Uba – What Has Happened Since November 2018

And it’s that time again; to reflect upon my journey since my last blog submission. I’ve been busy to say the least. A little while back I held a somatic based workshop that explored the choreographic process and principles of my prize work ‘Oba’ (phase 2), with local professional dancers. I received some great, positive […]

Hull Dance Youth Company 2019

Every Tuesday evening – Starting Tuesday 15 October, 6pm-7:30pm Location – Horncastle Building, Hull College, 16 – 19 years     FREE The company will work with Hull Dance Choreographic Prize Winner 2018 – Carla Morrill. Classes will aim to develop dance technique whilst building confidence, creativity and dance and performance skills. Work towards performances at Creative Voice Dance […]

Event: Hull Dance Pop Up Studio

Your thoughts from our previous Humber Street take overs in 2019:   “Love it! It is exactly what Hull’s pro community needs. It’s a hub and a place to connect with other dance artists.” “Tonight made me realise that I can dance too” “One of the best shifts I have done as an Absolutely Cultured volunteer, […]

Uba – An Introduction

Hello, Hello! Firstly, I’d like to introduce myself. I’m Carla Morrill, a Hull based dance artist/choreographer and participant of the Hull Dance Prize 2018. My dance journey began at 16 when I studied BTEC Dance at Hull College. It was here where I progressed through higher education achieving a first class honours degree in dance […]


When I entered White Noise into the Hull Dance Choreographic Prize, I only expected to be walking away with some useful feedback from the judges for me to draw upon when continuing to develop the work. I had no idea that it would be received so well, and the moment it was announced that my […]

Dance sessions with people living with MS

A fun way to improve co-ordination, maintain movement and of course relax … Sessions every Tuesday, as part of the Weekly Social and Support Group, at North Hull Community Centre, 37th Avenue, Hull. HU6 8AU For more information about the class contact Keyna on 07889389590 For more information about the Social and Support Group contact […]

Steps in time – Dance Company 50+

This is a Dance Company for older dancers and perfect for complete beginners. Or perhaps you danced years ago and would like to feel the great pleasure of dance again.  Come along and try us out. You will be very welcome! Classes alternate Mondays either at the New Theatre or the Mortimer Suite in the […]

Walking towards, Rather than away

It is a rather unusual Monday morning, as I set out to Barton upon Humber with my hiking boots, a backpack and a mind full of ideas on the current political happenings. I am fairly recent resident of Hull, an EU Citizen, and today a collaborator in Rita Marcalo’s ‘One Last Dance – An Chéad […]

How did we get here?

A brief history of Hull Dance In 2004 Hull City Arts Unit started to focus more on developing contemporary dance within the City introducing the @hulldance brand.  They then developed the Hull Dance Strategy in collaboration with Dep Arts and Jo Ashbridge and from this worked with them to deliver a programme of activity 2012-1013 comprising […]

This Could Be You…

Participating in the ‘Hull Dance Prize’ has brought about many wonderful developments in my creative practice. Beyond the opportunity to achieve investment in projects through financial support, the opportunity to share developing work, building audience and forming new partnerships. My first presentation at Hull Dance Prize, back in 2016, was with our work ‘Cloud’. On […]