NZDW - Free Dance Tasters at Toi Pōneke Arts Centre

 

Date:

37 minutes ago, Mon 23 Apr 2018, 10:00 am

Until:

Mon 23 Apr 2018, 03:30 pm

Venue:

Toi Poneke Arts Centre
65-69 Abel Smith St
Wellington

Date:

Tue 24 Apr 2018, 01:00 pm

Until:

Tue 24 Apr 2018, 05:00 pm

Venue:

Toi Poneke Arts Centre
65-69 Abel Smith St
Wellington

Date:

Thu 26 Apr 2018, 10:00 am

Until:

Thu 26 Apr 2018, 05:00 pm

Venue:

Toi Poneke Arts Centre
65-69 Abel Smith St
Wellington

Date:

Fri 27 Apr 2018, 10:00 am

Until:

Fri 27 Apr 2018, 03:30 pm

Venue:

Toi Poneke Arts Centre
65-69 Abel Smith St
Wellington

Category:

Dance,

Cost:

FREE

 

Celebrate NZ Dance Week at Toi Pōneke Arts Centre. Whether you’re a dance aficionado, like to shake it at weddings and family gatherings, or have never even set foot in a dance studio; the Toi Pōneke programme of free dance/movement workshops has something for all ages and abilities.

Head to Toi Pōneke to get a taste of an eclectic mix of dance forms - from hip hop to ballet, ballet to butoh, butoh to circus + much more! This is an excellent opportunity to learn a few new steps and perhaps discover your newest passion.

SPACES ARE LIMITED

REGISTRATION: Sign up for your chosen classes here - https://goo.gl/forms/V7snUqqKQWrnRUDY2

For more information contact Leah on info@danz.org.nz or Ph 04 802 0533

With the support of Toi Pōneke Arts Centre + Wellington City Council

MONDAY 23 April

10-11am / Contemporary Technique with Holly Newsome
Holly’s class will focus on a modern contemporary dance technique. A relaxed, fun environment where you can learn a collection of free moving phrases and basic technique to good music!
Ages: 12+ 

11:30am-12:30pm / Basics of Bharatanatyam with Prabha Ravi
Learn about this ancient Indian dance form. This class will cover the half sitting posture, balancing your body in that position, the different steps, hand gestures, and how hands and legs coordinate with the beats.
Ages:
All

1-2pm / A Russian Ballet Experience with Alina Kulikova
Tailored for intermediate/advanced ballet dancers this workshop will take you through a warm up, barre exercises, pirouettes, Allegro techniques and stretching. This is unique opportunity to Improve your classical ballet technique and learn the Vaganova method with this workshop with professional ballet dancer Alina Kulikova (Russian National Ballet).
Ages:
Intermediate/Advance ballet students

2:30-3:30pm / Open Hip Hop with Braedyn Humphries
Join Braedyn in a funked-up hip hop workshop. Shake to some cool tunes and learn and refine some sweet new moves to bust out at your next dance party.
Ages: Teens/Adults

TUESDAY 24 April

1-2pm / Kids Circus with Sophia O'Connor 
Led by Sophia O’Connor from the Wellington Circus Hub,tis is an open level class for kids which will cover acrobatics, juggling and hula hoop. It is an opportunity to learn coordination and new skills while building confidence. Try out some new skills to compliment dance or just for fun!
Ages: 6+

2:30-3:30pm / Adults Circus with Sophia O'Connor
This circus class will cover acrobatics, hula hoop and juggling.  It is an opportunity to try out some new skills to compliment dance or just for fun! This is an open level class for adults led by Sophia O’Connor from the Wellington Circus Hub.
Ages: Teens/Adults

4-5pm / Butoh with Miki Seifert (With Lime)
Come and explore creating movement by listening to your body. This class includes: mind/body exercises, body archaeology and movement improvisations. Wear comfortable clothes, no dance experience required.
Ages: All

NO WORKSHOPS WEDNESDAY 25 (ANZAC DAY)

THURSDAY 26 April

10-11am / Kids Hip Hop with Steph Lee
Join the fun and learn some new urban street dance moves mixed with some hip hop foundations!
Ages: 6+

11:30am-12:30pm / Traditional Chinese Dance with Steph Lee
Get a chance to experience a taste of traditional Chinese dance with beautiful props that will include parasols, ribbons, handkerchief or satin fans!
Ages: All

1-2pm / Russian Folkdance Taster with Galina Jilina
Experience Russia with Galina Jilina. Galina invites you to join her in a workshop where she will teach three short Russia folkdances.
Ages: 16+

2:30-3:30pm / Kids Ballet with Alina Kulikova
Tailored for kids who are taking their first steps into the world of dance. The workshop will include a warm up and beginner level exercises to help grow strength and flexibility of muscles, and improvisation dance.  
Ages: 6+

4-5pm / The Greatest Showman Choreography with Ani Prasad
It’s show time! Get dramatic and creative with movement as we explore various choreographic sequences to music from the movie The Greatest Showman.
Ages: Adults/8+

FRIDAY 27 April

10-11am / Russian Folkdance Taster with Galina Jilina
Experience Russia with Galina Jilina. Galina invites you to join her in a workshop where she will teach three short Russia folkdances.
Ages:
16+

2:30-3:30pm / Integrated Dance with Sumara Fraser
Join Sumara Fraser from Wellington integrated dance for a fun introductory exploration of partnered movement improvisation. This workshop is accessible for all abilities.
Ages: All


Download PDF Schedule + descriptions Toi Poneke Schedule
*Timetable subject to change

 

Event Dates

Toi Poneke Arts Centre
Wellington
65-69 Abel Smith St
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Date:

37 minutes ago, Mon 23 Apr 2018, 10:00 am

Until:

Mon 23 Apr 2018, 03:30 pm

Cost:

FREE

Toi Poneke Arts Centre
Wellington
65-69 Abel Smith St
View on map

Date:

Tue 24 Apr 2018, 01:00 pm

Until:

Tue 24 Apr 2018, 05:00 pm

Cost:

FREE

Toi Poneke Arts Centre
Wellington
65-69 Abel Smith St
View on map

Date:

Thu 26 Apr 2018, 10:00 am

Until:

Thu 26 Apr 2018, 05:00 pm

Cost:

FREE

Toi Poneke Arts Centre
Wellington
65-69 Abel Smith St
View on map

Date:

Fri 27 Apr 2018, 10:00 am

Until:

Fri 27 Apr 2018, 03:30 pm

Cost:

FREE

 
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