8 – 11 Years

Older children 8-11 years can take part in a range of courses across diverse dance disciplines to improve classical technique as well as explore new styles of dance in the setting of a vocational Ballet school.  Browse the options here with information about timings and fees.

One Day Ballet Intensive (8-10 years)

This intensive Ballet course offers participants the opportunity to improve classical technique in the setting of a full-time vocational Ballet school.

Entry Requirements

RAD Grade 2 or equivalent

Course Dates

Friday 4th June 2021

Application Dates

Friday 7th May – Thursday 3rd June (applications will close early if a course is full)

Cost

£30

Additional Info

Participants should wear their regular ballet uniform of leotard, tights, and ballet shoes. Girls may wish to wear convertible tights for ease of transition between classes. We recommend that participants are equipped with a pen and notebook during the course in order to make the most of their learning experience.

Course Outline

Central’s 8-10 years Online One Day Ballet Intensive is open to all genders aged 8-10 years old. Participation in the course is subject to meeting the minimum grade requirements, as detailed below.

The course will be taught online via Zoom and will include classes in Ballet and Repertoire as well as additional disciplines such as Jazz and Stretch, affording participants the opportunity to fully immerse themselves in the experience of training at Central School of Ballet. There will also be an opportunity for participants to share what they have learned in the Repertoire class.

Dance Around the World (8-18 years)

Central School of Ballet is delighted to offer an online Dance Around The World workshop for young people of all genders aged 8-18. The course will boast an exciting diversity of dance styles and allow participants to learn about four styles of dance from different cultures across the globe.

Entry Requirements

Open to all children and teenagers age 8-18 years

Course Dates

Thursday 3rd June 2021

Application Dates

Friday 7th May – Wednesday 2nd June (applications will close early if the course is full)

Cost

£20

Additional Info

Participants should wear clothing that is suitable for free and flexible movement such as T-shirt and leggings and shorts or their usual ballet uniform, though this is not a requirement.

Course Outline

The course is open to all genders aged 8-18 years old and applicants of all ability levels in dance are welcome and encouraged to apply. The course will be taught online via Zoom and will consist of four one-hour classes scheduled throughout the day.

Musical Theatre (8-16 years)

Central’s One Day Musical Theatre Course provides participants with the opportunity to learn songs and choreography from a well-known musical.

Entry Requirements

Open to all children and teenagers age 8-16 years

Course Dates

One day course, dates to be announced

Application Dates

To be announced

Cost

£40

Additional Info

Participants should wear clothing that is suitable for free and flexible movement such as T-shirt and leggings and shorts or their usual ballet uniform, though this is not a requirement.

Course Outline

Central’s One Day Musical Theatre Course provides participants with the opportunity to learn songs and choreography from a well-known musical. Parents are invited into the studio at the end of the day to watch a performance of songs and choreography the students have learned during the course.

Boys Move (8-18)

Boys Move is Central’s annual one day event for boys ages 8-18 years, open to a range of ability levels, from beginners to more experienced dancers and includes classes in a variety of dance styles and disciplines.

Entry Requirements

Open to all boys age 8-18 years

Course Dates

Sunday 16th May 2021

Application Dates

Wednesday 28th April – Friday 14th May 5pm (applications will close early if the course is full)

Cost

£20

Additional Info

Boys should wear their ballet uniform if they have one, or clothes that they are comfortable to move in such as a t-shirt and leggings or shorts.

Course Outline

This year Central’s annual Boys Move event will take place online via Zoom and is open to boys aged 8-18 years of all ability levels, from beginners to more experienced dancers.

The course is taught by male teachers and participants are afforded the opportunity to take part in an exciting range of dance classes including ballet, HIIT, a hip hop class and a creative improvisation workshop.

Boys who are more advanced in ballet will take part in an additional coaching class.  Students aged 14-18 years with a minimum of Advanced 1 Ballet will also have the unique opportunity to learn a solo from the Ballet Central repertoire led by Central’s Artistic Director, Christopher Marney.

The day will end with a Q+A with current degree course students who will answer questions about full-time training at Central.