Sun, 08 Apr | Fulham

Beginners Ballet Workshop, London

Learn to perform a simple ballet routine inspired by one of the great classics. No experience required. Suitable for those who always wanted to try ballet but never felt brave enough, or who haven't danced since childhood. Relaxed format. £20, including refreshments.
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Beginners Ballet Workshop, London

Time & Location

08 Apr 2018, 13:00 – 17:00
Fulham, Dance Attic Studios, 368 North End Rd, Fulham, London SW6 1LY, UK

About The Event

OVERVIEW​

At a workshop you will learn to perform a simple ballet routine ("enchainement") inspired by one of the great classical ballets.  You will also learn the structure of a ballet lesson and execute simple barre and centre exercises. You will also understand a variety of ballet terminology and the foundation techniques.

Each workshop will be inspired by one of the ballet classics: Swan Lake, Sleeping Beauty, Romeo & Juliet, The Nutcracker, Les Sylphides.

DURATION​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

4 hours, including regular breaks andrefreshments (provided). We will spend about 3 hours dancing, choreographing and performing.

​TYPICAL FORMAT​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

  • Introduction to the workshop
  • Understand the vocabulary
  • Warm up our bodies
  • Simple barre exercises
  • Some history and context to one of the ballet classics
  • Simple centre exercises
  • introduction to the ballet
  • Learn and perform an enchainement inspired by one of the ballet classics

WHAT TO WEAR

You will need ballet shoes (or lightweight trainers, jazz shoes, non-slip socks or even soft pumps) and comfortable clothes (a leotard and tights or leggings are ideal),

If you do bring pumps or shoes, bring socks as well as it is useful to be able to really feel the floor for some of what we do. We do have some ballet shoes you can borrow, but only if you are size 3-5 (let us know if you would like to borrow a pair). Alternatively, Dance Direct sell dance shoes for very reasonable prices.

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