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Ballet School Intensive - 5 Days


BALLET SCHOOL INTENSIVE COURSE CONTENT:


During the course you will:

  • Develop a solid foundation in Classical Ballet technique
  • Build stamina, and levels of fitness
  • Gain better posture, balance and understanding of your sense of space
  • Have an introduction to dancing 'en Pointe'
  • Focus on specific elements of ballet such as turning (pirouettes)
  • Learn how to memorise movement phrases and gain confidence in performance
  • Learn how to dance together as a ‘corps de ballet’
  • level
    Level This course is open to beginners and will offer a solid foundation in Classical Ballet technique
  • training
    Style Classical Ballet with repertory from some of the best known ballets


DAY ONE 

An in-depth introduction to Classical Ballet, breaking down each exercise both on and off the barre. You will focus on strength, flexibility and muscle mobility, and get a brief introduction to Pointe work. At the end of the day you will work on repertory, which will start with some historical background.

DAY TWO

Learn additional barre and centre exercises, focusing on balance, posture and improved coordination. A specific focus on pirouettes will be added and a continuation of the introduction to pointe work. The afternoon will offer a brief anatomy discussion followed by repertory class. 

DAY THREE

You will start with a morning ballet class, expanding on the foundations learnt on days 1 & 2. A specific focus on pirouettes will be added and a continuation of the introduction to Pointe work. The day finishes with some historical background for the repertory chosen for days 3 & 4 and a repertory class.

DAY FOUR

After your morning ballet class there will be a continuation of Pointe work, followed by an introduction to contemporary dance, to provide insight into alternative dance styles whose roots come from Classical Ballet. The afternoon will offer a talk regarding injury prevention followed by repertory class.

DAY FIVE

The final morning of the course will follow the same structure as day 4. The afternoon will consist of a review of the repertory learnt throughout the course, followed by an informal showing and a chance for students and invited guests to participate in a Q&A.

 
 

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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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