FYI: Dance showcase

Saturday, May 23, 2015 - 12:00


Exciting dance showcase by members of FYI Dance Club and Wicklow Youth Dance Company including a mixture of street dance, modern theatre & contemporary.

WHEN  :   Saturday 23rd May, 12pm     FREE family event

WHERE  :  Festival Stage @ Abbey Grounds, Abbey Street

FYI: FUN, YOUNG, INCLUSIVE  FYI have been running classes in Wicklow for over 8 years, with the ethos that learning should be fun; that dance helps the physical, mental and emotional development of Young people; and that everyone works together and is included regardless of age, status or gender. Specialising in classes in Steetdance (Hip Hop) and Contemporary Modern Theatre for children aged from 4 years to young adult., they also provide classes for Primary schools based on the PE curriculum.

Wicklow Youth Dance Company (formerly InTensions Youth Dance Company) was set up by company director’s Kate O’Connor and Zoe Patterson in 2012 as an outlet for talented youth in the County Wicklow area to engage individuals in dance to reach a higher calibre of performance ability and expressive artistry. With a high value on inclusivity, cultural and artistic diversity, exploration of the greater environment and achieving attainable goals while challenging young artists to work outside of their comfort zone by engaging in various forms of technique training and choreography including Classical, Jazz, Contemporary and commercial styles of Street and Hip Hop dance.

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