This popular class is aimed at beginners looking to introduce contemporary dance technique into their life. These sessions will establish some of the key principles of contemporary techniques created by pioneers of modern dance (Graham, Cunningham, Limon and release-based). The classes will encourage creativity and physicality through a combination of exercises and phrases. Attention will be paid to alignment and core strength alongside creativity to give you the confidence to progress onto Contemporary Level 1 level.
James graduated from Central School of Ballet in 2006. After joining Northern Ballet, he went on to work with Peter Schaufuss Ballet in Denmark and Theater Ulm in Germany. In 2013, James returned to the UK to join Richard Alston Dance Company (RADC). Since then he has toured extensively in Europe and the USA.
He is a regular Company teacher for RADC, has taught Professional classes at the Place and worked with LCDS and the Centre for Advanced Training (CAT) scheme.
Times: 18:30 - 20:00
Duration: 90 mins
Venue: at The Place