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BALLET SUMMER SCHOOL - COURSE CONTENT:


During our Ballet Summer School you will:

  • Gain a foundation in Classical Ballet techniques
  • Build stamina and fitness levels
  • Improve posture, balance and understanding of your sense of space
  • Experience dancing 'en Pointe'
  • Focus on specific elements of ballet such as turning (pirouettes)
  • Gain confidence in performance and learning choreography quickly
  • 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

In the first session, you will have an in-depth introduction to Classical Ballet. Each exercise, both on and off the barre will be broken down and repeated. The focus will be on strength, flexibility and muscle mobility. You will have a brief introduction to Pointe and get to know some of the historical background of classical ballet.

DAY TWO

Build on your barre and centre exercises with a focus on balance, posture and 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

After your morning technique session, you will focus on pirouettes and a continuation of the introduction to Pointe work. The afternoon will come to a close with some historical background focussed on the repertoire you have been learning so far.

DAY FOUR

After your morning technique session and Pointe work, you will take part in an introduction to Contemporary dance masterclass. Focussing on another dance style will provide you with an 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 summer school program comes to a close with a review of the repertory you have learned so far. You are welcome to invite friends and family to join us for an informal showing and a chance to discuss your next steps with tutors and City Academy’s Head of Dance.

 
 

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Ballet Summer School 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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