Esplanade Presents | da:ns festival

Dance

Footwork: Twinkle Toes

11 Jun – 2 Oct 2016
Various timings
11 Jun 2016 : 9am & 10.30am
12 Jun 2016 : 10.30am
2 Jul 2016 : 9am & 10.30am
3 Jul 2016 : 9am & 10.30am
13 Aug 2016 : 9am & 10.30am
14 Aug 2016 : 10.30am
3 Sep 2016 : 9am & 10.30am
4 Sep 2016 : 9am & 10.30am
1 Oct 2016 : 9am & 10.30am
2 Oct 2016 : 10.30am
1hr (with breaks)
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$24

For 1 adult and 1 child per session.


Children must be accompanied by an adult. One ticket admits one only.


Tickets on sale 12 Apr 2016

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Discover the joy of movement and fall in love with dance at da:ns festival’s Footwork workshops. Specially for little ones aged 3–6 years old, and their mummies or daddies. In these dance-play workshops, little tots and their parents can have fun together as they whirl and twirl!

There’s no better way to fall in love with dance than to try dancing yourself. Footwork gives you the opportunity to learn popular dances from the experts and pick up some moves in the months leading up to the da:ns festival, held from 13 – 23 Oct 2016. Save the dates and come celebrate dance with us!

Ballet Baby
11 Jun, Sat, 9am SOLD OUT
Details

Try out this introductory ballet class with your little one taught through creative movement using props and games. Led by experienced and professional instructor, your baby and you will definitely have lots of fun taking your first steps in ballet!

Come dressed up as ballerinas and ballerinos for extra fun!

Conducted by Shanti Gomes

Ballet Baby II*
11 Jun, Sat, 10.30am SOLD OUT
Details

Building up from Ballet Baby 1, this workshop is suitable for children who have some prior ballet experience and a solid attention span. This workshop looks to expose the ballerina in your child with teaching her movement sequences from the classics. Suitable for children who take formalised ballet classes up to the age of Grade 1.

Come dressed up as ballerinas and ballerinos for extra fun!

Conducted by Shanti Gomes

Bollywood Baby
12 Jun, Sun, 10.30am SOLD OUT
Details

Bollywood dance consists of various Indian and Western dance forms inspired by Bollywood movies. In this workshop, parents and babies learn simple moves through creative movement and games. Let’s get moving to the Bollywood beat!

Come dressed up in your favourite Indian wear for extra fun!

Conducted by Dance Embassy

Swing Baby
2 Jul, Sat, 9am SOLD OUT
Details

This workshop will teach you and your little jitterbug some authentic jazz moves from the ‘20s to the ‘40s, as well as variations that will get you dancing! So come along and twirl around to groovin’ music!

Conducted by Jazz Inc

Jazz Baby
2 Jul, Sat, 10.30am SOLD OUT
Details

This dance form has its roots in tap, African dances and Lindy Hop. It is very expressive, easy to learn and great to dance with children through simple steps to improve sense of coordination and rhythm. Come have a jazz-y good time with us!

Conducted by Wings to Wings

Pop Baby
3 Jul, Sun, 9am SOLD OUT
Details

Parents, especially kids, will enjoy dancing to popular children's animated series and movies such as Alvin & The Chipmunks, Shrek, Rio, Madagascar, and many more. With easy steps and movements to follow, the workshop will surely help kids develop their coordination and sense of rhythm.

Conducted by LA Dance Connection

Hip hop Baby
3 Jul, Sun, 10.30am SOLD OUT
Details

In this dance-play workshop, parent-child participants can look forward to having fun together while grooving to the latest beats! Focusing on hip hop and jazz dance styles, this class is designed to help the young ones explore space and improve coordination.

Conducted by LA Dance Connection

Pop Baby
13 Aug, Sat, 9am SOLD OUT
Details

Parents, especially kids, will enjoy dancing to popular children's animated series and movies such as Alvin & The Chipmunks, Shrek, Rio, Madagascar, and many more. With easy steps and movements to follow, the workshop will surely help kids develop their coordination and sense of rhythm.

Conducted by LA Dance Connection

Jazz Baby
13 Aug, Sat, 10.30am SOLD OUT
Details

This dance form has its roots in tap, African dances and Lindy Hop. It is very expressive, easy to learn and great to dance with children through simple steps to improve sense of coordination and rhythm. Come have a jazz-y good time with us!

Conducted by Wings to Wings

Swing Baby
14 Aug, Sun, 10.30am SOLD OUT
Details

This workshop will teach you and your little jitterbug some authentic jazz moves from the ‘20s to the ‘40s, as well as variations that will get you dancing! So come along and twirl around to groovin’ music!

Conducted by Jazz Inc

Bollywood Baby
3 Sep, Sat, 9am SOLD OUT
Details

Bollywood dance consists of various Indian and Western dance forms inspired by Bollywood movies. In this workshop, parents and babies learn simple moves through creative movement and games. Let’s get moving to the Bollywood beat!

Come dressed up in your favourite Indian wear for extra fun!

Conducted by Dance Embassy

Pop Baby
3 Sep, Sat, 10.30am SOLD OUT
Details

Parents, especially kids, will enjoy dancing to popular children's animated series and movies such as Alvin & The Chipmunks, Shrek, Rio, Madagascar, and many more. With easy steps and movements to follow, the workshop will surely help kids develop their coordination and sense of rhythm.

Conducted by LA Dance Connection

Ballet Baby
4 Sep, Sun, 9am SOLD OUT
Details

Try out this introductory ballet class with your little one taught through creative movement using props and games. Led by an experienced and professional instructor, your baby and you will definitely have lots of fun taking your first steps in ballet!

Come dressed up as ballerinas and ballerinos for extra fun!

Conducted by Shanti Gomes

Ballet Baby II*
4 Sep, Sun, 10.30am Book now
Details

Building up from Ballet Baby 1, this workshop is suitable for children who have some prior ballet experience and a solid attention span. This workshop looks to expose the ballerina in your child with teaching her movement sequences from the classics. Suitable for children who take formalised ballet classes up to the age of Grade 1.

Come dressed up as ballerinas and ballerinos for extra fun!

Conducted by Shanti Gomes

Jazz Baby
1 Oct, Sat, 9am SOLD OUT
Details

This dance form has its roots in tap, African dances and Lindy Hop. It is very expressive, easy to learn and great to dance with children through simple steps to improve sense of coordination and rhythm. Come have a jazz-y good time with us!

Conducted by Wings to Wings

Swing Baby
1 Oct, Sat, 10.30am SOLD OUT
Details

This workshop will teach you and your little jitterbug some authentic jazz moves from the ‘20s to the ‘40s, as well as variations that will get you dancing! So come along and twirl around to groovin’ music!

Conducted by Jazz Inc

Hip hop Baby
2 Oct, Sun, 10.30am SOLD OUT
Details

In this dance-play workshop, parent-child participants can look forward to having fun together while grooving to the latest beats! Focusing on hip hop and jazz dance styles, this class is designed to help the young ones explore space and improve coordination.

Conducted by LA Dance Connection

*Suitable for children who took Ballet Baby or currently in formalised ballet classes up to the age of Grade 1.

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