ORB Youth Dance Company
ORB Youth Dance Company is run in partnership with Luke Brown Dance and is committed to delivering high quality contemporary dance training for dedicated and aspiring young dance artists aged 13-21 years.
ORB Youth Dance Co. is inclusive of all young people of all genders.
Based at The Point, Eastleigh, ORB welcomes dancers from across Hampshire and beyond to be a part of an inclusive and encouraging company led by Luke Brown, Artistic Director of Luke Brown Dance.
2022 - 2023 Applicant Information
Our dancers share a hunger and commitment to learn and we look for company members who demonstrate passion, talent and a generous, supportive approach to training within a diverse group.
We encourage all young aspiring dance artists to apply. You do not need prior formal dance training.
Please note that auditions are free. ORB termly fees are £90.
Summer Term 2022
Monday 25th April - Monday 25th July, 5.30pm to 7pm
ORB Open Taster Class 2022
Saturday 21st May, 10am to 12pm
Sunday 5th June, 10am to 12pm
ORB Summer Performances
Saturday 11th June - Eastleigh Unwrapped Festival
Sunday 26th June - Eastleigh Presents: Green Planet
Saturday 2nd July - Hat Fair, Winchester
Autumn Term 2022
Monday 12th September - Monday 5th December
Our Youth Pathways Fund offers support for young people who are interested in creative activities, but whose circumstances have made it difficult to get involved or to know where to start.
For more information about the Youth Pathways Fund click the link below.
Training and Opportunities
ORB offers an insight into the creative process, guided by professional choreographer and ORB Youth Dance Company’s artistic director, Luke Brown.
Company members have the opportunity to develop and explore their own choreographic voice and movement vocabulary, as well as learning repertoire from current touring shows by Luke Brown Dance.
ORB Youth Dance Company provides a safe and supportive environment for dancers to explore their creativity as well as the necessary skill set to progress onto further education experiences within the arts. Previous company members have been offered opportunities at venues including The Place, Northern Contemporary Dance and London Studio Centre.
Luke Brown Dance Company
ORB is run in partnership with Luke Brown Dance Company who create fearless dance-theatre, making connections with artists, audiences and participants through a playful and wholehearted approach to storytelling and self-discovery. The friendly and welcoming approach enables the company to encourage brave creative thinking and create meaningful relationships through dance performance and training.