dance Projects

Octagon Theatre Dance Development Project

Status: Active (Started May 2013)

The Octagon Theatre in Yeovil has been successful in obtaining Arts Council funding for the first time to develop dance at their venue.

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Spring Forward Festival

Status: Complete (From Feb 2014)

Spring Forward is Take Art's County Youth Dance Platform. Following on from 2014's ten year anniversary celebrations, it will continue to run as a Festival every year.

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Somerset Youth Dance Company

Status: Complete (From Mar 2010 to Sep 2014)

Somerset Youth Dance Company (SYDC) is a group of gifted and talented young dancers from throughout Somerset, aged 13-21, who share the passion and enthusiasm to perform and dance together.

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Life Circles

Status: Complete (From Jan 2012 to Mar 2013)

Just because you have passed the age of partying, it doesn’t mean your body has given up on joy, or your brain has stopped seeking creative expression…

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Urban Dance

Status: Complete (From Aug 2011 to Jul 2012)

Urban dance is a powerful way of connecting young people with both their bodies and their communities, through the music and moves they love.

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Status: Complete (From May 2010 to Mar 2011)

Signposts was a project funded by the NHS to research and develop dance activities across Somerset, using dance to help promote active lifestyles particularly in areas of deprivation.

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