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Ballet (Beginners)

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An introduction to ballet, this class teaches the basic principles of classical dance. The class includes a warm up, ballet barre exercises and centre practice. Particular focus will be put on posture, work of the feet and legs and general coordination. Building up over the course of the term, it's a great chance to discover the founding principals of ballet whilst improving your flexibility, strength and musicality.

No prior experience of ballet technique is required. The complexity of the class will increase according to the progress of the participants.

  • This course is for ages 18+
  • This is a 5-week course between Weds 10 Jan - Weds 7 Feb.
  • Our ballet courses are very popular, so we would strongly recommend booking in advance of the first class.
Dates
Wednesdays

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Location
Greenwich Dance
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Cost
Standard
£45.00
Greenwich One Card
£42.50
Concession
£40.00
Booking
Classes are booked in whole terms
By phone
Call 020 8293 9741
A ballet class at Greenwich Dance
Photo by Tracey Fahy

Class tutor

Malgorzata Dzierzon

Malgorzata worked as a dancer with ballet and contemporary dance companies including Rambert, Gothenburg Ballet and Royal Danish Ballet, making guest appearances with Wayne McGregor/Random Dance and the Ballet Boyz.

She received nominations for Spotlight Award and for Outstanding Female Performance in the 2008 and 2009 National Critics’ Circle Awards.

She has taught dance and creative workshops at Rambert and English National Ballet Learning and Participation, Central School of Ballet, The Place, Rambert School, Danceworks, Ballet Seminar in Brasilia, Summerschool Den Haag and for dance companies of opera houses in Wroclaw and Szczecin in Poland.

Her choreographic commissions include Rambert, Serpentine and Kettle's Yard Galleries.

Malgorzata is a member and producer with New Movement Collective.

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