Breeze Arts Foundation Wants Young People in Leeds

17th August 2017 - Adam Halls

Places are still available on the Breeze Arts Foundation for young people in Leeds aged 16 – 19 years who are interested in pursuing a career in the arts.

Breeze Arts Foundation Autumn 2017 September – December is a 14- week creative industries and performance programme where young people will have the opportunity to work with a variety of artists and creative professionals and work towards attaining an Arts Award.

This term focuses on introduction to music, creative writing, exhibitions and installations.  Over the term, the group will devise and create an installation or performance piece.

Young people will be enrolled as Leeds city college students once they join this course. Students will be supported to access the college resources and look at progression routes after they have completed this course including the opportunity to stay with us for one term or a full year depending on their circumstances.

All young people will gain accreditation including Bronze & Silver Arts Award and a BTEC level one in creative industries. (Accredited through Leeds City College).

The Breeze Arts Foundation creative industries programme will run from Wednesday 13 September until Thursday 14 December (every Wednesday & Thursday) 9.30am – 3.00pm based at First Floor (West Yorkshire Playhouse’s creative space for young people) in Leeds City Centre.

If you are interested or know anyone who is, please download the application form by clicking the image below.

Breeze Arts Foundation Application Form

Completed forms should be sent to firstfloor@wyp.org.uk (please put Breeze Arts Foundation referral as your subject heading) or to Gaby Paradis, First Floor Manager (Creative Engagement), West Yorkshire Playhouse, Quarry Hill, Leeds, LS2 7UP.

Breeze is Leeds City Council’s programme for children and young people aged 0-19 from Leeds (and their families) who are looking for positive things to do.

For more information, please contact Gaby Paradis, Breeze Arts Foundation project manager on office number 0113 213 7236.

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