We deliver training and development opportunities throughout the year including masterclasses, workshops and regular professional class in studio at the Crescent Arts Centre.
A limited number of school or university placement opportunities are available for those studying dance at A Level, HND or degree level. We can only offer work placement when the company are in production so you gain experience in the realities of life as a professional dancer joining in company class, observing development of dance work in studio and delivery of workshop programmes.
Inspire Graduate Mentoring
This mentoring initiative is suitable for recent dance graduates and artists making their careers in NI. Designed to develop the next generation of dance professionals opportunities are dovetailed with the current production and performance programme. You will gain insight into choreographic and performance process alongside dance facilitation and project delivery
We offer a range of development opportunities throughout the year; from prodance weekly company class to bespoke training initiatives including DanceLab and somatic movement masterclasses.
Classes take place when company are in reheasals.
DanceLab Intensives These intensives further inquiry into technique and approaches to performance making for professional dancers and are delivered by invited guest facilitators.
Creative Encounters This new strand of professional development is for dance artists wishing to develop one aspect of their creative or teaching practice. It provides paid time and space with other dance artists to further this enquiry.
Somatic Movement Workshops Somatic Movement is a system of neuromuscular education that allows more ease and freedom of movement and helps with the release of pain resulting from injury, stress, repetitive strain or habituated postures. Suitable for all ages and all bodies, courses take place throughout the year.