Contemporary Dance: Beginners

Date Monday 08 April 2024 until Monday 10 June 2024
Time 7:45 PM - 9:45 PM
Price£120 | £110
TutorSuzannah McCreight

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Contemporary Dance: Beginners


Contemporary dance & choreography is a 10-week term for beginners incorporating contemporary dance technique, movement exploration and choreography. This course introduces a contemporary dance approach to performance and creativity. You will explore technique and movement awareness, as well having the chance to choreograph your own sequences!

This two-hour session will incorporate structured warm-up exercises and basic dance skills along with 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 explore your creativity in a relaxed, supportive beginners' environment whilst having fun!

Photo: Lauren Martin

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 in November 2023. 

Age Range16+ years

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