Dance in Lake Garda
With a huge variety of outdoor pursuits and close proximity to a number of influential cultural cities, Lake Garda is an ideal destination for your Performing Arts tour.
Pavilion offers a variety of accommodation located close to Lake Garda and the dedicated workshop spaces. The hotels are within easy reach of the ancient city of Verona, famous for Romeo & Juliet and the ancient Arena, still showing opera in the summer months. Performing Arts tours usually include a visit to Venice, where students can explore the car-free streets and winding canals and take part in a Mask-Decorating workshop.
Lake Garda is a year-round destination with warmer weather in May and the summer months. Optional activities include bowling, pizza evening or a boat cruise on the Lake.
Wider curriculum links: Offering superb facilities alongside welcoming Italian culture and a stunning lakeside location, Lake Garda communicates a natural link between Dance and other curriculum areas such as Languages, History, Art 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