Making Waves – Assistant Practitioner Kaitlyn Howlett Reflects

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

End of term reflection – Lydia Baldchin

I’ve been a busy dancing bee over the last term and loving every second of it.

Recently I have had the chance to get more involved with Exim classes by assisting and leading at Devonport High School for Girls and Widewell Primary School. It was great being at Devonport High School for Girls. We created a dance piece based on styles from 1940s/1950s for a show that the 6th forms were putting together. The girls worked hard to learn new choreography from the era creating their own partner phrases and learning our phrases that had a contemporary twist to it. They did us proud when performing at the dance show ‘Dancing Through the Decades’. … More End of term reflection – Lydia Baldchin

Spring Term Roundup – Robert Mennear

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

Apprentice Update – Tammy Mildren

What a great start to the New Year so far I have come back and found out that I will be able to work 8 hours a week with Exim Dance Company when my apprenticeship finishes in April 2017. Not only this but I also applied for a level 4 Higher National Certificate in Dance Theatre at City College Plymouth. Where I had to show a minute solo to showcase how I dance and my ability. I then found out they want to offer me a place in September on the course which is amazing news and I really can’t wait. … More Apprentice Update – Tammy Mildren

Making Waves Project

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

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Meet the team – Lauren Pomfret

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.

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