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When & Where

Suitable For

  • 19 year olds and up are permitted on this course

Quick Facts

  • Availability Yes
  • Tutor Madeleine Duba
  • Course Code W21DNEG02B

What you will learn

Learn posture, how to move your body in an elegant way, arm and footwork in Cuban style, communication and presentation in front of audience in a variety of choreography performed as a dance group. Please be aware that this course is higher level study and is suited to students with previous experience of Cabaret dance and / or other forms of dance training relevant to Cabaret and Cuban dance styles. If you have need of guidance about attending this course, please contact 020 7450 1832 / dance@morleycollege.ac.uk  Achievement on your course will be measured by whether you meet the following learning outcomes. At the start of the course you will have an opportunity to discuss these with your tutor and set your own personal targets, linked to the learning outcomes and future goals i.e. progression to an advanced-level course

By the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • Learn a range of Cuban dance steps
  • Apply body posture
  • Improve in your elegance of body movement, balance, footwork, arm styling and technique
  • Learn a variety of Cuban Cabaret choreography
  • Build confidence in presenting dance routines

Cost

  • Full fee
    £95
  • Concession fee
    £70
  • Class format and activities

    After our warm up, we focus on a variety of basic Cuban steps to build up our repertoire in Salsa, Son, Cha Cha, Mambo and Afro-Cuban. We build up technique in how to move arms, shoulders and rip cache, as well as coordination of steps. Each week we will extend our set Cuban Cabaret routines accompanied with authentic Cuban songs until polished and ready for presentation. In order to ensure you make the best possible progress on your course, you will have regular constructive and supportive feedback from your tutor.  In addition to your dance practice, study can include the use of digital resources such as film & photography, useful websites and connection with online communities of interest via social media to enhance your learning.

    Entry requirements

    It will be of advantage to have some knowledge in either basic Salsa steps, other , Cuban Rhythms, Ballroom or general knowledge of Jazz / Contemporary Dance.

    What you need to know before you enrol

    Some previous experience in dance will be an advantage. Excellent attendance and punctuality will be required from all students. This course may include some completion of activities outside of class time.

    What you need

    Bring a bottle of water. Jazz shoes or soft-soled shoes with a small heel will improve styling. Please feel free to ask the teacher for advice. , Boots and thick soled trainers are not suitable. Clothing should allow free movement, as this is an energetic class.

    What you can do next

    The Morley College dance department provides an exciting and diverse range of term-time and short course dance study provision. Please speak to your tutor, pick up a prospectus, look at our website or call the dance department for more information.