Guest Masterclasses

Our Guest Masterclasses are taught by world renowned dancers in our very own studios! Our Masterclasses are also live streamed for those who wish to join online. Those joining in-studio should be intermediate/advanced level dancers age 14+, but the live stream option is available to all abilities and ages.

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“Thank you very much indeed for giving us the wonderful opportunity to take class with the best (and my favourite!) dancers in the world! For me each masterclass with them is a dream come true!”
-Alessia

Dance Classes that are streamed via Zoom – a link will be sent via email 30 minutes before the class starts. 

Wednesday 25th May 2022

7:00pm – 8:30pm

In-studio (limited numbers)

Fee:

£36  In studio

Or both Bollywood Masterclasses for £60

Dancers Biography

Danceworks is thrilled to host Bollywood Heels masterclasses with dance icons Swara Karulkar from New York and Sneha Singh as a part of the Bollywood Dance Festival taking place 23rd – 29th May.

Meet Swara Karulkar (NY)

https://youtu.be/eKsbqakoN5Y

For more information about the festival visit: www.bollywooddancefestival.com 

Wednesday 25th May 2022

8:30pm – 10:00pm

In-studio (limited numbers)

Fee:

£36  In studio

 Or both Bollywood Masterclasses for £60

Dancers Biography

Danceworks is thrilled to host Bollywood Heels masterclasses with dance icons Swara Karulkar from New York and Sneha Singh as a part of the Bollywood Dance Festival taking place 23rd – 29th May.

Meet Sneha Singh (Mumbai)

https://youtu.be/0oXd7rBmnsw

For more information about the festival visit: www.bollywooddancefestival.com 

For more information about the festival visit: www.bollywooddancefestival.com 

Sunday 29th May 2022

2:30pm – 4:00pm

In-studio (limited numbers)

Fee:

£19 In studio

£9 Livestream 

Dancers Biography

Marianela Nuñez was born in Buenos Aires and began dancing at the age of three. When she was six she began training at the Teatro Colón Ballet School, joining the Teatro Colón company aged 14. She took on corps and soloist roles and toured internationally, both with the company and as a guest artist with Maximiliano Guerra. Marianela is a Principal of The Royal Ballet. She joined The Royal Ballet Upper School in 1997 and joined the Company in 1998, promoted to First Soloist in 2000 and to Principal in 2002 aged 20. She has performed all the leading roles in the classical, dramatic and contemporary repertory, to name a few some include works by Frederick Ashton, George Balanchine, John Cranko, Wayne McGregor, and Jerome Robbins.

 

Alejandro Parente studied at the Higher Institute of Art of the Teatro Colón with the masters Rosmarie Achard, Wasil Tupin, Enrique Lommi and especially under the tutelage of Rada Eichembaum. At the age of 16 he joined the company Ballet Estable del Teatro Colon as a corps de ballet member and quickly becoming a Principal Dancer performing most of the main roles in the company’s extensive repertoire. He has received Figure of the Clarín Dance Awards, the José Neglia Award and was distinguished with the Konex Award for the best Argentine dancers of the last decade. He participates in numerous international galas and is invited as Guest Principal Artist in many companies around the world. He also has directed and produced numerous shows within Argentina.

Saturday 21st May 2022

12:30pm – 1:30pm

 

Fee:

£14  In studio

£10  Livestream     

Dancers Biography

Solange Dias has been dancing for 30 years and  has over 25 years of experience teaching internationally.
This is a very unique class suitable for all levels (minimum age 7)
The Brazilian dance workout is a fusion of various styles such as samba , Afro-Brazilian and reggaton.
This class aims to inspire, bring confidence and motivate through the magic of dance. She is now based in London and has previously taught at Danceworks for 15 years! This masterclass will have you experiencing the authentic feel of Brazil!

Sunday 12th June 2022

2:30pm – 4:00pm

In-studio (limited numbers) for dancers of intermediate level+, age 14+. Online for all levels and ages.

Fee:

£15  In studio

£9  Livestream     

Dancers Biography

Born in Bradford, Brandon Lawrence started training at age 8 at Nydza School of Dance; due to his exceptional performance, he was accepted into bbodance’s elite group of students, the Scholars. After attending the Yorkshire Ballet Summer School, Brandon auditioned for The Royal Ballet School, where he trained until age 19, when he was offered a contract by Birmingham Royal Ballet Artistic Director, David Bintley CBE

Frederick AshtonThe Dream (Lysander), Les Rendezvous (lead couple), La Fille mal gardée (Colas)
David Bintley: Cinderella (Prince), The Prince of the Pagodas (King of the South), Beauty and the Beast (Beast), Far from the Madding Crowd (Tumbler), Carmina burana (Third Seminarian), The King Dances (La Grâce), Faster, Aladdin (‘Emerald’, ‘Gold’), ‘Still Life’ at the Penguin Café (Southern Cape Zebra, ‘Now Nothing’), Flowers of the Forest, E=mc², Tombeaux, The Shakespeare Suite (Othello) and David Bintley and Galina Samsova’s production of Giselle (Albrecht).

Sunday 10th July 2022

2:o0pm – 4:00pm

In-studio (limited numbers) for dancers of intermediate level+, age 14+. Online for all levels and ages.

Fee:

£22  In studio

£11  Livestream     

Dancers Biography

Dancer, teacher, model, and chef, Akua has over 20 years of experience in the performing arts industry. Performing as a principal dancer with Dance Theatre of Harlem, Cincinnati Ballet, Ballet San Jose, and Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater. Throughout her career, Akua has fostered her appreciation for teaching, health and wellness by becoming certified in the American Ballet Theatre National Teaching Curriculum (levels pre-primary through level 5), Zena Rommett Floor Barre, and has traveled abroad to attain a culinary certification to aid in her culinary vision. She subsequently teaches ballet and movement workshops and cooking classes around the world, and uses her artistic experience, knowledge of wellness and love of all things DIY to guide others as a health and lifestyle coach.
You can find her on Instagram @onlyupward & @_kus_kitchen.

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