I am currently nearing the end of my second year at Plymouth University, studying BA Dance Theatre. I started my role as an assistant practitioner and ambassador back in June 2016 when the Making Waves project was set up. I have recently finished a term of assisting the Practitioners at the Monday evening classes, which run weekly for young people in the Plymouth area. … More Making Waves – Martha Scholefield
For almost two years now, I have been a Student Ambassador for Plymouth Dance. I have also been employed by Exim Dance Company, as an Assistant Practitioner, on their new school’s project ‘Making Waves’. Delivering workshops in schools and colleges around Plymouth and Devon. … More Making Waves – Samantha Mills
I have been working as an Assistant Practitioner on the Making Waves project for nearly a year now alongside 9 other students. This project aims to increase awareness of higher education in youths and employs university students to lead this learning through different teaching scenarios. So far I have loved every moment of this project and feel that is largely based on how the project has been organised and because I truly believe in the need and positive outcome of the project. … More Making Waves – Assistant Practitioner Kaitlyn Howlett Reflects
As I reflect on last term, it was filled with great beginnings and rewarding achievements. Company Class saw fantastic numbers and homed infectious energy! Both the boys project and Making Waves laid down some strong and highly exciting foundations! Active for Life – Monday class continued to be a pleasure to be part of and the individual development of the participants was amazing! … More Spring Term Roundup – Robert Mennear
Making Waves Project is worked in partnership with Plymouth University, Marjons, Plymouth College of Art,Real Ideas Organisation & Next Steps South West. The project is split into two separate projects to promote dance in higher education.
Project 1 – Weekly outreach sessions for young people in the Plymouth area with Exim Dance Company.
Project 2- Targeted Outreach Workshops to schools and colleges across Plymouth, Devon and Cornwall
I have been working with Exim Dance as an Assistant Dance Practitioner for their newly formed youth project ‘Making Waves’. This project is designed for young people in years 9 and above to discover a safe place to develop creative work which pushes their boundaries, develop their technical skills and allows them to collaborate with different dance practitioners and art forms in the City.
What a jammed packed January to February half term Exim Dance Company have had. We’ve started 2017 with a bang delivering 17 classes each week in term term. Behind closed doors lots of planning for new projects and classes are coming together to begin in the next several months. Exciting meetings have taken place and wonderful news has been received. We can’t wait to share with you the public very soon! … More Exim playback of the last 5 weeks!
2016 has been a very rememberable jam packed year for the company. With over fifteen weekly term classes/projects delivered each week and Etch Exim’s latest touring work being presented throughout the UK, we can certainly say we are in need of the Christmas holiday break! … More Merry Christmas from Exim Dance Company
As I approach the end of my first term with Exim I look back with a real sense of strong beginnings and achievement. … More First Term with Exim // Robert Mennear
Hello I am Lucy Freeman Currently working as a dancer for Exim, I am now about to embark upon the role of Lead Community Dance Practitioner. I am really excited about my new role with the company as it places me at the heart of both Exim’s, and my own, mission to bring dance and … More Meet the Team – Lucy Freeman