The world dances on Harlequin floors©

Harlequin Floors - Established in England in 1979 and recognised as world leaders in advanced technology flooring for dance and performing arts.

Harlequin Floors are renowned worldwide with operations in Asia Pacific (Sydney and Hong Kong), Europe (London, Luxembourg, Paris and Madrid) and the Americas (Philadelphia, Los Angeles and Forth Worth).

Harlequin floors are versatile and durable because they're designed in close collaboration with the artistic, technical and medical world. Harlequin sprung floors offer assurance for better protection from injuries for dancers, providing them with a feeling of optimum safety.

Case studies

Esplanade Theatre

Esplanade Theatre

Harlequin Floors worked with DP Architects to install Harlequin Liberty portable sprung floor panels at the Esplanade Theatre in Singapore, which were customised to fit into the ...

University of the Arts London

University of the Arts London

Over 1,600m² of Harlequin Activity sprung flooring has been used to create four stunning performance spaces at the new £145million King’s Cross Campus for the ...

Birmingham Hippodrome

Birmingham Hippodrome

The new Harlequin Standfast vinyl floor has provided a new “world class” stage at the £1.2 million refurbishment of Birmingham Hippodrome – the UK’s ...

Featured videos

IADMS 2013 Presentation of the Marjorie Moore Student Poster Award

IADMS 2013 Presentation of the Marjorie Moore Student Poster Award

At the close of the 2013 IADMS conference in Seattle, Jeff Russell, Assistant Professor, Athletic Training at Ohio University and Bob Dagger, Founder and CEO of Harlequin Floors present...

Rafael Bonachela interview (Artistic Director - Sydney Dance Company)

Rafael Bonachela interview (Artistic Director - Sydney Dance Company)

Rafael Bonachela, Artistic Director of Sydney Dance Company talks about working in Sydney and the installation of his new Harlequin dance floor.
 The video also features footage of ...

Luke Hopper researching dance injury

Luke Hopper researching dance injury

Dance scientist and biomechanics expert Luke Hopper on his pioneering research investigating the effects of dance floors on dancer performance and injury. "Using state of the art 3D ...

Testimonials

Sydney Dance Company

Sydney Dance Company

Sydney Dance Company chose Harlequin Studio and Harlequin Cascade for refurbishing four rehearsal studios. “We chose Harlequin floors for our studios because we had to have the ...

Burn The Floor

Burn The Floor

“Burn The Floor has performed to over 5 million people in 250 cities. Our dancers are all international Ballroom and Latin competitors who have been raised on wooden, sprung ...

UNIS Hanoi

UNIS Hanoi

A specially constructed Harlequin semi-sprung batten floor system, with a Harlequin Standfast performance surface was installed at the United Nations International School of ...

Dancers

Dancers

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Education

Education

Practical information for schools, colleges and universities

Architects

Architects

Technical information created specifically for architects

Production & Events

Production & Events

Knowledge and information for the entertainment industry

Theatres

Theatres

Information for technical, production and creative staff