Get Involved

Find out about all of the opportunities Phoenix Dance Theatre has to get involved from weekly dance classes, repertory workshops, professional development opportunities to older adults dance classes and many more

Armley Dance Classes

Join our fun weekly dance classes, welcoming adults aged 55+. The classes are a fun way to meet new people and aim to reduce isolation, improve physical and mental wellbeing, …

Morley Movers

Phoenix Dance Theatre’s Access and Education department is proud to offer a programme specifically aimed at older adults. Aiming to reduce isolation, improve physical and mental well-being as well as …

Phoenix Youth Academy York

Phoenix Dance Theatre is extremely excited to announce that in September 2019 , in partnership with York Theatre Royal, we will be launching an additional satellite Youth Academy programme in …

Phoenix Youth Academy North East

Phoenix Dance Theatre, in partnership with Gateway Studios, is delighted to have launched a new high-quality training programme following the success of our Phoenix Youth Academy in Leeds. This programme offers …

Phoenix Youth Academy

Our Phoenix Youth Academy offers high-quality pre-vocational training programmes for young, aspiring dancers aged 13-19 years who are interested in pursuing dance as a career. The students meet twice a …

Summer School

Join Phoenix Dance Theatre this summer for five days of fun and creativity in our state-of-the-art building in the centre of Leeds. Suitable for absolute beginners to more confident young …

Saturday School

We are proud to provide dance opportunities for children and young people from 3+ years. Our popular Saturday classes are the ideal way to start the weekend. Whether it is …

Kick Off: Boys Youth Dance Project

In 2017 a unique partnership was developed between Phoenix Dance Theatre, Northern School of Contemporary Dance, DAZL and Leeds City College to deliver Kick Off Boys. These boys only provisions started with 10 participants and aimed …

No Bounds: Boys Dance Classes

FREE weekly dance classes for boys in Leeds and Bradford Through funding from the Paul Hamlyn Foundation, we are able to offer free weekly dance classes for boys in Leeds and Bradford. …

Ghost Peloton

Mass Participation

Phoenix Dance Theatre offers bespoke opportunities to create mass participation events. Most notably in 2014 as Yorkshire got ready to welcome the opening stages of the Tour de France we …

Illuminate Dance

We are excited to offer creative dance classes for young people with additional needs thanks to funding from the Leeds Short Breaks Partnership. Our Illuminate Dance courses give young people aged …

Schools Partnership Scheme

We provide this opportunity to schools, colleges and universities across Yorkshire to work closely with our company through our School Partnership Scheme. Our Access and Education department can help to deliver …

Rep Workshops

Alongside our tour, we are offering repertory workshops across the country to school students as well as youth and community groups of all ages and abilities. We aim to enhance …

Youth Dance Platforms

We are proud to deliver three youth dance platforms per year as part of our commitment to provide performance opportunities and raise aspirations of young people. We invite the very …

GCSE Dance

Phoenix Dance Theatre is thrilled to be featured in the national AQA GCSE Dance curriculum. Shadows choreographed by Christopher Bruce CBE premiered in 2014 and was created on Phoenix Dance …

Cross-Curricular Projects

Our Access and Education department is renowned for delivering cross-curricular projects in schools both locally and nationally. We believe that arts subjects have a positive impact on children’s learning within …

Company Class

Phoenix Dance Theatre offers professional dancers and students in their final year of vocational training the opportunity to attend our morning classes when the Company Dancers are in Leeds. Students …

Choreographers & Composers Lab

Phoenix Dance Theatre will be hosting its second Choreographers and Composers Lab in summer 2019 at its studios in Leeds. Led by our Artistic Director Sharon Watson and Composer Shirley …

Professional Intensive

We are proud to be hosting our sixth Professional Intensive in 2019 which will run from our state-of-the-art building in Leeds city centre. The five-day intensive is a unique opportunity …