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KES, from the West Yorkshire Playhouse at the Mandela Centre

Posted 13-06-2016
KES, the play by Barry Hines has been adapted for the stage by West Yorkshire Playhouse and will be perfomed at the newly refurbished RJC Dance studio at the Mandela Centre on Saturday 18th June 2016, at 7pm. 'Billy Casper is just another one of those kids; living with his mother and bully of a brother, Jud. He's all alone,…

RJC Dance Youth Provision perform at Leeds Triathlon

Posted 10-06-2016
RJC Dance perform Soca Cheer as Leeds hosts the prestigious International Triathlon Union World Triathlon Series on Sunday 12th June at 10:30am outside Debenhams, Briggate, City Centre.The City officially replaced London as the UK venue and joins cities such as Yokohama in Japan, Stockholm in Sweden and Cape Town in South Africa, who are also hosting stages of the world-…

Studio Launch 18th May 2016

Posted 26-05-2016
A new multi-purpose, high quality dance space for young people in Chapeltown and Leeds is launched. The opening of RJC Dance newly refurbished, multi-purpose dance studio space was held on Wednesday 18th May 2016 at the Mandela Centre in Leeds. Kathy Williams, Director RJC Dance said ‘After more than 14 years in the Mandela Centre, we now have a fantastic,…

RJC Dance Youth Provision presents .... 'No Stopping Us'

Posted 16-12-2015
Over 300 friends, supporters, parents and carers attended the Annual RJC Dance Youth Provision's Christmas Show 'No Stopping Us' at the Riley Theatre, Northern School of Contemporary Dance in Chapeltown on 11th and 12th December. The evening included performances by: RJC Youth Dance Company who performed Meknew and Nouveaux Depart; Shahck Out Youth Dance with After Glow and Never Too Much;…

Remembering Nelson Mandela - 5th December

Posted 01-10-2015
Nelson Mandela died on 5th December 2013. All at RJC Dance remember his historic legacy to the world. We occupy a building dedicated to his name and we celebrate his struggles for democracy and social justice and his wise words. "During my lifetime I have dedicated myself to this struggle of the African people. I have fought against white domination,…

Welcome to new Development Worker - Guy Farrar

Posted 08-09-2015
I live locally and over the years have supported RJC Dance as a volunteer, board member and now welcome the chance to be a member of the staff team. I believe in RJC Dance's power to change people's lives, to open doors, to inspire and to contribute to social change in the city and elsewhere. I have a background in…