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Dance Foundation - 5 Days

Dance Foundation - 5 Days

Our Dance Foundation course is ideal for those looking for more intensive training and wishing to build a solid foundation in dance technique.

During the course you will raise your performance ability and further your knowledge across a variety of dance genres, all helping you to gain confidence to pursue future dance training.

Hear what our students have to say


An incredible week and the tutors should be very proud. We were a large and diverse group, they supported and taught us with such dedication

Roman


Foundation Course Content

Our intensive foundation runs five full days back to back. Each day consists of a full day of classes, which provides you with well-rounded and concentrated dance training. Our dance school has carefully formulated these classes to build a variety of skills. As an example, one day might consist of classes in:

  • Ballet
  • Contemporary
  • Contact Improvisation
  • Strength & Flexibility
  • Jazz
  • Commercial
  • Choreography & Repertoire

Over the course, you will work towards a final, informal studio showing for friends and family, which will demonstrate everything you have worked on during the course as well as some choreographic material.

When

Takes place over 5 consecutive days

Training

You will receive intensive and immersive dance training - you will definitely break a sweat!

Level

This course is suitable for the absolute beginner, or those looking to discover other dance genres on a foundational level

Styles

You will get an introduction to multiple dance styles and techniques

Foundation Course Curriculum Plan

The Dance Foundation course has been designed to provide a varied yet intense overview at the foundational level. It will establish the groundwork for you to move into specific dance styles that you feel suit you best.The content covered will include:

Ballet classes to:

  • Increase coordination and balance
  • Improve body awareness through posture and alignment
  • Increase flexibility and develop core strength
  • Learn ease and grace of movement

Contemporary classes to:

  • Learn dynamics and travelling through space
  • Learn the precise techniques of swings, drops, accents, length, contractions and more
  • Build an understanding of motion, dropping of weight and fullness of movements

Improvisation classes to:

  • Experiment with relating to other dancers in the space (contact improvisation)
  • Learn the ability to improvise through dance
  • Develop confidence in the ability to let body lead movement

Strength & Flexibility to:

  • Increase flexibility through dance exercises and good stretching practices
  • Body conditioning: core strength, posture and alignment

Jazz/Commercial classes to:

  • Learn precise techniques of kicks, turns, leaps and isolations
  • Cardiovascular work, mobilisation, stretching and strengthening
  • Explore different styles of commercial dance from Jazz, Street, Hip-Hop and Diva

Choreography/Repertoire to:

  • Learn samples of choreography from a variety of dance styles (Jazz, Ballet, Contemporary etc)
  • Learn classic repertoire from past and current choreographers (Graham, Cunningham etc)

Creative Workshop to:

  • Learn samples of choreography from a variety of dance styles (Jazz, Ballet, Contemporary etc)
  • Put the day's work into practice through tasks, experimenting and creating

SHOWCASE PERFORMANCE

Following the last session of the course, you will perform excerpts from the classes as well as short rehearsed routines from your training in an informal studio showing. The showcase will be for guests, friends and family.

PAYMENT OPTIONS

You can either pay your full course fee in one payment or over two instalments. 

Installment option:

  • One upfront payment of £265
  • One instalment of £265 on the start date of the course. 

Please note that you need to book more than 7 days prior to the course start date to be eligible for the instalment option.

Take a look

Watch this short video for more information and to hear from our previous Dance Foundation students about their experience.  

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DATE DAY TIME DURATION TUTOR VENUE PRICE BOOKING
26 Oct - 30 Oct Mon 10:00-17:30 5 days City Academy Dance Tutors Westminster Kingsway £525.00
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PAYMENT OPTIONS

Please note - due to high demand for this course we recommend booking as early as possible. You can secure your place by paying the deposit (see above deposit option).

Online & Phone Bookings

Online – To book your selected class/course online, just click Book Now next to your chosen class/course.
Phone – We would be happy to take your booking over the phone, just call us on 020 7042 8833.

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 class.
We cannot offer any refund if you cancel less than 72 hours before your first class, or if you do not attend.

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

(For more information please see our terms and conditions)

DATE DAY TIME DURATION TUTOR VENUE PRICE BOOKING
26 Oct - 30 Oct Mon 10:00-17:30 5 days City Academy Dance Tutors Westminster Kingsway £525.00
Book Now
Click the gift icon to gift this course
Book Now
Gift this courseClick the gift icon to gift this course

PAYMENT OPTIONS

Please note - due to high demand for this course we recommend booking as early as possible. You can secure your place by paying the deposit (see above deposit option).

Online & Phone Bookings

Online – To book your selected class/course online, just click Book Now next to your chosen class/course.
Phone – We would be happy to take your booking over the phone, just call us on 020 7042 8833.

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 class.
We cannot offer any refund if you cancel less than 72 hours before your first class, or if you do not attend.

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

(For more information please see our terms and conditions)

Dance Foundation – 5 Days Venues


Dance Foundation – 5 Days 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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