INTENSIVE DANCE COURSES
The College of Dance’s annul intensive dance courses offer an invaluable opportunity to train under some of the best teachers in Europe. Both our current faculty and international guest teachers put together an exciting and engaging programme. Our intensive courses are designed for younger dances, trainee professionals as well as professional dancers.
EASTER INTENSIVE 2018
Our Easter intensive course takes place on Tuesday 3rd, Wednesday 4th & Thursday 5th April 2018 at the College of Dance, The College of Dance, St. Catherine’s Community Sports Centre, Marrowbone Lane, Dublin, D08 W5WC.
There will be daily classes in Ballet, Contemporary and Jazz. We are delighted to welcome back International Guest Teacher Andrew Wilson who will be teaching Ballet throughout the Easter Intensive. Andrew Wilson is Head of Ballet at Bird College, London. We will also welcome Jon Ford Smith from Performers College, UK to our Easter Intensive this year.
Places on our Easter Intensive training course are limited so early booking is essential to avoid disappointment.
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Guest International Ballet Teacher
Andrew trained at both Bird College and The Royal Ballet School and won the highly coveted international ballet competition ‘The Prix de Lausanne’. Andrew’s illustrious performance career has seen him perform throughout the world and with companies such as the Sadler’s Wells Royal Ballet, the Birmingham Royal Ballet and in Ireland with the Dublin Grand Opera Society.
Andrew has also performed in The Royal Variety Performance, The Childrens’ Royal Variety Performance and with artists such as Kylie Minogue, Jason Donovan and Status Quo.
Andrew became the Head Of Boys Ballet at Elmhurst, and moved onto join Bird College in 2000 as teacher of classical ballet. In 2006 Andrew became Head of Ballet at Bird College. Andrew brings this wealth of experience to his teaching.
Guest International Jazz & Hip Hop Teacher
Born in Dublin Jon began his training at the College of Dance. He furthered his training at Performers College, UK, graduating with a Diploma in Musical Theatre with a special award for Creative Excellence. He began his professional career with the English National Opera in the Coliseum Theatre, London.
Jon moved to Germany to join the cast of We Will Rock before joined the original cast of Ben Hur Live, World Arena Tour. Jon has appeared on numerous T.V. shows such G.M.T.V, The Late Late Show, The Irish Music Awards, O2 In The Park, RTL Chart Show, Top of the Pops, and the Brit Awards. He has been fortunate to work with artists such as Rudimental, Lily Allen, Ineya Day, Blazing Squad and Alesha Dixon.
Jon’s choreographic work spans the world including the hit musical ‘Songs For a New World’ in Germany and music videos shot in Los Angeles, Berlin and Oslo. Most recently Jon was the lead choreographer on the original UK tour of Cirque Enchantment. As a teacher, Jon is a member of the Jazz faculty of Performer’s College, UK. He has also been a guest teacher at London Studio Centre, Millennium Dance Complex L.A, Sadler’s Wells, The Brit School and lead various workshops across Europe.
All students must have previous ballet experience. We advise that this should be a least RAD Inter-Foundation / Grade 6 or ISTD Intermediate / Grade 4-5 or equivalent.
For contemporary and jazz classes, experience is helpful but not essential.
The program is designed for dancers from 12 years plus with relevant experience. This programme runs for three days commencing at 10am. We may accept slightly younger dancers with relevant experience, if in doubt please contact the college.
For all questions please do not hesitate to contact Beatrice Lyons on 086 8039 739 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The fees are broken down as follows:
- 3 Day Course – €150
- 2 Day Course – €110
- 1 Day Course – €60
- 2 Hour Ballet Class – €30
Priority will be given to applicants registering for the 3 day course. All bookings are on a first come first reserved basis. No booking will be reserved without a deposit. The deposit for the 3 days course is €100, for all other booking the deposit is 50% of the total booking costs.
Payments can be made in cash, cheque made should be made payable to the College of Dance or by bank transfer. If paying by bank transfer please contact the College for details.
HOW TO APPLY
Simply download the Application Form by clicking on the button below. Complete the form and return it with your deposit to the College of Dance, St. Catherine’s Community Sports Centre, Marrowbone Lane, Dublin, D08 W5WC
If you have any questions please do not hesitate to get in touch.