Specialist Training Days

Trinity Laban’s Professional Development Programme provides a choice of stand-alone 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.

*Special Offer

Buy one and get one half price for dates in November and December Only. To book, please call Rebecca Wyatt on Tel 020 8305 9477 quoting 'Nov Dec Offer'

 

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

 

Dance Practice and Mental Health     *Special Offer Available*

10 December 2016, 10.00h – 17.00h

The day offers a mix of theory and practical sessions. You will explore a resilience framework for dance and mental health; a research led approach to supporting young people at risk of low resilience and mental wellbeing. The day will share initial research findings from Trinity Laban’s Dancing Ahead programme, and introduce the characteristics of Empowering/Disempowering teaching environments. Discussions will lead to practical applications of these ideas to support you in your own professional practice.

Who for?

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

Tutors

Louisa Borg-Costanzi Potts, Stella Howard, Rebecca Denby and Edel Quin.

Fee

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

Book online

 

Teaching the Older Dancer in a range of participatory settings      *Special Offer Available*

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, those who are less mobiler and potentially wheel-chair users and this living with Dementia in care home settings.

Who for?

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

Tutors

Stella Howard and Lucinda Jarrett

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.

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

 

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

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