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Youth Dance Groups to perform at National Dance Company Wales’s home     

Youth Dance Groups to perform at National Dance Company Wales’s home Five local youth dance groups from across Wales have been chosen to perform at the annual Youth Dance Night at the home of National Dance Company Wales, the Dance House on Saturday 28 November.

Each year National Dance Company Wales welcomes applications from youth dance groups across Wales to perform alongside the National Dance Company Wales Associates in the Youth Dance Night. This year the four groups selected to perform alongside the NDCWales Associates are County Youth Dance Company from Swansea; Fantasy Feet Dance Academy from Merthyr Tydfil; Expressions from Pontypridd and Monmouth Youth Dance Company Juniors. The event will see over 60 young people aged between 6-22 perform in the Dance House, in the Wales Millennium Centre complex.

Louise Prosser from Expressions Dance Associate who meet at the Muni Arts Centre in Pontpridd said, “I’m very pleased to be one of the groups selected for the performance - we’re all looking forward to it. Expressions Associate dancers from Artis Community are delighted to be part of the Youth Dance Platform 2015. It is important for our young dancers to experience performing in professional venues and meet and work with other youth dance groups throughout Wales.”

National Dance Company Wales’s Rehearsal Director, Lee Johnston said: “'Youth Dance Night is an invaluable event for youth dance groups from across Wales. Every year I am touched by the sensitive artistry and exuberant physicality of these dedicated young dancers. Given the high standard of applications we received, it is sure to be a showcase and celebration of the dance talent in Wales.”

The 5 groups will perform at the Youth Dance Night on 28 November 4pm and 7pm. Tickets are available on 029 2063 6464 and are £10 (£11.50*) | Concessions £7 (£8.50*).

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