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West Meets East - Contemporary Dance 3 Months

West Meets East - Contemporary Dance 3 Months

When West meets East. Enjoy 3 months of outstanding Contemporary dance training. 

Embark on a transformative journey through diverse movement traditions into a contemporary context. Led by renowned choreographer and dancer Jose Agudo, this unique course spans three months and encompasses an enriching blend of dance forms from the West to the East. Boundaries fade, and movement becomes an universal language. Embrace different traditions, and let the rhythm of diversity guide your dance journey. 

Participants will delve into the rich cultural tapestry of Flamenco, Indian Dance, Martial Arts, Hip Hop, Acrobatics and Yoga in the Contemporary Dance context.

Throughout the course, you will benefit from José Agudo's extensive expertise, gaining insights into choreographic approaches that seamlessly fuse these diverse movement forms. Finish the course with a collaborative performance, allowing you to showcase your newfound skills and artistic synthesis to an informal audience.

What you will cover on this course

  • Contemporary Dance
  • Flamenco 
  • Indian Dance
  • Martial Arts
  • Yoga
  • Hip Hop

How long is this course?

This is a 3 month full-time course, Monday to Friday, 10.00-17.00

What should I wear?

Dance wear

MODULE OVERVIEW

Contemporary Dance

Unleash your artistic expression through contemporary dance, blending elements from various styles, encouraging innovation and creativity.

Flamenco

Explore the passionate and rhythmic world of Flamenco, delving into its intricate footwork, expressive hand movements, and emotive storytelling. 

Indian Dance

Immerse yourself in the diverse traditions of Indian dance, incorporating classical and folk styles with a focus on mudras, expressions, and rhythmic patterns.

Martial Arts

Integrate the dynamic elements of martial arts, emphasizing balance, precision, and fluidity, enhancing physical control and spatial awareness.

Yoga

Cultivate a mind-body connection through yoga, emphasizing breath, alignment, and mindfulness, promoting flexibility and strength.

Hip Hop

Dive into the energetic and expressive world of Hip Hop, exploring various styles, from breaking, waacking and voguing to urban dance, fostering creativity and individuality.

Acrobatics

Jump into the discipline that involve balance, agility and coordination to create visually stunning and dynamic routines. 

Guest tutors include; Mickael Marso Riviere, Faye Stoeser, Miguel Altunaga Verdecia and Julia Cheng.

The Audition Process

Audition for free by submitting a short video.

Places for this popular course do fill up so we recommend sending in your audition video as soon as possible. Your audition video should be no longer than 3 minutes and should start with you saying your full name followed by a video of you dancing (any discipline). 

This is an opportunity for you to express yourself creatively and for the tutors to assess your suitability for the course. Have fun with it! 

  • Click the button below and complete the audition form. 
  • Fill out the audition form with your details and attach your audition video
  • Answer the question 'What are you looking to get from this course?' in under 100 words on the audition form
  • Successful auditionees will be contacted personally by City Academy

COURSE LEADER

JOSE AGUDO

Jose started his career in Andalusia where he began performing as a Flamenco dancer. Slowly the world of contemporary dance became more visible as he worked throughout Europe performing with International companies.

As a rehearsal director and assistant choreographer Jose has worked on several creations for Akram Khan Company, including the 2012 Olympic Games opening ceremony.

Since 2008 Jose has done commissions for professional companies and Dance Schools around the globe. In 2017 Jose created Agudo Dance Company to keep his creative process. 

WHERE TO STAY

Training in London puts you at the heart of this creative and vibrant city. It is a global hub for theatre and creative arts.

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ADVANCED BALLET COURSE - 3 MONTHS

For more intense training, you can audition for our Advanced Ballet Course - 3 months.

This course is aimed at perfecting your ballet skills and elevating your career. Ballet industry veterans will teach you to master this art form with expert guidance and insight.

Continue your journey

After you have completed your course - we recommend continuing your journey on one of the following courses:

DATE DAY TIME (BST) DURATION TUTOR VENUE PRICE BOOKING
20 Jan - 11 Apr Mon 10:00-17:00 12 weeks (Monday - Friday) City Academy Dance Tutors City Academy at 10 Herbal Hill £2,975.00
15% OFF
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PAYMENT OPTIONS

You are welcome to join the course up to the second class.

ONLINE & PHONE PAYMENTS

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, 10 Herbal Hill, London EC1R 5EG.

Cheque - You can also pay by cheque by filling out this form (click here) and posting it to the address above.

10% DISCOUNT AVAILABLE

If you book 2 or more different classes/courses at a time we can offer you a 10% discount. If you wish to take advantage of this offer please enter 2ORMORE in the promotional code box when booking online or quote code when booking over the phone. Please note that this offer cannot be applied when you are booking two or more of the same class/course.

INDUSTRY TUTORS

City Academy tutors are experienced artists and performers that work in the industry. If your tutor's availability changes at short notice, our team will arrange for a suitable replacement and notify you in advance.

CANCELLATIONS POLICY

We offer a full refund or full credit of your original course if you cancel at least 72 hours before the start of your booking.

We cannot offer any refund if you cancel less than 72 hours before the start of your booking, or if you do not attend.

(For more information please see our terms and conditions)

DATE DAY TIME (BST) DURATION TUTOR VENUE PRICE BOOKING
20 Jan - 11 Apr Mon 10:00-17:00 12 weeks (Monday - Friday) City Academy Dance Tutors City Academy at 10 Herbal Hill £2,975.00
15% OFF
Book Now
Click the gift icon to gift this course
Book Now
Gift this courseClick the gift icon to gift this course
discount textEarly booking discount

PAYMENT OPTIONS

You are welcome to join the course up to the second class.

ONLINE & PHONE PAYMENTS

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, 10 Herbal Hill, London EC1R 5EG.

Cheque - You can also pay by cheque by filling out this form (click here) and posting it to the address above.

10% DISCOUNT AVAILABLE

If you book 2 or more different classes/courses at a time we can offer you a 10% discount. If you wish to take advantage of this offer please enter 2ORMORE in the promotional code box when booking online or quote code when booking over the phone. Please note that this offer cannot be applied when you are booking two or more of the same class/course.

INDUSTRY TUTORS

City Academy tutors are experienced artists and performers that work in the industry. If your tutor's availability changes at short notice, our team will arrange for a suitable replacement and notify you in advance.

CANCELLATIONS POLICY

We offer a full refund or full credit of your original course if you cancel at least 72 hours before the start of your booking.

We cannot offer any refund if you cancel less than 72 hours before the start of your booking, or if you do not attend.

(For more information please see our terms and conditions)

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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