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Silver Swans® CPD Workshop (Las Vegas)

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Red Rock Casino Resort & Spa

11011 W Charleston Blvd

Las Vegas, NV 89135

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This is an opportunity to join RAD's new programme that aims to bring high-quality ballet provision to the adult market.

Across two days this workshop introduces experienced teachers to the Silver Swans® program, with a focus on safe and inclusive practice for adults and strategies to maximise their experience.

The schedule is:

Sunday 29 July

  • 12pm-4pm: RAD's Foundations of Classical Ballet Technique (OPTIONAL for RAD Registered Teachers; OBLIGATORY for all other teachers)
  • 4pm-6pm: Silver Swans training part I
  • 7pm: drinks reception, hosted by Royal Academy of Dance Chief Executive Luke Rittner CBE

Monday 30 July

  • 8am-2pm (including breaks): Silver Swans training part II

Completion of the workshop will entitle participants to deliver Silver Swans® branded classes, including use of the Silver Swans® logo.

Testimonial from Silver Swans® trainee, Las Vegas 2017: "I want to thank the RAD for the years of research to make this class happen. It has certainly helped to freshen up my adult ballet classes and we are having so much fun!"

Eligibility

In order to participate in this workshop, you must either:

  • Hold RAD Registered Teacher status, or
  • Hold an Intermediate ballet qualification or equivalent
    AND
    hold either a ballet teaching qualification at Level 4 OR can evidence ballet teaching experience in professional contexts

Before signing up for the workshop, if you are unsure about your eligibility please email silverswans@rad.org.uk

Aims

To provide practical experience of effective ballet teaching strategies for a group of mixed ability older learners.

Learning Outcomes

On completion of the workshop you will have:

  • An understanding of the Silver Swans® class format and the responsibilities and expectations of Silver Swans® teachers
  • Gained awareness of several different appropriate ballet teaching strategies and their benefits in relation to the Silver Swans® class format
  • A greater understanding of how to safely modify and deliver ballet repertoire for older learners
  • Gained awareness of appropriate progression, differentiation and integration considerations for adults of mixed ability

For further information please visit: www.rad.org.uk/silverswans

IMPORTANT NOTES:

Your booking does not include accommodation. You must make a separate booking.

Special Room Rate for Attendees of Only $145.00 USD per Night! The host hotel is a 4 diamond resort located in Las Vegas in the breathtaking area of Red Rock. The resort also offers a free shuttle to and from the airport and to the strip. Access the special DTW/RAD room rate at Red Rock Resort by clicking here.

If you wish to book onto the Dance Teacher Web Conference and Expo taking place immediately after the Silver Swans teacher training session (from Monday 30 July to Thursday 2 August) you must make a separate booking. RAD members should email a request to events@rad.org.uk for a special discount; all other teachers should visit www.dtwconference.com

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Red Rock Casino Resort & Spa

11011 W Charleston Blvd

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