Primary School

Creative Contemporary for 6-7 years with Eleni Papaioannou


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For the non-stop movers who can’t sit still, this class encourages your child to develop their own personal movement style in a vibrant and animated space. Creative tasks will encourage new ideas and approaches to dancing, whilst also investigating themes of musicality and rhythm. Start the day off with a big burst of energy and join us for this class.

This is part of a two day optional experience, where your young dancer can take part in both Creative Contemporary on Wed 11 Apr, and Leaps and Bounds Ballet on Thu 12 Apr. Immerse your child in dance this Easter, experience two different styles of dance and two inspiring teachers in a fun a creative way.

Eleni Papaioannou is a dance teacher, performer and choreographer specialising in creative movement, physical theatre and improvisation. Eleni was born in Athens in 1993 where she began her dance training. In 2014 she completed her undergraduate studies at London Contemporary Dance School and she has since worked professionally with various choreographers and artists such as Mariela Nestora, Luca Silvestrini (Protein Dance), Joanna Kalm, Seke Chimutengwende, Livia Rita, Alexis Blake, Sophie Nüzel and Marie Forbes, Anders Duckworth and Daniel Persson (Humanah Productions).

Eleni has been teaching in dance institutions such as The Place and Royal Academy of Dance, as well as leading workshops and choreographing in various primary schools and dance schools across the UK and Greece. Eleni has a passion for educating children and young people through dance, encouraging the development of their imagination and creativity, allowing them to express themselves physically.

Times: 9:15-10:30am
Duration: 75 mins
Venue: at The Place
Day: Wednesday
Style: Contemporary


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