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Celebrating Young Talent

Over 300 young people have been inspiring audiences and showcasing their talents as part of FRESH 2014 and Making Men, a sharing of boys dance in Rotherham. Making Men marked a mid-way point in a 3-year project, funded by Provident Financial, drawing together groups from Rotherham with guest groups DAZL Diamonds and the Centre for [...]

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Older people in dance leadership

Older people in dance leadership

Yorkshire Dance is working with partners from academia and health from across the city of Leeds to develop a leadership project putting older people firmly in the lead. The central theme of the project is to invest in the development of leadership by older adults in dance and the aim is to research sustainable models [...]

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Making Men

Making Men

Yorkshire Dance proudly presents Making Men, a boys’ dance showcase for Rotherham. Making Men celebrates boys’ dance in Rotherham, which continues to thrive under a 3-year project funded by Provident Financial. Making Men will draw together boys from across Rotherham to share work created alongside professional dance artists. This exciting showcase is the culmination of [...]

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Trinity Leeds in partnership with Yorkshire Dance

Trinity Leeds

Yorkshire Dance is delighted to announce a partnership with Trinity Leeds, the UK’s latest shopping centre. This week is our first event in the centre, also in partnership with Radio Aire. On Saturday 29 March (midday until 3pm) Yorkshire Dance will be at Trinity Leeds with re:Fresh, a programme of youth dance performances and workshops. [...]

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Competition – you could perform at Fresh 2014

Fresh 2014

This is your last chance to gain a place in our Fresh 2014 line-up on Saturday 5th April 2014. We are delighted to announce that, after a selection process by a panel of independent dance artists, Fresh 2014 will feature 25 groups from across the region. Performances will take place in West Yorkshire Playhouse ‘Quarry [...]

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Would you like to perform in Friday Firsts: Burst?

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CALL FOR PROPOSALS: Burst Friday 2 May 2014, Yorkshire Dance We’re now taking submissions of proposals for solo work as part of an evening dedicated to solo and group work by students and recent graduates. Burst will take place on Friday 2 May at Yorkshire Dance. Download an application form here. Submitted applications should be for [...]

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Stopgap Inclusive Dance Training

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Stopgap Inclusive Dance Training Saturday 26 to Sunday 27 April CAST, Waterdale, Doncaster, DN1 3BU Stopgap Dance Company, which aims to seamlessly integrate dancers with and without disabilities, hosts a two-day Continuing Professional Development event focused on promoting inclusive practice. Teachers, professional artists, and anyone working within dance are invited to attend over one or [...]

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New Youth & Community Dance Co-ordinator

Sarah Lyon

We’re very happy indeed to welcome Sarah Lyon, who joined us in January from Ludus Dance in Lancaster. Sarah is responsible for our classes and programmes at Yorkshire Dance and around Leeds, including Saturday Superstars, Mind the Step, Leaps and Bounds and Yorkshire Dance Youth. “I am very excited about joining the Youth and Community [...]

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Yorkshire Dance and Beacons Festival

Jordan Massarella Dance - Visitors at Beacons Festival 2013

Since its inception Beacons Festival has showcased a hand picked selection of roaming performance around the festival site, from the annual Chicken Shop Shakespeare to last year’s larger-than-life #Visitors by Jordan Massarella Dance. This year, for the first time, Beacons is working in partnership with us – Yorkshire Dance – to offer the most exciting [...]

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Call for proposals – Going Solo

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CALL FOR PROPOSALS: Going Solo Friday 4 April 2014, Yorkshire Dance We invite proposals of solo work as part of an evening dedicated to the art of solo performance (dance).  Closing deadline for applications is MONDAY 10 MARCH 2014. Download an application form here GENERIC CRITERIA Proposals should be for pieces between 5 and 15 [...]

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