Watch Rumpelstiltskin Ballet

Here is a link to a showing from Sadlers wells this Friday This Friday on Sadler’s Wells Digital Stage, Ballet Lorent brings the beloved tale of Rumpelstiltskin to life in a magical dance theatre production. This story of love, obsession, grief and reconciliation is made to be enjoyed by grown-ups and kids of all ages. Gather theContinue reading “Watch Rumpelstiltskin Ballet”

Thrive Art School: Free Online Classes

Beginner Program This series of six video lessons will have your child’s confidence soaring as they learn how to break down what they see and get it onto paper. Marker techniques such as layering and texture will be explored. For kids with little or no formal drawing instruction.  35:01NOW PLAYING Beginner 1 – Tropical FishContinue reading “Thrive Art School: Free Online Classes”

Ballet Tech and Ballet Form – Week 30th March

Hello All… I hope you are all managing to stay active and are finding ways to have fun. I thought I’d follow up with some more practice notes for you. You already have your Winter Dances and Coordination practice you can do so I thought this week I’d set some more technical exercises for toContinue reading “Ballet Tech and Ballet Form – Week 30th March”

Ballet Prep and Ballet Mode – week 30th March 2020

Hello All I hope you are managing to keep active and finding ways to have some fun. This week I am posting a couple of suggestions for you to add to your ballet practice. You already have your Shoe Shopping Skips and Frozen dances that you can practice too. As we have been focusing onContinue reading “Ballet Prep and Ballet Mode – week 30th March 2020”

Bridges and Tunnels

Early Years Activities for all the family Hey there “Floor Explorers” I hope you’re all managing to enjoy this lovely weather. This week’s Floor Explorers theme was going to be “Bridges and Tunnels” so I thought that I would bring you some ideas to do at home or in the garden. FIRSTLY… Can you makeContinue reading “Bridges and Tunnels”

Winter theme music & ideas

Home practice for “BALLET TECH” and “BALLET FORM”: Both classes have been creating choreography inspired by our theme Winter. Each child is dancing in a group that has chosen music either from Vivaldi’s Four Seasons: Winter (or a piece called Clair de Lune by Debussy. Practice maybe a bit trickier in these classes as inContinue reading “Winter theme music & ideas”

Frozen Theme Ideas and Music

Home Practice for Ballet Prep and Ballet Mode students. Students from these classes have been working on dances this term inspired by the film Frozen. All children from both classes have created an idea that we have incorporated into a choreography. The sheets are in their ballet journals which will help them to remember eachContinue reading “Frozen Theme Ideas and Music”

Chocolate Tree Dance Music

Morning Floor Explorers!! ……….Just in case you are missing dancing our Chocolate Tree dance i have found the music for you to have a practice at home…. Why not see how many different chocolate bar shapes you can make and then draw them…. I’d love to see some results put up on here! Click onContinue reading “Chocolate Tree Dance Music”