.THE DANCING PIANO.
A Summer Course for Dance Musicians
30th August to 6th September 2019
Du Boisson Dance Studios, London
Patron: Barry Wordsworth
Principal Guest Conductor of The Royal Ballet
Now in its third year, The Dancing Piano is a rare opportunity to engage in training in a highly specialised skill. You will learn the tools of the trade, discover new ways to think about you and your music, and gain the professional knowledge needed to succeed in this highly rewarding occupation. In addition, the musical skills you will learn on this Summer Course will leave you with new ideas to utilise in your professional life outside the studio.
Set up and run by Nicki Williamson (The Royal Ballet, English National Ballet, Rambert) this is one of the only short length courses of its kind in the world. In a wide ranging career that includes 27 years as a musician for dance Nicki has the experience and knowledge to inspire new musicians to the dance studio and motivate and guide more experienced practitioners through new ideas and techniques.
Information & Course Outline
Course outline, teaching aims, application requirements and other information
Interactive Ballet Class
Everyday this summer course will include a 2 hour interactive ballet class. If you are a dancer or teacher and would like to know more or take part please click here.
Find out more about Course Director and Head Tutor Nicki Williamson
“Anyone who wishes to develop their ability to perform as a virtuoso ballet class musician will benefit from working alongside her as their mentor."
- Barry Wordsworth - Principal Guest Conductor of The Royal Ballet
All photography by Ken Clay