Youth Provision

Youth Provision

RJC Dance Youth Provision consists of:

Shachk Out Youth Dance: 13–16yrs
Wednesday 5pm–6:30pm
Programme:
Dance training/ choreography/ rehearsal sessions and dance performance alongside an integrated social and personal development programme.

Shachk Out Youth Dance provides an accessible arts training programme of personal development through creative movement, dance and performance delivered by RJC Dance and other professionals.

Shachk Out Saturday: 13–19 yrs
Saturday AM 11am - 12:30pm 
Saturday PM 2pm –3:30pm

Programme:
Dance training/ choreography/ rehearsals and dance performance, sessions weekly throughout the year. This sessions provide an introduction to RJC Dance forms and the development of performance work.

Shack Out Juniors - 9–12 yrs
Tuesday 5pm - 6:30pm
Thursday 5pm -- 6:30pm
Saturday 12:30pm–2pm

Programme:
Dance training/ choreography/ rehearsal sessions and dance performance, sessions weekly throughout the year. This session provides an introduction to RJC Dance forms and the development of performance work.

Gymnastics 6-10yrs 
Tuesday 3.45pm-4.45pm
Introduces basic gymnastic skills, conditioning & flexibility.

Shachk Out Teenies 4-5 yrs
Wednesday 4pm - 4:45pm
Saturday 9:30am – 10:15am

Programme:
Introduction to creative movement developing dance skills, self awareness and confidence.
This session builds basic routines to music and enhances creative development.

Shachk Out Kidz 6-8yrs
Thursday 4:15pm - 5pm
Saturday 10:15am – 11:00am

Programme: 
Introduction to creative movement developing dance skills, self awareness and confidence.
This session builds basic routines to music and enhances creative development.

RJC Playhouse Youth Theatre
Friday 4:30pm - 6pm 
Programme: 
A partnership project with RJC Dance & Leeds Playhouse for young people 9yrs-12yrs who want to learn performance skills in acting, devising, voice and movement.

RJC Dance Youth Provision is a critically acclaimed, award winning community dance provision based at the Mandela Centre, Chapeltown Road, Leeds. It is a thriving and dynamic youth dance provision for young people 4-19yrs. The provision is rooted in equality and cultural diversity and engages young people from all backgrounds and provides new, different and life-changing experiences.

Youth & Education work is at the heart of RJC Dance. We provide young people with an accredited, progression route into further education, the arts and creative industries, alongside a programme of social and personal education. The dance work is of a high artistic quality and performance level. RJC Dance Youth Provision perform by invitation at many festivals and events throughout Leeds and Yorkshire and nationally, including carnivals, national conferences, summer schools and RJC Dance projects. The organisation is committed to developing international links and exchanges for its young people.

RJC Dance also provides work placements, mentoring and residential opportunities for young people. Social inclusion sits alongside a creative agenda, with referrals from social services, education, Youth Offending Teams, youth service and other voluntary organisations. Through this unique programme of work, young people have the opportunity to become the choreographers, dance artists and creative leaders of the future.