NGYT Dance 3-18
Beginners Contemporary Technique (6-12)
A technique class for dancers new to contemporary dance where we introduce the foundations of contemporary dance and work on strength, ballet based technique, how to work with the floor and understanding how to hold weight.
Intermediate Contemporary Technique (10-16)
A more advanced approach to contemporary dance technique working on the foundations of contemporary dance while continuing to build strength and stamina of our dancers.
iGen Dance Company
Aimed at young people aged 6-16 with an interest in contemporary dance. Contemporary Dance at NGYT is about using the body to tell a story, floor work, fall and release, contact work (lifts), improvisation and developing the dancers own movement vocabulary. The group work alongside choreographers to create a variety of dance works ranging from short performance routines to longer pieces of dance theatre. iGen Dance Company is a stepping stone to auditioning for the critically acclaimed auditioned NGYT Dance Company (ages 14-25). Throughout the year the iGen Dance Company have the opportunity to perform at dance platforms across the county as well as local events and curtain raisers for the Senior Companies.
Gen Alpha Street Dance Group (3 – 7 years)
Aimed at young people aged 3 years old to 7 years old our Gen Alpha Dance Group learn fun dance routines to popular music in a safe and accepting environment. Young people are taught routines using modern dance styles and are encouraged to input creatively with their own ideas. Theatricality is at the heart of NGYT's work and we use this to build confidence and self esteem in all our young people. Every half term the young people will be given the opportunity to perform what they have learnt to their parents, showing off their new skills as well as their own individual dance style.
Gen Z Street Dance Group (7-11)
These classes are to popular chart music and are designed to develop confidence and social skills as well as dance and acting technique. All the classes centre around having fun while learning and encourage the children to become expressive performers. The style of dance is Commercial Street Dance and students are challenged with a variety of skills and routines.
iGen Street Dance Company (11+)
Aimed at dancers aged 11-18 our iGen Street Dance Company is a performance based group with a passion for Street Dance. Dancers work with industry professional Tanisha Daniel to create exciting pieces of Street Dance Theatre while also developing their skills in a variety of Street Dance Styles including Hip Hop, House, Commercial, Freestyle, Locking and popping. As with all our companies and groups the young people are actively encouraged to input creatively into the work and work alongside the choreographer to develop their own ideas.