9 June 2024 9:30am - 4:30pm

CPD - Pointe work from beginners and beyond (Tauranga In Person)

This one day practical workshop is designed to increase a ballet teacher’s confidence
and knowledge of teaching pointe work to students at different stages of training. The
workshop charts preparation and training progressions which underpin the requisites of
pointe work. Participants will be introduced to, and explore through discussion, the
vocabulary of pointe work from Intermediate Foundation through to more advanced
levels of training. Examples of training exercises which prepare students for the
progressive demands of pointe work, as well as strategies for implementing training
exercises, will be explored.

Aims:
The aims of this workshop are to:

  •  Gain knowledge and understanding of the evolution of pointe shoes and the fitting and maintenance of pointe shoes;
  • Improve the participants’ knowledge and understanding of pointe work with a particular focus on how to prepare and train pointe work across different stages of training and proficiency;
  • Share and discuss ideas on creating and teaching preparatory exercises, training exercises and pointe work enchaînements.

Learning Outcomes:
On completion of the workshop you will:

  • Have knowledge and understanding of the evolution of pointe shoes, fitting and maintenance of pointe shoes;
  • Have knowledge and understanding of the principles (anatomical readiness and technical competencies) which indicate when students are ready to commence pointe work;
  • Have developed skills to create preparatory exercises, training exercises and pointe enchaînements for different levels of study;
  • Have knowledge and understanding of the needs of different students when teaching pointe work;
  • Developed different approaches and strategies for teaching pointe work.

Recommended Preparation:
Participants should read the sections on pointe work in
The Foundations of Classical Ballet Technique
The Progressions of Classical Ballet Technique

Tutor

Sue Nicholls

Venue

to be confirmed

CPD Hours

8 hours Time-Valued CPD

Fees

$200 RAD members / $280 non members

Earlybird special: Register on or before 11 April 2024 $185 RAD members / $265 non members

We need sufficient numbers to confirm that the course can proceed. Along with your registration, you need to pay a 50% deposit, which will be fully refunded if the course can’t go ahead

Closing Date

11 April 2024

 

Key Information

Time Fee Closing Date
9:30am - 4:30pm $200 RAD members / $280 non members

30 May 2024 5:00pm

How to apply

CPD Seminar Registration - Pointe work beginners and beyond 9th June 2024

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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