Congratulations on becoming the NEW DAZL Admin & Community Facilitator

Chrisie has just been appointed as the DAZL Admin & Community Facilitator after working/ supporting the organisation for the past 9 years in a many different capacities capacity. Chrisie has developed through the program and has played a major part in development of DAZL International Championship winning cheerdance and hip-hop academies

Chrisie’s NEW role will support the deliver of dance and health outputs of DAZL Public Health Contract and other DAZL projects, to disadvantaged communities in targeted areas of Leeds. Chrisie will also provide general administration supporting the DAZL city wide community provision. A proportion of this role will be to support the development of the DAZL assistant dance leaders/peer support workers in partnership with the DAZL Dance Facilitator Amy Smith and Director Ian Rodley.

Chrisie started her involvement due to her daughter’s been involved in DAZL in 2008. She then volunteered on the DAZL Diamonds supporting the sessions, from This she gained her DAZL Youth Dance Leadership Level 2 qualification and other community development and young people related qualifications with the support of DAZL. She now assists in supporting school club and community sessions across the city and is a performer in the DAZL Mums competitive dance team. In addition to this she she worked with the DAZL admin team for the past year, Chrisie embodies the DAZL model, supporting local people to gain qualifications and skills to work in the sector.

Monday is her first day and we cant wait to see her development and that of the DAZL young people/ artists she will support and works with #FutureDAZL

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  • Competitive Dance Competitive Dance DAZL Diamonds & DAZL Goldstars are the official championship winning Cheerdance / Hip-Hop Teams of DAZL.
  • Community Dance Groups Community Dance Groups Throughout the year a large number of participants have engaged with DAZL’s other activity as a direct result of being involved various programmes.
  • Disability Dance Disability Dance The DAZL VINE Cheerdance Project starting in January 2011, the aim of this programme is to deliver Cheerdance to young people between 14 and 24 years.
  • DAZL Boys DAZL Boys We offer many opportunities for boys of all ages from 3 year old upwards, in all types of styles to suit the physical aspects of dance that interest boys.
  • Schools Schools DAZL’s Active 4 Life programme aims to increase involvement of inactive children by offering a range of fun activities delivered with an inclusive ethos.

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