Repertoire Level 2
Age: 14 +
Age: 14 +
We strive to give our individual attention to every one of our students, being youngsters or Adults.
Our Repertoire class comprises of exercises at the Barre, PBT work, centre work, the study of variations from the ballets Giselle and Coppélia and deep relaxing stretch to finish.
The RAD Discovering Repertoire programme has been created with the aim of preserving the heritage of classical ballet as an art form and keeping the history of the doscipline alive. Each level consists of a basic class unit and two units comprising a breakdown of simple development exercises, leading to a variation from a well-known classical ballet. The variations have been adapted for this programme and are very similar to those performed on stage.
The programme offers a new style of flexible learning: each unit may be taken as an individual assessment or in combination with other unit(s) at any level. This bit-sized’ approach opens up the opportunity of performing much -loved classical ballet repertoire to a wider range of learners, and highlights our commitment to giving dancers of all ages and abilities the chance to take part in ballets they have watched on stage.
Progressing Ballet Technique (PBT) is an innovative program developed by Marie Walton-Mahon for students to understand the depth of training muscle memory in achieving their personal best in classical ballet.
Marie has been known for her creative teaching skills for over 40 years and has trained many professional dancers and teachers worldwide. She has experimented with outstanding success the use of muscle memory to improve students understanding of core stability, weight placement and alignment for over 12 years.
She has passed on her knowledge down to our teachers who are qualified to use her technique in parallel with our RAD training.