Summer Courses

Moorland School Summer Courses

International Ballet Academy base their summer intensive in the picturesque Ribble Valley, at Moorland School. Moorland school is the home of the International Ballet Academy’s vocational Ballet School. The summer school provides young dancers with the facilities and expertise to develop their skills aiding student’s to reach their full potential.

Our Summer School offers both national and international students aged 8+ the opportunity to improve their technique whilst working alongside other young dancers from around the world. Our Summer School is run by the International Ballet Academy Directors – Lynsey and Simon Kidd whose experience in the Ballet industry is invaluable.

Accommodation

Residential students will board in the spacious dormitories on site, with highly secured access control doors, ensuring children are safe. The students are under the supervision of our experienced house parents.

Classes

There will be a number of different classes including; Classical ballet technique, character dance, pointe, Pilates, classical repertoire, creative dance, choreography, contemporary and drama.

Students are placed into groups according to age / ability with between 12 -15 students in each group.

A typical day at Moorland Summer School

The day starts with breakfast at 8am then the students are asked to prepare for class.

There will be two 1.5 hour classes in the morning.

Lunch will be served at 12.30 and the students will have an hours break until 13.30.

The afternoon will consist of a further two 1.5 hour classes bring the teaching day to an end at around 17.00.

Dinner will be served at around 17.30 which will allow time in the evening for any activities. These may include quiz nights, games and movie nights and walks in the local area.
Students will be back in their dormitories by around 21.00.

Students attending the two week residential will have the opportunity to go out for dinner and on the Saturday evening and have a full day trip out on the Sunday.

On the final day of the Summer School parents and guardians are invited to come and see what has been learnt at a demonstration.

Dates for next year’s Summer school are:

WEEK 1

Sunday 29th July to Saturday 4th August 2018
One week Course – Ages 8-10
Residential or Day students
Residential students arrive after 6pm, Sunday 29th July
Day students arrive at 8.30am for registration on Monday 30th July. Classes commence at 9.00am and end with a sharing of work at 13.00-14.30 on Saturday 4th August.

WEEK 2 AND WEEK 3

Sunday 5th to Saturday 18th August 2018
Two week Course – Ages 11-19
Residential only
Students arrive after 6pm, Sunday 5th August
Classes commence at 9.00am, Monday 6th August and end with a sharing of work at 13.00-14.30 on Saturday 18th August

Cost

WEEK 1

Sunday 29th July to Saturday 4th August 2018
One week Course – Ages 8-10
Residential – £ 480.00
This includes one week’s full board and tuition.
Day students -£240.00

WEEK 2 AND WEEK 3

Sunday 5th to Saturday 18th August 2018
Two week Course – Ages 11-19
Residential only- £1,050.00
This includes two weeks full board, tuition and a weekend excursion.

Cancellations

Cancellations can be accepted up to 6 weeks prior to the start of the course with a full refund. However, any cancellations made with less than 6 weeks’ notice will be charged in full unless the School is able to offer the place to an alternative student.

Online Application

or Written Application

Return to: lkidd@moorlandschool.co.uk or

Mrs Kidd
Moorland International Ballet Academy
Ribblesdale Avenue
Clitheroe
Lancashire
BB7 2JA

Telephone (+44) 01200 423833

General Email ballet@moorlandschool.co.uk