CONTEMPORARY DANCE CURRICULUM
We are pleased to announce the launch of our dACADEMY Contemporary Dance Curriculum for all our ballet students! It’s written by Ms Leia Ang, Head of our Contemporary Curriculum. She attained her Master of Dance Studies at the University of Auckland (NZ) in 2019, where she deepened her comprehension of dance education, and was exposed to the rigour of research writing.
VISION & AIMS
Currently in the dance world, ballet dancers are increasingly required to perform contemporary dance works with confidence. With the aim to further develop your child’s potential in dance, we have designed a short course to introduce contemporary dance technique(s). Additionally, our team of educators at dACADEMY (Contemporary Faculty of Dancepointe Academy) believes that contemporary dance can be an alternative medium for growth and development through the premise of dance improvisation. Improvisation, a common practice in contemporary dance, is the spontaneous creation of movement which encourages self-expression and the discovery of self and life. As such, we encourage you to consider this programme as an opportunity for your child to gain exposure and training in contemporary dance techniques in addition to classical ballet, in order to hone his/her versatility as a dancer.
In line with our mission for dance as a means to educate - more specifically, growing and developing each student’s potential as a dancer, we are inviting you to join us in a 3-months programme where your child will be introduced to the joys of contemporary dance.
Certificate of Participation: A Certificate of Participation will be awarded to your child at the end of the programme. Please note that he/she will have to attend a minimum of 9 out of 11 sessions (including the final showcase) in order to receive this certificate.
Final Showcase: The programme is designed to build into a final showcase where the parents will be invited to attend the students’ presentation (an augmentation of their learning experience) in an informal setting to celebrate the achievements of the students through this course.
Teachers: dACADEMY Team [Mr. Bryan R., Ms. Leia Ang, Ms. XianCui Ng]
Register at https://forms.gle/iCQFg1bcXHFkNRqg6
Payment to be made upon receiving invoice via email.
Deadline for registration: 17 July 2021.
Attire: Students will be required to wear the dACADEMY shirt and a pair of form-fitting pants that cover their knees for all classes. They are to tie up their hair neatly (need not be in a ballet bun).
1. Do I have to be a Dancepointe Student to register for this programme?
All students are welcomed to register for our dA Contemporary Dance Curriculum 3-month Programme. Students will be placed in the respective Contemporary Course levels according to his/her RAD ballet grade level. For students without RAD Ballet Certification, there will be adjustments to the Contemporary Course Level that the student will be placed in for this programme. For non-Dancepointe ballet students, kindly email firstname.lastname@example.org to register for this programme.