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RISE Audition Workshop

Would you like to dance with RISE Youth or Performance Group? Join our Audition Workshop on Saturday 13th July.

New Funds Awarded

We are delighted to announce that we have been awarded £5000 from The Abderrahim Crickmay Charitable Settlement

Dancing With Strangers V2

Next month RISE Youth Dance will be part of a 20 strong cast in a whirlwind of dance, music and absurdity as they join Bath Spa University students in a collaboration with TrashDollys.

New Beginnings

As the year comes to an end, we say Goodbye and Good Luck to our four Performance Group leavers.

Work with RISE

We are looking for a freelance Engagement Practitioner to work with our Director, Helen Wilson, and the rest of the team to increase participation in dance in Bristol.

RISE selected for U.Dance on Screen

We are delighted to announce that we have been selected for U.Dance on Screen 2023.

“RISE deliver excellent, high quality teaching for young people. Their approach and delivery is second to none and are able to bring out the best in both skilled dancers and those for whom dance in a new experience. We have worked with RISE on large scale, outdoor participatory residencies and more traditional weekly session – they are simply a great partner”

Emma-Jane Benning (Co Artistic Director, Strike A Light)

News Archive

We are delighted to announce we have been awarded a significant grant from Arts Council England.
We are continuing to build links as part of our exchange project with Community Centre Linden.
We believe everyone should have the chance to dance – support us to make that happen.
Congratulations to Erin and welcome to our new administrator Carly.
We have lovely news to share – RISE director, Helen Wilson has been nominated for a One Dance OK Award in the Young People’s Champion Category.
What’s happening at RISE this coming academic year.
We travelled to Germany as part of a cultural exchange with Bristol’s twin city of Hannover.
RISE has been awarded £25,000 from the second round of the government’s Cultural Recovery Fund

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At RISE we want to make sure that anyone who wants to dance with us can do so. Please donate to support our work, or learn more about how you can help us on our campaign page.

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