The Training Programme

An advanced training programme for dancers in Oxfordshire aged 10 - 18 specialising in contemporary dance techniques and creative practice.

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Train

This programme is designed to establish a technical foundation in contemporary dance. Providing you with the essential skills to take the next step in your journey as a dance artist. 

Learn

Led by professional dance artists currently working in the contemporary dance industry, with guest workshops from leading choreographers and dancers from the dance world. 

Develop

Not only will you work on the development of your individual physical technique, you will also be mentored in audition techniques, partner work and creative practices. 

Grow

The beautiful thing about contemporary dance is that it is always evolving, you will be able to grow and evolve your artistry in such an exciting dance style.

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Improve Your...

Strength

 

Flexibility

 

Coordination

 

Alignment

 

Dynamic Range

 

Stamina

 

 And so much more...

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Register for our Autumn Term now:

(or book a free taster session today)

Dates: Sundays, September 13 - December 6

Times: 10:00 - 14:00

Venue: Step 2 Dance, Oxfordshire

Uniform: Clothes you feel comfortable moving in.

What to Bring: A positive energy, a healthy lunch and LOTS of water!

Fees: £180.00 per 12 week term.

How to Register:

Register Online Here or

Email:

 

jazzula@thomaspagedances.com

    to book a taster session.

All images above by Jazzula Donoghue Photography 

Meet Our Teachers

Our regular teachers will run the weekly sessions delivering a range of classes in their specialist styles. 

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Thomas

Thomas is the Artists Director of TPD and will be one of the regular teachers on The Training Programme. Working with Thomas you will be exploring Release based floor work and task based improvisation (free movement). Thomas is currently an Associate Artist of Swindon Dance and Guest Practitioner at Pegasus Theatre.

April

April is a freelance dance artist and Pilates instructor. Bringing together their knowledge of Pilates and Tai Chi, April will be exploring a Release based style of movement. April trained first with a Foundation in Dance at the Institute of Arts Barcelona followed by a Ba(Hons) in Contemporary Dance at Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance. 

Llewelyn

Llewelyn is a freelance dance artists and current company member of TPD. Bridging the gap between Classical techniques and Contemporary, Llewelyn will be working with you to explore Cunningham and Graham techniques. Llewelyn trained at Trinity Laban, before transferring to Rambert School of Ballet and Contemporary Dance where he completed his Ba(Hons) in Ballet and Contemporary Dance.

Meet Our Guest Teachers

Throughout the year we invite leading Contemporary Dance Artists to deliver workshops as part the training programme. Below are our previous Guest Teachers.

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Llewelyn Lewis

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April Gunawardena

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Clara Cowen

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Hannah Thomas

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