Become a dance leader

Body Politic, Dancin’ Oxford and Pegasus Theatre are delivering another incredible Dance Leadership (DL1) Programme this October half term.

The Leadership programme is a nationally recognised qualification, and is a brilliant opportunity for any young person looking to undertake an intensive week of dance training, boost their confidence and develop their leadership skills.

Dance leaders will have the opportunity to participate in four days of dance training with some incredible Body Politic dance artists, specialising in hip hop and street dance styles. 

Dance leaders who complete the full week’s training and submit a finished portfolio will receive a qualification through Sports Leaders UK, and the opportunity to become a Youth Dance Assistant for Body Politic. 

Dance leaders will be guided through planning and delivering inclusive classes, promoting a healthy lifestyle, mental health awareness, and the foundations of creating choreography and movement.

Who: Ages 12-16yrs
Date: Monday 24th October- Thursday 27th October 2022
Time: 10-4pm
Cost: £150*
Location: Pegasus Theatre, Oxford

The cost of the training includes the cost of the qualification from Sports Leaders UK, a Body Politic t-shirt and 30hrs of professional dance training. 

Please complete the online registration form by 7th October to secure your place. Please note that spaces are extremely limited!  

Expression of Interest Form

Register here

This project is funded by the National Lottery Community Fund and supported by Dancin’ Oxford, Oxford City Council

If you would like to know more or get involved please email


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