Evening Classes for People Aged 18+

 

“There are short-cuts to happiness, and dancing is one of them.” – Vicki Baum

Join us for a new term of specially curated, beginner to intermediate level dance classes. The Studio is the home of international professional dance company CoisCéim Dance Theatre. Located just off O’Connell Street in Dublin 1 (where the LUAS Red and Green Lines meet), our evening classes are only for adults – feature small class sizes, a relaxed atmosphere and highly experienced teachers, who are often performers themselves.

Click here for details about classes & projects for people aged 50+

PLEASE NOTE that in light of current government advice, our evening classes and other participation projects have been cancelled until further notice. Please contact Alex on classes@coisceim.com for more information and refund details.

 

In the meantime, we recommend…

 

Ballet

Join former Pacific North Ballet Principal dancer and current PNBS Faculty member Jonathan Porretta for an online Ballet class.

BALLET CLASS WITH JONATHAN PORRETTA

 

A company class for home, from the Artistic Director of the English National Ballet

BALLET CLASS WITH TAMARA ROJO

Contemporary

Limón Live by Limón Dance Company: online classes Mon-Sun, live stream at 3pm EDT.

LIMÓN LIVE

 

Merce Cunningham Trust: classes led by Jennifer Goggans and Carol Teitelbaum. Live stream Mon – Fri, 1pm.

MERCE CUNNINGHAM TRUST CLASSES

 

Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker and Samantha van Wissen – Create your own Rosas danst Rosas

CREATE YOUR OWN ROSAS DANST ROSAS

Street Dance

Old School Dictionary: Learn, understand and apply foundations of Breaking, Locking and Popping taught by legendary Electric Boogaloos.

Old school dictionary


ALVIN AILEY – from Hip-Hop to Vogue. Ailey Extension programme will have something for you.  Please note that all times listed are United States Eastern Standard Time

Ailey Extension programme

 

 

Fabulous Dance Oddities

A Call to Unite – Alvin Ailey’s ‘Revelations’

REVELATIONS by ALVIN AILEY

 

42 choreographers, 1 dance: Exquisite Corps Film by Mitchell Rose

EXQUISITE CORPS

 

Funky dance improvisation by the 76 years old legendary Toni Basil from ‘The Lockers’ and Locking Khan

LOCKING DANCE BY TONI BASIL

 

Our Teachers Recommend

Free online Solo Jazz workshop with Ksenia Parkhatskaya, Beginners/Intermediate level available. A rare opportunity, places limited, don’t forget to sign up!

SOLO JAZZ WITH KSENIA

 

‘Find what feels good’, make time for you and have fun with Yoga with Adriene

YOGA WITH ADRIENE

 

Be part Of Our Anniversary Programme

BE PART OF OUR ANNIVERSARY – DONATE €25 NOW 

Support our anniversary programme, including DIGITAL DANCES and more.  These are challenging times for everyone and for this reason all our current participation activities are FREE for everyone to enjoy.  If you can contribute – we would love to be able to count you amongst our 25th anniversary donors !  THANK YOU!

 

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Term 4 | Cancelled

 

 

Contemporary | Beginners

Discover basic principles and techniques of Contemporary Dance. This class starts with standing and floor exercises to build core strength and coordination. It develops with varied travelling phrases and by practising choreographic sequences to some great music! Energising and fun the class offers a good workout for your mind and body.

LED BY ANDERSON DE SOUZA

 

TUESDAYS | 6.15-7.30PM
POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

Street Dance | All Levels

Combining techniques and principles from different street dance styles, this class is perfect for anyone who just loves to let loose and dance. Led by Gavin Kelly, learn basic Hip Hop moves, dance to the music and get some positive funky dance vibes!

LED BY GAVIN KELLY

 

TUESDAYS | 7.45-9.00PM
POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

Ballet | Beginners

Discover pliés, points and pirouettes and take a step into the world of Ballet. Challenge your body and work on your technique. No previous dance experience required.

Led by Jeanette Keane

 

WEDNESDAYS | 6.15-7.30PM
POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

Contemporary | Level 2

Improve your Contemporary Dance technique, learn some new moves and practice complex choreographic sequences. This class is suitable for participants with at least 1 year of previous dance experience.

Led by Emily Kilkenny Roddy

 

THURSDAYS | 6.15-7.30PM
POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

Ballet | Intermediate

Work on your technique and extend your classical vocabulary. At least 1 year of previous Ballet experience required.

Led by Stephen Brennan / Kilian O’Callaghan

 

THURSDAYS | 7.45-9.00PM
POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

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ANNUAL SCHEDULE 

Term 1 | 10 September – 31 October 2019
Term 2 | 5 November – 12 December 2019
Term 3 | 14 January – 5 March 2020 (8 weeks | €110)
Term 4 | 10 March – 30 April 2020 (8 weeks | €110)
Term 5 | 12 May – 18 June 2020 (6 weeks | €82) TO BE CONFIRMED

ABOUT THE TEACHERS

Originally From Brazil, Anderson De Souza began his dance training at age 14. He began his professional career as a performer and teacher when he worked abroad in 2011- 2012 in Greece, Italy, Turkey, Spain and Croatia. He also performed in Musical Theater as a dancer and singer (2013). He was guest performer to the project Distante Dialogue in the Akademie Schloss Solitude – Stuttgart / Germany, and guest dancer/chereographer for Dublin Young Dance Festival in 2013.

He is an experienced teacher, regularly teaching students of all ages and abilities. Versatile and skilled in a variety of dance idioms as a teacher, performer and choreographer, Anderson has achieved high-level dance training in Musical and Lyrical Jazz techniques, Ballet, Urban Contemporary Dance, Street Jazz, Stiletto.

Personal trainer and Pilates Instructor certified by UCD also ballet Barre Instructor, animal flow instructor, mobility & flexibility coach.

Gavin Kelly is 26 years old and he has been dancing since he was a child. Gavin focused focused on the style of hip hop since he was 13 years old and have travelled the world learning the art of hip hop whether it be competing in a team, battling solo, taking workshops / classes, or just meeting different crews from all over the world to train. He has won many titles in my time and would be considered one of the best hip hop dancers to come out of Ireland.  Gavin loves the classes he teaches and sharing his knowledge of hip hop with others; meeting new people and having fun through hip hop.

Jeanette is a former professional dancer from Toronto, Canada, She has danced with Opera Ireland, Cork City Ballet, Xing Dance Theatre, Danny Grossman Dance Company and for various choreographers in Ireland and Canada. She has also choreographed for numerous productions in Toronto including: Muses, and Before, During, and After (an annual festival of duets).

Dublin based dance artist Emily Kilkenny Roddy graduated 1st Class Hons in Dance Studies (BA) from the University of Chichester in 2016. As well as a commercial and contemporary performer, Emily has trained specifically in choreography and composition and uses a lot of choreographic elements in her class work. Most recent choreographic roles include current choreographer for 2 competitive youth dance companies ( IRE-ITW), previous artist in residence for Five lamps Festival (IRE 2018), choreographer and dancer for Loosysmokes (IRE 2019), director, dramaturg and choreographer for Nine Weeks (Dublin Fringe 2019). Emily has trained in numerous styles and teaches contemporary, lyrical, jazz, commercial and musical theatre across Dublin. Music plays a big part in her classes at CoisCéim and any mover can gain a lot from her high energy classes.

Stephen Brennan started dance training at the Elliott-Clarke School in Liverpool, underwent further training at Bush Davies Schools in East Grinstead, Sussex, before graduating from Central School of Ballet, London. His performing career has spanned thirty-five years, dancing with many of Europe’s ballet companies including London Ballet Theatre, Malmö Stadsteater Balett (Sweden), The National Norwegian Ballet and The Scottish Ballet. Throughout his career Stephen has performed worldwide; guest appearances have included performances in Japan, Greece, Switzerland, Spain and the USA.

Stephen joined Ballet Ireland in 1999 and since his appointment as Education Officer a year later has developed the company’s extensive outreach programme, which includes an associate programme for national schools, performance workshops geared around current repertoire and an annual summer school, hosted across all the provinces of Ireland during the summer months. He has choreographed two short works for Ballet Ireland, ‘Figaro, Factotem’ (2003) and ‘School for Lovers’ (2004), and some forty works for performance by children and young adults.

In addition to his work with Ballet Ireland, Stephen fulfils frequent engagements as guest teacher and coach throughout Ireland. He has collaborated numerous times with productions for Irish National Youth Ballet and currently oversees the INYB Boys’ Associate training programme. Stephen has been teaching adult ballet for CoisCéim’s Broadreach programme since 2010.

Born in Cork, Kilian O’Callaghan trained at Audley School of Dance and Joan Denise Moriarty School of Dance before moving to Royal Ballet School in London.  He then progressed to The Scottish Ballet where he toured UK, Europe, Hong Kong, and Perth Western Australia, and the Spoleto Festival in Charleston South Carolina.  He returned to Perth to join the West Australian Ballet as Soloist Dancer, touring extensively in Western Australia and Northern Territory. In 1988, Kilian joined Royal New Zealand Ballet and was soon promoted to Principal Dancer.  While there, he led the company on tours of New Zealand and Australia, USA and Europe.  His roles included the Prince in Nutcracker and Cinderella, Bluebird in Sleeping Beauty, James in La Sylphide, Tybalt in Romeo & Juliet, Albrecht in Giselle, Franz in Coppélia, and title roles in Petrouchka, Wolfgang Amadeus, and Hamlet.  He also danced lead roles in works by George Balanchine, Jack Carter, John Cranko, Robert North, Garth Welch, and Gray Veredon, and created several major roles. Kilian was fulltime tutor at the New Zealand School of Dance for several years, and has freelanced as tutor, choreographer and judge in New Zealand, Australia, UK, and Ireland. Since his return to Ireland in 2008, he has been working with Irish National Youth Ballet as tutor and choreographer, and has taught all over Ireland, including with Cois Céim.  The INYB have performed in many of Kilian’s ballets, including the full-length productions of The Nutcracker and Cinderella.