Wannabe in the Scottish Ballet gang ?

Ballet NEWs Education Officer Emma-Jane McHenry leads a workshop. Photograph by Andrew Ross.

Education Officer Emma-Jane McHenry leads a workshop. Photograph by Andrew Ross.



From Scottish Ballet Wednesday 6 October 2010


Wannabe in our gang?

Don’t miss your chance to dance with Scottish Ballet this Winter!

Baby its cold outside… so why not get on your toes and dance with Scottish Ballet this winter?

As well as an exciting new range of dance opportunities you can now ‘pointe’ and click to Scottish Ballet’s brand new website tailored for teachers and pupils from Primary 1 to Higher level. connect.scottishballet.co.uk is packed with information about ballet and careers in dance, curriculum-based activities, interviews with Company members, games and much more!

Ballet NEWS

October week creative Cinderella dance school for 4-9 year olds

Following on from the success of the sold out summer schools, Scottish Ballet is running a three-day school from 13 – 15 October, during the school holidays.

Suitable for young people with little or not previous ballet experience, these three days of creative dance workshops look at Scottish Ballet’s forthcoming production of Cinderella, complete with your chance to learn how to dance just like the ugly step-sisters (boo hiss!).

The school is open to two age groups:

1.30-2.30pm: 4-6 years Cost for three days £15

3pm-4.30pm: 7-9 years Cost for three days £18

Scottish Ballet Youth Collective

Scottish Ballet Youth Collective is a fresh new performance course for young dancers. This weekly series of workshops will combine ballet and contemporary dance technique with a range of exciting performance and creative skills including voice, choreography, performing with live music, contact improvisation and drama.

SBYC members will benefit from the opportunity to meet Scottish Ballet dancers, musicians, choreographers and members of SB’s technical team. SYBC is suitable for young people interested in a career in the dance industry and/or who have a general passion for the performing arts.

The first term will run from w/b 18 October until w/b 6th December.

Ballet NEWS

Martina Forioso and Adam Blyde in Ashley Page’s 32 Cryptograms. Photograph by Finaly Mackay. – 32 Cryptograms is the case study for the Connect’s higher dance section.

SBYC Small Steps
Primary 6 & 7
1 year of dance experience essential
Thursdays 4.15–5.30pm

SBYC Leaps and Bounds
1 year of dance experience essential
Tuesdays 4.15–5.30pm

SBYC In Motion
At least 2 years’ dance experience
Mondays 4.30–5.45pm

Application forms can be obtained by contacting Helen Coughtrie, Education Administrator:  Tel: 0141 331 6297 / Email: [email protected]

All classes will be held in the Education Centre at Scottish Ballet’s headquarters at Tramway, 25 Albert Drive, Glasgow, G41 2PE


2 Responses to Wannabe in the Scottish Ballet gang ?

  1. Lori October 7, 2010 at 12:50 pm #

    Love the picture of the little ones. I bet that would be a fun 3 days with lots of laughter!

  2. Ballet News October 8, 2010 at 3:07 pm #

    Lori – It does look infectious !