“I have never done Contemporary Dance before. I am delighted to have an opportunity at this stage in my life, to learn it and practice it and enjoy it. You have made it completely accessible and normal for 50 + to take up such dancing”
“Its the perfect mid week, mid day pick up!”
“It’s great the way we can go from intense and concentrated to daft and funny in one session. Basically it’s really good fun with a lovely group of people!”
– participants feedback
50+ Contemporary Dance Sheffield is an open level contemporary dance group for people aged 50 and over. Sessions run weekly in term time on Wednesdays at The Montgomery Theatre in Sheffield. The group provides opportunities for dancing and learning with people of similar ages, abilities and mobilities and is open to those with experience and complete beginners.
WHAT IS CONTEMPORARY DANCE? Contemporary dance is a style of expressive dance that combines elements of several dance genres. Similar to ballet, contemporary dance has techniques which are strict and precise however it also stresses versatility and improvisation. Contemporary dancers strive to connect the mind and the body through fluid dance movements. There is no set music or rhythms, each performer, choreographer or teacher can choose music and sound appropriate to their performance or class sequence.
WHEN: Wednesdays 2 – 3.30pm (term time)
WHERE: Dance Studio, The Montgomery Theatre, 27 Surry Street, Sheffield, S1 2LG
COST: £45 per 6 week block (Book in advance)