enriching lives through dance
Swindon Youth Dance Company is our flagship youth dance company offering technical, choreographic and extensive performance opportunities across the south west. It provides a unique pathway for aspiring young dancers and artists.
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.
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 loccally, 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 you achievements
Many company members progress from SYDCo to the Centre for Advanced Training or continue to attend alongside the CAT training programme.
Entry to SYDCo is by audition only
next audition – Tuesday 6th July 2021, 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.
- Sign up to audition
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