Musical Theatre Workshop

Musical Theatre Workshop

Musical-Theatre

We have a top West End performer Gethin Squire coming to teach a Musical Theatre Workshop in Pontarddulais Institute on Sunday 16th November 10am until 1pm. The workshop will cost £10 for ages 4-11. Places are limited so please ensure you book quickly! You can book online or bring the form to class. Children that are not part of the school are welcome to come along to the workshop at a cost of £15.

Opera and Musical TheatreGethin trained at the famous Laine Theatre Arts his theatre credits include Peter Pan the musical, Annie and recently We Will Rock You in the West End. Gethin performed on the Royal Variety Performance and has worked with some of the biggest names in the industry some of which are
Anastasia, Will Young, Gareth Gates & Kylie Minouge. Gethin has worked for several theatre schools including Italia Conti where one of his students was Victoria Lott (Pixie Lott). Gethin was very popular as a guest teacher during our Frozen themed summer school and I am delighted that he has agreed to come and teach a workshop exclusively for us at Childrens Ballet Wales. Book your spaces now as it will be a great experience that you will not want to miss!!

 

If you wish to have your child involved we urge you to book today! Please use the form below for your payment (you will automatically receive updates via email).


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FROZEN Summer School

Children’s Ballet Wales Summer School Based on the Disney Frozen © Movie!frozen_41082

A fun filled week jam packed with Drama, Singing & different dance styles including Ballet, Modern, Jazz & Contempoary. Guest teachers, arts & crafts and an exclusive FROZEN themed party to finish off the week!! A great way for your child to make new friends & learn new skills based on the new favourite Disney film that seems to be taking over every child’s life!!   Monday 28th July – Friday 1st August 10am until 1pm ages 3+ £50.00 10am until 4pm ages 4.5+ £75.00

This event is being held at St. John Ambulance Hall, Pontarddulais.

 

Places are limited (please see your ballet teacher for information). Or simply pay on line securely below:


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Our confirmed teachers at our Frozen Summer School

Vicky Thomas

Vicky trained at the University of Glamorgan & The Royal Welsh college of Music & Drama since graduating with a degree in Theatre & Media Drama Vicky has acted in a variety of plays around the UK and has toured the Edinburgh fringe festival.
Vicky then furthered her teaching career and obtained a PGCE in Goldsmith College, University of London.
Vicky has directed many plays some of which include The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe, My Fair Lady & Bugsy Malone.
Vicky enjoys teaching Drama and watching the creativity & imagination of students develop through her workshops.
We are delighted to have Vicky as a guest teacher at our Frozen summer school!!

Gethin Squire

Gethin trained at the famous Laine Theatre Arts his theatre credits include Peter Pan the musical, Annie and recently We Will Rock You in the West End. Gethin performed on the Royal Variety Performance and has worked with some of the biggest names in the industry some of which are Anastasia, Will Young, Gareth Gates and Kylie Minouge.
Gethin is excited to meet and work with the children during the Frozen Summer School and we are very excited to have him as a guest teacher!

Taylor Rowden

Taylor is currently studying in the prestigious Kate Simmons Dance School in Warrington. During her 1st year Taylor has passed a variety of dance exams which include Ballet, Modern & Spanish & has also obtained her diploma in dance instruction. Taylor has been on tour with Kate Simmons Dance Company earlier on in the year & is looking forward to teaching at our summer school and we are very happy to have her as part of our team!

Daiskue Muira

Daiskue Muira holds a Diploma in Professional Dance & has been a Professional Dancer since 2006. During this time he has worked with The Serbian National Theatre, Ballet Russe, Ballet West, Duchy Ballet & most recently Independent Ballet Wales. He has danced many solo roles such as Mercutio in “Romeo & Juliet” & Puck in “A Midsummer Nights Dream.” Daiskue has taught children ballet all over the UK and has also been an inspirational College Ballet lecturer.
We are thrilled to have Daiskue as one of our guests teachers!

Joe Bentley

Joe began dancing very young & has just graduated from Kate Simmons Dance School with a Diploma in Professional Dance. He has vast experience performing in different Theatres and has travelled widely dancing in many productions, his latest work consists of performing as Prince Florimund in Sleeping Beauty in Sendai Japan. Before Joe embarks on his dancing auditions he has agreed to come and work in our Frozen themed Summer School & we are looking forward to having him as a guest teacher!

A Message from Miss Aimee Regarding the Summer Party

MESSAGE FROM MISS AIMEE REGARDING SUMMER PARTY!

Children can wear what they like to the party, a few have asked to come in fancy dress. What ever they want to wear is fine. Parents can leave children however, for the younger children (under 5’s) I would ask parents to stay.

During the party we are having a solo performance from Taylor Rowden. When choreographing The Wizard of Oz in The Prince’s Royal Theatre in 2009 I came across a young dancer with great potential. So I cast her the lead role as Dorothy. Over the years, she has gone from strength to strength. Taylor has now been offered a place in the prestigious Kate Simmons Dance School where she will further her career in dance over the next three years.


Taylor Rowden

Fees are not cheap (£9,000) per year. I have been heavily involved with fund raising and have been instrumental in the set up of the “Dare to Dream” fundraising campaign.

Since March, we have raised an impressive £11,000 and continues to work hard with various entertainment events, raffels, coffee mornings and sponsored walks, you name it we have done it! I think it is important to nurture a child’s ambition and teach them to believe anything is possible if you want it and work hard enough for it!

During the party, there will be a raffel, tickets are £1.00 with 100% of the proceeds going towards Taylors tuition fees. There are lots of exciting prizes including… Children’s Toys, Games, Ballet T-shirts, Ballet Kit Bags and a FREE TERM at Children’s Ballet Wales!

You can see what we have been getting up to on our Dare to Dream Facebook Page here:

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Food Needed For Our Summer Party!

Party_logoChildren’s Ballet Wales would like to offer all our pupils a great fun day at our Summer Party. It is very important for us to try and treat our pupils once and a while and also give them something for all their hard work. Therefore, on Friday 2nd of August at 3pm until 5pm, we have our Summer Party! This will be a great opportunity for parents to meet other parents and for children to mix and have a lovely day.

The party will be held at:
Pontarddulais Institute

45 St. Teilo St, Swansea, West Glamorgan, SA4 8SY

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We have organised the venue, and entertainment but we need a little help from our lovely parents. Please can you use the comments area at the bottom of this page to indicate which you will be willing to supply for our party.

The list of what we need is:

  • Ham Sandwiches
  • Cheese Sandwiches
  • Tuna Sandwiches
  • Any Other Sandwiches
  • Fruit
  • Crisps
  • Biscuits
  • Cakes
  • Juice/Cartons
  • Pop
  • Squash
  • Cocktail Sausages
  • Sausage Rolls/Pasties
  • Cheese & Pineapple

There will be around 70 children attending (we hope) as this party is for all children who are pupils at our schools.