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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…

Leeds West Indian Carnival Prince Success 2015

Posted 24-08-2015
RJC Dance with Rhian Kempadoo, Tracey Pinder & Team have been successful in designing and performing the winning Prince Costume for Leeds West Indian Carnival 2015 Remell Norford Blair aged 12 from RJC Dance Youth Provision wowed the crowd with his performance and costume inspired by some old time Mas characters of Trinidad Carnival. Part blue devil, part winged beast,…

Summer Dance Camps 2015

Posted 06-07-2015
RJC Dance has been successful in achieving funding by Leeds City Council Community Committee Youth Activity fund to run Summer Dance Camps 2015 at the Mandela Centre. This year there will be two camps please see details below: Summer Dance Camp 12-17year olds for Boys & Girls 27th – 31st July 2015Summer Dance Camp 8-11year olds for Boys & Girls…