Students will gain intermediate knowledge of ballet technique: fundamentals of posture and alignment; the use of dynamics; transfer of weight and gravity and floor work.

Aims of the course

Students will learn the technical vocabulary used in this dance style, will develop musicality and spatial awareness by following different step patterns and will dance sequences and group formations. References to the historical development of the style and its connection with other dance genres from different parts of the world will be shared with students to support their understanding of the style and technique.

Assessment Method

There will be an initial assessment followed by on-going assessment of progress and achievement. This course will also include:

Structured opportunities for self -evaluation

Use of video as a reflective tool

Peer observation

End of course feedback, evaluation and review.

Progression Opportunities

Your tutor can be approached for additional information and advice during the course. You can progress to: intermediate ballet and other dance courses elsewhere.

Entry Requirements

Some ballet experience: a brief audition/interview to determine that this course is at the correct level for you.


Course will take place in the purpose-built dance studio at the Southwark Campus, with ballet barres and a sprung floor.

Process for Application

To apply please select your chosen start date and location below.



Venue Southwark
Day/Eve Evening
Study Mode Part Time
Duration 10 weeks
Start Date 08/01/2018
End Date 23/03/2018

Fees and Finance

16-18 £180 p/ year
19-24 £180 p/ year
24+ £180 p/ year
International £180 p/ year


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