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York Dance Associates

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About

A unique and exclusive dance program for talented and gifted students to enhance and compliment regular classes in different dance genres.

Benefit from highly effective dance training with York Dance Company director Sibylle Kockjeu, Co-director Leanne Hope and outstanding guest teachers from the industry that are specialised in their fields! 

What makes our program unique:

  • We create a safe and supportive environment so you can push beyond your comfort zone

  • Quality dance training by industry professionals with individual feedback for you

  • Widen your horizon by training in a variety of dance disciplines (super beneficial to your professional dance journey)

  • We will take your technique to the next level and educate you in how to maintain a healthy and strong dance body!

  • Mental strength development (dealing with pressure, competition, auditions, social media…)

  • Learn how to work and to get comfortable with dancing in front of a camera (filming and photography)

Founder

This Dance Program is designed by York Dance Company Director Sibylle Kockjeu who is passionate about nurturing talent and creating a dance space that is encouraging, supportive and empowering, allowing a dancer's love and passion for dance to flourish!    

Sibylle has taught, coached and mentored performers, actors, singers and professional dancers throughout her professional career, spanning more than two decades.

Her dance students have gained places at some of the world's leading and best schools including IWANSON in Munich, Germany; SEAD in Salzburg, Austria; the BROADWAY DANCE CENTRE in New York and MILLENIUM DANCE COMPLEX in Los Angeles.

Sibylle's ex students now work as choreographers, professional dancers and dance teachers globally.         

Dates

This program runs on every second Sunday of the month for 5 consecutive months. Each session is 2.5 hours long for JUNIORS (3 pm - 5:30 pm) and 4 hours long for SENIORS (10:30 am - 2:30 pm).

We run 2 Associates Programs per year (September-January & February-June).

ASSOCIATES PROGRAM:

12th February 23

12th March 23

16th April 23

14th May 23

11th June 23

AUDITION:

15th January, 10:30 am - 12:30 pm

Fee

Audition: FREE

York Dance Associates Program:

5 Sunday training sessions (including YDC Associate shirt) 

JUNIORS £110

SENIORS £180

Current Associates that would like to continue for the upcoming program receive 10% off the full price.

Applying

Applicants must have the following to be considered for the York Dance Associates program:

  • Experience and aptitude in dance with at least three years of experience in ballet, contemporary or jazz dance (JUNIORS at least two years)

  • You must be between 8-11 years old for the JUNIOR program and 12-21 years old for the SENIOR program

Places are allocated by AUDITION only, so it gives the opportunity for gifted students to train alongside like-skilled students who share a similar passion for dance and performing.

AUDITION DATE:

Sunday 15th January 2023, 10:30 am - 12:30 pm 

If you cannot attend this day you can apply via a video application. Please contact us to receive further details.

Let’s Dance Together

York Dance Company & York Dance Associates are based at

YORK DANCE SPACE

Director Sibylle Kockjeu

E-Mail: sibylle.dance@gmail.com

+44 (0)7484 210822

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