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RJC Playhouse Youth Theatre

Posted 09-05-2017
RJC Playhouse Youth Theatre will be presenting a companion piece in response to “LIFEBOAT”, the extraordinary World War ll drama based on a true story by Nicola McCartney.Described as “Richly inventive and admirably challenging theatre for young people” by The Stage, LIFEBOAT tells the story of two 15-year-old girls who spent 19 terrifying hours in the water on an upturned…

Celebrate Mandela

Posted 10-05-2017
RJC Dance has always had a close connection to Nelson Mandela. We will be presenting a free performance extravaganza suitable for all the family. The showcase will host a variety of diverse artists and young people, presenting spoken word, music, art and dance, to share our connection to South Africa and the struggle for social justice. When: Saturday 8th July…

R.I.P Darcus Howe

Posted 20-04-2017
Darcus Howe (26 February 1943 – 1 April 2017)Born Leighton Rhett Radford Howe, the son of an Anglican priest and a teacher from Trinidad Darcus Howe died aged 74 on 1 April 2017, at his home in Streatham, London.Howe moved to England at the age of 18 intending to study law but soon switched to journalism. At the time of…

Meet the Crafts

Posted 19-04-2017
Dont miss the amazing story of Ellen & William Craft - who came to Victorian Leeds as 'Fugitives from Slavery in America'. Leeds-based performers Joe Williams and Leah Francis of Heritage Corner, proudly present 'Meet the Crafts' at RJC Dance Studio, Mandela Centre FRIDAY 28th APRIL 7;30pm - 8:30pm8:30pm-9pm Q & A session - £3 on the door (All proceeds…

FRESH 2017 @ West Yorkshire Playhouse

Posted 20-03-2017
Shahck Out Youth Dance will be performing 'Hello Zepp' choreography by Nillanthie Morton at Fresh 2017 Saturday 1 April at West Yorkshire Playhouse.A sensational showcase of dance by young people aged 11-19 from across Yorkshire. An amazing range of dance styles as the very finest youth dance companies from across Yorkshire compete for an extraordinary prize.A panel of judges will select…

RJC Dance Youth Provision Awards Presentation Evening

Posted 28-02-2017
RJC Dance Youth Provision’s 11th Presentation Evening took place on Friday 24th February 2017,the event acknowledges and celebrates the achievements of RJC Dance Youth Provision members activity in 2016. Members & their parents, carers and guardians attended this full to capacity event together with local sponsors and Cllr Jane Dowson.Congratulations to all nominees and winners.