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CLASSES IN 2018

 


PRIMARY CLASS

 (5-6 year-olds)

In the class the little dancers will be taught the basic technique of foot placement & posture. The focus will be on

learning the basic steps in Irish dancing like the "123", "7",

"Sidestep" & "Skip-123" in a fun & creative atmosphere.

Every lesson will have a warming-up & a cooling down.



BUNGHRÁD BEGINNERS

 (7-13 year-olds)

The dancers will be taught the technique of foot placement,

posture & level appropriate steps/movements. The focus of

this class will be on learning the first 2 soft shoe dances of

this grade - Reel & Single Jig.

Music recognition for these dances will be included.

Céilí dances (e.g. Rakes of Mallow, Walls of Limerick & Fairy

Reel) will be taught during the year.

Choreographed dances will be taught depending on progress

and/or number of dancers.

Every lesson will have a warming-up & a cooling down.

 

The dancers will be taught the technique of foot placement,

posture & level appropriate steps/movements. This class is

the follow-up of the Bunghrad Beginner class and enrolment

in this class will be possible once finished learning the first 2

 dances.

The focus of this class will be on learning the other 2 soft

shoe dances of this grade - Light Jig & Slip Jig.

Music recognition for these dances will be included.

Céilí dances (e.g. Siege of Carrick, Four-Hand Reel & An

Rince Fada) will be taught during the year.

Choreographed dances will be taught depending on progress

and/or number of dancers.

Every lesson will have a warming-up & a cooling down.

Please note: once enrolled in this class, the dancers will be

able to do the following class - "Ullmhuchan - Beginner Hard

Shoes".

 

 

ULLMHÚCHÁN 

 

BEGINNER HARD SHOES 

 (all ages) 

 

The dancers will be taught the technique of foot placement,

posture & level appropriate steps/movements. This class is

the follow-up of the Bunghrad Beginner class and enrolment

in this class will be possible once finished learning the first 2

Bunghrad dances (Reel & Single Jig). The focus of this class

will be on learning the basic technique in hard shoe work, by

learning several Reel steps, the Treble Jig & the Traditional

Set dance - St. Patrick's Day.

Music recognition for these dances will be included.

Choreographed dances will be taught depending on progress

and/or number of dancers.

Every lesson will have a warming-up & a cooling down.

Please Note: Once finished learning all the Bunghrad soft

shoe dances (Reel, Slip Jig, Light Jig & Single Jig), this

class needs to be combined with the "Ullmhuchan - Soft

Shoes".

 

ULLMHÚCHÁN ADVANCED

 

HARD SHOES 

 (all ages)

 

The dancers will be taught the technique of foot placement,

posture & level appropriate steps/movements. This class is

the follow-up of the Ullmhuchan - Beginner Hard Shoes and

enrolment in this class will be possible once finished learning

the Treble Jig. The focus of this class will be on learning

the technique in hard shoe work, by learning several

advanced Reel steps, the Hornpipe, the Traditional Set

dance - The Blackbird & a Contemporary Set dance (e.g.

The Sprig & Miss Brown's Fancy).

Music recognition for these dances will be included.

Choreographed dances will be taught depending on progress

and/or number of dancers.

Every lesson will have a warming-up & a cooling down.

Please Note: This class needs to be combined with the

"Ullmhuchan - Soft Shoes".


ULLMHÚCHÁN SOFT SHOES

 (all ages)

 

The dancers will be taught the technique of foot placement,

posture & level appropriate steps/movements. This class is

the follow-up of the Bunghrad Advanced class and enrolment

in this class will be possible once finished learning the 4

Bunghrad dances (Reel, Slip Jig, Light Jig & Single Jig).

The focus of this class will be on repeating the Bunghrad

dances and learning the following

Ullmhuchan Soft Shoe dances: Reel, Slip Jig & Single Jig &

Céilí dances (e.g. Four-Hand Reel, Fairy Reel & Harvest

Time Jig).

Choreographed dances will be taught depending on progress

and/or number of dancers.

Music recognition for these dances will be included.

Every lesson will have a warming-up & a cooling down.

Please Note: Once finished learning all the Bunghrad soft

shoe dances (Reel, Slip Jig, Light Jig & Single Jig), this

class needs to be combined with the "Ullmhuchan - Beginner

Hard Shoes and/or Ullmhuchan - Advanced Hard Shoes".

The dancers will be taught the technique of foot placement,

posture & level appropriate steps/movements. This class is

the follow-up of all the Ullmhuchan Classes and enrolment in

this class will be possible once finished learning the 3

Ullmhuchan Soft shoe dances (Reel, Slip Jig & Single Jig) and

the 2 Ullmhuchan Hard shoe dances (Treble Jig & Hornpipe).

The focus of this class will be on repeating the Ullmhuchan

Soft & Hard Shoe dances, the Traditional Set dances -

St. Patrick's Day & The Blackbird and learning the following

Meanghrad dances: Reel, Slip Jig, Single Jig, Treble Jig &

Hornpipe, Céilí dances (e.g. Four-Hand Reel, Humours of

Bandon & Moriss Reel), the Traditional Set dances Job of

Journeywork & White Blanket and Contemporary Set dances

(e.g. Hurling Boys & The Hunt).

Choreographed dances will be taught depending on progress

and/or number of dancers. Music recognition for these

dances will be included. Every lesson will have a warming-up

& a cooling down.

The dancers will be taught the technique of foot placement,

posture & level appropriate steps/movements. This class is

the follow-up of Meanghrad Class and enrolment in this class

will be possible once finished learning the 3 Meanghrad Soft

shoe dances (Reel, Slip Jig & Single Jig) and the 2

Meanghrad Hard shoe dances (Treble Jig & Hornpipe).

The focus of this class will be on repeating the Meanghrad

Soft & Hard Shoe dances, the Traditional Set dances - Job

of Journeywork & White Blanket and learning the following

Ardghrad dances: Reel, Slip Jig, Single Jig, Treble Jig &

Hornpipe, Céilí dances (e.g. Trip to the Cottage, Gates of

Derry & St. Patrick's Day), the Traditional Set dances

Garden of Daisies & Humours of Bandon and Contemporary

Set dances (e.g. Blue Eyed Rascal & Madame Bonaparte).

Choreographed dances will be taught depending on progress

and/or number of dancers. Music recognition for these

dances will be included.

Every lesson will have a warming-up & a cooling down.

 

"Voyage of Irish Dance" is regularly asked to do

performances for certain functions, festivals & community

events.

The performance troupe offers: lots of fun, social times,

team building, self-confidence, personal development, peer

support & achievement.

The use of costumes for the performance troupe is free &

these costumes will stay in ownership of "Voyage of Irish

Dance".

The Performance Troupe includes Solo/Team/Céilí dances.

Please note: Sometimes extra lessons will be scheduled if

necessary. Advance notice will be given. 

 

EXAM / COMPETITION CLASS

 (all ages & levels)

For the more dedicated dancers this class will give them the

opportunity to prepare themselves for their Grade Exams

and/or Competitions.

If you are planning to participate in either Grade

Exams and/or Competitions this year, enrolment in this class

is necessary.

Private tuition is available for everybody who wishes to have

more one on one lessons. Private lessons can be for

individual, duo or more people. For availability and options

contact the principal for more information.

 

 


  



MONDAY CLASSES - HAMILTON

(Newcastle)


Term 1 - from Monday the 5th of February (9 wks)

Term 2 - from Monday the 30th of April (9 wks)

Term 3 - from Monday the 23rd of July (9 wks)

Term 4 - from Monday the 15th of October (9 wks).

 

Classes Term 1-2018*:

4:15 - 4:45 pm  - Beginner Hard Shoes 

4:45 – 5:30 pm  - Bunghrád Beginners/Advanced

5:30 - 6:15 pm - Performance Troupe

6:15 - 7:15 pm  - Hard Shoes - Ullmhuchan Beginner/Advanced, Meanghrád, Ardghrád

7:15 - 8:00 pm - Soft Shoes - Ullmhuchan, Meanghrád Ardghrád

* Timetable is subject to change.

Venue: "The Fellowship House, 150 Beaumont Street"

 


 


TUESDAY CLASSES - MORISSET

(Lake Macquarie)


Term 1 - from Tuesday the 6th of February (10 wks)

Term 2 - from Tuesday the 1st of May (10 wks)

Term 3 - from Tuesday the 24th of July (9 wks)

Term 4 - from Tuesday the 16th of October (9 wks).

 

Classes - Term 1 - 2018*:

4:15 - 4:45 pm  - Primary Class

4:45 - 5:15 pm - Beginner Hard Shoes

5:15 - 6:00 pm - Bunghrád Beginners/Advanced

6:00 - 6:30 pm  - Performance Troupe

 6:30 - 7:15 pm - Hard Shoes - Ullmhuchan Beginners/Advanced, Meanghrád, Ardghrád

 7:15 - 8:00 pm  - Soft Shoes - Ullmhuchan, Meanghrád, Ardghrád

8:00 - 8:30 pm  - Exam/Competition Class 

* Timetable is subject to change.

Venue:  "Morisset Masonic Centre, 5 Yambo Street"

 


WEDNESDAY CLASSES - WALLSEND

(Newcastle)


Term 1 - from Wednesday the 7th of February (10 wks)

Term 2 - from Wednesday the 2nd of May (10 wks)

Term 3 - from Wednesday the 25th of July (9 wks)

Term 4 - from Wednesday the 17th of October (9 wks).

 

Classes - Term 1 - 2018 *:

4:15 - 4:45 pm  - Primary Class

 4:45 - 5:30 Bunghrád Beginners & Advanced 

5:30 - 6:15 pm  - Hard Shoes - Ullmhuchan - Beginners/Advanced

6:15 - 6:45 pm - Performance Troupe

6:45 - 7:30 pm  - Soft Shoes - Ullmhuchan, Meanghrád, Ardghrád

7:30 - 8:15 pm  - Hard Shoes - Meanghrád, Ardghrád

* Timetable is subject to change.

Venue: "Wallsend Uniting Church Hall, 19 Metcalfe Street                          

 

 

Timetable Term 1, Information Booklet 2018 & Enrolment Form 2018.

Timetable - Term 1 - 2018

Information Booklet 2018 

Enrolment Form 2018

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