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

To be announced

Application Dates

To be announced

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

This course is part of Central’s popular series of One Day Ballet Intensives for girls and boys of different ages and abilities.   The day aims to introduce dancers to the experience of training in a vocational Ballet school taught by teachers from Central’s Degree faculty.  Note that this course is specifically for girls at RAD Grade 2 or equivalent in the 8-11 age range.  The one day course includes Repertoire and, dependent on age and ability, Pointe work for girls.  An additional class is included in the course, in either Pilates, Contemporary or Improvisation.

Dance Around the World (8-18 years)

A 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

To be announced

Application Dates

To be announced

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.

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

To be announced

Application Dates

To be announced

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

Boys Move is Central’s annual, one day event for boys ages 8-18 years old, open to a range of ability levels, from beginners to more experienced dancers.   The course offers classes in a wide range of dance styles and disciplines, including classes in tumbling, contact work, capoeira, Hip Hop, and Ballet.