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Dear ARBTA Member

Happy New Year!

Our first event of the year will be the ARBTA Dublin Seminars and Gala in February. All schools that have applied to participate have been sent an information letter. If your school was intending to participate but has not received the letter, please email ad.arbta@gmail.com. All members are welcome to attend the Gala and the seminars.

Tickets for the Gala will be available from the 10th January via the website. A flyer has been attached to this email for your reference.

The seminars in Dublin will be taking place at The Dublin Ballet Academy and will consist of 2 days of workshops. The event is open to non-ARBTA members, so please return your booking forms as soon as possible to avoid disappointment if you are looking to attend. Please find attached the flyer, additional information and booking form for the event. After sending your booking form, please do not make any payments until you have received a confirmation email. Principals are welcome to forward this information to non-ARBTA schools they feel may be interested in the event as well as the ARBTA Gala flyer.

The ARBTA Dublin Seminars in February 2024 will be held at Dublin Ballet Academy. With a wonderful line up of teachers, please book as early as possible to avoid disappointment. All payment information is available on the ARBTA Seminar 2024 Booking Form. 

Saturday 24th February 2024

  • 10am to 11:15am – Ballet Masterclass with Cheryl Thrush (Co-Artistic Director of Kings International Ballet Academy). Suitable for students under 12 years of age with dance experience.

  • 11:15am to 12:30pm – Ballet Repertoire Workshop with Tania Matos (Co-Artistic Director of Kings International Ballet Academy). Suitable for students under 12 years of age with dance experience.

  • 12:30pm to 1:45pm – Ballet Masterclass with Cheryl Thrush (Co-Artistic Director of Kings International Ballet Academy). Suitable for students over 13 years of age with dance experience.

  • 1:45pm to 3pm – Ballet Repertoire Workshop with Tania Matos (Co-Artistic Director of Kings International Ballet Academy). Suitable for students over 13 years of age with dance experience.

  • 3pm until 4:15pm - Indian Dance Workshop with Apeksha Bhattacharya (Director of the Great Indian Ballet Competition). Suitable for students with dance experience but not necessarily in Indian Dance.

Sunday 25th February

  • 10am to11:15am – Character Masterclass with Olga Semenova (Artistic Director of Masters of Ballet Academy). Suitable for students with dance experience but not necessarily in Character Dance.

  • 11:15am to 12:30pm – Contemporary Ballet Class with Tamara J Vile (Head of Education and Training ARBTA). Suitable for students with dance experience in Ballet but not necessarily in Contemporary Dance.

  • 12:30pm to 1:45pm – Ballet Masterclass: Allegro Focus with Anne Saucier (Executive Examiner ARBTA). Suitable for students with dance experience in Ballet.

  • 1:45pm to 3pm – Contemporary Workshop with Tamara J Vile (Head of Education and Training ARBTA). Suitable for students with dance experience but not necessarily in Contemporary Dance.

  • 3pm until 4:15pm - Indian Dance Workshop with Apeksha Bhattacharya (Director of the Great Indian Ballet Competition). Suitable for students with dance experience but not necessarily in Indian Dance.

 

Each workshop will be 1 hr 15 minutes.

Please ensure students bring water and are dressed in appropriate attire for the class.

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