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Theatre Congress & Bursary Awards 2016

Join the Theatre Faculties for an exciting day of workshops and CPD opportunities.

Sunday 13th November @ Elmhurst School for Dance 249 Bristol Rd, Birmingham, B5 7UH

Held at the Elmhurst School for Dance state of the art facilities, the 2016 Theatre Congress will offer teachers an inspiring range of workshops, presentations and seminars, plus practical workshops for students aged 9–18 years.

Exploring the themes of creativity, musicality and repertory, sessions will be led by industry professionals including: 

  • Aaron Lissimore - Principal & Artistic Director at The Company Performing Arts
  • Rachel Hester - Elmhurst School for Dance and Birmingham Royal Ballet
  • Freya Sands - Zoonation Dance Company
  • Elisabetta d’Aloia - Shobhana Jeyasingh Dance Company
  • Prajyoti Madhusudan - Pushpanjali Dance Company
  • Carol Vasko - ISTD Classical Greek Faculty
  • & Cathi Conroy-Jones - Principal at North Liverpool Dance Academy & ISTD Examiner 

There will also be opportunities for delegates to learn about the ISTD’s Higher Level Teaching Qualifications and the new Professional Standards Scheme, before its launch in early 2017.  Lunch and refreshments included for teachers.

The day will conclude with an opportunity to watch this year’s ISTD Theatre Bursary Award Performance featuring junior and senior dances, which will be judged by: 

  • Linda Jasper - Founder Director of Youth Dance England
  • Robert Parker - Artistic Director, Elmhurst School for Dance
  • Petra Siniawski - UK Associate Director for Wicked 


Timetable:


Time Grades 2, 3 & 4 Grades 5, 6 & Inter Foundation Intermediate, Advanced 1 & 2 Teachers Practical Teachers Talk
09:45

Registration

10:30 - 11:15 Ballet Warm Up  Modern Warm Up Indian Warm Up 

Welcome

inc. Intro to Professional Standards

11:30 - 12:45

Creative

Greek

Rep

Tap

Musicality

Modern

Practical Talks
Indian Warm Up

Introduction to ISTD Higher Teaching Qualifications

12:45 - 13:30 Lunch Lunch Lunch Lunch Lunch
13:30 - 14:45

Musicality

Tap

Creative

Ballet

Creative 

Classical Indian

Modern  
14:45 - 13:15 Break Break Break Break Break
15:15 - 16:30

Rep

Modern

Musicality

National

Rep

Ballet

Enhancing Creativity and Musicality

Preparing for Vocational Training
16:30 - 17:30

Reception

17:30 - 18:30

Bursary Awards


Book now!

To book tickets for students, delegates and the bursary awards please click to download a booking form:

Teachers' Booking Form - PDF or Word

Students' Booking Form - PDF or Word

Bursary Awards Booking Form - PDF or Word

Alternatively, contact the Education & Training team on +44 (0)20 7377 1577 or at coursebookings@istd.org