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Resonate Dance Workshops

Published by Nina Atkinson
Artistic Director
Loop Dance Company
Email Nina@loopdancecompany.co.uk
Telephone 01634 831531

Resonate focuses on positive physical activity amongst young people from all walks of life through dance, fitness and creativity. The residencies are tailored to each school and include open-access days to a choreographic process, fitness testing, polymeric training and creative rehearsals

Our delivery partners are...

Hextable School, Uckfield Community College

We have funding and support from...

Big Lottery, The Brook Theatre, Marlowe Acadmey, Medway council   

The project is located in...

The project covered the whole of the South East 

The start and finish dates of the project are...

 

Started in June 2007 and is ongoing

The people helped are...

Resonate on-going workshops, reach out to individuals and community groups, schools, colleges and dance professionals including; people with learning and physical disabilities, sensory impaired and groups classed as hard to reach. 

We set up the project because...

 

A unique opportunity for dance students to work intensively with Loop Dance Company to observe, analyse and experience the choreographic process at professional level.'

 

The Resonate Residency aims to extend the student-professional relationship through a package of intensive contact time with artists, intensive rep training, fitness testing, polymeric training and creative rehearsals, to bring an inspiring dance experience.

The difference this project makes is...

It aims to:

Focus on positive physical activity amongst young people by giving them an understanding of health and fitness, through dance and creativity.

Increase contemporary dance participation, particularly young people who have limited or no access to contemporary dance provision

What we did or are doing

Resonate is devised and co-ordinated through LoopEd, Loop Dance Company's education and outreach programme. Resonate will bring contemporary dance artists and new dance participants together. The schools are co-commissioning the new works to be performed by pupils and have exclusive access to Loop Dance Company's creative and performance processes. The residencies will be tailored to each school and include a package of open-access days to one of the choreographic processes, intensive rep, fitness testing, polymeric training and creative rehearsals led by Loop company members and a curtain-raiser performance at the local venue.

Evaluation

The project will be evaluated on completion

The project is now...

Appling for further funds

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Lead Organisation Loop Dance Company
Geographical Area Regional
Outcomes Developing talent, Improving health, Increasing participation
Beneficiary Age Children (5-15), Young People (16-25)
Beneficiary Groups General population, People with physical or learning disabilities
Type of activity  
Primary Theme Physical Activity
Secondary Themes  

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