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James Cousins Company

18/06/2021

James Cousins Company are offering a FREE contemporary dance class for 7 – 10 year olds as part of Wandsworth Arts Fringe

A fun filled dance class where kids will jump, roll, turn & move together!

When: Sunday 27 June from 10:00 – 11:00 am

Where: Battersea Arts Centre, Lavender Hill, SW11 5TH

This class perfect for children aged 7-10 years with dance experience or those with none at all! It will be a 1 hour class led by a professional dancer and award winning choreographer James Cousins encouraging children to learn a short phrase, key skills and getting them to be creative! The class will be covid safe.


James Cousins Company are an internationally acclaimed contemporary dance company led by James Cousins, Time Out’s ‘Future Face of Dance’ and described by Matthew Bourne as ‘one of the UK’s most promising choreographic talents’. Each year the company teach over 1500 young people around the UK through their education programme. The Company have created performance pieces for Newbury Boys dance group Wise and the Youth Dance programmes in Ipswich and Swindon. This autumn they will be creating a performance at Battersea Arts Centre which will feature a group of local children and this workshop is a perfect taster to see if your child is interested in being a part of an exciting immersive dance show!

Contemporary Dance is an expressive form of dance that combines elements from ballet, floorwork and fluid movements. It invites participants to be creative and explore movement more freely so experience of dance styles isn’t necessary. For any children who are creative or physical contemporary dance is a fun and lively class that encourages them to challenge themselves in new ways as well as develop coordination and rhythm.


For more information please visit: https://www.wandsworthfringe.com/whats-on-2021//move-to-the-musicals/intergenerational-contemporary-dance-workshop or contact Company Manager Hannah Gibbs on hannah@jamescousinscompany.com / 07717064439

 

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