Specialist Training Days

Trinity Laban’s Professional Development Programme provides a choice of specialist dance training days for dance artists, teachers and community practitioners which offers the opportunity to access high quality training that cover a variety of subjects relevant to those working in the fields of dance in education, youth dance, community or health.

Specialist Training Days provide practical, stand-alone professional development for dance artists, teachers, and community practitioners.

Please note that Trinity Laban's one-day specialist training days do not provide a qualification or accreditation in their own right.

Bookings are usually taken through our Online Shop. However, if you are a school teacher and need us to invoice your school please email [email protected].

Specialist Training Days 2016/17

 

Teaching Dance Technique and Performance Skills 

1 Oct 2016, 10.00h - 17.00h

Through practical workshops, this day is relevant to teachers of different dance styles and focuses on strategies and skills for teaching technique effectively and refining performance qualities, with a particular focus on children over the age of 11 years, young people, and adults.

Who for?

Dance artists, teachers and community dance practitioners working particularly with children, young people and adults.

Tutor

Amanda Gough

Fee

£95 (£75 for Trinity Laban students and alumni)

Book online

 

Using Laban's Movement Analysis for teaching dance in different settings 

2 October 2016, 10.00h – 17.00h

Through practical workshops, this day will provide you with an overview of Laban's movement analysis as well as looking at ways in which it can be used to structure creative dance sessions for all age groups.

Who for?

Dance artists, teachers and community dance practitioners working with children,  young people or adults.

Tutor

Michael Platt

Fee

£95 (£75 for Trinity Laban students and alumni)

Book online

 

Teaching Dance in Primary Schools and Early Years Settings

12 Nov 2016, 10.00h – 17.00h

Through practical workshops, this day will provide you with the confidence to deliver fun, accessible and creative dance sessions with young children. The day will focus on how to develop children's creativity and movement skills. Resources for teaching, including lesson plans and themes and ideas for music will be provided.

Who for?

Dance artists, teachers and community dance practitioners working particularly with children, young people and adults. 

Tutor

Kit Smith 

Fee

£95 (£75 for Trinity Laban students and alumni)

Book online

 

Choreography for Young People and Adults in different contexts

13 Nov 2016, 10.00h – 17.00h 

Through practical workshops, this day will provide you with a range of choreographic skills and tools: exploring ways in which dances can be structured, developed and prepared for performance.

Who for?

Dance artists, teachers and community dance practitioners working with young people and adults.

Tutors

TBC

Fee

£95 (£75 for Trinity Laban students and alumni)

Book online

 

Dance Practice and Mental Health

10 December 2016, 10.00h – 17.00h

Course details to be confirmed

Who for?

Dance artists, teachers and community dance practitioners working with young people and adults

Tutors

TBC

Fee

£95 (£75 for Trinity Laban students and alumni)

Book online

 

Teaching the Elderly Dancer in a range of participatory settings 

11 Dec 2016, 10.00h – 17.00h

Through practical workshops, the day will explore approaches to delivering dance for and with older adults. Sessions will focus on dance classes for the over 60’s who are mobile, and those who are frail and potentially chair-bound.

Who for?

Dance artists, teachers and community dance practitioners working with elderly dancers. 

Tutors

TBC

Fee

£95 (£75 for Trinity Laban students and alumni)

Book online

 

GCSE Dance: a day for teachers led by James Cousins Dance Company

4 Feb 2017, 10.00h – 17.00h

Practical workshops based on Within Her Eyes, as identified in the GCSE Anthology. Details to be confirmed. 

Who for?

Dance artists and GCSE teachers working with young people. The day will also provide insight into an accessible dance style suitable for BTec and other settings.

Tutor

James Cousins

Fee

£95 (£75 for Trinity Laban students and alumni)

Book online

 

GCSE Dance: a day for teachers led by Boy Blue Entertainment

5 Feb 2017, 10.00h - 17.00h

Practical workshops based on Emancipation of Expressionism, as identified in the GCSE Anthology. Details to be confirmed. 

Who for?

Dance artists and GCSE teachers working with young people. The day will also provide insight into an accessible dance style suitable for BTec and other settings.

Tutors

Boy Blue

Fee

£95 (£75 for Trinity Laban students and alumni)

Book online

 

Behaviour Management in the Dance Workshop

25 Feb 2017, 10.00h – 17.00h

Through practical dance activities and discussion, the day will look at strategies to motivate disaffected and potentially disruptive young people. Ways to deal with provocations and conflict are explored and strategies for responding to challenging behaviours are provided.

Who for?

Any dance practitioners, teachers, artists or community dance practitioners who face challenging groups

Tutor

Helen Linsell

Fee

£95 (£75 for Trinity Laban students and alumni)

Book online

 

Diverse and Inclusive Practice in Dance (TBC)

Delivered in partnership with Candoco Dance Company, Magpie Dance, and Trinity Laban

26 Feb 2017, 10.00h – 17.00h

The day will focus on issues of inclusive practice for teaching dance to children and young people with a range of physical and learning disabilities. It will include teaching methodologies, strategies and ideas for devising creative dance sessions and be delivered collaboratively by experienced artists from Candoco Dance Company, Magpie Dance and Trinity Laban as part of their consortium programme.

Who for?

Dance artists, teachers and community dance practitioners working with integrated and inclusive groups of young people in various youth and community dance settings including secondary schools; or for those who are interested in more diverse practice.

Tutors

Various tutors from the organisations involved 

Fee

£95 (£75 for Trinity Laban students and alumni)

Book online

 

Safe and Effective Dance Practice in Teaching

13 and 14 May 2017

You have the option to attend days 1 and 2 as individual days if you wish to learn or refresh your knowledge of these elements of safe dance practice.

Day 1: This session will cover preparation for and recovery from dance practice, basic anatomy and alignment, injury awareness and management. More information TBC.

Day 2: This day will explore session progression and sequencing, introduction to nutrition and hydration for dance, creating a healthy environment, application of healthy practice principles to different populations (e.g. adolescents, elderly, and disabled) dance styles and environments. More information TBC.

These days are also offered as part of the training for the Certificate in Healthy Dance Practice.

Who for? 

Dance artists, teachers and community dance practitioners, working with dancers of all ages in various youth and community dance settings, including schools. This course is relevant to teachers of all dance styles from ballet to ballroom, hip-hop, tap and Bharatanatyam.

Tutor

Edel Quin

Fee

£95 per day (£75 per day for Trinity Laban students and alumni)   

Book online

 

Using Parkour Creatively in Dance Teaching (TBC)

20 May 2017, 10.00h - 17.00h

Through practical workshops, this day will provide you with an introduction to Performance-Parkour as a way of generating dance material and developing creativity in a new dance style that is appealing to young people and boys. The day will explore tools for site-specific dance venues to apply to the environment in which you work.   

Who for?

Dance artists, PE and Dance teachers and community dance practitioners working with young people or young adults

Tutors

The Urban Playground Team - Prodigal Dance

Fee

£95 (£75 for Trinity Laban students and alumni)

Book online

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