About Contemporary Introduction with Sarah Miller

Classes start on Wed 18th Sep 2024 and run until Wed 4th December 2024 (excluding Wed 30th Oct due to half term)

Jump, spin and glide across the floor with contemporary dance

This course is aimed at complete beginners and offers an introduction to contemporary dance in an encouraging and laid-back group setting, with opportunities for creative development of your own style. Sarah Miller will guide you through the basics of core contemporary dance vocabularies and techniques which includes Cunningham and release.

Cunningham technique emphasises the movement of the spine through curves, tilts, twists, and arches. Incorporation of Release technique encourages flowing movements that focus on breath. Virtuosic percussionist James Taylor will help inspire your movement with live accompaniment throughout the class.

There will be opportunities to try out a range of contemporary dance skills from moving across the floor to simple springs and jumps. You will leave confident and ready to take your next step into contemporary dance.

class details
  • Enrol on this course for £160.00 or try out a taster with the option to enrol on the full course afterwards (concessions available).
  • We encourage you to get in touch with us if you have any access requirements to ensure our classes are delivered in the most inclusive way possible. You can find an outline of our access information here. 
  • Please arrive on time - unfortunately, we cannot accommodate participants over 15 minutes late, as the warm-up is an important part of the class.
  • Unfortunately, we are unable to offer refunds or exchanges, unless there are extenuating circumstances. You can read our booking Terms & Conditions here.
about your teacher

Sarah began dancing at The Place at the age of four and went on to work with Youth (now Shift Dance Company). Sarah trained at London Contemporary Dance School, graduating in 2003 with a First-Class Honours Degree. She is currently teaching contemporary dance classes at The Place, and at primary schools in Camden and Hackney. Sarah has worked with Russell Maliphant, Jan de Schynkel and Martin Lawrance and Marguerite Caruana Galizia. She is currently participating in research work with Sarah Blanc and Moxie Brawl.

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This course is open for enrolment until Wednesday 18 September

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