Welcome to Youth Dance England

Welcome to Youth Dance England, the national organisation that champions
dance with and by Children and Young People.

Call for applications

The next national youth dance festival will take place at The Lowry in Salford

from 8th to 10th July 2016.

Youth Dance England is working with our partner organisations to set-up selection platforms across England. Applications for these selection platforms are beginning to open.

Visit the U.Dance National Festival page for more information.

The National Dance Teachers Association celebrates its final conference

Saturday 28 November 2015 - Trinity Laban, London



On Saturday 28 November 2015 the National Dance Teachers Association (NDTA) will celebrate its achievements with one final conference before reshaping its future as a new organisation in partnership with the Association of Dance of the African Diaspora (ADAD), Dance UK and Youth Dance England.

Championing Dance in Schools: Celebrating the Past and Shaping the Future, will take place at Trinity Conservatoire of Music and Dance, offering delegates world-class facilities in which to participate in a stimulating array of workshops, seminars discussions and performances.

The NDTA hope that supporters of dance in schools, past and present, will come along to mark this historic moment in the organisation's development.


Helping to make your dance performances more accessible to disabled youth dancers

Helping to make your dance performances more accessible to disabled youth dancers.

Chief Executive required for The UKs new Industry lead body for Dance

(formed from the merger in April 2016 of the Association of Dance of the African Diaspora, Dance UK, National Dance Teachers Association and Youth Dance England)

Winter Wonderland 2015

Youth Dance England supports Arts Award and builds it into its participatory programmes.


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