Hafren Summer Dance Intensive 2017

newtown hafren summer course

Ballet Cymru and Gwyn Emberton Dance are joining together with The Hafren to offer a unique experience for young dancers from ages 7 to 21 years old this summer. Experience life as a dancer with two of Wales’ leading dance companies from Monday 7th to Friday 11th August, 2017

To book : click here  or call 01686614555. Places are limited, so get booking!

Participants of the Summer Dance Intensive will take part in daily basic/beginners ballet and contemporary classes, learn excerpts from both companies’ repertoires, and make a new dance piece to perform with the dancers from both companies for friends and family at the end of the week.

No experience is necessary, just the desire to dance.

Participants will be split into 3 age groups:

Juniors – 7 to 10 yrs

Monday to Thursday – 9.30 to 12.30
• 1.30 hour ballet class and creative workshops led by BC dancers
• 1.30 hour contemporary and creative workshops with GED
Friday
• 9.30 to 4pm – rehearsal and performance (2pm)

Mids – 11 to 13 yrs

Monday to Thursday – 9.30 to 3pm (total 5 hours)
• 1.30 hours – ballet class and creative workshops led by BC dancers
• 1.30 hours – creative contemporary fusion class with GED
• 2 hours – workshop and rehearsals creating a work with the company dancers
Friday
• 9.30 to 4pm – rehearsal and performance (2pm)

Seniors – 14 + yrs

Monday to Thursday – 1pm to 6pm (total 5 hours)
• Daily ballet and contemporary class
• Experience working as a professional dancer and make and perform a new dance work with the BC and GED dancers.
Friday
• 9.30 to 4pm – rehearsal and performance (2pm)

Classes and workshops will be fully accessible and tailored to suit everyone’s needs.
Local accommodation lists are available.
There will also be CPD opportunities for professional dance artists in the area. To be announced.

Supported by ACW and The Hafren.

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