PERFORMANCE GROUPS AT HIGHGATE BALLET SCHOOL

POINTEWORKS: Advanced Performance Class, termly 1x week

This class is a performance oriented class for senior level students in Grade 6+ taking two or more classes a week, as the level demands dancing en pointe

TUTUS AND TIARAS: Junior Performance Class, termly 1x week

Wednesday afternoons at the URC. This is a performance class for children in Grades 1-5 who want to perform.

CHOREOGRAPHIC COLLECTIVE termly 1x week

Directed by Maddy Woolf, this is the senior contemporary dance group open to advanced dancers only by invitation, which rehearses on Saturday mornings at 8am during term time at the URC. Dancers must be minimum age 12 and enrolled in 2 ballet classes a week.

HIGHGATE BALLET SCHOOL YOUTH DANCE COMPANY: Holiday Performance Group

For dancers who love to perform, create and rehearse in an inspiring environment, the Highgate Ballet School Youth Dance Company is for you!

The HBS YDC was formed in 2009 by senior staff teacher Magdalene Woolf as a special programme offering enhanced performance opportunities for enthusiastic dancers ages 8-16, which rehearses on selected days in half terms and on days leading up to performances.

Welcoming committed ballet and contemporary dance students who are already enrolled at the school, the Youth Dance Company performs original choreography in classical ballet, neo-classical ballet and contemporary styles with chances to perform throughout the year locally in Highgate and in performance spaces in London.

 

 

Highgate Ballet School Summer Dance Intensive and LaRentree Ballet 

Summer Dance Intensive: Last or penultimate week of August, annually

Each summer the school offers a week long intensive programme of dance classes in Ballet, Pointe, Contemporary, Choreography, Jazz, Musical Theatre, Body Conditioning and more, with a performance on Friday afternoon for family and friends. This popular day camp is offered to children ages 8+ with or without former dance experience. Dates are announced in early Spring.

LaRentree Ballet:

Drop-In ballet classes to get you into shape before term starts. For enthusiastic dancers in levels Grade 5 and above, with pointe/pre-pointe included. Dates are announced at the end of the preceding term.

 

GYROKINESIS ® CLASSES

GYROKINESIS ® is a system of exercises created by former dancer and gymnast Juliu Horvath, for maintaining health and well being using fluid movements that gently stretch and strengthen the whole body, relieving pain, improving joint mobility, posture, physical skills, balance, coordination and spatial awareness.  

Julie Cronshaw is qualified to teach GYROKINESIS ® following certification in the Level 1 Teacher Training Course.

GYROKINESIS ® is a registered trademark of GYROTONIC ® Sales Corp and is used with their permission.

All classes take place at the Highgate United Reformed Church N6 6BJ