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A unique commission for Festival 2018, featuring all four Scottish youth performing arts companies.

Project Y

A four-week intensive contemporary dance training programme and performance opportunity for dancers aged 16 to 21.

Project Y Short Course

The Project Y Short Course is a week-long summer dance workshop and performance opportunity for 12 to 18 year olds, held in Dundee.


Intergenerational dance company with a performance opportunity for ages 14 – 21 and 60+ years.

National Youth Dance Company of Scotland

YDance’s flagship company for Scotland’s exceptional young contemporary dancers.


A year-long dance project aimed at increasing physical activity and improving the health and wellbeing of young women and girls in North Lanarkshire.

Take the Lead

Take the Lead is a three-year project which works with young people in North Ayrshire and HMYOI Polmont.


A FREE integrated youth dance company for young people aged 13 to 19.

Moving Forward

Moving Forward is a new two-year dance and disability project which aims to provide FREE regular dance activity for disabled young people in North Ayrshire, the Western Isles, Falkirk and North Lanarkshire.

Me and You

Me and You is a two-year project which focuses creatively upon increasing the bond and attachment between young parents and their babies .

Shake It Up

A project using dance to teach a range of academic subjects to primary school children in deprived areas.

YDance Routes

A national dance programme that offers workshops, performances, training and networking events for youth dance groups across Scotland.


Hothouse is delivered in partnership with Scottish Ballet for aspiring young choreographers aged 15 to 21 to develop their choreographic skills.

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