James Cousins Company


Wandsworth Participatory Dance Project

Year, type of grant

2021-22, Open, Small Grants

Grant awarded

£1,500 over 2 months


A new six-week, community participation project for local children to engage in weekly workshops, led by JCC company members, during its residency at the Battersea Arts Centre. Children’s ideas and voices shaped and informed the content and dance sequences, and performed in a celebratory final show.

Who, what, where

  • Children 7-10 years, from the local community
  • Dance
  • Equality of access, widening participation in the arts
  • England, London, Wandsworth schools & Battersea Arts Centre

How this project supported Ragdoll Foundation aims

A good-quality, strategic application to work with children living in the neighbourhoods close to Battersea Arts Centre.