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WEEKEND

PROGRAM

:

COACHING FOR EXCELLENCE

2023/2024

 

Enhance your weekends with our Coaching for Excellence program, offering dynamic dance classes and essential knowledge for dancers of all levels.

PROGRAM OVERVIEW

PROGRAM PERIOD

2023/2024 Season: October 2023 - June 2024

2024/2025 Season: September 2024 - June 2025 (Applications Open Starting July 2024)

RECOMMENDED AGE

13-26*

PROGRAM LEVEL

Intermediate & Advanced

PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS

HOLISTIC TRAINING

To offer a diverse range of dance training in ballet and contemporary dance, complemented with classical Chinese dance techniques and Taijiquan.

TRANSITION GUIDANCE

To assist young dancers from various dance genres in transitioning to the theatrical dance field, recognizing the versatility and potential they bring.

PROFESSIONAL PREPAREDNESS

To equip young dance professionals with the tools and knowledge they need to enter the world of theatrical dance with confidence.

CONDUCIVE SCHEDULING

Our intensive weekend design ensures that dancers can strike a balance between academic pursuits and a rigorous theatrical dance immersion.

COMPREHENSIVE CURRICULUM

Beyond technical prowess, our holistic approach prepares dancers for the multifaceted challenges they'll face in the professional dance world. Our training not only encompasses various dance techniques but also ensures dancers are mentally equipped and industry-ready.

​DEEP DANCE IMMERSION

Merging traditions with contemporary, and theory with practicality, all geared towards a professional dance career.

PROGRAM LEGACY & EVOLUTION

The "Coaching for Excellence" weekend program encapsulates the essence of SIBA's dedication to dance education, standing as a testament to our enduring commitment to the arts. This program is a beacon of our philosophy, intertwining the discipline of ballet with the fluidity of contemporary dance, and incorporating elements of classical Chinese dance and Taijiquan to create a unique and comprehensive learning experience. Evolution is at the core of "Coaching for Excellence," as we continuously adapt and refine our curriculum to meet the evolving needs of the dance community. By integrating traditional dance techniques with modern training methods, we ensure that our dancers are not just performing, but evolving into well-rounded artists capable of expressing the full breadth of their talent. The program's legacy is marked by its success in guiding numerous dancers through the intricate process of transitioning into the professional theatrical dance arena. By focusing on professional preparedness and dance-related academics, we lay a strong foundation for our dancers to emerge as confident, versatile, and industry-ready professionals. "Coaching for Excellence" is more than a program; it's a journey through the rich history and progressive future of dance. As we move forward, we honor the legacy of those who have paved the way and embrace the new paths that our current and future dancers will forge in the ever-changing landscape of dance.

*Dancers under 18 years of age must have consent from their legal guardians.

CURRICULUM

OVERVIEW

The "Coaching for Excellence" weekend program, supplemented by select intensive weeks and private weekday tutoring sessions, is meticulously designed to offer both technical dance training and holistic development for dancers. Its goal is to equip participants to excel in the professional theatrical dance arena. This focus reflects our commitment to nurturing diverse dance talents and ensuring a smooth transition into the theatrical dance industry.

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Theatrical Dance Training: Ballet and Contemporary Dance

  • Complimentary For Theatrical Dance: Classical Chinese Dance Techniques and Tai Chi.

  • Dance-Related Academics: East-West Dance History, Music and Dance, Basic Dance Anatomy, Basic Biomechanics for Dancers, Essential Nutrition for Dancers, Basics of Dance Choreography, Stage Makeup, Dance Health and Injury Prevention, Dance Psychology, Self-care for Dancers, Essential Dance Video Production, and Professional Development.

  • Professional Preparation: Dance Career Preparations.

  • Additional Options: Private Tutoring & Personalized Solo Choreography.*

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The "Coaching for Excellence 2023/2024" program is thoughtfully designed to foster exceptional dance development while harmonizing with life's other commitments. By capitalizing on weekend hours, we offer a focused approach to achieving your dance aspirations. Our intensive weekend schedule is perfect for those with busy weekdays, allowing you to maximize your time and deepen your dance knowledge without compromise.

*Please be aware that SIBA reserves the right to make any necessary modifications to the program as required.

ADMISSION

APPLICATION

REQUIREMENTS

  • Training: A minimum of 3 years of training in ballet, modern, or contemporary dance.

  • Age Requirements: Dancers aged 13** and above with a minimum of 3 years of consistent dance training.

  • Creativity and Exploration: A strong desire for creative exploration and interest in new movement forms.

  • Career Aspiration: Serious consideration of a career in dance

PROGRAM

STRUCTURE

  • Program Levels: Ideal for intermediate to advanced dancers, ensuring tailored guidance.

  • Two-Weekend Intensive (Saturdays & Sundays):

    • Deep Dive Experience: Dive into 26 hours of focused dance sessions spread across two weekends each month, arranged into a 6.5-hour daily agenda, ensuring an immersive learning journey.

    • Extended Engagement: Perfect for learners willing to commit four days a month for a seamless and in-depth exploration of dance.

  • Single-Weekend Immersion (Saturday & Sunday):

    • Concentrated Exploration: Engage in 13 hours of intensive dance sessions packed into a single weekend, organized into a 6.5-hour daily framework, offering a potent mix of learning and practice.

    • Adaptable Schedule: A great fit for individuals looking for a powerful, yet brief educational experience, available once a month.

    • Value Focused: Priced to reflect the intensive, high-quality nature of this compact training option, providing a unique alternative to the more extensive "Two-Weekend Intensive."

  • Application Deadline: None. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis until the program is full.

2024

  • January

    • 10 & 11 & 27 & 28

    • (09:00-15:30)

  • February

    • 10 & 11 & 24 & 25

    • (09:00-15:30)

  • March

    • 09 & 10 & 23  & 24

    • (09:00-15:30)

  • April

    • 13 & 14 & 27 & 28

    • (09:00-15:30)

  • May

    • 11 & 12 & 25  & 26

    • (09:00-15:30)

  • June

    • 08 & 09 & 22 & 23

    • (09:00-15:30)

2023

  • October

    • 07 & 08 & 21 & 22

    • (09:00-15:30)

  • November

    • 04 & 05 & 18  & 19

    • (09:00-15:30)

  • December

    • 02 & 03 & 16 & 17

    • (09:00-15:30)

DATES IN SEASON 2023/2024

2023

  • October

    • 07 & 08 & 21 & 22

    • (09:00-15:30)

  • November

    • 04 & 05 & 18  & 19

    • (09:00-15:30)

  • December

    • 02 & 03 & 16 & 17

    • (09:00-15:30)

2024

  • January

    • 10 & 11 & 27 & 28

    • (09:00-15:30)

  • February

    • 10 & 11 & 24 & 25

    • (09:00-15:30)

  • March

    • 09 & 10 & 23  & 24

    • (09:00-15:30)

  • April

    • 13 & 14 & 27 & 28

    • (09:00-15:30)

  • May

    • 11 & 12 & 25  & 26

    • (09:00-15:30)

  • June

    • 08 & 09 & 22 & 23

    • (09:00-15:30)

FEES

Single-Weekend Immersion

-

220 Euros

Per Month

Two-Weekend Intensive

-

380 Euros

Per Month

DETAILS OF FEES

  • Detailed instructions regarding payment methods and deadlines will be provided following enrollment confirmation.

APPLICATION FOR

COACHING FOR EXCELLENCE 2023/2024

Gender
Female
Male
Date of Birth
Please select your preferred training option for the "Coaching for Excellence" Weekend Program:
Two-Weekend Intensive in a Month: €380 for a comprehensive dance experience spanning two weekends each month, encompassing 26 hours of enriching sessions, inclusive of breaks, arranged into a 6.5-hour daily agenda.
Single-Weekend Immersion in a Month: €220 for an engaging weekend of dance each month, providing 13 hours of dynamic sessions, inclusive of breaks, organized into a 6.5-hour daily framework.
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