Dance For Young People

Mercury Young Company: Dancers
Delivered by Dance Network Association (dna)

Mercury Young Company (MYC) Dancers will ground young people aged 10 - 15 years in contemporary dance technique, explore movement and creativity and build on choreographic skills, as well as developing fitness and flexibility, building confidence and offering the chance to make new friends in a safe, fun and supportive environment.


There will also be opportunities to take part in regular workshops and intensive sessions with guest artists and professional companies and to co-create performance pieces. You will have the opportunity to perform locally, regionally and nationally.


The programme provides additional opportunities for young people to gain qualifications and advice on pathways into a dance future.

Mercury Young Dancers will also have access to:

• The Mercury’s dance studio and dedicated learning space

• Regular performance opportunities including an end of year performance

• Open rehearsals for Mercury Productions

• Free tickets for open dress rehearsals or preview performances for Mercury Productions

• Mercury Connects – the theatre’s creatives network, which provides opportunities in the arts, information about events, tickets and work in the East of England.

• Mentoring from theatre staff and exclusive backstage access

Classes start 30 June 2021

Every Wednesday until 21 July and return early September 

Venue: The Mercury Theatre, Balkerne Gate CO1 1PT 

Time: 16:30 - 18:00 

Fee: £28.00 for the initial 4-week term this summer.

If you need financial support we have 2 x bursary places available please contact to discuss.

Click below to book.


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Rachel Cherry 9
Youth Dance