North Leeds Life Magazine. September 2018. LS7, LS8, LS17 Edition.

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NSCD - Nurturing Enterprising Spirit, Creative Flair and Individual Artistry Northern School of


Contemporary Dance


continues to produce some

Guarino something

of the most promising

new, the term

young dance artists in the

starts on 17th


September and you can enrol at www.nscd.

This year’s graduates are

going on to work with professional and graduate companies in Germany,

There are also opportunities

Denmark, Austria, London

to see dance from around

and Leeds – including

the world on your doorstep.

Phoenix Dance Theatre.

NSCD’s Riley Theatre season

A record number are

of performances launches

continuing their studies and

this month and tickets are

connection with NSCD as

available from 0113 219 3018

members of the School’s


postgraduate company


VERVE, or as apprentices with professional companies on the Postgraduate Apprenticeship Scheme. Several are going on to forge paths as independent artists in various cities around the world, armed with the enterprising spirit, creative flair and individual artistry that the School encourages. One such artist, Akeim Toussaint Buck, was recently

As well as supporting

awarded CATAPULT, NSCD’s

the next generation of

year-long artist development

professionals, NSCD

programme for an emerging

continues to champion

dance maker in Yorkshire. He

the value of dance for all,

will benefit from access to

with tailored evening and

rehearsal space, mentoring,

weekend classes for children,

tailored business advice, a

young people and adults.

£3,000 development fund,

Whether you’re looking

and the opportunity to stage

to improve your fitness,

new work at Riley Theatre.

gain confidence or learn