Step Change Studios is delighted to have support and recognition from a number of partners. Here we acknowledge just a few:



We hold the Active Westminster Mark which is awarded to organisations sports and leisure organisations which meet quality standards set by the Active Westminster Partnership, City of Westminster. Step Change Studios is also a winner of the Active Westminster Inclusion Award.



The ground-breaking shows Fusion, and Fairy Tales produced by Step Change Studios in partnership with Sadler's Wells were supported using public funding by the National Lottery through Arts Council England.



Step Change Studios received a grant by the Dance Enterprise Ideas Fund - an East London Dance Initiative with Foundation for FutureLondon, English National Ballet, Sadler’s Wells, Dancer’s Career Development, Hackney Council & Discover Young Hackney, Redbridge Drama Centre, Theatre Royal Stratford East, and supported by One Dance UK, Rich Mix, Studio Wayne McGregor and University of East London. This grant supported our initial development.



We are proud to be an Associate Member of Activity Alliance. Building on our committment to  inclusive dance, we work with Activity Alliance to enable more disabled people to be active for life. 




The London Vision dance programme for blind and visually impaired people received support from Sport England National Lottery Funding. Step Change Studios the delivery partner for this programme and is committed to Sport England's vision that everyone in England feels able to take part in sport or activity, regardless of age, background or ability.



Step Change Studios is winner of the One Dance UK Award for Innovation. Founder Rashmi Becker received the One Dance UK Mentoring Programme Bursary in partnership with Dancers' Career Development.



Breaking Ballroom, a short film about Rashmi Becker and her efforts to create opportunities for more peopel to dance was chosen as part of the official selection for the Manhattan Film Festival.




Breaking Ballroom was selected as a finalist in the Courage Film Festival in Berlin. The festival highlights filmmakers who use their work to make a stand and to fight for what they believe is right. 





Breaking Ballroom made the official selection of the Accessible Film Festival, Turkey where the film was screened in the cities of Istanbul, Ankara, and Eskisehir. 




The Mayor of London is supporting an innoative dance programme for adults with a visual impairment. The programme includes a number of elements including volunteering, mentoring, progression pathways, and a central focus on supporting people's phyisical and mental wellbeing. 



Step Change Studios' Founder Rashmi Becker received the Points of Light award in 2019 from the UK Prime Minister for her services to making dance accessible. 




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