Jump Start


For Boys Who Want to Dance!

Somerset’s boys dance group Jump Start have been going for 4 years and get together once a week in Yeovil for weekly class and to develop work that is showcased at the annual Spring Forward festival every year.

The classes are set up specifically to engage boys in dance. Jump Start is an exciting, high energy, physical adventure that incorporates parkour, break dancing and contemporary dance styles. The classes are open to boys of all abilities who have a passion to move.


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So far 27 boys have been involved in the project, many of whom have greatly beneficial from the opportunity to take part in physical and creative activities outside mainstream sports and education.


Join Yeovil's Jump Start group

Jump Start Boys Dance Company in Yeovil is looking for new members to join them on this exciting, high energy, physical adventure that incorporates Breakdancing, Parkour and Contemporary dance.

The weekly sessions are open to boys aged 10-18 years old with lots, little or no dance experience – just a passion to move!

Sessions run at on Wednesdays, 7-8pm at Yeovil college (term time only). If you are interested in joining this group please email kim@takeart.org


New Jump Start groups across Somerset coming soon... 

Starting in September 2018 we are looking for new members for our Yeovil group as well as set up new boys groups in other Somerset areas including Bridgwater, Taunton, Minehead, Street and Frome*. 

If you would like to express your interest in joining one of these groups please complete and submit this form

*when we have 10 or more boys signed up in one area we will be able to start delivery of the weekly sessions

Contact Dance Coordinator, Kim Bardgett kim@takeart.org 

Tel: 01460 249450

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    A group of gifted and talented young dancers from throughout Somerset. September 2010 - Ongoing

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  • ProjectOctagon Theatre Dance Development Project

    Developing Dance at The Octagon Theatre in Yeovil. 2013-2015

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  • ProjectSpring Forward Dance Festival

    Spring Forward is a seasonal dance festival offering unrivaled opportunities for Somerset's dancers to perform on a professional stage, participate in workshops and watch world-class dance performances. February 2005 – Present

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