Secondary School

Wednesday: Contemporary for School Year 7-10

£140 per term

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Are you interested in learning the techniques of Contemporary dance?

Want to build up your technical dance training, confidence and learn dance that encourages individuality? Discover your hidden talents as choreographer and embrace your expressive and creative ideas in a safe and friendly atmosphere.

This Wednesday evening class is an open level class for dancers of mixed abilities. It is a great platform to develop existing skills within a lively, energetic space, whilst being welcoming and challenging to the individual.

What will the class actually involve?

Teachers divide class into two sections. They start by leading a warm-up and technique class which involves a series of exercises and movement phrases designed to improve strength, coordination, alignment, flexibility and musicality.

The latter section of the class embraces your creativity: you’ll work in small groups and individually, learning how to create choreography through creative tasks and games and begin to refine your own style.

Do I need any particular skills or experience to take part?

Enthusiasm and being ready to try something new – you will be experimenting with a range of tasks and exercises. Some previous dance experience is useful for this class.

Please note this is for participants aged 11 -15 years old (school year 7-10).


Term dates:

Autumn Term: Wed 18 Sep– Wed 04 Dec (No classes during half term: Wed 23 Oct)

Spring Term: Wed 08 Jan – Wed 25 Mar (No classes during half term: Wed 19 Feb)

Summer Term: Wed 22 Apr – Wed 08 Jul (No classes during half term: Wed 27 May)

Booking for Autumn Term is now open. Booking for Spring and Summer terms will open in due course.

All fees are inclusive of a £30 non-refundable deposit. 

Times: 18:00-19:30
Duration: 90 mins
Venue: at The Place
Day: Wednesday
Level: Open
Style: Contemporary

This event is part of Children and Youth Dance Autumn Term 2019

Children and Youth Dance Autumn Term 2019

The Place offers Contemporary dance classes for 5 - 18 year olds. These classes take place on Wednesdays and Saturdays throughout term time.