Contemporary Dance: Beginners

Date Monday 11 September 2023 until Monday 04 December 2023
Time 6:45 PM - 8:45 PM
Weeks12
Price£126 | £120
TutorSuzannah McCreight

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Contemporary Dance: Beginners

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Contemporary dance & choreography is a 12-week term incorporating contemporary dance technique, movement exploration and choreography. This course is a perfect introduction to the contemporary dance approach to performance and creativity. You will explore technique and movement as well as learning more about choreographing your own steps!

This two hour session will move from structured warm-up exercises and basic dance skills to guided movement exploration and improvisation. There will be opportunities to learn creative methods from a professional choreographer, as well as develop your own expression through movement.

Join us to learn movement sequences and explore your creativity in a relaxed, supportive beginners environment whilst having fun!

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About the Tutor

Suzannah McCreight is a Belfast-based contemporary dance choreographer and teacher. She trained at Trinity Laban conservatoire of dance in London before dancing professionally in UK-based companies such as Scottish Dance Theatre, Attik and Springs. She returned to Trinity Laban to complete her MA in choreography and join the faculty, teaching technique and movement studies, and then worked as a rehearsal director with Bare bones in Birmingham. Since moving to Northern Ireland in 2007, Suzannah has taught at University of Ulster and Belfast Metropolitain college, as well as various community dance settings. As a choreographer, she has completed choreographic commissions including work for the Echo Echo Festival, Terra Nova Productions, Belfast Science festival, Maiden Voyage, Open Arts and further afield for Springs in London and De Stilte, Netherlands. More recently Suzannah has been researching mindful and somatic approaches to choreography and coaching, and in 2022 launched Green Light Dance Company which will have its first ever performance at Crescent Arts Centre this November. 

Age Range16+
LevelBeginners
Half Term30 October 2023 until 05 November 2023

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