What a busy term! I can’t quite believe how fast it’s flown by… and how much we have managed to pack in… … More Spring Term Roundup – Lucy Freeman
What a few weeks! Last month Exim were back on the road with 2 tour dates, one in Exeter and one in St Austell. … More Etch Tour 2017 – Back on the road with Exim Dance Company
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 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.
Back in 2015 Claire Summers (Etch choreographer) asked me if I would like to be apart of the initial research for a new piece Exim were researching. Claire explained that she wanted to research and create an inclusive performance work about memories that would incorporate all of the senses. Hearing her talk about her ideas instantly sparked off lots of creative thoughts and ideas for me. I wanted to create bespoke costumes for each individual dancer, which would incorporate highly embroidered textile work…..I wanted to create…..memory dresses!!!!! … More The Life of a Costume – Designer Meier Williams Costume Designer for Etch
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!
ADAPT Youth Company run weekly dance classes for young people aged 11-25 years with and without disabilities. Exim’s aim is to raise aspirations and confidence, offering participants an opportunity to develop skills in contemporary dance and choreography. … More ADAPT Youth Company – Who We Are
Read all about Amy Chatwin who worked with us during her time as a student at Plymouth University. … More Exim Alumni – Amy Chatwin
Read all about Jade Pooles time with Exim and what she is is doing now with RIO. … More Exim Alumni – Jade Poole