• ACE youth in Amsterdam // Day 4

    July 26, 2016

    “Hi guys, Bria again! Today has been a very good day. To start off the day we had an African yoga class which was very calming and healing for the body. We worked on many stretches including one representing the goddess Isis. It was a great release however it did hurt as you had to […]

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  • ACE youth in Amsterdam // Day 3

    July 26, 2016

    “Welcome back to the daily blog from me, Bria! Today has been such a fun day, I thoroughly enjoyed the programme. During today’s programme we went for our morning jog as usual before returning back to the studio for a session with Desta. As a whole group we worked on the piece for our upcoming […]

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  • ACE youth In Amsterdam // Day 2

    July 20, 2016

    “Hi guys it’s Bria again! Today has been a very hardworking day… we started with a jog and warm up before participating in our first dance class, alongside the exchange group, with a lady named Desta who is our choreographer for the exchange. It has been such a challenge working with Desta because she uses traditional […]

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  • ACE youth in Amsterdam // Day 1

    July 19, 2016

    This week ACE youth are on exchange in Amsterdam, Netherlands with African Performing Arts company, Untold. Untold is a cultural organization which helps to engage young people in art and culture, especially West African and Afro-Caribbean dance and music. In order to keep you updated on the work we are doing in Amsterdam ACE youth will […]

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  • ACE youth stories // Where are they now?

    July 12, 2016

    Two of our ACE youth graduates recently came back to visit and catch up with old friends here at ACE space. Grace and Zoe are now both at university. Grace is studying Politics at the University of Hull and Zoe is studying Dance and Performance at Falmouth University. Grace developed an interest in dance at […]

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  • Space Hire /// Geese Theatre at ACE space

    July 8, 2016

    Since May 2016 Geese Theatre Company have been using the space at ACE dance and music to explore creative skills, such as creative writing, performance and film, in the run up to three performances ending at the REP on 22nd July. Participants have been invited from a range of previous Geese projects delivered with charities such […]

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  • Duane Henry: The Miracles of Mentoring at ACE

    June 13, 2016

    On Friday in the studio we hosted Birmingham born actor Duane Henry. Duane has recently been signed as a regular cast member on award winning US drama NCIS as offbeat Officer Clayton Reeves. Having spent the past three years living in Los Angeles, attending auditions and trying to hit the big time, Duane returned to […]

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  • Don’t Miss Our Upcoming Summer School!

    June 8, 2016

    Zachary, aged seven is bouncing on the edge of his seat nervously as he can hear the class singing a remixed version of ‘Pick a Pocket’ and wants to get back and join in. He tells me, ‘This week has been really exciting and also a little bit challenging- it takes two days to learn […]

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  • Oliver! May Half Term Workshop

    Posted on June 3, 2016

    This half term ACE space has been a hive of activity as we’ve hosted a week which is packed full of singing, dancing and acting activities for 5-12 year olds. The week has been designed to keep the kids entertained during the half term but also to prepare them for ACE’s Christmas production which will […]

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