18 June 2023 09:30 - 16:30

Creating Effective and Imaginative Free Enchaînements - Wellington / Online (18 June 2023)

In this course, participants will learn strategies for creating their own development exercises and enchaînements, with particular reference to music.


  • To improve knowledge, understanding and skills in relation to the creation of development exercises and enchaînements for ballet
  • To increase knowledge and understanding of music in relation to the creation of exercises and enchaînements

Learning Outcomes

By the end of this course, participants will:

  • Have knowledge and understanding of the principles of creating effective, imaginative development exercises and enchaînements
  • Be able to apply understanding of music and musicality to the structuring of exercises
  • Be able to use music, sounds and voice in the preparation and teaching of exercises and enchaînements

Content outline/draft schedule:

  • Principles of breaking down and building up in ballet classes
  • Use of music, rhythm and imagery
  • Dynamics and technique
  • Repetition, variation & development


Dance 3, Te Whaea, 11 Hutchison Street, Newtown

Online via Zoom ( we will be restricting online numbers to 10 persons)

Recommended Preparation



Helen Calman

CPD Hours

8 hours Time-Valued CPD


$195 RAD members / $275 non members

Earlybird special:  Register on or before the 8th June $180 RAD members / $260 non members


International Payments

If you are paying from overseas please follow these payment instructions (Please note the BIC code is the same as the SWIFT code)  https://www.royalacademyofdance.org/app/uploads/sites/14/2023/03/23085731/Receive-Inward-Payment-Instructions.pdf

There is also information available at this link https://help.anz.co.nz/app/answers/detail/a_id/97/~/receive-an-overseas-payment

If you would like to pay by credit card you will need to call the office +64 43828924 between 9am – 4pm Mon – Friday (NZT)

Closing Date

8 June 2023


Key Information

Time Duration
09:30 - 16:30 1 day

Who can attend?

This course is for professional dance educators and higher education students.

How to apply

CPD Seminar Registration Form - WGTN 18th June 2023

Select your course(Required)
Payment information
If paying by internet banking (please quote your full name as the reference and email a copy of the Internet Banking confirmation to office@rad.org.nz) Payment should be made to: Account Name: Royal Academy of Dance Bank Name: ANZ Bank Account No: 01 0517 0198208 00