11 June 2023 09:30 - 16:30

Creating Effective and Imaginative Free Enchaînements - Christchurch 11 June 2023

In this course, participants will learn strategies for creating their own development exercises and enchaînements, with particular reference to music.


  • To improve knowledge, understanding and skills in relation to the creation of development exercises and enchaînements for ballet
  • To increase knowledge and understanding ofmusic in relation to the creation of exercises and enchaînements

Learning Outcomes

By the end of this course, participants will:

  • Have knowledge and understanding of the principles of creating effective, imaginative development exercises and enchaînements
  • Be able to apply understanding of music and musicality to the structuring of exercises
  • Be able to use music, sounds and voice in the preparation and teaching of exercises and enchaînements

Content outline/draft schedule:

•Principles of breaking down and building up in ballet classes

•Use of music, rhythm and imagery

•Dynamics and technique

•Repetition, variation & developmen


Sharon Howells School of Ballet, 25 Middlepark Road, Sockburn

Recommended Preparation



Alison Pond

CPD Hours

8 hours Time-Valued CPD


$195 RAD members / $275 non members

Earlybird special:  Register on or before the 1st June 2023 $180 RAD members / $260 non members

Closing Date

1st June 2023


Key Information

Time Duration
09:30 - 16:30 1 day

Who can attend?

This course is for professional dance educators and higher education students.

How to apply


CPD Seminar Registration Form - Christchurch 11th June 2023

Select your course(Required)
Price: $ 195.00
Price: $ 275.00
Price: $ 180.00
Registration to be received by RAD on or before the 1st June 2023
Price: $ 260.00
Registration to be received by RAD on or before the 1st June 2023
Payment information
If paying by internet banking (please quote your full name as the reference and email a copy of the Internet Banking confirmation to office@rad.org.nz) Payment should be made to: Account Name: Royal Academy of Dance Bank Name: ANZ Bank Account No: 01 0517 0198208 00