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Dorset Youth Dance Opportunity for dancers aged 7-25

Opportunity type:
For Creatives, Dorset Youth Dance, Activate
Posted by
Harriet Campbell-Taylor
First Listed
4 October, 2021

Opportunity Overview

Dorset Youth Dance (DYD) brings young dancers the chance to create, excel and perform in an Autumn- Winter ’21 term of contemporary dance classes, based in Martinstown, Dorchester.

After a joyful Spring & Summer creating and performing ‘Tess’, DYD classes resume on Sunday 10th October with Juniors & Seniors holding ‘open classes’. An open class allows a dancer who is new to DYD, to give class a go before committing to a full term. We’re excited to welcome both old faces and new! Please visit https://activateperformingarts.org.uk/take-part/dorset-youth-dance/ for any FAQs.

Open Classes

Sunday 10th October
Juniors (7-11 year olds) Open Class 10am-11am
Seniors (12-25 year olds) 11am-1pm
(Company dancers will also attend this session)
Juniors Class 10am-11am

Sunday 17th & 24th October, 21st & 28th November, 5th, 12th & 19th December 2021
Plus workshop & show with Sonia Sabri Dance Company:

Saturday 13th November: 12:30pm-2pm, Broadmayne Village Hall (workshop)
Sunday 14th November: 3pm-3:50pm, The Exchange, Sturminster Newton (show)

Seniors Class 11am-12:30pm

Sunday 17th & 24th October, 21st & 28th November, 5th, 12th & 19th December 2021
Plus 2-day residency & curtain raiser with Joshua Nash:

Saturday 6th & Sunday 7th November: 10am-5pm, Martinstown Village Hall (residency)
Wednesday 10th November: 6pm-9pm, Bay Theatre, Weymouth College (curtain raiser & performance)
Company 3 (14-25 year olds) 1pm-3pm (By invite only) – dates as above for Seniors Class.

Martinstown Village Hall (Martinstown, Dorchester near DT2 9JU)

Cost: Open Class Free for new starters, Juniors £50 per term, Seniors £75 per term, Company £100 per term; limited bursaries and/or payment in instalments available.

How to apply

Contact the DYD project manager for further information and to book your space, email and telephone contact above.

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