Wales Summer Dance 2019 & Wales International Ballet Summer School 2019
22nd July – 3rd August, Riverfront Theatre, Newport
With guest teacher Sander Blommaert
Ballet Cymru are offering fantastic creative and ballet courses this summer!
Each course is designed to accommodate a range of levels and experience in ballet, from grade work standard right up to professional level. All courses include ballet technique class, ballet repertoire and choreography.
Other classes, depending on the course, include pointe work, male/female coaching, pas de deux, Pilates and stretching.
Wales Summer Dance ballet courses are led by the professional dancers of Ballet Cymru.
The Wales International Ballet Summer School includes working with the professional dancers and Artistic Directors of Ballet Cymru, and special guest teacher, Sander Blommaert.
All courses culminate in performances on the main stage at The Riverfront Theatre, Newport for an audience.
To apply, please download the application form from our web site and return by latest 15 July 2019.
Places are limited, so apply quickly to avoid disappointment!
Week One: Monday 22nd – Friday 26th July 2019
Culminating in a performance at the Riverfront Theatre Newport on Friday 26th July, 2.30pm
|Ballet Course 1:
9.30am – 12.30pm*
|Creative Course 2:
1.30 – 4.30pm*
|Ballet Course 1: ballet technique class followed by ballet repertoire (pointe work not necessary)
Creative Course 2: creative warm up/class followed by creative choreography
*Participants can choose to attend the whole day or just the morning or afternoon course.
|Course fee: Half day = £80 / Full day = £140|
|Ballet Course 3:
Elementary/Intermediate level (Age 12+)
9.30am – 5.30pm
|Basic pointe work is necessary for this course
Course includes daily ballet class, pointe work, classical repertoire, creative choreography, stretching.
|Course fee: £150|
Week Two: Monday 29th July – Saturday 3rd August 2019
Culminating in a performance at the Riverfront Theatre Newport on Saturday 3rd August, 2.30pm
|Ballet Course 4:
Intermediate/Advanced (Age 15+)
9.30am – 5.30pm
|An advanced ballet technique and a minimum of 4 years pointe experience is necessary for this course
Course includes daily ballet class, pointe, pas de deux, female/male coaching, classical repertoire, creative choreography, stretching/Pilates
Please provide dance photographs of choice with your application for this course
|Course fee: £160|
|Wales International Ballet Summer School
Advanced and professional/graduate dancers (Age 18+)
|Daily classical company class on stage with the Artistic Directors of Ballet Cymru and Guest Teachers, followed by classes in Pointe/Male Coaching, Pas De Deux, Repertoire, Stretch/Pilates and Choreography.Accommodation lists are available upon request.
Please send a link/video of class or solo work with your application for this course.
|Course fee: £180|