11 April 2021 09:00 - 16:30

Intermediate Foundation and Intermediate: Focus on Variations (Female only) – Wellington

This is a one day practical workshop with Tutor Helen Calman in which participating teachers will gain a detailed understanding of the steps and movements of each of the Variations at Intermediate Foundation and Intermediate (female) levels.  Learning activities will focus on the development of correct technique through the progression of vocabulary, differences in music and style for each variation.  The workshop will also provide the opportunity to discuss the related examination assessment criteria and exercises for the development of correct technique.


The aims of this one day practical workshop is to boost participants’ confidence in teaching the variations for the Intermediate Foundation and Intermediate (female) syllabi variations through enhancing their knowledge and understanding of technique, style and musicality.

Learning Outcomes

Participants will be able to:

  • demonstrate, physically and/or through explanation, an understanding of the technique and movement quality in each variation
  • demonstrate, physically and/or through explanation, an understanding of the correct style and performance elements for each variation
  • discuss musical interpretation

Participants will have knowledge and understanding of:

  • approaches to help their learners develop expressive and confident performance
  • the relationship between elements of technique, style, musicality and overall performance outlined above
  • the assessment criteria for Examinations (female and male)

Closing date 14 January 2021 – complete and email the registration form on or before this date to info@rad.org.nz

Key Information

Time Duration Fee Closing Date
09:00 - 16:30 1 day Members $195
Non-Members $275
1 April 2021 4:00pm

Who can attend?

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