Swindon Youth Dance Company

Swindon Dance – enriching lives through dance

Swindon Youth Dance Company is our flagship youth dance company offering technical, choreographic and extensive performance opportunities across the southwest. It provides a unique pathway for aspiring young dancers ages 13 – 19 years. 

The company aims to develop confidence and physical ability in contemporary dance, inspire creativity, technicality and musicality, encourage choreographic input and offer high quality performance opportunities.


the course

SYDCo is a performing youth dance company that meets every Tuesday 6:15-8/15 p.m. during school term  time. As a member of SYDCo, you will take part in:

  • weekly dance sessions led by the group leader in contemporary and choreographic work
  • a creative intensive led by a regionally/nationally renowned guest dance artist to create a new work on the company
  • the chance to take part in additional workshops when the opportunity arises
  • the opportunity to perform locally, regionally and nationally at least twice a year
  • the opportunity to watch professional dance performances
  • the sharing of work for family and friends at the end of each term
  • receive a company t-shirt or hoodie each year
  • the opportunity to attend an end-of-year company meal to celebrate your achievements

Swindon Youth Dance Company on stage at U.Dance National Platform


Open Evening – 

Open Evening

If you are interested in becoming a part of SYDCo we highly recommend that you come along to our Open Evening on Tuesday 4th June 2024 from 6.15pm to 8.15pm.  Its a wonderful opportunity to find out more about SYDCo, see the current students in action and ask any questions you might have about auditioning.

Book Your Place at the 2024 Open Evening


Joining SYDCo –

Entry to SYDCo is by audition only, you can register your place for an Audition using the link below. Auditions will be taking place on Tuesday 16th July 2024, from 6.45pm to 8.15pm

Book Your Place at the 2024 Audition


Fee Information –

There is an annual fee to attend SYDCo, we believe these rates are good value for money.


Watch SYDCo in action

Swindon Youth Dance Company performing ‘Thank you to our NHS nurses’ choreography Emma Carter & dancers


Meet your company tutor –

Emma Carter click her name to see Emma’s biography
If you have any questions or need further information, please email Sarah Fletcher here