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Developing Choreography with Children and Young People

With Jo Rhodes
Wednesday 27 July 2016

This one-day course is open to anyone with an interest in creating and developing choreography with children and young people.
Course content will include:

  • Choreographic and leadership styles – cultivating an environment of ownership and creativity
  • Sources to inspire choreographic development in relation to a groups’ needs, skills and aims (including music, props and visual stimuli)
  • Realising the potential of the individual and the group in varying settings and contexts
  • Creative task exploration
  • Value of reflection and appreciation to the creative process
  • Sharing experience and practice amongst participants.
Jo Rhodes biography

Jo has been an independent dance artist for fourteen years, working in education, community and health settings. She has received funding to create and tour work, been commissioned by various youth dance companies and produced a dance and health film project screened internationally, for which she was nominated as ‘Rising Star’ (Arts Council NW). Jo has led professional development courses across the UK for both specialist and non-specialist practitioners. These include at the Royal Ballet School for Young Creatives (Youth Dance England) and for The Place. She has authored national publications and spoken at multi-sector conferences about dance as a vehicle for learning. Currently Jo teaches for Children and Youth Dance at The Place and is an Animateur for Essential Alston.

Developing Choreography with Children and Young People prices
Early Bird (until 29 April 2016) Standard price 
Members Non-member Members Non-Member
£85 £125 £95 £133