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Eight original films will be showcased across our Digital Arts festival nightly from 3-6 August. Full programme announced tomorrow. Here's a sneak peek of what is to come... #DigitalArts2020 https://t.co/jpzXNkL6Gi7 hours ago 1
@CAPACOLLEGE and @momentumukarts are excited to announce our first Digital Festival of the Arts! Over the 3-6 July August 2020 we will be premiering an exciting selection of digital films... keep an eye out for more information coming very soon. #DigitalArts2020🌟 https://t.co/GORSq4KCE54 days ago 4
RT @momentumukarts: Momentum Theatre have reached the end of stage one in the research & development of the @ace_national funded play 'If N…6 days ago 2
RT @CreateWakefield: Creative Spotlight: a brilliant new #dancefilm from students @CAPACOLLEGE showcased at @onedanceuk, choreographed by @…6 days ago 4
'Online Motivating Mondays' enable current and new students to continue their training and fitness over the Summer holidays including Physical CORE and commercial and jazz classes. Students have been joining in not only from home but also whilst on holiday! https://t.co/ImmFyl8DBv6 days ago 0
RT @momentumukarts: Did you miss the premiere of 'The Bored Room' yesterday? Showcased in the @onedanceuk U. Dance Choreography Challenge,…1 week ago 4
Make sure to tune in and watch 'The Bored Room' at 6:30pm: https://t.co/YSxq7WLdTd https://t.co/8q3aLat5cI1 week ago 2
We are so proud of CAPA College alumni @emilymaewalker who has been cast in the new West End production of Frozen! Incredible news! ❄️ #FrozenLondon Meet the cast here: https://t.co/MCQVpiVlk4 https://t.co/LE8S7mZ2GI1 week ago 2
As CAPA College's multi award-winning, in-house Performing and Creative Arts Company, Momentum is home to the next generation of world-class performers. Find out more about Momentum here: @momentumukarts https://t.co/TgcJuOCpsb1 week ago 3
Although the summer holidays have arrived for CAPA College, our Outreach and Education programme has lots of exciting things to come! Make sure to follow CHARGE on Instagram to keep updated: https://t.co/teV6Ig7qnH https://t.co/f3i240Ag2C2 weeks ago 2

CAPA College thrill at Yorkshire Schools Dance Festival 2019 

In November 2019 CAPA College returned to Yorkshire Schools Dance Festival with a ground-breaking new piece of choreography about the impact of climate change. Aged between 16 and 19, students from the leading Creative and Performing Arts College gave a spellbinding performance to an audience of over 2,000 people in York. 

A unique provision in the North of England, CAPA College provides full time Performing and Production Arts training to students aged 16-19. As Wakefield’s first DfE-funded Free School, it values the importance of providing opportunities for young people to train within the Arts. 

Each year Yorkshire Dance Schools Festival give a theme for participating groups to interpret. This year’s theme was ‘Reflections’.  

With global warming and environmental issues rapidly coming to the forefront of discussion in recent years, CAPA College’s performance tackled the difficult truths surrounding man-made climate change. It explored the physical consequences of rising seas, and the emotional impact on young people. This powerful choreography on the climate emergency was named ‘Rise’. 

The event showcased CAPA College students alongside children and young people from 56 other primary schools, secondary schools, colleges and community dance groups. Over 1,200 dancers performed at the non-competitive event over four days, with all ages and dance styles being showcased and celebrated. It was a sensational display of dance and an honour to perform amongst so many other talented schools. 

A stunning and thoughtful piece of choreography, ‘Rise’ showcased CAPA College’s exceptionally talented students. With alumni from the College going on to study at leading national and international conservatoires as well as taking up leading roles on the stage and screen, we’re sure there’s lots more to come from these rising stars. 

If you’re interested in joining us at CAPA College in September 2020 and taking up your place on the Yorkshire Schools Dance Festival stage next year, make sure you apply by Friday 24th January. You will find more information and a link to our online application form here.