Dance Week (Junior): Years 3 - 6

25th - 29th July 2022 (more information below)

Musical Theatre Workshop

2nd - 5th August 2022 (more information below)

Junior Dance Days: Reception - Year 6

August 2022
Week 1: 9th 10th 11th (Creative Dance with Maria)
Week 2: 16th 17th 18th
Week 3: 23rd  24th 25th
(more information below)

Dance Week (Junior)

25th - 29th July 2022

10.00am - 3.00pm

We will be running a Junior Dance Week for students in Years 3 - 6. Our young dancers will have the opportunity to spend a week exploring different dance styles, working on choreography of their own and joining the older students for a stage production at the end of the week! We will also be running an optional choreography competition and the winner will be asked to perform their piece in the final production.

The course will be held at the SPD studio in Upper Rissington Monday to Thursday from 10am-3.00pm. On the Friday they will join the older students on the Cotswold School stage where they will rehearse their final production and perform to the parents at 4pm.

I am keen to offer more performance opportunities to the students and this is a great way for them to experience and enjoy the full process of a production.

£100 per dancer per week

10% sibling discount

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Musical Theatre Workshop 2nd - 5th August 2022

SPD Studio - Upper Rissington

Designed for those who enjoy performing. We will be working on all three elements of musical theatre; singing, dancing and acting.

Everyone is able to develop at their own pace and there will be opportunities for you to explore performance techniques. Students will develop key skills in teamwork, communication and confidence whilst building friendships and having fun! We will conclude the 4 days with a production on the Friday at 3pm.

Due to the pace of the training throughout the workshop we are unable to accept any pupils who have not completed school year 4.

Tuesday to Friday 10am - 3pm

Performance on Thursday at 3pm

£100 per performer

10% sibling discount

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Junior Dance Days Reception - Year 6

SPD Studios 2 AP Ellis Road Upper Rissington GL54 2QB

10.00am - 3.00pm (earlier drop off can be arranged)

£25 per day (10% sibling discount)

We are excited to be offering these Dance Days to our younger dancers again this year. They will follow a warm up to help them to prepare physically and mentally for the day ahead (this usually helps deal with any nerves too). They will then be separated into year groups where they will take part in a dance class aimed at their ability and age group.

Later in the day the students will study the plot and characters of a Musical or Ballet and then learn some choreography from that show giving them the opportunity to explore their own choreographic skills.

The day will be broken up with a short refreshment break in the morning and afternoon, a lunch break and some outdoor exercise.

Booking for this will be open soon. Students can book onto 1, 2 or 3 days for each week.

These courses are held the SPD Studio

Creative Contemporary Dance With Maria

This year we are introducing a junior creative contemporary dance course delivered by Maria Blundell-Palethorpe in partnership with SPD. An energetic and fun experience for boys and girls interested in dance aged 6-12 years with an introduction to contemporary technique.
- Led by experienced professional dance artist
- Games and creative dance sessions
- No dance experience needed

The 3 days will feature daily warm up followed by a range of creative sessions. Participants will work alongside dance artist and choreographer Maria to create a performance piece which will be performed to family on the last day of our summer school.