Commissions and Awards

Thank you to all of those who have kindly invested in Slanjayah Danza and Jen Wren’s work.  Support comes in many shapes and forms from funding to use of space, partnership contributions, our friends, sponsors and corporate partners.  All of this enables us to continue creating vibrant programmes of excellence for audiences and participants at home and beyond.

2017 Commission – Rural Arts – Art on your Doorstep – Celebrating Age

2017 Residency – Dance Studio Leeds – 6 Feet, 3 Shoes

2017 Residency – Ayuntamiento de Cordoba – 6 Feet, 3 Shoes

2017 Partnership support – Rural Arts – 6 Feet, 3 Shoes

2017 Partnership funding support – The Scottish Storytelling centre and Traditional Dance Forum Scotland – 6 Feet, 3 Shoes

2017 Funding – Arts Council England – “6 Feet, 3 Shoes”

2017 Funding – Leeds Inspired – Intergenerational project

2017 Funding – Tasgadh R&D

2016 Partnership support – Traditional Dance Forum Scotland – “6 Feet, 3 Shoes”

2016 Residency:  Dancebase

2016 Partnership support – Dance Action Zone Leeds, Dance Studio Leeds, Yorkshire Dance, Needle Partners – “6 Feet, 3 Shoes”

2015 Funding – Arts Council England:  “6 Feet, 3 Shoes” (Artistic programme R&D)

2015 Partnership support – University of Cordoba and Community of El Carpio – “6 Feet, 3 Shoes”

2015 Funding – Leeds Inspired: “6 Feet, 3 Shoes” (Community Engagement Programme)

2015 Funding – Awards for All: Community Participation, Engagement & Learning Programme

2014 Commission:  Al Rayann Productions: National Day of Qatar Celebrations

2014 Funding:  Lisa Ullman Travel Scholarship Award

2014 Funding:  Royal Ballet Benevolent Fund

2014 Funding:  Leeds Inspired – “Flamenco Cafe”

2014 Partnership support – Age UK Leeds

2013 Commission – Graham Watts – CIC 25th Year Anniversary

2013 Support: Harlequin Floors

2013 Funding:  Arts Council England – “Minor Tears”

2013 Commission:  Conservatorio de Danza – Sevilla

2013 Funding:  Leeds Inspired, Leeds City Council for “Minor Tears”

2013 Funding:  Gane Trust

2013 Sponsorship:  KT Tape

2013 Commission: Dame Allan’s School “Gais Yer Eye”

2013 Commission:  Newcastle College “Recoil 36”

2013 Residency:  Dancebase, Edinburgh

2013 Support:  People Tech Consultants

2013 Funding:  The Oppenheim-John Downes Memorial Trsut

2012 Award:  Youth Dance England Final for “Once Bitten”

2012 Residency:  Northern School of Contemporary Dance and Dance City

2012 Funding:  Arts Council England – Research and Professional Development

2012 Funding: The Oppenheim-John Downes Memorial Trust

2012 Residency:  Yorkshire Dance

2011 Award Winner:  Ideas Tap / Dance:Film 11 “Transitions”

2011 Commission:  Dame Allan’s School “Once Bitten”

2011 Support:  Yorkshire Dance Residency – “Lunartic”

2011 Sponsorship: Vitasource Ltd

2010 Commission:  Various works for and at SEVEN ARTS

2010 Funding:  The Oppenheim-John Downes Memorial Trust

2010 David Cobley – Permission to use “Into the Light”

2010 Partnership Support:  Leeds College of Art / Matt Bolton

2010 Partnership Support:  DaINA

2010 Partnership Support:  Skipton Castle and Bolton Castle – “Crazy Joanna”

2010 Funding:  Chapel Allerton Arts Development Company

2010 Funding:  Arts Council England “Crazy Joanna”

2009 Funding:  The Oppenheim-John Downes Memorial Trust

2009 Commissions:  Various works for and at SEVEN ARTS

2009 Funding:  Voluntary Arts England – Open Doors Award

2009 Sponsorship:  People Tech Consultants – Training

2009 Partnership Support:  Stage@Leeds – Support for “Blind Passion” – Live Cut

2009 Sponsorship: Vitasource Ltd

2009 Partnership Support:  SEVEN Arts Centre – Sponsorship – “Blind Passion” – Live Cut

2009 Award:  SEVEN Arts Centre – Artistic Company in Residence status

2008 Sponsorship:  People Tech Consultants – Professional Development – Argentina

2008 Sponsorship:  People Tech Consultants – Sponsorship Award – Organisational development

2008 Support:  SEVEN Arts Centre – Sponsorship Award – Creation of “Blind Passion” – Raw Cut (moving image)

2008 Funding:  National Lottery – Organisational Development

2007/8 Funding:  Arts Council England – Creation and Tour of “Hybrid”

2007/8 Sponsorship:  People Tech Consultants

2007/8 Sponsorship: Vitasource Ltd

2007/8 Support: Yorkshire Dance – Artist in Residence (8 weeks)

2007 Funding:  Arts Council England – Professional Development

2007 Funding:  Awards for All

2006 Commission:  York City Council – Schools tour – “Just Joshin Around”

2006 Sponsorship:  Vitasource Ltd

2006 Support:  Leeds City Council –  “Just Joshin Around”

2006 Funding:  Arts Council England – Creation and production of “Just Joshin Around”

2006 Funding:  Arts Council England – Creation and tour of “The Truth, The Whole Truth and Nothing like the Truth

2006 Award:  Park Lane College – Artist in Residence

2005 Funding:  Arts Council England – Creation and tour of “MEST”

2005 Support: Yorkshire Dance – Artist in Residency (6 weeks)

2004 Award: Escuella de Danza Major – Madrid – Residency “Y etto que lo que e?”

2003 Support:  Yorkshire Dance