba and Gary Clarke Company.

Year-round, MDI also works in the community to improve the health and wellbeing of people living in Merseyside, collaborating with Alder Hey Children’s Hospital, The Brain Charity and English National Ballet to promote the therapeutic quality of movement.

About The Festival…
LEAP 2019 will run from 3 – 12 October, with over 15 performances taking place across 10 venues, including a huge launch event in the Baltic Triangle. Featuring renowned companies and artists including Motionhouse, Rosie Kay Dance Company, Seke Chimutengwende & Alexandrina Hemsley, Neon Dance and many more alongside aspiring local Dance Artists, the festival will bring dance to audiences of over 1100, from a wide diversity of backgrounds.

We are delighted to offer six sponsorship packages, each of which represents a fantastic opportunity to align your brand or organisation with a nationally acclaimed festival, promoting you and your philanthropic support to a wide and engaged audience, as well as VIP invitations and tickets for your team.
As a thank you for your support, we will publicly promote and share your brand or organisation across our social media channels to over 7000 followers. We also welcome over 6000 page views on our website each month, with a guaranteed increase in traffic in the build up to, as well as during the festival.

Download our Sponsorship Pack.

Contact Karen to talk about opportunities for your company or business.