Dance in Berlin
A vibrant hub of cultural activity, both classical and contemporary, Berlin offers a superb environment for Performing Arts groups to enhance their skills.
Accommodation is offered on a full-board basis at one of Berlin's high-standard hostels with workshops held on-site or in nearby studios. Transport around the city is easy in your coach or using the highly efficient public transport system.
Capital of Germany, Berlin is rich in history spanning several eras. Visits to the Jewish Museum and Checkpoint Charlie are recommended to place the city in the context of past events. It may be possible to tour or take in a performance at the Berliner Ensemble, established by the famous practitioner, Bertolt Brecht.
The city offers a diverse selection of shopping areas including KaDeWe filled with designer brands; or at the other end of the price scale, there is a huge selection of flea markets that can be found throughout the city districts.
Wider curriculum links: Alongside enriching culture with an eclectic display of architecture and its chequered history , Berlin communicates a natural link between Dance, the Arts and other curriculum areas, including History and Geography.
Pavilion's Dance Tours
Pavilion’s experienced and skilled dance tutors deliver 90 minute training sessions in professional dance studios. Sessions aim to generate positive learning outcomes through challenging the dancer’s typical process, enhancing their performance and encouraging creativity, competence, critical understanding and evaluation.
Tailored Dance sessions and specialist workshops are designed to meet each group’s individual needs. Teachers can specify desired aims and objectives by liaising with our Performing Arts Consultant prior to departure.
Adaptable to each group’s needs, a range of specialisations in many style of dance are offered including:
- Contemporary and Choreography
- Street Dance, Hip-Hop
- Jazz, Street Jazz
- Dance for film
- Other styles available on request
During their stay, dancers can expect:
- 5 x 90 minute sessions
- A choice of specialisations*, tailored to each individual group
*Specialisations ideally require all five sessions to allow a full development of choreography.
Recognising the varied and valuable role that Dance plays in the lives of young people, Pavilion encourages students to become responsible, reflective and successful performers.
In-line with National Curriculum Key Concepts and Processes, our programmes encourage performers to:
- Explore and communicate ideas, concepts and emotions
- Advance their composition skills – choreography, sequencing, dynamics
- Develop greater body and spatial awareness
- Fine tune core skills, including - balance, alignment, shape and strength
- Improve the clarity, fluency and phrasing of movement