Destinations 2019 – Apply Now

Calling all youth dance groups – Destinations 2019 applications now open!

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Apply for Project Y 2019

Project Y Performance Course 2019 – Apply Now

Applications open for Project Y 2019 – the 4-week intensive dance training programme for dancers aged 16 to 21. Experience creating, rehearsing and performing as part of a touring contemporary dance company.

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YDance launches YCreate

Join us for our brand-new Saturday club in Glasgow, YCreate – fun, creative dance classes for ages 1 – 11.

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YDance wins at One Dance UK Awards 2018

YDance celebrates 30th birthday by winning prestigious One Dance UK Award.

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Take the Lead Celebration Day

Celebrating the achievements and hard work of the young people in our Take the Lead groups in North Ayrshire.

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Celebrate 30 years of YDance

We are throwing a 30th birthday party – and you’re invited!

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Momentum Celebration Day

Our Momentum Celebration Day took place on Friday 5th October 2018, marking the end of our year-long Momentum Project. 

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Give Us A ‘Y’

Help us celebrate YDance’s 30th Birthday! We want you to give us your best, most creative ‘Y’.

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YDance short-listed in the One Dance UK Awards 2018

YDance has been named a finalist in the Inspirational Work in Education category in the sector-wide awards.

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Herald Society Awards 2018 finalist

YDance short-listed for the Herald Society Awards 2018

YDance has been named as a finalist in the Young People’s Project of the Year category for the Me and You project.

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YDance project Shake It Up

YDance to share education success story in New York City conference

YDance has been selected to share educational success story Shake It Up with an international audience in New York City conference.

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Applications open for NYDCS 2018/2019

Applications are now open for the 2018/2019 National Youth Dance Company of Scotland – the flagship contemporary dance company for Scotland’s exceptional young dancers aged 16 to 21.

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School Workshops Sale – 50% Off!

50% off tailor-made dance workshops for Primary and Secondary Schools this October – December 2018.

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Tell Us Who We Are – Tickets on sale

An examination of war by the youth of today. A spectacular collaboration from the four National Youth Performing Arts Companies for Festival 2018.

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Generation Dance Festival – Tickets On Sale

Generation Dance Festival – an exciting triple bill for Festival 2018 brought to you by Scottish Ballet and YDance.

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FREE Summer Dance Opportunities

Award in Dance Leadership, Arts Awards and performance – we have a number of FREE dance opportunities available this Summer. Find out how you can get involved.

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Tickets now on sale for the Project Y 2018 Tour

Tickets are now on sale for the Project Y 2018 Tour. Four new works, created in four weeks, by four choreographers and touring four venues across Scotland this July!

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Choreographers announced for Project Y 2018

Four acclaimed choreographers to create new and exhilarating dance works for Project Y 2018.

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Reflections Intergenerational Dance Company – Sign Up

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

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We’re hiring – Head of Education

Work with us – we are currently recruiting for a new Head of Education.

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Project Y Short Course – Book Now

Booking now open for the week-long Project Y Short Course – a summer dance workshop and performance opportunity for ages 12 to 18.

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Performers required for Community Cast

We are on the look out for volunteers to join the community cast for an exciting performance project this summer.

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YDance’s Caroline scoops National Youth Work Award

Dance Development Officer, Caroline Burnside wins Time to Shine Arts and Creativity Award at YouthLink Scotland’s National Youth Work Awards.

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Granada exchange group 2018

Young dancers selected for Granada dance exchange

14 young dancers will jet off to Spain this month for dance exchange with Cia. Danza Vinculados.

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Inclusive Dance Training Sessions

Moving Forward CPD sessions available for teachers, youth workers, carers or dance artists to enable them to integrate youth dance provision in their local communities.

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Work with us – Trainee Dance Worker

Year-long traineeship opportunity for a young person aged between 21 and 24, based in Scotland (1 year, fixed-term).

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Work with us – Freelance Dance Staff

YDance is seeking freelance dance staff for projects across Scotland.

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Growing Days 2018 Rescheduled – Booking open

Free professional development opportunity for Dance Artists with Attik Dance’s Benjamin Dunks rescheduled. Book your place now.

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In life you get out what you put in and Project Y is no exception to that – Project Y Dancer Blog Part 2

In Part 2 of our Project Y Dancer Blog, we chat to 5-time Project Y Company member Rachel Laird (20) to find out about her experience of the project.

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Project Y made me – Project Y Dancer Blog Part 1

Ever wondered what it would be like to be part of the Project Y Company? Never fear, we have the answers for you right here in Part 1 of our Project Y Dancer Blog.

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Project Y Performance Course 2018 – Apply Now

Applications open for Project Y 2018 – the 4-week intensive dance training programme for dancers aged 16 to 21.

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Destinations 2018 - Tickets on sale now!

Destinations 2018 line-up announced

Line-up announced for performance showcase YDance Routes Destinations 2018

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Launch 2018: Scotland Conference Kick-Starts Dance Careers

One Dance UK’s day-long conference for dance students and recent graduates comes to Dance Base in Edinburgh this March, in partnership with YDance.

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YDance launches Momentum

YDance launches new project in North Lanarkshire to get young women and girls active.

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Meet the members of NYDCS 2017/2018

YDance officially announces the members of the National Youth Dance Company of Scotland for 2017/2018

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Hothouse Level 1 – Apply Now

Applications are now open for Hothouse – a foundation level choreographic training weekend in February 2018 for ages 15 – 21.

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Destinations 2018 – Apply Now

Calling all dance groups – Destinations 2018 applications now open!

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Connections workshops announced

Find out about what taster sessions and workshops will be on offer at this year’s Connections.

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Choreographers announced for Connections 2017

Three top choreographers have confirmed they will be working with dancers at Connections 2017.

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Booking open for Connections Weekend

Booking is now open for the three-day intensive event – YDance Routes Connections Weekend.

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YDance launch new dance and disability project

YDance and Indepen-dance launch new dance and disability project, Moving Forward in North Ayrshire, the Western Isles, Falkirk and North Lanarkshire.

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NYDCS 2017/2018 – Applications Open

Applications are now open for all 12 spaces of the 2017/2018 National Youth Dance Company of Scotland.

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NYDCS’s Indian Adventure

In August 2017, NYDCS jetted off to India to perform at the Dance Bridges Festival in Kolkata. We show you some highlights from the trip.

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Horizons Open Session – Sign Up

We are seeking young dancers aged 13 to 19, with and without disabilities, to join our integrated youth dance company – Horizons

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NYDCS invited to perform in India

The National Youth Dance Company of Scotland will travel to India this August to perform at the Dance Bridges Festival in Kolkata.

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Q&A with Steven Martin – Project Y 17

With the Project Y 2017 Tour opening this week, we talk to choreographer Steven Martin about his career, why he wanted to work with Project Y, and his approach to working on the project.

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Q&A with Alan Greig – Project Y 17

With the Project Y 2017 Tour opening this week, we talk to choreographer Alan Greig about his career, why he wanted to work with Project Y, and his approach to working on the project.

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Project Y Tour 2017 – Book your tickets today!

The Project Y 2017 Tour runs from Wed 2nd to Sat 5th Aug and visits Glasgow, Dundee, Aberdeen and Stirling. Book your tickets here.

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Q&A with Hagit Yakira – Project Y 17

With the Project Y 2017 Tour opening this week, we talk to choreographer Hagit Yakira about her career, why she wanted to work with Project Y, and her approach to working on the project.

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Q&A with Theo Clinkard – Project Y 17

With the Project Y 2017 Tour opening this week, we talk to choreographer Theo Clinkard about his career, why he wanted to work with Project Y, and his approach to working on the project.

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