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  1. OPEN DAYS FOR PROSPECTIVE FULL-TIME VOCATIONAL STUDENTS Prospective students for Chantry School of Contemporary and Balletic Arts' 3 year, full-time Diploma Course can now book onto one of two Open Days. At the Open Days, students are invited to meet the School's Core Tutors, take various classes, attend a Q&A session and visit the school. The Open Days are: October 16th November 20th If you would like to book a place, please email education@chantrydancecompany.org For more information and an online prospectus, please visit: http://www.chantry-school.org/open-days--prosp
  2. Chantry School of Contemporary & Balletic Arts is taking bookings for our 2016 Summer Intensives. We have the following Summer Intensives available in July and August: * Junior Contemporary Dance Arts (age 7-11) - 3rd-4th August, £50 * Junior Modern and Musical Theatre Dance (age 7-11) 5th-6th August, £50 * Senior Contemporary Dance Arts (age 12+) - 25th-29th July, £90 * Senior Modern and Musical Theatre Dance (age 12+) - 1st-2nd August, £50 All Intensives are taught by Chantry Dance Company's Artistic Team and Industry Professionals who have worked in London's West End, at The Royal O
  3. Chantry Dance Company’s Associate Programme is for young dancers of a pre-vocational or pre-professional level, who aspire to a career in dance. CDC Associates are taught to develop a strong technical base in ballet, contemporary and improvisation, as well as learning repertoire from major 20th and 21st century contemporary works. But the unique aspect of the programme is that students also learn CDC’s specific contemporary ballet style through working directly with the company’s co-Artistic Directors, Rae Piper and Paul Chantry, who are both international choreographers and performers hav
  4. Dear Dancermum, We take around 20 students on the course. Technique lessons are split according to ability, so approximately 10 dancers in each class. When we are learning repertoire or creative work, the whole group works together, generally with 2 teachers present. If you would like any more details, please feel free to email me. Many thanks and best wishes. Rae Piper (rae@chantrydancecompany.org)
  5. Looking for something different this summer? Ever wanted to experience what it’s like to be part of a professional modern ballet company? The Chantry Dance Company Summer School Intensive offers you the chance to find out. Join us for a challenging and exciting 2 intensive days this summer! What Can You Expect? Each day is timetabled in the same way as it would be for the dancers at Chantry Dance Company. This gives you the opportunity to discover what it is like to be performer in a professional dance company.....you will experience class, creation, rehearsals and performance. Yo
  6. Thank you for clarifying that spannerandpony. We obviously have no wish to annoy people, and only post items in this forum with the aim of promoting education in dance and providing opportunities for young dancers.
  7. CDC’s Foundation Associate Programme is for young dancers under 16 who are looking to refine and develop their ballet technique. It is suitable for those who are not quite ready to join the CDC Associate Programme, or for dancers who are already Associates who would like an additional classical ballet technique class each month. The programme aims to: * consolidate a classical ballet technique * prepare dancers for the demands of contemporary ballet technique * prepare dancers for possible entry into the full Associate Programme Classes are led by Gail Gordon (CDC’s Dance Director & We
  8. CDC’s Pre-Associate Programme is especially for young dancers age 6-11, who are looking to enhance their dancing with additional, complementary training. The course aims to: * strengthen and solidify ballet technique * introduce the basics of contemporary dance once the ballet technique is established * help young dancers develop an understanding of the dance world Led by educators from Chantry Dance Company who are some of the UK’s top ballet and contemporary teachers, this course is also a stepping stone towards becoming a full CDC Associate when older. There is NO AUDITION r
  9. Chantry Dance Company Summer School 2014 led by West End and Sadler’s Wells choreographers/performers Paul Chantry & Rae Piper This is a summer school different from others. Learn what it's like to be part of a professional dance company and develop your mindset as a dance artist. Technique Classes – Repertoire – Improvisation – Creative work Also, a contemporary ballet piece is created especially for students to be performed at the end of the week. The week is very challenging. You will encounter new techniques and be encouraged to take on a professional dancer’s mindset. The course
  10. Chantry Dance Company's Associate Programme is for young dancers of a pre-vocational or pre-professional level, who aspire to have a career in dance. Our young dancers of today are the professional company dancers of the future. CDC seeks to give these young dancers the opportunity to experience what professional company life is like and to prepare them for the professional world. The Associate Programme exists to nurture, develop and inspire the country's most talented young dancers, and to encourage them to be courageous with their dancing in order to reach new levels in their techniq
  11. In 2014, Chantry Dance Company is launching a Pre-Professional Foundation Course for students of 16+ who are considering a career in dance or performing arts. The course has been designed to offer a unique opportunity to: * experience professional life by training alongside a working UK dance company, and gain work experience to boost your dance career progression, AND * participate in intensive, studio-focussed learning. The curriculum is broad-based, covering all major dance techniques, as well as acting, singing and other areas of industry knowledge. This provides a foundation for many a
  12. On Sunday March 16th, Chantry Dance Company is holding a full day Spring Workshop from 10:00am-4:00pm. There is something for everyone in this workshop. There will be many different dance styles and choreography taught throughout the day including: *** ballet *** *** jazz *** *** creative work *** *** repertoire from the West End show, ‘Chicago’ *** Having just finished choreographing the musical ‘Sister Act’ for Pimlico Opera, Paul Chantry and Rae Piper (co-Artistic Directors of Chantry Dance Company) are returning to Chantry Dance Company’s hometown to teach this workshop. Workshop Lo
  13. Dear Swe, Thank you for your query on our post regarding our Foundation Course. The part-time section of the course's hours will vary. During the early weeks of this section you will dance for between 1.5-3.5hours per day, but also engage in watching/engaging in company rehearsal for around 1-2hours as well. As the weeks progress, you will build up to dancing between 3-6hours per day. In the full-time part of the course, you will have lessons from 9:00am-3:30pm and additional tutorials afterwards as well. I hope this answers your questions. If you have any further questions
  14. In 2014, Chantry Dance Company is launching a Pre-Professional Foundation Course for students of 16+ who are considering a career in dance or performing arts. The course has been designed to offer a unique opportunity to: * experience professional life by training alongside a working UK dance company, AND * participate in intensive, studio-focussed learning. The curriculum is broad-based, covering all major dance techniques, as well as acting, singing and other areas of industry knowledge. This provides a foundation for many aspects of the performing arts industry, and is suitable for studen
  15. Chantry Dance Company presents OUT OF BOUNDS – Friday 8th November Lilian Baylis Studio, Sadler’s Wells One of the UK’s freshest and most exciting dance companies is bringing a new show, OUT OF BOUNDS, to London. Comments from our audiences in Grantham and Bristol: “superb”……“creatively captivating”………. “Paul Chantry and the Chantry Dance Company…..YOU ROCK!”……. “pure brilliance”……..“contemporary at it’s best” OUT OF BOUNDS is an evening of dance featuring four new works from choreographers Paul Chantry and Rae Piper including: ‘All I Can Do Is Be Me’ – a ballet set to the music of Bob Dyla
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