The world dances on Harlequin floors©

Harlequin Floors - supplier of floors for dance, performing arts, entertainment and display since 1979.

Recognised as world leaders in advanced technology flooring for dance and performing arts, Harlequin Floors are renowned worldwide, with operations in Europe (London, Luxembourg, Paris and Madrid), the Americas (Philadelphia, Los Angeles and Forth Worth) and Asia Pacific (Hong Kong and Sydney).

Harlequin dance and performance 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

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 of Sydney Dance Company)

Rafael Bonachela interview (Artistic Director of 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 ...

Paris National Opera interviews with Brigitte Lefèvre, Dorothée Gilbert & Jérémie Bélingard

Paris National Opera interviews with Brigitte Lefèvre, Dorothée Gilbert & Jérémie Bélingard

In French with English subtitles. Harlequin Floors visited the Paris National Opera and met Brigitte Lefèvre (Director of Dance), Dorothée Gilbert (Principal Dancer) ...

Testimonials

Glyndebourne

Glyndebourne

When Glyndebourne needed a floor for their production of the opera Hippolyte et Aricie, the visual brief was that they needed a surface that looked clinical and was gloss white, as well...

The Bolshoi Ballet

The Bolshoi Ballet

When Italian designer Ezio Frigero produced his stunning set for the Bolshoi Ballet’s Sleeping Beauty, the Harlequin dance floor was an integral part of the concept. Using ...

Northern Ballet

Northern Ballet

Northern Ballet was founded in 1969 and is based in Leeds. They share a purpose-built facility equipped with Harlequin WoodSpring sprung floors with Harlequin ...

Dancers

Dancers

Educational information and news tailored for dancers

Theatres

Theatres

Information for technical, production and creative staff

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