HIPPODROME YOUTH DANCE
Hippodrome Youth Dance provides a safe, welcoming environment for young people aged 7 to 18 to develop their dance skills and techniques leading to regular performance opportunities.
Hippodrome Youth Dance is based in the Education Space, a bespoke new professional workshop space for children and young people at Darlington Hippodrome.
A number of Youth Dance sessions are available each term exploring a range of styles, led by professional dance teachers. The D Project delivers 2 options for our youth dance sessions.
For more information on dance with ArtsSpark please contact Lyndsey Middleton, Arts Engagement Officer, on 01325 348874 or CLICK THE LINK BELOW for more information.
‘Mix It Up’ Dance
Mondays: 4.30pm – 5.30pm
Ages 7-11 (school years 3, 4, 5 and 6)
Wednesdays: 5 - 7pm
Wednesdays: 7 - 9pm
Saint Aiden's Academy
The D Project works intensively to create pathways for gifted dancers with our Foundation Programme- Offering young people access to high-level dance training with the goal of preparing them for further opportunities in Contemporary Dance.
The aim of this programme is to train young dancers in Contemporary and Ballet with the longer-term aim of preparing to audition for Dance City’s CAT if they choose to, as well as providing the necessary progression routes for each individual. (For more information on Dance City’s CAT please refer to their website or speak to Debbie.)
Ballet and Body Conditioning: 4.30pm – 5.30pm
Contemporary and Creative:
Falling on your Feet is a dance and health programme delivered in partnership with Helix Arts for people aged 65+ who are living independently.
Regular workshops lead to high quality co-choreographed pieces which wow local audiences. Participants have fun, get fitter and make new friends.
From August 2020 participants will be able to access these classes for free from the safety of their own homes via Zoom.
Find out more via Helix Arts' website here.