Ballet Level 1 with Josephine Darvill-Mills

Autumn term 2017

£110 (£95 conc.) / Drop in: £12 (£10 conc.)

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Class description

These classes are for students who hold a basic understanding in contemporary or ballet and would like to develop their skills; building confidence, improving technique and increasing dance vocabulary. 

This class comprises of a variety of exercises at the barre, enabling students to warm muscles and mobilise joints whilst refining and developing technique. The class continues with combinations in the centre, culminating with allegros and travelling sequences across the floor. 

In addition to developing ballet technique, these classes focuses on developing student’s performance quality and response to live music, exploring different rhythms and phrasings.

Additional notes

These classes are not for complete beginners.

Artist’s biography

Josephine Darvill-Mills trained at The Royal Ballet School before graduating from London Studio Centre. In her varied career she has worked in various productions such as The Most Incredible Thing and In The Spirit Of Diaghilev by Javier De Frutos, Forgetting Natasha Heather Eddington, Van Cleef and Arpels at Buckingham Palace by Will Tuckett, Pinocchio at ROH2 and in Cabaret the Musical, choreographed by Javier De Frutos. She has taught for several outreach programmes for these productions and worked as an assistant choreographer for Ben Hur Live with Liam Steel. She has also worked as a dancer for music videos No You Girls for Franz Ferdinand and The Girls for Calvin Harris, choreographed by Steven Hoggart.

Times: 6.30 - 8pm
Duration: 90 mins
Venue: at The Place
Day: Tuesday
Level: Level 1
Style: Ballet