Youth Creative Contemporary (14-18 years)

Take the next step on your contemporary dance journey with Rambert Youth Creative Contemporary classes. Make progress by deepening your movement vocabulary, muscle memory and musicality through a series of engaging dance sessions. Classes regularly draw inspiration from dance works currently being performed by Rambert, as well as iconic pieces from our repertoire.

Young people will deepen their creativity and expressiveness through colourful choreographic tasks, designed to encourage them to produce their own movement, and expand their knowledge and practice of choreography.

Class Level: Participants should be aged 14– 18 years and/or schools years 10 – 13. At least one year’s dance or movement experience is recommended.

Full term enrolment (12 weeks): £95

Meet the Teacher: Carolyn Bolton

From: Columbia, South Carolina USA

Joined Rambert: 2013

Previous companies: Wideman/Davis Dance Company, USC Dance Company, Spartanburg Ballet, Unbound Dance Company

Training: Béjart Ballet Lausanne, University of South Carolina, Martha Graham School of Contemporary Dance, South Carolina Governor’s School for the Arts and Humanities

Rambert highlight: Performing as Guest Artist with Julie Cunningham and Company at the Barbican in May 2018.

Career Highlights: In 2013 Carolyn danced for Queen Elizabeth II at the opening ceremony of Rambert’s new building in the South Bank. Since joining Rambert Carolyn has had the privilege of dancing roles in Merce Cunningham’s Sounddance and The Event staged by Jeannie Steele. She has performed works by Ashley Page, Tim Rushton, Christopher Bruce, Itzik Galili and Vaslav Nijinksy and has also created roles in works by Mark Baldwin including Dark Arteries and The Strange Charm of Mother Nature, Shobana Jeyasignh’s Terra Incognita, and Ben Duke’s Goat. In 2017 she performed at the Operaestate Festival Veneto Bassano del Grappa and has since performed as a guest artist with Julie Cunningham and Company for their 2018 season at the Barbican.

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