Tickets on sale – Project Y 2019 Tour

Tickets are now on sale for the Project Y 2019 Tour. Book now for performances in Glasgow, Stirling, Aberdeen and Inverness.

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Book now – YCreate Summer Week

Booking now open for 5-day summer dance programme for children aged 5 – 12 in Glasgow.

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YCreate autumn term dates announced

Our weekly fun, creative dance classes for ages 1 – 8 will return on Saturday 7 September.

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Apply now – Horizons Recruitment Day

Want to be part of our Horizons Integrated Youth Dance Company? Apply now for our Horizons Recruitment Day.

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Book now – FREE summer courses in North Ayrshire

FREE Explore/Bronze Arts Award and Award in Dance Leadership Courses available this summer to residents of North Ayrshire. Book your place today.

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NYDCS to perform in Australia

NYDCS will spend two weeks in Melbourne, Australia next month to take part in a collaboration and performance with Origins Dance Company, as well as perform at the Australian Youth Dance Festival.

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Book now – Project Y Short Course 2019

Booking is now open for the Project Y Short Course 2019 – a week-long summer dance workshop and performance opportunity in Inverness for dancers aged 12 to 18.

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Fusion Youth Dance Company will perform in London as part of the U.Dance Festival.

Scottish youth dance groups to perform at U.Dance

Two youth dance groups from Scotland will travel to London this July to perform at the famous Southbank Centre as part of the U.Dance youth dance festival.

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NYDCS perform For Those Who Wait

NYDCS release teaser trailer ahead of Dundee Rep performance

For Those Who Wait will be performed for the final time in Scotland at Dundee Rep on Thursday 9 May.

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YCreate spring term dates announced

Our weekly fun, creative dance classes for ages 1 – 8 will return on Saturday 4 May 2019.

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National Youth Dance Company of Scotland to visit Marseille for French collaboration

NYDCS will visit Marseille, France at the end of this month to take part in a collaboration with French dance company Group Grenade led by Josette Baïz.

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Book now for our 2019 CLPL Courses

Booking now open for our updated 2019 CLPL courses – Career-Long Professional Learning training days for Early Years through to Secondary School teachers and Dance Artists.

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Book now for our Dance Artist CPD Courses

Booking now open for our 2019 Dance Artist CPD Courses aimed at those looking to deliver, or currently delivering SQA awards in dance.

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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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Choreographers announced for Project Y 2019

Tony Adigun, Christine Devaney, Rosie Kay and Thomas Small confirmed for Project Y 2019.

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Destinations 2019 line-up announced

Find out which youth dance groups from across Scotland have been selected to perform at Destinations 2019.

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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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Destinations 2019 – Apply Now

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

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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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