DAZL receives support for East Leeds work – Jimbos Fund

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leeds-community-foundationDAZL is proud and excited to announce we received funding from The Leeds Community Foundation -Jumbos Fund to support our work across East Leeds.

The funding will provide dance opportunities which addresses health inequalities through the weekly DAZL Community dance programs across LS9,LS14, LS15.


wayne-sablesThe program will include a dance film project working in partnership with Wayne Sables Project which will happen throughout this years school Summer Holidays, Dance activity in Half & regular weekly classes. We will also be creating a New weekly accredited DAZL East Leeds Youth Dance Company which would have a focus on high quality contemporary dance all would feed into local community event for young people & wider community.

All provision for the young people/ community is designed to be inclusive, fun, accessible and have a real young people led / focus within them which is the ethos of DAZL, training up local people to inspire & work back in the community.This will be a mixture of new projects & building on supporting existing work/ enthusiasm.

Were so thankful to the Community Foundation and this funding will also help us celebrate our 15th Year Birthday. All work will lead up to a two day showcase event which is also Support by Arts Council England at the Stanley & Audrey Burton Theatre titled #Connections with finale performance Leeds Based contemporary Dance Company – Phoenix Dance Theatre and Artistic Director Sharon Watson.

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