If you are a dance artist, teacher or community practitioner, Trinity Laban’s Dance Training Days provide you with a choice of stand alone, flexible and high quality training.

Trinity Laban’s Professional Development Programme provides a choice of stand-alone specialist dance training days for dance artists, teachers and community practitioners.

It 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.

Dance Training Days take place at weekends and offer a certificate of attendance.

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Dance Training Days 2017/8

If you would like to hear about when booking opens first and stay up-to-date with professional development opportunities at Trinity Laban, sign up to our mailing list and select 'hear about' Professional Development - Dance.

Sat 30 Sep '17
Using Rudolf Laban's Movement Analysis for teaching dance

Sun 1 Oct '17
Teaching Dance Technique and Performance

Fri 10 Nov '17
GCSE Dance Anthology Day: led by Boy Blue Entertainment based on Emancipation of Expressionism 

The course is led by members of Boy Blue Entertainment. It offers detailed insight into the dance work Emancipation of Expressionism, which was selected for the AQA Dance GCSE Anthology. Ideas for practical and theoretical tasks to engage your GCSE Dance students in the study of this dance are offered. Further dance works from the Anthology are also available on other dates in the Training Days Programme.

The course will also be of interest to practitioners wishing to understand the basics of Street/Hip Hop, and how to create tasks using repertoire to encourage creative work in a variety of settings.

Sat 11 Nov '17
GCSE Dance Anthology Day: led by the Royal Opera House based on Wayne McGregor’s Infra (2008)

The course is led by staff from the Royal Opera House. It offers detailed insight into Wayne McGregor’s work Infra (2008), which was selected for the AQA Dance GCSE Anthology. Ideas for practical and theoretical tasks to engage your GCSE Dance students in the study of this dance are offered. Further dance works from the Anthology are also available on other dates in the Training Days Programme.

The course will also be of interest to practitioners wishing to understand a style that is based on a contemporary approach to Ballet and choreography, and how to create tasks using repertoire to encourage creative work in a variety of settings.

Sat 9 Dec '17  
Choreographing for Youth and Community Settings 

This practical course explores a variety of choreographic approaches for working with young people and within Community settings in particular.

Sun 10 Dec 17
Dance for Primary School Settings and Early Years 

This course is led by a highly-experienced Trinity Laban practitioner, Kit Smith. It explores a variety of themes and approaches for teaching creative dance to primary school age and early years children. It provides you with tasks that are fun and accessible for young children, so that you can be confident that you are developing their creativity and their movement skills. Lesson structures will also be considered.

This will be of interest to those teaching young children in a variety of settings.

Sat 3 Feb '18  
Dance for Health and Well-being

Sun 4 Feb '18 
Dance and Creativity for the Older Dancer

Sat 24 Feb '18
GCSE Dance Anthology Day: led by Stopgap Dance Company based on Artificial Things

The course is led by dancers from Stopgap Dance Company. It offers detailed insight into the dance work Artificial Things, which was selected for the AQA Dance GCSE Anthology. Ideas for practical and theoretical tasks to engage your GCSE Dance students in the study of this dance are offered. Further dance works from the Anthology are also available on other dates in the Training Days Programme.

The course will also be of interest to practitioners wishing to develop an understanding of an Inclusive Dance style, and how to create tasks using repertoire to encourage creative work in a variety of settings.

Sun 25 Feb '18           
Diverse and Inclusive Practice in Dance

This practical day will explore different models of inclusive dance practice, and is led by staff from Candoco, Trinity Laban, and Magpie. It will include teaching methodologies and strategies for teaching dance in an inclusive way.

Sat 12 and Sun 13 May '18    
Safe and Effective Dance Practice

These courses are led by Erin Sanchez, the Healthier Dancer Programme Manager, for One Dance UK. Each day may be booked as a stand-alone day if preferred. The information is suitable for those teaching or leading dancers in any setting and in any style.

Day 1: topics covered include physical preparation for the dance class; anatomy and physiology; and class progression.

Day 2: topics covered include creating a positive learning environment for wellbeing; considering different dance populations; nutrition and hydration; injury management.

Each day will include both practical and theoretical elements. It is suitable for practitioners wishing to improve their knowledge about safe practice. It covers the subject knowledge for Unit 4 of the Diploma in Dance Teaching and Learning. It will also of interest to those wishing to pursue the Healthy Dance Practice Certificate (HDPC) – awarded by Safe in Dance. Advice will be given about where to pursue this.

Fri 6 Jul '18    
GCSE Dance Anthology Day: led by James Cousins Dance Company based on Within Her Eyes

The course is led by James Cousins Dance Company. It offers detailed insight into the dance work Within Her Eyes, which was selected for the AQA Dance GCSE Anthology. Ideas for practical and theoretical tasks to engage your GCSE Dance students in the study of this dance are offered. Further dance works from the Anthology are also available on other dates in the Training Days Programme.

The course will also be of interest to practitioners wishing to understand a style which is based on contact and weight-taking actions, and how to create tasks using repertoire to encourage creative work in a variety of settings.

Who are the Course Leaders?

Our high-quality courses are led by sector leaders such as Trinity Laban staff, Boy Blue Entertainment, Candoco Dance Company, Magpie, Royal Opera House and Stopgap Dance Company

Please note that Trinity Laban's one-day Dance training days do not provide a qualification or accreditation in their own right. A certificate of attendance can be provided if required. 

Cost

Organisation - £125
Schools or Employers paying for a practitioner to attend

Individual - £95
Personal payments by practitioners only

Trinity Laban Alumni - £75

Bookings are usually taken through our Online Shop. However, if you are a school teacher and need us to invoice your school please email professionaldevelopment@trinitylaban.ac.uk