Tutor Philippa Waite, Artistic Director of Consort de Danse Baroque
Online via Zoom
Baroque dance is a precursor of Classical ballet from the late 17th to early 18th century, and was danced at royal balls and on the stage
Four, two-hour Steps in Context* workshops per day
11am to 1pm: All Levels, Beginners & Improvers welcome:
A daily workshop covering each of the four dance rhythms of La Bourgogne
2pm to 4pm: Intermediate/Advanced:
Sarabande à Deux I & II (from Tancrède) Friday & Saturday
Entrée pour une femme I & II (Forlane) Sunday & Monday
4.30pm to 6.30: All Levels, Beginners & Improvers welcome:
Minuet from The Address I & II, Friday & Saturday
Chacoon for a Harlequin I & II, Sunday & Monday
7.15pm to 9.15pm: Intermediate/Advanced:
Entrée de matelot I & II, Friday & Saturday
Hornpipe from The Pastorall I & II, Sunday & Monday
*Steps in Context is a mix of:
Technique: focusing on steps and arms needed for the particular dance or extracts.
Reconstruction: Beauchamp-Feuillet Notation, you don’t need to be able to read notation to attend these sessions, but those interested will have the opportunity to reconstruct some dance extracts.
Presentation Skills: includes the use of arms and head plus musical rhythms to enhance performance.
Organiser: Philippa Waite / firstname.lastname@example.org