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Jubal Battisti Masterclasses – 28th April 2019

As the next one in our series of professional standard masterclasses, on Sunday 28th April 2019, Downland Dance is excited to be welcoming Jubal Battisti for a day of exceptional masterclasses in both classical ballet and contemporary dance styles.

All classes are open to anyone aged 14+ (exceptions can be made for very talented young students and adults are very welcome) , and have been tailored to suit all abilities.

SPECIAL DISCOUNT: Get 15% off when you attend both classical and contemporary workshops.

EARLY BIRD SPECIAL: Get an EXTRA 10% off ticket prices when you book before 11th March 2019.

DOWNLAND DANCE MEMBERS: On top of all of these savings, you can secure an extra £5 off per person by using the special discount code posted on our studio notice boards.

Click here to see a YouTube video of Jubal dancing with the Cedar Lake Contemporary Ballet Company.

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Jubal Battisti is a professional freelance ballet and contemporary dancer, based in Berlin. Born in the USA, Jubal began his training at Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre School, before graduating from the prestigious Juilliard School in New York with a BFA and Scholastic Distinction. As a dancer he has performed for companies across the United States and Europe, including the Cedar Lake Contemporary Ballet Company, and GoteborgsOperans Danskompani in Sweden. He has worked, both as a dancer and as an assistant choreographer with some of the dance industries leading names, including Didy Veldman, Hofesh Shechter and Jiri Bubenicek. With a solid classical ballet background, and extensive experience on the contemporary dance circuit, Jubal has developed a beautifully fluid movement and an excellent sense of musicality. He has a wealth of knowledge to offer dance students of both classical and contemporary ballet, and Downland Dance is extremely privileged to be welcoming him.

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The timetable for the day is as follows:

  • Intermediate Ballet: 9.00am – 10.15am
  • Beginners’ Contemporary: 10.30am – 11.45am
  • Advanced Ballet: 12.45pm – 2.15pm
  • Intermediate Contemporary: 2.30pm – 4.00pm

Do you have any questions? Please fill out our contact form or email info@downland-dance.co.uk

Places are limited, so get your tickets now to avoid disappointment!

Summer Programme 2018

We are pleased to announce our summer programme of open classes and workshops, open to Downland Dance members as well as visitors, and running the whole way through the summer break. Please see the Summer Calendar for the full list of classes going ahead.

Juniors:

The junior classes are displayed on the calendar in orange. Junior classes are available to ages 10 – 15, and others of a suitable standard. The studio will be open for drop off from 08.30am on the days of junior classes, and parents of those students attending the workshop will be invited to watch a short demonstration at 12.00pm. It is not necessary to attend both the open class and workshop on any of the given workshop days, however a discount is available for those who wish to do so. All classes are available as PAYG classes, with no need to pre-register, however we will be offering discounts for block bookings and pre-registration. We are promoting the Warm-up Workshop, with an open class, at a special price, as we’d like to demonstrate how a good warm-up routine is an essential part of healthy dance practice. Please see below for a full list of prices.

Seniors:

The senior classes are displayed on the calendar in black. Senior classes are open to ages 16+, and others of a suitable standard. All special event senior classes and workshops will be held on Saturday mornings. It is not necessary to attend both the open class and workshop on any of the given workshop days, however a discount is available for those who wish to do so. All classes are available as PAYG classes, with no need to pre-register, however we will be offering discounts for block bookings and pre-registration. We are promoting the Warm-up Workshop, with an open class, at a special price, as we’d like to demonstrate how a good warm-up routine is an essential part of healthy dance practice. Weekday classes are available only as PAYG. Please see below for a full list of prices.

Location:

All classes will be held in our Abingdon studio:

West Wing Studio (above Seeney’s Pet Shop)
Coxeter House
Abingdon
Oxfordshire
OX14 3RG

Teachers:

All classes and workshops will be taken by Downland Dance Artistic Director, Adam Harris ARAD, and Downland Dance teacher Laura Houghton. Both are experienced professional dancers, and are passionate about passing on the joy of dance to others. Full biographies are available at: http://downland-dance.co.uk/contact/about-us/

Prices:

Please click here to view a full list of prices

Pre-registration:

If you would like to pre-register to any of the above options, please:

Click here for Juniors

Click here for Seniors