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Ballet Dance Company

Ballet Dance Company

The Ballet Company is one of City Academy’s premier resident dance companies. With weekly evening rehearsals and regular performances throughout the year, the Ballet Company aims to be one of the most exciting ballet performance groups in London.

REHEARSALS

Rehearsals are held on Thursday evenings from 7:20 pm - 9:20 pm at Westminster Kingsway College.

In weekly rehearsals, you will develop in the following areas:

  • Develop and refine ballet technique
  • Improve musicality, timing and styling
  • Learn challenging and innovative choreography
  • Build confidence and learn dynamics of performing

 

 

 

When

Ongoing weekly rehearsals and an annual performance

Where

Westminster Kingsway College, Grays Inn Road

Training

You will learn ballet technique, existing repertoire and new choreography

Level

You should have knowledge of classical ballet vocabulary, be confident executing grande allegro, pirouettes, and some point work

WHO CAN JOIN

The Ballet Company is for those who have completed Improvers level ballet classes at City Academy, an equivalent course, or who have experience in ballet performance. To be accepted into the Ballet Company it is necessary to first attend a taster class, you can book your taster class in the timetable below.

Once you have attended a Company taster, and the Company is the right match for you, we will contact you to sign up for the Company on an ongoing basis.

COMPANY MEMBERSHIP

The membership fee is £80 per month. There is a minimum membership period of 3 months. This will cover you for all rehearsals and shows for the duration of your membership. (Note: Additional cost for costumes will be decided amongst the company each year and will be kept at a minimum.)

If you wish to cancel your membership please email info@city-academy.com at least 14 days before your next payment date.

PERFORMANCES

The Ballet Company performs twice a year at the City Academy Winter and Spring Dance showcases.

This video shows our Ballet company performing at their 2017 Spring Showcase at Sadler's Wells. Dances are carefully choreographed by the Company Director, Georgia Heighway. 

COMPANY DIRECTOR

The company is led by Georgina Bishop, professional dancer and choreographer. Georgina trained at The Centre Performing Arts College and holds ISTD FDI teaching qualifications in ballet, tap and modern. She has also performed in cabaret shows La Nouvelle Eve Paris and Crazy Horse Paris.

BENEFITS

As a company member you will receive the following for the duration of your membership:

  • Discount on all courses (20%)*
  • Free tasters (1/month)
  • City Academy Company T-Shirt

Company members are welcoming, passionate and sociable. We are always looking for new members - so if you have a love of performing and are looking to develop your ballet technique, book a taster class to join the company for a fun evening rehearsal.


*Please note, membership to Resident Companies & the Dance Foundation Course are excluded from this offer.

Register your interest

We will be publishing new class dates soon - please register your interest and we will be in touch with more information.

First Name*
Last Name*
Email Address*
Phone Number*

PAYMENT OPTIONS

Membership Subscription Details 

Membership to the Company will cover you for all classes, rehearsals and all shows from your joining date. The Company rehearses throughout the year, with the following breaks: Easter (one week break), Summer (3-week break) and Christmas.

To make membership fees more manageable, these breaks are accounted for within your monthly instalments across the year. This means there are no breaks in your monthly payments.

Online & Phone Bookings

Online – To book your selected class/course online, just click Book Now next to your chosen class/course.

Cash & Cheque Payments

Cash - You are welcome to pay cash, just come and see us at our office: City Academy, 38 Rosebery Avenue, London, EC1R 4RN
Cheque - You can also pay by cheque by filling out this form (click here) and posting it to the address above.

Cancellations Policy

We offer a full refund or full credit if you cancel at least 72 hours before your first Company rehearsal.
We cannot offer any refund if you cancel less than 72 hours before your first Company rehearsal.

Please see Membership Subscription Details (above) for information on when and how you can cancel your ongoing subscription, once you have already started the Jazz Dance Company.

(For more information please see our terms and conditions)

Register your interest

We will be publishing new class dates soon - please register your interest and we will be in touch with more information.

First Name*
Last Name*
Email Address*
Phone Number*

PAYMENT OPTIONS

Membership Subscription Details 

Membership to the Company will cover you for all classes, rehearsals and all shows from your joining date. The Company rehearses throughout the year, with the following breaks: Easter (one week break), Summer (3-week break) and Christmas.

To make membership fees more manageable, these breaks are accounted for within your monthly instalments across the year. This means there are no breaks in your monthly payments.

Online & Phone Bookings

Online – To book your selected class/course online, just click Book Now next to your chosen class/course.

Cash & Cheque Payments

Cash - You are welcome to pay cash, just come and see us at our office: City Academy, 38 Rosebery Avenue, London, EC1R 4RN
Cheque - You can also pay by cheque by filling out this form (click here) and posting it to the address above.

Cancellations Policy

We offer a full refund or full credit if you cancel at least 72 hours before your first Company rehearsal.
We cannot offer any refund if you cancel less than 72 hours before your first Company rehearsal.

Please see Membership Subscription Details (above) for information on when and how you can cancel your ongoing subscription, once you have already started the Jazz Dance Company.

(For more information please see our terms and conditions)

Ballet Dance Company Venues


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Ballet Dance Company tutors


All City Academy tutors are experienced professionals from theatre, film/TV and performance industries. So whilst they're training you they may also be rehearsing for a West End show or working on a movie. We like that and we do believe it makes a difference in class.

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