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Professional Development Opportunities

Residency at Yorkshire Dance


What is the residency scheme about?
As part of Yorkshire Dance artist development we are offering artists/companies the opportunity to be in residence in Leeds at Yorkshire Dance. You will have flexible access to the studio, together with use of equipment, support and feedback. Please note Yorkshire Dance currently have no fees to cover expenses, travel or accommodation.

The time in the studio serves two purposes:
1)    Research and Development
2)    Making Work

Who is it aimed at?
Residencies are open to both Yorkshire and UK based artists, working within contemporary dance practice. Please note that Yorkshire Dance have a strong commitment to regional artists and therefore will be given preference.

Yorkshire Dance is looking for artists who can demonstrate how working at Yorkshire Dance in particular will benefit their practice.

How do I apply?
Simply fill in the attached application form along with the equal opportunities form and submit any supporting documentation with it before the deadline.

YD Residency Application Form

YD Equal Opportunities Form

Please post to:

Residency Team
Yorkshire Dance
3 St Peters Building’s
St Peters Square

Or email it to:


Selection procedure
Selections will be made by a panel of Yorkshire Dance team members. All applications will be treated on equal merit.

Yorkshire Dance is particularly interested in work that:

  • Is creative, exciting and thought provoking
  • Emphasises innovative collaborations
  • Is interdisciplinary work that encompasses fusion or exchange between different styles of dance with other art forms.
  • Is presented in non-traditional performance spaces


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