Adults Contemporary Dance Workshop Series 1-3

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Calling all Adults who love to move, flow, dance and create for a Beginners Contemporary Dance Workshop Series 1-3.

This workshop series will explore three main themes in each workshop that as a whole will provide a basis for learning the fundamentals of contemporary dance: including an introduction to creating your own dance and developing your dance, Choreography basics and stage and performance presence.

An outline of each workshop is below, you can do one, two or all three workshops: (note the early bird for all three ends on 17th April 2023 @ midnight). Single tickets can be purchased as an early bird up until 5 days before each workshop begins. Combo workshop tickets are available.

Workshop 1: Foundations of Dance: Introduction to Contemporary Dance: Sunday 30th April 10am-2pm

Learn to confidently create a dance from your own body movement using dance techniques, spatial awareness and the elements of dance such as patterns of movement that use rolling, falling, leaping, landing, extension/ retraction, weight distribution & momentum. A short contemporary sequence will be taught as a starting point which you can develop with your own sequences of movement, confidence skills and creative dance exploration/ sharing.

Workshop 2: Contemporary Dance: From Shapes to Stage: Saturday 6th May 10am-2pm

Learn & develop a taught dance sequence, Learn the fundamentals of dance, Create your own dance sequence, explore spatial awareness & staging skills, ensemble (group) skills, patterns, facings, understanding timing (basics), collaborate with others, create & share your own dance sequence, choreography basics, choreographic devices, performance basics/ dance showing.

Workshop 3: Contemporary Dance: Concepts to Stage: Sunday 7th May 10am-2pm

Contemporary dance concept exploration, create your own dance sequence, learn a taught dance sequence, introduction to performance skills, explore musicality in performance, creating mood/ character for performance, Preparing for stage & owning it, Stage skills- fundamentals of performing dance, Perform/ share your dance in a group.

Pricing Guide: In purchasing tickets please check your ticket carefully for early-bird, late bird or Workshop Combo, or full series pass.


Early Bird 95.00 single pass available until 5 days before each workshop begins please check dates. Otherwise late bird prices apply.

Early Bird Combo workshops 1 & 2: $135 ends 17TH APRIL

Early Bird Combo workshops 2 & 3: $135 ends 1ST MAY 10AM

Early Bird Full series workshops: 1,2 & 3 $185 ends 17TH APRIL

Late bird is 125.00 single pass
Late Bird Full series workshops: 1,2 & 3 $255 ends 28th April
All Late bird single Workshop passes: 1-3 are $125.00 each, please check which workshop you are purchasing and the dates.

No refunds are available, please read refunds policy.

All workshops require each other to dance, your booking ensures our workshops can run and you have people to connect, share and dance with, your attendance is an important part of these workshops. We value you, your registration and presence in each workshop and are excited to share with you. If pricing is preventing you from attending, you can apply for a subsidy and or a payment plan can be considered. In this instance please contact Sharyne for more information @ Please note there is an admin fee of $75.00 for all payment plans.

How to Find Us
From $255


ONEONESIX, Whangarei

Event Dates

Sunday 7 May 2023