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Dance Foundation Course - Improvers

Dance Foundation Course - Improvers

Develop your performance skills and gain a deeper knowledge of technique across multiple dance styles. Our Dance Foundation Improvers is ideal if you have completed our Dance Foundation course or have equivalent experience.

Expanding on your existing skills, you will continue to build your stamina, strength, flexibility, coordination and overall dance ability. You will be introduced to repertoire from both classical ballet and contemporary choreographers, and work on performance skills on and off camera.

Foundation Improvers Course Content

During your course you will

  • Improve your overall dance ability
  • Further develop your stamina, strength, flexibility and coordination
  • Learn choreography and repertoire across multiple dance styles
  • Explore how to dance on camera
  • Gain insight into specific techniques such as Graham, Cunningham and Limon
  • Develop your performance skills

Type

Dance

Level

Improvers

Foundation Improvers Curriculum

Ballet

Building on your existing ballet technique and vocabulary, you will learn more advanced steps, both at the barre and in the centre. You will also be taught classical ballet repertoire to enhance your performance skills and the ability to memorise choreography.  

Contemporary

In contemporary you will focus on developing stamina and movement ability. You will also be introduced to more specific contemporary techniques such as Graham, Limon and Cunningham.

Improvisation

Concentrating on working with other dancers, you will develop a sense of spatial awareness through contact improvisation and movement experimentation. This is particularly beneficial for building confidence and creativity.

Strength & Flexibility

You will gain a deeper understanding of how the body works in relation to movement and dance. This class will teach you to incorporate good stretching practices and exercises into multiple dance styles. You will also build core strength and focus on mind and body connectivity.

Jazz

Looking at isolation and mobilisation, this class will expand on your Jazz technique by introducing more complex combinations. Certain repertory style and choreography, such as Fosse, will also be taught.

Commercial

Different styles of commercial dance will be explored including Street, Hip-Hop and Diva, building on technique with harder combinations. Some floor work and  dancing to camera will also be introduced.

Showcase and Performance

At the end of the course you will perform some of the material you have learnt and rehearsed in an informal setting for friends and family.

Register your interest

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

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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)

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

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)

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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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