NYDC + Candoco Summer Residency

National Youth Dance Company (NYDC) and Candoco Dance Company are working in partnership to bring you a week-long dance residency in August 2021.

This Summer Residency is a one week, residential, dance residency for disabled and non-disabled dancers aged 16-24, and offers a unique experience to create, train and perform with Candoco and NYDC and meet other like-minded dancers. Dancers will work with experienced artists and teachers to: develop dance skills, learn, create and perform original work, and live and work as a company for a week.

Who is the Summer Residency for?

Dancers based in England

Disabled and non-disabled dancers

Aged 16-19 or up to the age of 24 if d/Deaf or disabled

Dancers must not be currently enrolled on a full time vocational dance course

Have some dance experience (all styles welcome)

Passionate about dance

When is the Summer Residency?

16-21 August 2021 (arrival on 15 August)

Where is the Summer Residency?

University of Warwick and Warwick Arts Centre, Coventry, CV4 7AL


There is no cost to join the NYDC + Candoco Summer Residency, We will cover the cost of the dance activity, accommodation and food during the week. Travel expenses are not covered.


NYDC and Candoco are committed to ensuring that everyone’s access requirements are met and will work directly with each individual to ensure that access is fully embedded into the intensive.

Applications have now closed.


We will run the summer residency in accordance with the latest government guidance. It is our hope that the Summer Residency will go ahead in person but will keep you updated and informed should anything change. If you have any concerns please get in touch to discuss them further.

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