We are Sparc

We are Sparc - Valleys Kids Youth Arts project, we use theatre and art to explore different areas of our lives, we both create our own work and collaborate with others to ignite change through the arts in our communities and beyond.

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Powerful Interventions

We recently worked with artist Bethan Marlow for Powerful Interventions at the Wales Millennium Centre in Cardiff (as part of Festival of Voice).

Click HERE to read more about the event! A huge well done to everyone involved!

Sparc @ Tate

As Tate Exchange Associates, Sparc were in London in June 2018, launching the #OurSpace / #LleNi campaign

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Are you Sparc?

Are you aged 7 – 25 interested in drama, music, video, dance or any of the other arts? If so we would love to hear from you.

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Sparc Plus

Want to make a difference? Join our 16+ Sparc Plus programme, we offer mentoring and support, the chance to volunteer on all aspects of Youth Theatre productions as well as creating your own projects.

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Drama Workshops

Each week we run Drama Workshops in our Valleys Kids centres in Penygraig, Dinas, Rhydyfelin and Penyrenglyn for children and young people aged between 7 and 13 - see events for more details.

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Sparc in Schools

Sparc works closely with our local cluster schools in all our key areas. We run arts projects in schools including film, theatre and photography to work creatively with pupils.

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Afon Dance

Afon Community Dance has always worked in collaboration with Sparc offering creative dance classes and showcasing their beautiful work at Soar Centre see calendar for details of classes.

Puddle Jump (Stories for Families)

With the support of the Arts Council of Wales’ Covid-19 Stabilisation Fund, Sparc joined forces with their Future Families Team to launch this exciting new project to support the wellbeing of children and families.  Puddle Jump is a therapeutic storytelling project offering support to families in a creative and imaginative way.

What is Sparc?

We are a Youth Arts project in Rhondda Cynon Taff. We work together & learn from each other. From the moment we enter the room we begin a journey of creativity, discovery & growth.

The Sparc team is an integral part of the community development work at Valleys Kids and we work with young people in a variety of settings.

Using creative techniques the children and young people explore different areas of their lives and the lives of others in a positive way.

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Upcoming events & workshops | Calendar

Sparc Timetable
18/12/21

Sparc Timetable

Sparc are operating a timetable that includes online and face to face sessions. Please check in advance which is available.

Our family and community hubs are offering a reduced service so please check before you access the service.

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06/12/21 16:00 to 17:00 | Dance

Jiggers Creative Dance

Jiggers dance is a creative and fun dance class for children ages 4-7.

06/12/21 17:15 to 18:15 | Dance

Groovers Creative Dance

Groovers dance is a creative and fun dance class for children ages 8-12.

06/12/21 18:00 to 19:30 | Drama | Film | Theatre

Rhydyfelin Youth Theatre

We are a welcoming and friendly group who have fun learning new skills creating theatre and multi media work with the emphasis on creating a full scale production.

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Sparc Love Letters

To Sparc,

I love the new name that you choose it does remind me about something is sparkling in the sky.

Thank you for reading my letter.

From Kai Williams

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