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. 

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 6:15-7:45 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
  • Open Day

If you are interested in becoming a part of SYDCo we highly recommend that you come along to our Open Day on Tuesday 10th May. Its a wonderful opportunity to find out more about SYDCo, see the current students in action and ask any questions yo might have about auditioning.


Book your free place on the Open Day here

  • Joining SYDCo

    Entry to SYDCo is by audition only
    Next audition – Tuesday 19th July 2022, 6.30-8.00pm
    The audition will include a contemporary technique class plus creative tasks. Please note you do not have to prepare a solo. More details will be available soon.


    Meet the team

    Programme Manager – Sarah Fletcher
    Group Leader – Emma Carter
     If you have any questions or need further information please email Sarah Fletcher here

    Watch SYDCo in action

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

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