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Grades 1-3: Focus on Classical Dances CPD Workshop
Thu 1 June 2017, 10:00 – 17:00 BST
A one-day practical workshop (worth 8 CPD hours) in which participating teachers will gain a detailed understanding of the steps and movements of each of the Classical Dances within Grades 1-3.
The course aims to provides teachers with an in depth analysis of the choreography relating to the Classical Variations of Grades 1-3 (female and male). Teachers will enhance their knowledge and understanding of the technique, style and musicality relating to each dance.
At the end of this course you will be able to:
demonstrate, physically and or through explanation, an understanding of the technique and movement quality in each dance
demonstrate, physically and or through explanation, an understanding of the performance elements for each dance, and
discuss musical interpretation.
Prior knowledge and understanding
Participants will have:
attended an introductory Grade 1-3 course or have a working knowledge of the content of Grades 1-3 including the dances (male and female)
approaches and methodology to help their students develop expressive and confident performance' and
knowledge and understanding of the assessment criteria for examinations (female and male)
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