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Commercial Associates


We are more than excited for our newest addition to our Associates programs - LEVEL UP is an exclusive dance program for COMMERCIAL dance!

Benefit from highly effective dance training and industry insights with York Dance Company director Sibylle Kockjeu, LEVEL UP Co-director Joe Dubas and outstanding guest teachers and choreographers from the industry! 

This elite dance program is designed for:

  • dance college graduates that trained mainly in ballet, jazz, contemporary but would like to add Commercial styles to their repertoire

  • Dancers who want more Commercial training as an add-on to their current dance education

  • professionally trained dancers that are looking for an intensive Commercial dance training

  • Any dancers that would like to level up!

What you can expect from our dance program:

  • A SAFE and SUPPORTIVE environment so you can push beyond your comfort zone and completely be yourself

  • A NON competitive, NON judging but supportive dance team  

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

  • Camera and filming techniques

  • Dance videos in groups and solo

  • A boost of confidence, expression and control of your movements 

  • Knowledge of how to maintain a healthy and strong dance body!

  • Background insight of castings, auditions and competitions

  • Tons of fun!


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.

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


Our Associates sessions are held on the first or second Sunday of the month for 5 consecutive months.

2:30 pm - 5:30 pm (3 hours)

8th September 24

6th October 24

3rd November 24

1st December 24

12th January 24


Via video or in class (Commercial with Joe Dubas at SK Studios)


York Dance Associates Program:

5 Sunday training sessions 


Current York Dance Associates that would like to additionally join the Commercial Dance Program receive 10% off the full price.


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

  • Experience and aptitude in dance with at least four years of experience in dance (no need for experience in Commercial)

  • You must be at least 12 years old 

Places are allocated by VIDEO or IN CLASS 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.

Let’s Dance Together

York Dance Company & York Dance Associates are based at:


Unit 1, 14 Redeness Street, YO31 7UU

Director Sibylle Kockjeu


+44 (0)7484 210822

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