For Dance Teachers and Dancers

Dance Teachers’ Professional Development Seminar

Dance Teachers’ Professional Development Seminar Thursday 28 and Friday 29 January 2021

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Start off the new year well with an invigorating professional development seminar for dance teachers. Spend time with your teaching peers from around the country while experiencing the dance training, philosophies, syllabus, and dancer wellness programme at the Royal New Zealand Ballet. Participants will gain an inside view of RNZB’s professional training from Apprentice to Principal dancer. A great opportunity to exchange current industry knowledge and ideas while making new connections. Held on site at RNZB’s Wellington studios.

Detailed schedule available here

Programme highlights include:

  • Observe RNZB company classes.
  • Demonstrations and discussions led by the RNZB Artistic Team. Demonstrations and in-depth explanations of preferred style of technique with ample opportunities for questions from participants.
  • Ballet classes for participants incorporating RNZB’s preferred style. Further explore the RNZB style by participating in classes taught by the RNZB Artistic Team.
  • Opportunity to watch RNZB staging rehearsals of current works.
  • An in-depth panel discussion on ballet technique. We encourage visiting teachers to bring their ideas and questions regarding ballet technique to share in this interactive panel discussion.

Please note that RAD registered teachers are able to use this course as part of their CPD hours.

For all enquiries, please email RNZB Education, Community & Accessibility Manager Pascale Parenteau,  pascale@rnzb.org.nz

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