Cambridge Youth Dance Company is an exciting contemporary dance company which launched in October 2016. The company provides performance opportunities to young dancers, from Cambridgeshire, aged 14 - 19, in school years 10-13


The group have performed at regional and national youth dance festivals. In 2017 Cambridge Youth Dance Company were selected to represent the East of Engalnd at One Dance UK's 2017, the national festival for youth dance. The group participated in workshops with companies such as Ace Dance and Music, Birmingham Royal Ballet, Candoco Dance Company, National Youth Dance Company and Sonia Sabri Company, as well as networking events and careers development seminars. Alongside all of this they performed their piece KIND, choreographed by Kate Durrant and the performers, on the Birmingham Hippodrome stage!


We meet weekly, during term time, to explore sessions in contemporary technique, creative skills, choreography and performance. Sessions take place at Impington Village College on Tuesday evenings from 4.45pm - 6.15pm. Fees are £80 per term and Company members must commit to all sessions.


Alongside high level professional training, company members receive:

  • Guest workshops with professional dance artists
  • Theatre trips
  • Performance Opportunities
  • Mentoring


Entry into the company is by audition. 

Cambridge Youth Dance Company is led by Artistic Director, Kate Durrant.


Audition 2018


We are looking for talented, committed, motivated and enthusiastic young people to join Cambridge Youth Dance Company. 


We will be holding an audition for new members on Saturday 22 September, 12pm-3pm, St Matthews Centre, CSVPA Dance Studios, Cambridge. 


The audition includes a contemporary technique class, improvisation and creative tasks: you will not be expected to prepare anything. It is free to attend. If you are successful at audition you will be expected to attend weekly sessions, beginning on Tuesday 25 September. 


To register for the audition or to find out more please contact Kate at


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