Youth Companies' Projects
Over the February 2016 half term, Youth Company members took part in a breakin’ style intensive course with Step into Dance teacher Mahdi Ghali, and in choreographic workshops led by our Artistic Director Sue Goodman. Some of the work they created contributed to their Silver Arts Award and was performed at the Spring Sharings. The Jazz Company worked with Robbie O’Reilly, Artistic Director of the London Studio Centre Jazz Dance Company, to create a piece for Step into Dance’s 10 year anniversary in 2017.
Over the May 2016 half term, the Contemporary Company worked with choreographer and movement director Jessica Williams to create a piece that will form part of a set of works in preparation for Step into Dance’s 10 year celebrations in 2017. The Inclusive Company worked with choreographer and creative dance artist Sarah Blanc who created a piece that was performed at Step LIVE! 2016 at Sadler's Wells.
Over the May 2015 half term, eight Step into Dance teachers, who come from the worlds of contemporary dance, break dance and hip hop came together at the Royal Academy of Dance to work intensively with choreographer James Wilton on a piece that was showcased at Step LIVE! 2015 at Sadler's Wells.
Inclusive Dance Project
Over the May 2015 half term, choreographer Natasha Gilmore worked with a group of SEN students and their Step into Dance teachers to create a piece that was showcased at Step LIVE! 2015 at Sadler's Wells. This project has developed into our first Inclusive Company, which rehearses weekly at the Royal Academy of Dance.
Photo: © Foteini Christofilopoulou
Inclusive Dance Project 2015