BSOD Summer Workshop 2017

We are very excited to announce a stellar line-up of teachers for our Summer Holiday Workshop.

(Very!) Special Guests:

KALMAN WARHAFT*ROSS HANNAFORD*TEAGAN LOWE

BSOD Faculty:

JACINTA MURPHY * AMELIA LATHAM * ARNA ELMES * ISABELLE BEAUVERD

Five full days of dance!   An excellent opportunity to learn from high profile industry professionals/teachers.  Experience a new dance style, warm up for the new year, catch up with your dance friends.  The BSOD Summer Workshop has it all!

Mon 23rd - Fri 27th January 2017, 9.00am - 3.00pm

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Classical Repertoire, Contemporary, Musical Theatre, Classical Technique, Acrobatics, Hip-Hop, Jazz

Junior/Pre-Inter: 8-12 years (only 20 places)

Inter/Advanced: 13-18 years (only 20 places)

$375 for a full week of dance! 

Special Guests -

 

 

 

Teagan Lowe

Teagan commenced dance training at Classique School of Dance studying Ballet, Jazz, Tap and Contemporary.  Growing up she enjoyed success in many eisteddfods & national competitions, and was selected as a Cecchetti Ballet Scholar in 1999 and 2000.

From 1998 – 2004 ITeagan trained at The Australian Ballet School, starting as a junior associate, completing a Certificate III in Dance in 2001 & graduated with my Advanced Diploma in Dance.

Teagan made her professional contemporary debut with Sydney Dance Company in the 2005 World Premiere season of ‘Hua Mulan’, which was presented as part of the ‘Shanghai International Arts Festival’ before being invited to join the full Company ensemble. During my 4 1/2 years with Sydney Dance, I performed much of Graeme Murphy’s repertoire & toured extensively with the company throughout Australia, Asia, Europe & America. In addition to her position as the Principal Dancer with SDC, she was also asked to perform for International Galas, Festivals, The Australian Dance & Helpmann Awards, in Movies and TV Series and has also been the face and a sponsored dancer of Australia’s leading Dancewear range, Energetiks, for the past eight years. 

In 2009 Teagan joined Graeme Murphy to perform as a Principal Dancer in ‘AIDA’ for Opera Australia, which led to performing with OA for years to follow. This then opened up other performance opportunities with the State Opera of South Australia, Queensland Opera, and the Adelaide & Sydney Festivals.

Throughout 2011 Teagan was the Associate Artistic Director & Principal Dancer of Mod Dance Company (Contemporary Dance Company) & since then has been a Principal Dancer for The Tasmanian Classical Ballet Company, & dancer with Australia’s leading ballet company, The Australian Ballet.

 

 

 

 

Kalman Warhaft

As a young dancer, Kalman appeared in Coppélia with The Australian Ballet; English National Ballet’s Swan Lake Arena production, and The Dancers’ Company’s consecutive tours of The Nutcracker as the Mouse King and many other characters.

Kalman joined Sydney Dance Company under the directorship of Graeme Murphy and Janet Vernon and toured extensively across Australia as well as to China for the Shanghai International Festival, to nine cities across the United States and to Christchurch International Festival. During Kalman’s four years at Sydney Dance Company his repertoire included Graeme Murphy’s Short storiesBerlinThe Director’s Cut and Grand, Stephen Petronio’s Underland, Meryl Tankard’sINUK2, Rafael Bonachela’s 360˚ and we unfold, Aszure Barton’s Sid’s Waltzing Masquerade and Kenneth Kvarnström’s Mercury.

After leaving Sydney Dance Company Kalman found great pleasure working with Opera Australia, Opera Queensland and Victorian Opera on numerous projects. He was a founding dancer of Mod Dance Company, for its production Suite Synergy. Kalman also worked with The Australian Ballet on their production Graeme Murphy’s Romeo and Juliet.

Alongside his creative work, Kalman is currently teaching at the Victorian College of the Arts, The Space and Jane Moore Academy.

 

 

 

Ross Hannaford

Ross Hannaford is one of Australia’s most diverse musical theatre performers. Currently playing the roles of Princeton & Rod in the Australian tour of Avenue Q. Most recently he played the role of Skimbleshanks in Andrew Lloyd Webbers new Production of Cats.

2015 saw Ross receive a Green Room Award Nomination in Victorian Operas production of Sweeney Todd as Tobias Ragg “Ross Hannaford sings the orphan boy with dexterity, restraint and purity of tone” – The Age.

A career highlight for Ross was obtaining the coveted role of Paul in the Australian tour of A Chorus Line.

2014 saw Ross complete the world premiere of two musicals, James in Beyond Desire for The Hayes Theatre Company and the highly anticipated King Kong the musical for Global Creatures.

His previous credits include the original Australian cast of WICKED, Jack in Into the Woods, Theo in Pippin, Carbo in Strange Bedfellows, Colin in The Secret Garden, We Will Rock You and SHOUT the musical. His Production Company credits include Clarius in Camelot, Junior in Little Me, Thoroughly Modern Millie & Sweet Charity.

Ross has achieved all his major examination syllabi in RAD including achieving the Solo Seal award in 2002.  He is a graduate of the Victorian College of the Arts Secondary School and of the Victorian College of the Arts.


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