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Spring Modern Ballet for ages 10–12

Spring School for children

Introduction

This four-day Modern Ballet spring school is for young people aged 10–12 who are interested in developing skills in classical ballet technique, repertoire and contemporary dance.

Students on this course will benefit from having the opportunity to creatively engage with the different styles being taught from expert tutors.

The course is practical, rigorous and aims to prepare young dancers working towards vocational dance training and will take place in one of our beautiful dance studios at the Wallace Studios at Spiers Locks.

Introduction

This four-day Modern Ballet spring school is for young people aged 10–12 who are interested in developing skills in classical ballet technique, repertoire and contemporary dance.

Students on this course will benefit from having the opportunity to creatively engage with the different styles being taught from expert tutors.

The course is practical, rigorous and aims to prepare young dancers working towards vocational dance training and will take place in one of our beautiful dance studios at the Wallace Studios at Spiers Locks.

Course outline

This spring school is for young people aged 10-12 who are interested in developing their skills in classical ballet technique, repertoire and contemporary dance.

By the end of the course students should have:

  • Strengthened their classical ballet technique
  • Worked with specialists in the field of ballet and experienced a professional approach to practice
  • Participated in repertoire and contemporary sessions
  • Had the opportunity to creatively engage with the styles being taught

During the course, dancers will have daily classical technique classes and participate in masterclasses in a range of supporting subjects including contemporary dance and classical repertoire.

The course aims to create an inspiring, challenging and supporting environment for young dancers to develop their skills and talent.

Financial support

Staying in Glasgow

Many of our students travel from across the world to join us for an open day, study on a short course or attend a summer school at the Royal Conservatoire.

Residential accommodation for summer school students travelling within the UK or from overseas is available at Liberty House. This is the student accommodation that our full-time students use during term time. Please note that this accommodation is only for students aged 16+.

The modern, self-contained flats are located in the city centre of Glasgow, just ten minutes walk from the Royal Conservatoire. They consist of single en-suite units and have a communal kitchen that you can use to store and prepare food during your stay. You can find more information on their website.

For 2017 summer school students, the prices start at £139.50 for 7 nights (excluding bedding pack). Kitchen packs/items are included as standard for Summer School students. Bedding packs are not provided in the bedrooms, but can be purchased from Liberty House for £30 on application.

Places are strictly limited so please book early to avoid disappointment.

If you have any access requirements, Liberty Living are happy to discuss accommodation arrangements to ensure they suit you.

The Conservatoire is not able to make reservations on your behalf. Please contact Liberty Living with any queries on +44 (0)141 248 9949 or libertyhouse-glasgow@libertyliving.co.uk.

If you are having trouble finding accommodation, please contact us directly and we will aim to help you find somewhere to stay.

If you would prefer to stay in hostel, B&B or hotel, click see our list of short term accommodation in Glasgow for a list of alternative accommodation or you can see the Visit Scotland website.

 

Entry requirements

This course is open access for young people aged 10-12. Whilst no formal qualifications are required, previous dance experience is essential to feel confident and fully benefit from the course.

Preparing for your course

Although students do not need to have any formal ballet qualifications, previous ballet experience is essential, and students should be working at approximately Intermediate Foundation Ballet level in order to benefit fully from the course.

Students should wear ballet practice clothes (leotard, ballet tights) for classical classes and footless tights for contemporary classes. Soft pointe/canvas shoes should be worn for class and girls should bring pointe shoes if they have them.

At a glance...

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Offers

Promotional Offers

We offer a selection of promotional offers from 25% off the overall tuition cost for current undergraduate/postgraduate students and staff, to 10% off when two summer schools are booked at the same time.

View a full list of promotional offers here. Contact lifelong@rcs.ac.uk to request your code prior to booking a course.

Further training

You may be interested in our Modern Ballet summer schools, our RAD Ballet weekly classes or our Junior Conservatoire of Modern Ballet.

Additional Information

You will have the opportunity to work with members of the BA Modern Ballet teaching team as well as industry specialists.