About Contemporary Beginners with James Muller

Classes start on Tues 16th April 2024 and run until Tues 2nd July 2024 (excluding Tues 28th May due to half term)

Work with increased physicality and develop a more dynamic approach to movement.

This class is designed to build upon the foundations of our introduction course, allowing you to expand your skills and explore the art of Contemporary dance even further.

Our progressive approach is influenced by the techniques of Cunningham and release-based Contemporary styles. 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.

Dance artist, James Muller will guide you through the class, helping you develop your skills and technique, accompanied by live music by Oliver Davies. You will have the opportunity to explore your own styles and approach to movement through a choreographed phrase that will be taught in class.

Class Details
  • Enrol for the term for £140.00 to save and guarantee your place or drop-in for £14.00 per class (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 are unable to accommodate participants who are more than 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

James graduated from Central School of Ballet in 2006. After joining Northern Ballet that same year, he went on to work with Peter Schaufuss Ballet in Denmark and Theater Ulm in Germany. In 2013 James returned to the UK to join Richard Alston Dance Company. In 2018, having toured extensively in Europe and the USA with Alston, James transitioned into full time teaching. The following year, James served as interim Rehearsal Director for the company and began teaching at DanceEast in Ipswich. James currently lectures at Middlesex University and teaches regularly for English National Ballet.

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