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Posted on: November 28th 2021
A Level Dance Workshops
Matthew Bourne Dance Workshop
The A Level Dancers had an amazing opportunity of working with Matthew Bourne’s company, New Adventures, for a day. The workshop was based on Romeo and Juliet, where the story is set in an institution and young people are forbidden to express their emotions. Paul Smethurst (Resident artist for New Adventures) worked with the students in a series of activities to improve their dance technique, acting skills and confidence.
Jasmin Vardimon Dance Workshop
A Level Dance students completed a workshop with the Jasmin Vardimon company based on the Greek mythological creature, Medusa. Jasmin Vardimon are a local contemporary dance company based in Ashford, founded in 1998. The company is dedicated to the choreography of Artistic Director, Jasmin Vardimon – Associate Artist of Sadler’s Wells since 2006. The workshop was led by Sabrina who is the JV2 Course Leader and part of the performing company. The students said it was an amazing experience to improve their performance skills as dancers, as well as gaining further practice of working with professional dancers and choreographers.