About Young People

As a young person, there are loads of exciting and inspiring ways you can get involved with dance through DanceXchange. Last year, over 11, 500 young people and children took part in all kinds of enjoyable activities.

Why not check out what we’ve got to offer?

You can try our:

Patrick Centre Performances – shows that you, your friends and family will love

Recreational Classes – ideal for anyone aged 3-17

Then there is:

Centre for Advanced Dance Training – the perfect training for your dance career

Choreolab – learn everything about putting on a performance

IDFB 2016 – explore what this fantastic festival has in store for you

MY Dance festival –  take part in this amazing event

Let’s not forget our:

Arts Award Support grow your arts and leadership talents

Internships and work placements – see what life is really like here

Young Reviewers Scheme – get yourself free tickets for our performances

 Other ways we help young people get into dance

 We’re proud to:

  • co-ordinate dance organisations from around the region, and look for chances to develop them (in partnership with BRB)
  • link with Arts Connect – funded by Arts Council England, Arts Connect stimulates work with children and young people across the West Midlands
  • provide Continuing Professional Development events for Teachers and Leaders
  • support ‘Take Over Arts’ – a national arts initiative for young people to get involved in running arts organisations