Moving Together's Arts Award programmes give young people aged 7-25 an opportunity to gain a nationally recognised qualification. The awards provide a creative experience looking at dance both practically and theoretically, developing and facilitating young artists, researchers, choreographers and performers.
The awards provide a creative experience looking at dance both practically and theoretically, developing and facilitating young artists, researchers, choreographers and performers.
Dance workshops are available for mature movers providing an opportunity for participants aged 55+ to engage in an art form that is physically and psychologically stimulating. Sessions contain a variety of dance styles, with the chance to choreograph movement phrases and perform these back.
Music and movement sessions are also available for the elderly in care homes, focusing on chair based activities. Our ‘Moving through the decades’ programme is inspired by a range of popular dance styles and songs from past eras encouraging participants to reminisce.
Moving Together had a fantastic opportunity over the past few days to teach 9 very talented young people in the...
I enjoyed everything but I really enjoyed making our own bit up. I loved performing on the stage and I love the people that do it with me. I really want to come and do it again
- Macey, age 9 – During a summer dance programme
I haven’t danced in years and absolutely loved being involved in the sessions! Emily and Rachel often asked me if I wanted to lead a game or help a group with the choreography and this really built up my confidence. There was space for me to help lead aspects of the class and I really enjoyed the challenge! Meeting new people and working together towards a performance was so much fun
- Abi, age 17 – Participating in a dance programme at the Y Theatre
I loved being able to drum and dance – it makes me feel free
- Leroy, age 8 – Discover Arts Award
I feel back to my old self again
- Resident, age 87 – The Lodge Care Home
Moving Together deliver a variety of high quality creative dance projects and workshops for a variety of audiences. Sessions focus on a collaborative process that encourages participants to explore movement creatively, to develop as individuals, and to work together to achieve and inspire.