EXPLORE DANCE PROGRAM with Ransack Dance Company

 Explore is our training and professional development programme in partnership with our affiliated organisation Ransack Dance Company. The project involves training opportunities across community dance practice and professional production practice for both our community practitioners and Ransack’s professional dancers. We invite professional artists outside of our organisations to also join us to take advantage of this unique and varied training programme and gain insight into working with both Artis Community and Ransack Dance Company. Training includes:

Training for professional dance performers and community dance practitioners 

Shadowing opportunities with Artis Community’s practitioners in their community dance sessions.

Community dance practice professional development training sessions with Artis Community.

Professional development workshops led by the Director and dancers of Ransack Dance Company exploring their creative practice and methodologies, including open research and development weeks working to develop new work.

Mentoring opportunities available with Ransack’s Artistic Director and Artis Community’s Development Officer. 


The programme also includes our Youth Explore Project; A creative workshop for ages 11-21 in which participants work creatively with the professional dancers from Ransack Dance Company.  

 Participants are led through an energetic creative contemporary dance class led by the professional dancers followed by creative exercises and tasks. During the creative tasks participants will work with the professional dancers under direction from Sarah, working as if they are part of the professional company and experiencing what it is like to be a professional dancer creating new and exciting work!

 It is an intensive workshops taking place over 2-3 days in which young people aged 11-21, the Artis Community dance practitioners and the Ransack professional dancers work together to create a performance piece which is then performed in the Artis Community Celebration show and taken to other platforms.

These workshops are perfect for young people aged 11-21 years with a passion for movement and are open to all levels. All that is required is energy, creativity and enthusiasm! 



If you require any more info please email info@artiscommunity.org.uk