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Summer Course

If you can’t get enough of dancing, want to tryout dance in a short course or you want to keep in form as a professional, there is a special summer course. The summer course starts in July. The last lesson is in August. You can also choose to take single classes, if you are going on a holiday. During the summer there are two levels: beginner/intermediate and fast intermediate/advanced. It’s also possible to combine different classes.

Summer course 2018: Six weeks of dancing! Monday July 9th till Wednesday August 15th.

Anniversary! Talvandansen is organising this summer course for the 15th time this year!

Schedule

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Classical Ballet
Advanced & Fast Intermediate
19:00 - 20:30
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Classical Ballet
Beginner en Intermediate
19:00 - 20:30
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Modern Dance
Advanced en Fast Intermediate
20:45 - 22:00
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Modern Dance
Beginner en Intermediate
20:45 - 22:00
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Single Classes in Summer

You can follow the summer course even if you go on vacation! Just take single classes.

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Dance info

Ballet is an elegant dance style originated in the Italian Renaissance. Ballet technique forms the base for many other dance styles. The classes at Talvandansen are largely based on the Vaganova Method, combined with current insights.

The class starts with a technical warming up at the barre. Followed by exercises through space to further develop your technique and feel of the style. Dance combinations and ballet repertoire will develop your musicality, dynamics and presentation.

Fast Intermediate /Advanced
This class is suitable for students with longer dance experience: advanced amateurs, semi-professionals and professionals. Fast-paced lessons with particular attention for technical training, stamina and learning capacity through long dance combinations. The class is also suitable as preparation for auditions.

Beginners/Intermediate
For absolute beginners, intermediate students with only few years training, or if you danced as a child and wish to return to dancing after long pause. Lessons in a relaxed environment. Discover the pleasure of dancing while you develop your technical skills, posture and musicality.

Modern or Contemporary dance is the umbrella term for dance techniques originated at the beginning of the 20th century. But new contemporary dance techniques are still being developed. Each teacher is giving his/her class a different flavor by combining various music styles and dance techniques. The key elements of Modern dance are: the use of gravity, dynamics, flow and breath.

Fast Intermediate/Advanced
This class is suitable for fast intermediate and advanced dancers with few years of training. Deepen your knowledge and challenge yourself physically by combining various Modern dance techniques. Through longer dance combinations you’ll improve your learning abilities and increase your artistic expression. The class is also suitable as preparation for auditions.

Beginners/Intermediate
For absolute beginners, intermediate students with only few years training, or if you danced as a child and wish to return to dancing after long pause. Learn the basic principles of modern dance in a safe environment. Develop your feeling for style and musicality. You will become more aware of your posture and increase your range of motion.

Teachers

Tal Sofer

Tal Sofer

Owner of Talvandansen, Dance teacher, Choreographer, Dancer

Tal Sofer (M.A.Ed) was born in Israel. Tal Has graduated from the Dance Academy in Rotterdam as a Ballet and Contemporary dance teacher. Later she got her Master degree of Arts in Education at Codarts.

Tal is (or was) working as a dance teacher at: Albeda Dans College, Buitenkunst, Jeugdtheater Hofplein, MBO theaterschool, Theater Havo/Vwo, Kunstgebouw Rijswijk, SKVR, VAK Delft, Noes Fiolet Studios and many more. Tal is giving dance workshops and teaching her own classes under the name Talvandansen.

Kalin Morrow

Kalin Morrow

Guest Teacher

Kalin Morrow is a U.S. born, freelance dancer and teacher. She is currently in Compagnie Black Sheep (FR) and will be working on up-coming productions with Coopertiva Maura Morales (DE), Ryan Djojokarso (NL) and Edan Gorlicki (DE). She has worked with Marina Miguélez-Lucena, La Biennale di Venezia Festival, Club Guy & Roni, Itzik Galili and Menghan Lou. She has also been a guest dancer and company member in the US, Switzerland and Germany, among others. Morrow has taught for Dance Company Nanine Linning (DE), Dansateliers, Sally Dansgezelschap and Club Guy & Roni (NL), La Biennale (IT), Marina Miguélez Dance Craft (SP),  BODYTRAFFIC (US), Lou Conte Dance Studio, Visceral Dance Studio, Extensions Dance Studio, Westside School of Ballet in LA, the Dance Profusion Project, Brockus Conservatory, No)one. Art House and was an adjunct faculty member at Loyola Marymount University in 2014.

In her ballet classes, Morrow uses technique with a focus on contemporary dance integration for an organic class that focuses on musicality, self-awareness and sensitivity to dynamics. Her modern classes work with improvisation, while using set exercises to find freedom in. Her teaching style is influenced by a wide-range of teachers throughout her career. She hopes to motivate students to explore their own interpretation and limits in a challenging, but relaxed, atmosphere.

Juultje Kranen

Juultje Kranen

Guest Teacher

Juultje is a passionate dance teacher, graduated in 2014 from the Fontys Academy for Dance Education. She is a versatile dancer with an extensive movement vocabulary, as a result of her broad background in dance and her drive to keep discovering new ways of expression through movement. Juultje danced in various productions by Annette Waterschoot and worked project-based with Barbara Mulin, Minke Elisa Brands, Soosan Gilson and Amos Ben Tal. Currently she is teaching at Demi-Point Vlaardingen, Women’s Health Club Tilburg and Utrecht Danscentrum. Juultje mainly teaches classical ballet and modern dance, focusing on the balance between technical training and physical expression. Juultje’s classes emphasise on improving body awareness and optimising the use of physical abilities. Space, embodiment and energy describe Juultje’s approach to movement material.