SLIDE YOUTH DANCE THEATRE creates compelling youth dance theatre products that are operative, innovative, dynamic and respected.
We work in partnerships with the Darwin community and local businesses and government to create products that provide unparalleled learning and performance opportunities for Darwin young people to:
ENGAGE with professional and leading choreographic mentors and arts practitioners
EXCHANGE diverse creative ideas in the development and remounting of Youth informed performance work
EXPLORE choreographic mediums and
ENTERTAIN on a range of site specific and professional stages.
The objectives for SLIDE YOUTH DANCE THEATRE projects are:
To create educational performing arts programs that Inspire, Inquire and Acquire
To implement youth-led educational development initiatives that address relevant critical youth based issues in a sensitive and thought provoking manner;
Provide platforms for further developing creative practice and
performance skills for local youth;
To create a bold and powerful new works created with young people for young people as the target audience.
Develop local solutions to local problems.