Saturday 8 July, 10:00-17:00 (6 CPD hours)
Modern Theatre - New grade 4 and 5 floor sequences with progressions
Lecturer: Cheryl Gill
This course introduces the new Floor sequences in grade 4 and 5 using progressions that can be used in class to build up to the set arrangements. This course is essential for anyone teaching graded syllabus exams as well as tutors working on or delivering DDE, Associate or Associate Diploma. Delegates will have a revision of existing graded 4 and 5 Floor exercises found in the Limbering section with EDI updates for option A and B. Learn progressions in grade 4 and 5 that will prepare your candidates strength, articulation, and transitions through the floor. Learn choreographed settings of new Floor sequences in grade 4 and 5, and consider how the same building blocks have been established in earlier grades and evaluate the movement pathways fundamental to the development of Floor work and falls at the higher graded levels.
Sunday 9 July, 10:00-17:00 (6 CPD hours)
Modern Theatre - Revise and regenerate part 2 - Conclusion of intermediate syllabus options A and B with new music playlist
Lecturer: Cheryl Gill
A practical revision of ALL 3 set amalgamations, Press-ups and Floor sequence from options A and B, using free music playlists and analysis of dance movement vocabulary contained in combination steps and free work. As the entry exam for the ISTD teaching qualifications, this course is designed for anyone teaching Intermediate modern particularly DDE Tutors delivering unit 3 and unit 4. The analysis of this work is essential for anyone working on, or training candidates for Associate and Associate Diploma. This course references the roots established in previous syllabi that build up to the technical and artistic components outlined in the Intermediate and will consider how they are developed in the higher vocational syllabi making it ideal for those wishing to revise updates of the Intermediate when preparing for Licentiate and Fellowship. Delegates will revise ALL amalgamations - Jazz A and Jazz B (previously known as boys amalgamation) and percussive amalgamation. Analyse technical and artistic component of dance movements vocabulary in combination steps. Explore creative ideas for the use of dance vocabulary in free work and discuss ways that free music and current music trends can enhance the original musical interpretation and artistic dynamics of the set amalgamations and free work in class.
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