This year has seen the development of our regular class and new participants joining us in the larger theatre space at Old Fire Station. Last term the group learnt choreography from the ground-breaking quadruple bill, the enchanting story of , and the timeless classical ballet, . The Oxford group attend a theatre trip to London Coliseum on 10 January to see English National Ballet perform Swan Lake along with presentations from some of the creative backstage artists including Wardrobe, Orchestra, Wigs and Make-Up.
In spring 2015, the participants join our other regional groups in learning about the iconic 20th Century choreographers, Jiří Kylián, John Neumeier and William Forsythe, as they explore the three works making up English National Ballet’s Modern Masters programme.
Weekly classes: Mondays, 1pm – 3pmSpring Term: 19 January – 9 March 2015at Old Fire Station, 40 George Street, Oxford OX1 2AQ
Classes are £5 per person, per session, including carers, family members or guests.
Theatre visit to English National Ballet’s Modern Masters programme; Saturday 14 March 2015, Sadler’s Wells Theatre
Contact Oxford City Council, Dance Development Officer to enquire about the programme, or for a booking form: or call 01865 252820
“We have all enjoyed the exercise, music, meeting others, having fun, it all ticks the ‘feeling good’ box.” - Participant, Dance for Parkinson’s programme
We are pleased to support the development of further opportunities for people with Parkinson’s across Oxfordshire. In agreement with Cherwell District Council, we will bring the English National Ballet Dance for Parkinson’s model to their new dance group for people with Parkinson’s with a taster workshop in Banbury.