Want to take part in a dance project or perform with your youth dance company?
Check the Noticeboard and Join in for the low down on shows you might like: See this and visit our Directory for a full list of classes for young people and youth dance companies

Join in
See this
  1. SYD performing 'Murmer' choreographed by Mathalda Deville. Image: Ludovic Des Cognets

    Feature: Youth Dance Company of the Month - Shoreditch Youth Dance Company

    Monday 24 November 2014 by Lise Smith

    Shoreditch Youth Dance (SYD) was founded in January 2010 by dancer, teacher and choreographer Lee Smikle. The company rehearses every Sunday at Rich Mix in Shoreditch and has performed at platforms including Jam… Continue Reading

  2. Bexley Borough Event 2011 Photo by David Tett

    News: Step Into Dance all across London this spring!

    Wednesday 16 April 2014 by Lise Smith

    The RAD’s Step into Dance team will be heading out on the road and taking to stages all over London with the 2014 Borough Events season. Over ninety groups from the programme will perform at schools across… Continue Reading

  3. Siobhan Davies Dance Next Choreography. Image: Pari Naderi

    News: Study choreography with Siobhan Davies Dance

    Monday 14 April 2014 by Lise Smith

    Want to improve your creative and choreographic practice? Next Choreography is new programme from Siobhan Davies Dance for 16-21 year olds. Starting in September 2014, the year-long course will introduce thirty … Continue Reading

  4. News: Trinity Laban CAT auditions for boys

    Monday 14 April 2014 by Lise Smith

    Trinity Laban’s Centre for Advanced Training is holding a boys-only audition day on 11 May for keen dancers aged 13-16. Unlike other CAT schemes in London, Laban’s separates boys and girls for the fi… Continue Reading

  5. ‘Spinal Chord’, choreographer Alexa Mason. Dancers: Francesca Pinder, Nicole Thurston, Liam Hill, Kai Tomioka, Georgia Day, Nicole Crook, Victoria Brett, Yasmine Gazzel

    News: Young Creatives 2014 at the Royal Ballet School

    Friday 11 April 2014 by Lise Smith

    Youth Dance England’s Young Creatives 2014 culminated with an intriguing and inspiring performance in the Clore Studio at Royal Opera House yesterday, following four intensive days at The Royal Ballet Scho… Continue Reading

  6. Rich Dance Image: Tricia de Courcy

    News: Rich Dance 2014

    Friday 11 April 2014

    38 dance groups took to the stage at last week’s RichDance, the annual festival organised by Richmond Upon Thames’ Arts Service. The event offers performance opportunities to anyone who is excited and i… Continue Reading

  7. Akram Khan and NYDC. Image: Tony Nandi

    News: Akram Khan on working with young dancers:

    Friday 11 April 2014 by Lise Smith

    Choreographer Akram Khan is working with dancers from the National Youth Dance Company this week and next to complete his new double-bill for the company, which combines new work The Rashomon Effect with a rewor… Continue Reading

  8. News: Youth Dance England welcomes 'tougher' dance exams

    Wednesday 9 April 2014 by carmel smith 0 Comments

    Director Linda Jasper says "it can only strengthen the subject as a very valuable and unique discipline in the curriculum." Continue Reading

  9. Genée International Ballet Competition 2013 medallists with the judges. Image: Andrew Ross.

    News: Genée International Ballet Competition 2014 - call for entries

    Monday 7 April 2014 by Lise Smith

    The Royal Academy of Dance’s annual Genée International Ballet Competition is calling for entries from classical dancers aged 15-19. If you have passed the RAD’s Advanced 2 examination in classical ball… Continue Reading

  10. Members of the National Youth Dance Company rehearse Akram Khan's Vertical Road. Image: Tony Nandi

    News: Making the case for youth dance

    Monday 7 April 2014 by Lise Smith

    The success of initiatives like Big Dance, and TV talent shows such as Sky 1’s Got to Dance and ITV’s Britain’s Got Talent, has inspired ever-increasing numbers of young people to start dancing… Continue Reading

  11. Big Dance Trafalgar Square 2012

    News: Big Dance Trafalgar Square needs dancers!

    Friday 4 April 2014 by Lise Smith

    The Big Dance Trafalgar Square is returning to one of London’s most iconic locations – and the team is looking for London-based dancers! Register now, and you and your friends could be dancing a new … Continue Reading

  12. Candoco Flipside at Platform Islington. Image: Lise Smith

    News: The creation of your imagination - Flipside at platform, Islington

    Friday 4 April 2014 by Lise Smith

    Islington’s Platform arts centre has been working with artists from Candoco Dance Company, All Change and other leading arts organisations to create Flipside, a combined arts project for young people aged… Continue Reading

Join us

Sign up for email updates from dance venues & companies, special offers, updates on new site features & to access our noticeboard, jobs & auditions.

Follow us

Keep in touch with us online