Teaching & Education
Providing people with the tools to be able to unlock their creativity and engage with dance is an important part of the work that Katie Dale-Everett Dance carries out.
This can come in the form of workshops, regular classes, Arts Award, talks or student placements and has previously taken place within a range of different settings including schools, festivals, labs, Universities, research and development periods and as part of a coinciding educational strand to a tour.
Katie enjoys challenging people’s confidence and perspective on choreography, dance and movement and instigating new opportunities for creative learning.
She has taught both nationally (MapDance 2016) and internationally (Barcelona International Dance Exchange 2014 and Abundance International Dance Festival 2013) and enjoys working with both experienced dancers as well as beginners.
Katie Dale-Everett Dance offer a tailor-made educational and workshop programme, providing an insight into the company. Each option below can be booked as a singular workshop or class or together to create a longer day. Each option can also be adapted to the level of the group. Please get in touch to discuss your requirements: firstname.lastname@example.org.
|Private Classes||Private contemporary dance classes are available for beginners who want to learn new skills to those studying dance. These sessions are tailored to the needs of the individuals taking part.|
|Regular Classes||Katie is available to teach regular contemporary dance classes.|
|Arts Award||Katie is a qualified Bronze and Silver Arts Award advisor. As a practicing dance company, Katie Dale-Everett Dance can offer exciting and unique opportunities for 11 – 25 year olds to engage with the work of the company. Arts Award offers the chance for young people to not only grown as both artists and arts leaders, but also allows them to gain a qualification.|
|Digital 3.5 Hour Workshop||Exploring many of the choreographic tasks carried out when creating ‘Digital Tattoo’, this workshop will give a detailed insight into the working methods of the company. This will include working with props and creative games. Participants will also have the opportunity to learn repertoire, whilst working on performance skills and technique. All music is original to the work. This workshop can be tailored for GCSE, A-Level/BTEC Dance students and University students.|
|1 to 3 day Workshop/Curtain Raiser||This longer session enables participants to develop their creative skills further, whilst gaining a more focused insight into the themes of the Katie Dale- Everett Dance’s work. It also offers the chance to learn what it is like to work as a dancer in a company and to perform. This might culminate in a curtain raiser or an independent performance on discussion, working towards making a new piece.|
|Life as an emerging freelance dance artist discussion and Q&A||Since graduating with a First Class Honours in Choreography from Falmouth University in 2014, Katie has continued developing her work as a freelance dance and film artist. Now holding a track record of support from funders and commissioners she is experienced at offering advice to those about to or wishing to embark on a career in dance/choreography, previously leading a discussion with MapDance 2016 as an example. In this session, Katie will deliver a lecture on important tips on being a freelance dance artist and then open up to answer questions.|
|Student Placements||Katie Dale-Everett Dance has previously provided placement opportunities for three dance and choreography students. This has ranged from shadowing research and development periods, to helping book a tour and apply for funding.|
|Curriculum||Katie has previously written and taught dance for primary school students.|
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