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Workshops

Choreographic Workshops

Natasha Gilmore leads workshops that explore the methods that she uses in her own choreography. Utilising different choreographic tools for devising material, participants will have the opportunity to discover their own style. Workshops can be catered to support specific projects.

Creative Ageing Workshop

This workshop is designed for participants aged 60+. Using well known songs this is a lively dance theatre session. Open to all levels of ability, this dance workshop will use playful movement tasks to explore a range of dance styles and movement qualities and encourage an element of theatricality.

Nursery School Programme

We can provide an active and creative child centred holistic method to deliver the Curriculum for Excellence experiences and outcomes for all children, in our fun and inspiring workshop sessions.

“A very successful and inspiring dance project which held the children totally engaged and loving every minute of the exciting dance experience” Bonnybroom Nursery

Developing Literacy Skills through Dance
Workshop 1: We’re Going on a Bear Hunt

Developing Emotional Intelligence through Dance
Workshop 2: My Many Coloured Days

Bespoke workshops

Barrowland Ballet can deliver a variety of workshops tailor made for your needs:
• One off dance workshops from an hour to a full day working towards creating a performance or learning new skills
• Residencies themed around Curriculum for Excellence outcomes or linked to wider events
• Demonstrations or lectures for dance students
• Community outreach programmes, we have experience of working with hard to reach groups
• Inter-generational workshops and projects

Who we work with

Barrowland Ballet works with everyone, regardless of age or experience. We have worked with:
• Asylum seekers
• Pupils
• Pupils (in a referral setting)
• Refugees
• Teachers
• Youth Groups
• Hard to reach young people
• Older People
• Parents and Toddlers
• Families
• Intergenerational groups
• Integrated groups
• Youth Dance Groups
• Professional dancers and graduates

Workshop requirements

Where possible, the workshop space needs to be:
A minimum size of 25ft x 25 ft (7.5m X 7.5m),
Clear, well lit and warm with a clean floor, preferably a semi-sprung floor,
Equipped with a music system or CD player,
The company needs access to the space at least 15 minutes beforehand.

We set the number of participants in a workshop to suit the size of the space but our maximum number is 30 with two dance tutors or 20 with one.

2016 Prices

Workshops: 30 minutes for Nursery schools, £60, 1-3 hours £100 – £250
Full day: £300 – £400
Weekend: £500 – £750
Week’s residency: £1000 – £3000