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Youth arts links

Youth arts links

Local youth arts links:

Derby Playhouse, youth theatre
Gives young people between the ages of nine and nineteen the chance to perform in professional productions

Donut Creative Arts Studios
Recording studio, youth theatre, DJing, circus and film opportunities for young people in Chesterfield.

East Midlands Youth Jazz Orchestra (EMYJO)
Derby based jazz opportunities for young people in three ensembles.

Glassball arts
Film, animation, installation, design, publishing and project management for community groups, especially rural.

Kinder Childrens Choirs
Youth choirs based in the High Peak.

Pomegranate Youth Theatre
Youth theatre company based in Chesterfield.

TooDoo
Find out about events and activities for young people in Derbyshire

Turn it Up
Rock and pop music opportunities for young people in Derbyshire.

Voices - City of Derby Girls Choir
Based at The VoiceBox, Derby.


National youth arts links:

Arts Award
The Arts Award is the first award scheme to recognise the development of young artists and young arts leaders. The Arts Award celebrates the creative progress made by young people and not just their artistic skill.

Artswork
Artswork is an independent youth arts development agency committed to developing creative opportunities for young people aged 12-25.

English National Youth Arts Network (ENYAN)
ENYAN is a membership body designed to create connections throughout the diverse youth arts sector at national, regional and grass roots levels. ENYAN aims to raise the profile and support for youth arts within England, and by doing so create more opportunities for the creative and personal development of young people, especially young people at risk.

First Light
First Light fund and inspire the making of short films by young people in the UK, reflecting the diversity of their lives.
(The Music Hot House)

National Association of Youth Theatres
Supports the development of youth theatre activity through training, advocacy, participation programmes and information services.

Youth Arts Online
Promoting Creativity and Participation. Website for young people who want information about opportunities in the arts, and youth arts practitioners and organisations who want to provide young people with information about workshops, training, courses and events.

Youth Dance England
The national agency connecting young people and dance

Youth Music
Funding, development and advocacy to provide high quality music opportunities for young people, especially those living in areas of social and economic need.

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