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Young Artist Collective

Siobhan Davies Dance Young Artists Collective is made up of young people aged 14-24 many of whom have completed our Next Choreography course or participated in one of our annual performance projects for young people.

The Young Artist Collective’s mission is to develop the skills, knowledge and experience of its members, thereby providing Siobhan Davies Dance with the voice of informed young artists.

Through monthly meetings the group input into Siobhan Davies Dance's artistic programme, share their own work with their peers and get practical knowledge from a guest speaker.

YAC is a skill swap, members get the know-how from SDD staff within their areas of specialism (including project management, budgets, marketing, fundraising) and Siobhan Davies Dance gain the ideas, feedback and vision of young artists enabling us to establish a programme designed by and for young people.

For more information or find out how you can get involved please contact

Read entries from the members on the Siobhan Davies Dance blog.


Young Artist Collective Manifesto

  1. YAC is a space where members will not be subject to discrimination or judgement

  2. We are a community that prioritises care, support and kinship

  3. We are inherently interdisciplinary and we value working from plural perspectives

  4. We critically engage with current industry movements, perspectives and opportunities

  5. We engage with a non-hierarchical exchange of ideas, sharing skills and knowledge between ourselves, SDD and others

  6. We collaborate to unravel, play with and question our individual practice and perspectives. 

Past Events

Young Artist Choreography Lab with Shivaangee Agrawal and Yanaëlle Thiran , Tue 12 Nov 2019
Young Artist Choreography Lab with Shivaangee Agrawal and Meera Patel, Tue 5 Nov 2019
People's Landscape 'Late', Fri 1 Nov 2019
Young Artist Choreography Lab with Korallia Stergides, Tue 29 Oct 2019
Open Choreography Performance Evening, Fri 21 Jun 2019
Young Artist Choreography Labs , 11 May – 8 Jun 2018, Tue 19 Jun 2018
Young Artists' Feedback Forum, Sun 11 Mar 2018
Young Artists' Choreography Lab, Mon 5 Feb 2018, Mon 12 Feb 2018, Mon 19 Feb 2018, Mon 26 Feb 2018, Mon 5 Mar 2018, Mon 12 Mar 2018, Mon 19 Mar 2018
Young Artists Feedback Forum , Sun 3 Dec 2017
Young Artists' Choreography Lab , Mon 20 Nov 2017, Mon 27 Nov 2017, Mon 4 Dec 2017, Mon 11 Dec 2017
Young Artists' Choreography Lab, Mon 5 Jun 2017, Mon 12 Jun 2017, Mon 19 Jun 2017, Mon 26 Jun 2017