Participation

Easter Workshop 2020: Over 60s Contemporary with Ellen Yilma

Mon 6 - Thu 9 Apr

£45 for 4 days

Join us this Easter for out Over 60s Contemporary classes led by Ellen Yilma.


Class Description

The class will include a technique class as well as repertoire from Richard Alston Dance Company.


Level Information

  • This course is designed for participants aged 60 and over with some dance experience.
  • These carefully planned, fun and engaging sessions will use a mixture of dance technique and repertoire to challenge you physically and creatively.
  • The course will enable dancers to build strength and to develop their technique and musicality at an appropriate pace and level.

About Ellen

Ellen Yilma trained at Tring Park School for the Performing Arts, before joining London Contemporary Dance School and graduating in July 2011. On completing her BA (Hons) she joined Tavaziva Dance Company as an apprentice dancer and then company member, performing with them for five years. Ellen gained her MA with Distinction in 2014 and has performed as part of the following companies and projects; Clod Ensemble, Akademi (in collaboration with Jose Agudo), Watkins Dance Company, the ‘dancing around Duchamp season’ at the Barbican curated by Jeannie Steele, IJAD Dance Company, Second Hand Dance and most recently with Joss Arnott Dance with guest choreographer Annabelle Lopez Ochoa. Ellen joined Richard Alston Dance Company in August 2017.

Times: 10.30am - 12pm
Duration: 120 mins
Venue: at The Place

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