Free dance workshops in Victoria Park, Tuesday 28 May – Thursday 30 May 2019
Chisenhale Dance will create a welcoming, social dance experience for the whole family during In the Neighbourhood. Our fun workshops will be a centre of exploration, good vibes, and fresh moves to kick off summer in Victoria Park.
We will bring the success of our Saturday children’s classes to All Points East, engaging parents and children in a creative, fun atmosphere of movement exploration and imagination. Eye-catching classes in Street Dance and Lindy Hop will be “for everyone” and a worry-free and joyful creative outlet for festival goers. Chisenhale Dance staff and teachers will be on hand before and after the workshops to encourage participation and socialise with participants.
View the full schedule of activities on the All Points East website.
Children’s Creative Movement Classes, Tuesday 28 – Thursday 30 May
Mini Movers | Ages 2-3
With Ellyn Hebron
3pm | FREE
Adults and little ones dance together to discover the joy of movement through play and creative movement activities. You will find yourselves rolling, skipping and using your imagination to take you on exciting journeys of movement.
Leaps & Strides | Ages 4-6
With Ellyn Hebron
4pm | FREE
Explore creative ideas through dance while learning new moves! Working in pairs and as a group, children will try out dance exercises, sequences and games to investigate new types of self-expression through movement.
Street Dance, Tuesday 28 – Thursday 30 May
With Gemma Hoddy | All ages
6-7pm (5-6pm on Thursday) | FREE
Get a taste of our brand-new class for free at All Points East. Gemma will lead you through simple combinations and fancy footwork that will leave you ready for the dance-floor! All levels welcome, feel the music and find your groove.
A Taste of Lindy Hop, Tuesday 28 – Thursday 30 May
With Angela Andrew | All ages
8-9pm | FREE
Join Angela Andrew for an uplifting hour of Lindy Hop for all levels. Leave your worries behind as you jump and jive to the big band sounds of 1920s Harlem. Angela’s charismatic teaching style will lead you easily through basic steps such as the 6 count and the Charleston. No need to bring a partner – Lindy Hop is a social dance for everyone, partners will be changed and exchanged!
*Further workshops to be announced!