Intensive, 1-2-1 and small group sessions for young people with artists across a range of art forms including dance, spoken word poetry and vocal performance to develop and hone their skills.


David Hamilton, dance – David, one of the founders of Phoenix Dance, is a key figure, as both dancer and choreographer, in Leeds’ vibrant dance scene.

Nigel Wong, vocal performance – Nigel is a Trinidadian born actor, singer and Musical Theatre director. He has performed in the West End, at the National Theatre and on the BBC.

Christella Litras, vocal performance – Christella is a musical director, recording artist and performer. She formed Caution Collective in 2007 to work with and help develop young vocal talent in Leeds.

Khadijah Ibrahiim, spoken word poetry – Born in Leeds of Jamaican parentage, Khadijah is a prolific poet. She is also a literary activity, researcher, educator and both founder and artistic director of Leeds Young Authors, which has inspired a generation of young writers.


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