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CREATIVE DANCE 8-11S | MONDAYS

Mon 23 Sep - Mon 2 Dec  - 5.15PM - 6.15PM
£75
8 - 11 years...
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Our Creative Dance classes are a fantastic introduction to contemporary dance and movement, encouraging children to be creative and imaginative whilst using a range of tools and exercises to explore the foundations of contemporary dance, safe practice and technique. Appropriate challenges and modifications will be offered to encourage participants to realise their full potential and develop their creative practice.

Led by an experienced dance artist and supported by teaching assistants, dancers can expect to:

  • Improve strength, coordination and flexibility
  • Develop confidence and dance technique
  • Have fun and make friends in a structured, supported space

This class is for children aged 8 to 11 years.

Your child should wear clothes that they are comfortable moving in and bring a reusable bottle of water. Water fountains can be found on the ground floor and 1st floor of the building. Shoes should be removed for class and participants should wear socks or participate bare foot.

Please note that parents and carers should not be in the studio during the class but are welcome to wait for their children in our café or foyer spaces.

Have you considered the DanceEast Centre for Advanced Training (CAT)? Find out more here.

 

Term dates: Monday 23 September – Monday 2 December 2024
Half term: There will be no class on Monday 28 October 2024

Please note, there will be an end of term sharing on the last class of the term where parents and carers will be invited to observe the last 30 minutes of the class. Further details about this will be shared with parents and carers during the second half of term.

Please note: if you wish to pay for the term in two half-termly instalments, please get in touch with our friendly Box Office team on 01473 295230.

 

ACCESS AND ADDITIONAL SUPPORT

If you think your child may require 1:1 support in this class, please contact us first for a chat. Whilst we strive for our classes to be inclusive, there is limited capacity for additional support beyond the Teaching Assistant’s role. We therefore want to ensure that any child who may require it is given the right level of support to ensure they get the most out of their class. Alternatively, you might wish to consider trying our Springboard Juniors class – our specialist provision for children with additional needs.

Bursaries available 

Children and young people from low-income households may be eligible to access this class for free through the DanceEast Bursary Fund. Find out more about the DanceEast Bursary Fund and the necessary criteria here. Places are limited and will be allocated on a first-come, first-served basis.

 

If you would like to familiarise yourself with the building before your visit, you can download our Visual Story here or take a Virtual Tour here.

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