Ballet & Contemporary Dance

EASTER 3-DAY HOLIDAY SCHOOL

Dates: 3rd-5th April 2024 (3 days)

Times: 8:30am – 5:30pm

Venue: BOA Academy, Birmingham (B4 7QD)

Fees: £165

Limited Spaces: first come, first served for each age group.

Age Range: 7yrs – 21yrs (groups will be divided based on age and experience)

Open to all: Current MTB members, non-MTB members, vocational and non-vocational ballet students are all welcome!

We look forward to you joining us for our Easter 3-Day Intensive! Classes will begin at 9:30am and will finish at 4:30pm, with breaks to rest throughout the day (early drop-off and late pick-up available – see below).

Our 3-day intensive will provide students with the opportunity to work with our faculty of experienced teachers. Students will focus on ballet and contemporary technique as well having the opportunity to develop their performance and application of their skills during repertoire classes, where they will learn corps de ballet repertoire and solos from multiple ballets. There will be a small showcase for parents/guardians at the end of the course!

Our doors will be open from 8:30am until 5:30pm for students who may require an early drop-off and late pick-up – no additional fees are required. Staff supervision, fun and games will all be provided during the out of class hours!

Please note, this course is non-residential and accommodation/food is not provided. Students will be required to bring a packed lunch each day.

Have a question? Please email us at info@midlandtheatreballet.com and we will respond as quickly as possible

Ballet & Contemporary Dance

EASTER 3-DAY HOLIDAY SCHOOL

Dates: 3rd-5th April 2024 (3 days)

Times: 8:30am – 5:30pm

Venue: BOA Academy, Birmingham (B4 7QD)

Fees: £165

Limited Spaces: first come, first served for each age group.

Age Range: 7yrs – 21yrs (groups will be divided based on age and experience)

Open to all: Current MTB members, non-MTB members, vocational and non-vocational ballet students are all welcome!

We look forward to you joining us for our Easter 3-Day Intensive! Classes will begin at 9:30am and will finish at 4:30pm, with breaks to rest throughout the day (early drop-off and late pick-up available – see below).

Our 3-day intensive will provide students with the opportunity to work with our faculty of experienced teachers. Students will focus on ballet and contemporary technique as well having the opportunity to develop their performance and application of their skills during repertoire classes, where they will learn corps de ballet repertoire and solos from multiple ballets. There will be a small showcase for parents/guardians at the end of the course!

Our doors will be open from 8:30am until 5:30pm for students who may require an early drop-off and late pick-up – no additional fees are required. Staff supervision, fun and games will all be provided during the out of class hours!

Please note, this course is non-residential and accommodation/food is not provided. Students will be required to bring a packed lunch each day.

Have a question? Please email us at info@midlandtheatreballet.com and we will respond as quickly as possible

DETAILS AND INFO

The 3-day course will take place on 3rd-5th April 2024 at BOA Academy (B4 7QD) in Birmingham. Please note, this course is in no way affiliated with BOA Academy.

Course Times

Classes will take place from 9:30am – 4:30pm.

Students can be dropped off from 8:30am and picked up at 5:30pm for those who may require early drop-off and late pick-up – no additional fees are required.

What To Wear

Students can wear their own choice of ballet leotard, tights or socks and skirt (optional).

Please arrive with ballet uniform underneath your clothes as there will not be changing facilities available throughout the course.

Notification of Placement

Students will be informed within 5 working days via email.

Fees

Fees are £165.

Fees are to be paid in advance and must be paid to secure a place on the course.

Please note, once fees have been paid to secure your place, this fee is non-refundable.

DETAILS AND INFO

The 3-day course will take place on 3rd-5th April 2024 at BOA Academy (B4 7QD) in Birmingham. Please note, this course is in no way affiliated with BOA Academy.

Course Times

Classes will take place from 9:30am – 4:30pm.

Students can be dropped off from 8:30am and picked up at 5:30pm for those who may require early drop-off and late pick-up – no additional fees are required.

What To Wear

Students can wear their own choice of ballet leotard, tights or socks and skirt (optional).

Please arrive with ballet uniform underneath your clothes as there will not be changing facilities available throughout the course.

Notification of Placement

Students will be informed within 5 working days via email.

Fees

Fees are £165.

Fees are to be paid in advance and must be paid to secure a place on the course.

Please note, once fees have been paid to secure your place, this fee is non-refundable.

TEACHING STAFF

Imogen-Lily Ash

Ballet Teacher
Immie's Bio

Imogen-Lily’s ballet journey began at the age of 2, starting her training at Lisayne Ballet School. Alongside her studies, she enrolled in Elmhurst Ballet School’s ‘Pre Vocational Programme’ and The Royal Ballet School’s ‘Junior Associate Programme’.

 

Immie pursued full-time vocational training at Elmhurst Ballet School in 2010, then honed her skills at Central School of Ballet in London in 2015, graduating with a First-Class BA Hons in Professional Dance and Performance.

 

Immie’s professional career has taken her to various stages worldwide. She previously toured with the Birmingham Royal Ballet in the production of ‘Sylvia’ as a young girl and still to this day performs as ‘Clara’ in Alexandra Dariescu’s production, ‘The Nutcracker and I’ and most recently returned from a European and China tour.

 

A defining moment in Immie’s career came when she took on the role of ‘Meg Giry’ in the production of ‘The Phantom of The Opera’ in Copenhagen, Denmark. This exhilarating experience stands as one of her career highlights.

 

In 2021, Immie was honoured to take on the role of Artistic Director at ‘Midland Theatre Ballet’. Since taking on this position, Immie has thoroughly enjoyed nurturing young talent and helping students to develop their confidence. Immie was delighted to bring this fabulous programme to Leeds with the launch of ‘Yorkshire Theatre Ballet’ back in October 2023.

Harriet Ellis

Contemporary Teacher
Harriet's Bio

Harriet (she/her) is a freelance dance artist based in Birmingham/London who has performed internationally in both stage and sight specific dance work, most recently touring as the only female cast member of ‘S.C.R.U.M’ 2023, by the award winning, Avant Garde Dance Company.

 

Previously she has received ACE funding as a developing choreographer, mentorship from Gary Clarke Company, and worked as a dancer, rehearsal director and/or commissioned choreographer with contemporary companies: Lisa Simpson Inclusive Dance, Rosie Kay Dance Company, Corey Baker Dance (Commonwealth Games Opening Ceremony), Beyond Words Dance, SEH Company, Balbir Singh, Keneish Dance, Cohoots NI, Midlands Actors Theatre and VDC Company.

 

She loves to share her passion for movement with all ages and abilities and her teaching practice ranges from leading community workshops to training pre professionals as a university lecturer.

Xolisweh Ana Richards

Ballet Teacher
Xolisweh's Bio

Born in Birmingham, England, Xolisweh began her journey as a dancer, honing her skills and passion for ballet at the prestigious Elmhurst Ballet School. Her dedication led her to embark on a career in the world of dance.

In September 2019, Xolisweh reached a significant milestone in her career by joining the renowned Scottish Ballet.

Before her time with the Scottish Ballet, Xolisweh had the privilege of dancing with esteemed companies such as the English National Ballet, Theatrul De Ballet Sibiu and Ballet Cymru.

info@midlandtheatreballet.com

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