20 July 2022 - 24 July 2022

Dance Teaching as Art, Craft and Creativity (Greater Manchester and Online)

Taking place on 20–24 July at the University of Salford, Greater Manchester, the Dance Teaching as Art, Craft and Creativity programme includes a range of professional development activities which will inform, inspire and motivate your dance teaching practices.

The University of Salford is conveniently located just 20 minutes by car from Manchester Airport, and a short train journey from major train stations in Manchester city centre. Refreshments throughout the day and lunch are included.

The majority of the sessions will be in-person, with a few hybrid and webinar options also on offer. So, if you can’t join us in-person in Manchester, we hope to see you at one of our virtual events.

Topics include:

  • Character work
  • Creating free enchaînement
  • Dance science
  • Musicality
  • Pointe work for beginner and more experienced students
  • RAD syllabi
  • Teaching older learners

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Key Information

Level Duration Fee
All dance teachers, including RAD Members and Non-Members, are welcome to attend. The five day programme takes place on 20–24 July. You can book activities in Sterling, Euro or US Dollars.

Venue

University of Salford, New Adelphi, University Road, Salford M5 4BR

Accommodation

Onsite accommodation is available for £37.50 per night (inclusive of VAT). This includes bedding, towels and a kitchen pack for self-catering. To book, please fill in this form and return it to contact@campuslivingvillages.co.uk Please ensure you include ‘Royal Academy of Dance’ on the form. Please note, all bookings are subject to availability.

Tutors

Read about our tutors.

In-person activities

Wednesday, 20 July

  • Movement, Stillness and Travelling Through Space: Creating Curiosities and Choreographic Products
  • Screening Protocols for Pointe Readiness

Thursday, 21 July

  • Applying Principles of Dance Science to the Teaching of RAD Intermediate Foundation – Advanced 1
  • Breaking Down and Building Up – Approaches to the Training of Advanced Pointe Work
  • Dance to Your Own Tune
  • Dynamic Rhythm: An Exploration of Metrical and Movement Rhythm in Developing Performance Quality

Friday, 22 July

  • Grade 2 Revision*
  • Grade 3 Revision*
  • Silver Swans® Workshop
  • Supplementary Training for Young Dancers: Studio Recommendations

Saturday, 23 July

  • Facilitating Social, Emotional and Cognitive Development of Young Learners Through Dance: Theories, Approaches and Teaching Strategies
  • Grade 4 Revision*
  • Grade 5 Revision*
  • The Development of Character Classes: RAD Grade 3 Ukrainian (3 of 6)

Sunday, 24 July

  • Creative Approaches in Teaching Character Work: Russian, Ukrainian, Hungarian and Polish Styles (Grades 5 and 6)
  • Knowing and Growing: Understanding Dance Injury in Adolescence
  • The F/ol\d – An Improvisational Portal into Somatic/Artistic Creation

Online activities

Wednesday, 20 July

  • An Introduction to Seated Dance for Adult Learners Sold out!
  • Creating Effective and Imaginative Free Enchaînement across RAD Graded Syllabi

Thursday, 21 July

  • Application of Progression in Dance*
  • Ballet in the 21st Century: Re-imagining Ballet: Focus on William Forsythe*

Friday, 22 July

  • Ballet in the 21st Century: It’s Been a Long Time Coming: Focus on Women Choreographers*
  • Responding to Anxiety in Children and Young People
  • Supplementary Training for Young Dancers: Studio Recommendations

Sunday, 24 July

  • The F/ol\d – An Improvisational Portal into Somatic/Artistic Creation

*Bursary designated activity for RAD Registered Teachers

How to book

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