Experience Opportunity

Mercury Young Company Dancers – Weekly

13 week term - book weekly

Budding young performers aged 10-15 can now join high quality, exciting and creative dance classes as part of MYC, delivered by Dance Network Association.

MYC Dancers will ground young people in contemporary dance technique, explore movement and creativity and build on choreographic skills, as well as developing fitness and flexibility, building confidence and offering the chance to make new friends in a safe, fun and supportive environment.

There will also be opportunities to take part in regular workshops and intensive sessions with guest artists and professional companies and to co-create performance pieces. You will have the opportunity to perform locally, regionally and nationally.

The programme provides additional opportunities for young people to gain qualifications and advice on pathways into a dance future.

Mercury Young Company Dancers will also have access to:

• The Mercury’s dance studio and dedicated learning space

• Regular performance opportunities including an end of year performance

• Open rehearsals for Mercury Productions

• Free tickets for open dress rehearsals or preview performances for Mercury Productions

• Mercury Connects – the theatre’s creatives network, which provides opportunities in the arts, information about events, tickets and work in the East of England.

• Mentoring from theatre staff and exclusive backstage access

The Dance Network Association is a dance organisation that enables people to live more connected, joyful and aspirational lives through dance.

Dancing with dna provides opportunities for people to improve their confidence and physical wellbeing, nurtures creativity and independent thinking and enhances friendships through social interaction. dna are based in Essex.

Bursary Places – a limited number of bursary places are available