Hey Moms & Dads … keep your ballet loving kids

ENGAGED, ENERGETIC & ENTERTAINED

with

our Online HOLIDAY DANCECamps

Coppelia & Giselle

A LOVE OF BALLET is a gradual education … that deepens over time.

At the Russian School of Ballet we draw on the rich heritage of ballet and the curricula taught in Russian ballet schools for middle-schoolers where they study academics, ballet subjects & physical dance …

… to create stimulating, educational DANCECAMPS that keep kids enthralled for hours…



Have you ever been entertained by the comical story of an old toymaker and his life size doll, COPPELIA, that actually ‘comes to life’ through the antics of two young friends?

     Ages: 7-9 

     Times: 9:00am – 1:00pm

     Price: R1500

     for a 5-day program

     Dates:

     28 September – 2 October

 

Have you been mesmerised by the dream like sequences of the tragic love story about GISELLE who, betrayed by her lover, must make him dance all night… until he dies?

     Ages: 10&up

     Times: 9:00am – 2:00pm

     Price: R1700

     for a 5-days program

     Dates:

    28 September – 2 October

 

Have you ever been entertained by the comical story of an old toymaker and his life size doll, COPPELIA, that actually ‘comes to life’ through the antics of two young friends?

Ages: 7-9 

Times: 9:00am – 1:00pm

Price: R1500 for a 5-day program

Dates:

10 – 14 August

28 September – 2 October

Have you been mesmerised by the dream like sequences of the tragic love story about GISELLE who, betrayed by her lover, must make him dance all night… until he dies?

Ages: 10&up

Times: 9:00am – 2:00pm

Price: R1700 for a 5-days program

Dates:

17 – 21 August 

28 September – 2 October



SO WHAT DO KIDS EXPERIENCE
IN A DANCECamp WEEK?

Remember walking into a theatre, you can hear the orchestra tuning, everyone is taking their seats with their programmes and chocolates…

We can’t go to the theatre right now … but EACH DAY we will watch a section of COPPELIA OR GISELLE, and discuss all the music, narrative, choreography, acting and theatrical sets that create great entertainment.

SO WHAT DO KIDS EXPERIENCE
IN A DANCECamp WEEK?

Remember walking into a theatre, you can hear the orchestra tuning, everyone is taking their seats with their programmes and chocolates…

We can’t go to the theatre right now … but EACH DAY we will watch a section of COPPELIA OR GISELLE, and discuss all the music, narrative, choreography, acting and theatrical sets that create great entertainment.

In addition to daily BALLET and CONTEMPORARY lessons, we will have regular WORKSHOPS on turnout, flexibility, perfect point and posture.

Then IN FUN & INTERACTIVE way we will learn about the History of Ballet that evolved from the royal courts of Europe, was refined in Russia over 200 years and then made its way to France, England and America.

We also EXPLORE Anatomy, the Orchestra, Music, Dance Drama and Introductions to Movement Concepts that lead to Musical Interpretation and Choreography.

In addition to daily BALLET and CONTEMPORARY lessons, we will have regular WORKSHOPS on turnout, flexibility, perfect point and posture.

Then IN FUN & INTERACTIVE way we will learn about the History of Ballet that evolved from the royal courts of Europe, was refined in Russia over 200 years and then made its way to France, England and America.

We also EXPLORE Anatomy, the Orchestra, Music, Dance Drama and Introductions to Movement Concepts that lead to Musical Interpretation and Choreography.



The Russian School of Ballet Studio is based in Johannesburg, but since lockdown, we have been successfully running online classes for Ages 5 – Adults, drawing dancers from all over South Africa and as far as Australia and Japan.

Benefits of the RSB DANCECamp:

  • Extend a child’s holistic knowledge of ballet
  • Develop further body’s physical abilities: workshops on POSTURE, TURNOUT, perfect POINT
  • Keep brains and bodies active with a daily BALLET and CONTEMPORARY dance class
  • Learn to appreciate the theatrical magic of a famous ballet performance
  • Learn about the body’s ANATOMY: muscles, joints and bones that help dancers most
  • Understand good NUTRITION for health and high performance
  • Explore different instruments in the ORCHESTRA
  • Learn about ACTING for dance
  • Improve musical ear and interpretation of MUSIC for dance
  • Learn FRENCH TERMS for ballet

BOOK NOW & RESERVE YOUR PLACE

Numbers will be limited to ensure that each participant can enjoy the programme with adequate attention from the instructors.

We will provide PDF worksheets that parents can print out for the week. Kids will need crayons, scissors and other stuff for ‘lessons’. More detail will follow closer the dates.

Also yummy snacks for the ‘watching Ballets’ will help feel like we are ‘in the theatre’ .

 



Have you ever been entertained by the comical story of an old toymaker and his life size doll, COPPELIA, that actually ‘comes to life’ through the antics of two young friends?

Ages: 7-9 

Times: 9:00am – 1:00pm

Price: R1500 for a 5-day program

Dates:

10 – 14 August

28 September – 2 October

Have you been mesmerised by the dream like sequences of the tragic love story about GISELLE who, betrayed by her lover, must make him dance all night… until he dies?

Ages: 10&up

Times: 9:00am – 2:00pm

Price: R1700 for a 5-days program

Dates:

17 – 21 August 

28 September – 2 October



     Ages: 7-9 

     Times: 9:00am – 1:00pm

     Price: R1500

     for a 5-day program

     Dates:

     10 – 14 August

     28 September – 2 October

     Ages: 10&up

     Times: 9:00am – 2:00pm

     Price: R1700

     for a 5-days program

     Dates:

     17 – 21 August 

     28 September – 2 October