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DAZL Community Groups Events (June-August 2017)

Connecting with communities is at the heart of everything we as an organisation do, so performing and engaging with communities through celebrating the young peoples achievements is essential. please see the full listings below.

Sat 3rd June 2017 Oh I Do Like To Be …… 10.30-1pm Opera North
Sat 3rd June 2017 Seacroft Street party Seacroft Church
Sun 11th June 2017 East Ridings Youth Dance Platform Bridlington Spa Theatre
Sun 11th June 2017 World Triathlon 3pm Briggate, Leeds Centre
Sat 17th June 2017 Oh I Do Like To Be ….2-4.30pm Parklands Primary
Werd 21st Jun 2017 Kirkstall St Stephens Sports week 9-3pm Kirkstall St Stephens PS
Sat 24th Jun 2017 Burmantofts Gala 12-4pm Burmantofts Field
30/31 May 1 June Kick off boys 1/2 term intensive Tenants Hall
Saturday 1st July Belle Isle Gala 11.30-12noon Windmil Primary School
Saturday 1st july Find Your Sense Of Tumor with Teenage Caner Trust Lichfield
Saturday 1st July Kick Off Boys Platform NSCD
Monday 3rd July Child Friendly Leeds Event, Birthday Event (5.30pm) The Queens
Thursday 6th July EXPRESSIONS 2017 @ Northern Ballet (11.30 -3pm) Northern Ballet
Thursday 13th July Oh I Do Like To Be….. West Yorkshire Playhouse  7-8.30pm
Fri 14th July 2017 STARS  event  6pm Ellend Rd Pavillion
Sat 15th july 2017 Oh I Do Like To Be….. West Yorkshire Playhouse  2-8.45pm
Sat 15th July 2017 Beeston Festival Crossflatts Park
Sat 22nd july 2017 Lark In The Park  11am-3pm East End Park
Wed 26th July West Leeds Sharing 4.30-7.30pm St Johns Church Wortley
Sat 29th July 2017 DAZL LGBT Family  Streetdance  10.30-11.30am The South Leeds Hub
Wed 2nd August 2017 DAZL LGBT Family Streetdance                5.15-6.15pm Ebor Gardens Community Centre
Sat 5th August 2017 Pride Run  9-11am
Tues 8th August Jewish Health & wellbeing board -Summer Dance Day The Point Leeds
Fri 11th August  2017 Kirkstall Abbey International Youth Day Kirkstall Abbey
Fri 18th August 2017 Rose Lund Rose Lund Centre
Sun 20th August 2017 Bramley Festival 12-5pm Bramley Park
Sun 20th August 2017 DAZL Awards Hunslet Sports and Social Club


DAZL at ICE Spring Thaw Out 2017

On Sunday 14th May 2017 Dance Action Zone Leeds (DAZL) took 120 dancers from Inner South, Inner East and Outer South Areas of Leeds and over 200 parents to the ICE Championships in Sheffield. The competition featured division in Cheerdance, Hip-Hop, Jazz and Contemporary with groups from across the north of England and the Midlands.

We were so impressed with all the talent and the standard of the young dancers, DAZL took home 7 1st Place Trophies, the title of Hip-Hop Grand Champions, Cheerdance Grand Champions, The Sportsmanship Award and Also a special award for DAZL Director Ian Rodley. We couldn’t be more proud of all the families, Coach’s and dancers who have worked so hard in rehearsals, community fundraising events and showcases. 


Here is a list of the DAZL results from Cheerdance & Hip-Hop Teams in age order.

  • (3-6yrs) Tiny hiphop 2nd(3-6 Yrs) Tiny pom 3rd
  • (6-8yrs) Mini hiphop 3rd
    (6-8 yrs) Mini pom 3rd
  • (8-11yrs) Youth boys HipHop 1st
    (8-11yrs) Youth Boys Pom 2nd
  • (8-11yrs) Youth Inspire Pom 4th
    (8-11yrs) Youth Inspire HipHop 5th
  • (8-11yrs) Youth Girls Pom 1st
    (8-11yrs) Youth Girls HipHop 2nd
  • (11-14yrs) Junior Pom 3rd
    (11-14yrs) Junior HipHop 1st
  • (11-14yrs) Junior Inspire Pom 5th
    (11-14yrs) Junior HipHop Inspire 4th
  • (14-19yrs) Seniors Pom 1st & Grand Champions
    (14 -19yrs0 Senior HipHop 1st & Grand Champions and highest scoring routine of who competition.
  • (21yrs+) DAZL Mums Pom 2nd
    (21yrs+) DAZL Mums HipHop 1st


Hip-Hop Solo Awards.

  • Youth solo HipHop – Lenny 2nd 
  • Youth solo HipHop – Finley 1st
  • Junior solo Hiphop Amy 2nd



Special Awards

  • Grand Champions Cheerdance – Highest Scoring Cheerdance routine of championships, DAZL Seniors
  • Grand Champions Hiphop – Highest Scoring Hip-Hop routine of championships, DAZL Seniors
  • Sportsmanship Award 2017 – Special award for supporting other teams, encourging other and showcasing good sportsmanship.
  • DAZL Director Ian Rodley Special Award and Mention from the ICE Championships. Inspiring, Supporting and Encouraging hundreds of individuals, dancers and coaches.


Again we are so proud of each and everyone of all the dancers, parents and coaches. We couldn’t have achieved any of this without them and feedback from the other organisations, dance schools has been wonderful. Special thank you to choreographers Natasha Smith, Vicky Mawson, Amy Smith, Tammy Barker, Mason Jubb, Ian Rodley, Chrisie Emmonds. DAZL Dance Leaders Raegan McDonald, Fallon Cooper, Kaci Emmonds, Liam Mathews, Abbie taylor for all your wonderful work #DreamTeam.
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