Dance short courses


Chinese dance courses offered by the Confucius Institute

Goldsmiths Confucius Institute specialises in Chinese Dance and offers a variety of different dance classes from beginners to advanced.

Our speciality courses offer a unique look at Chinese Dance styles, techniques and abilities taught by Professional Dance Teachers from the presigiuos Beijing Dance Academy. 

How to enrol

You can now pay for courses online via the "Enrol now" link on the chosen Short course page. 

Course term dates

Autumn 2 October 2017 - 15 December 2017
Spring 8 January 2018 - 23 March 2018
Summer 23 April 2018 - 29 June 2018

Note: During reading weeks, there will be no classes unless specified by the teacher. There will also be no classes on bank holidays.

About dance teachers

Tang Xiaowen

Tang Xiaowen brings a joyful disposition and real enthusiasm for Chinese dance to her teaching. Tang Xiaowen graduated from the prestigious Beijing Dance Academy and has a wealth of experience in Chinese dance choreography, teaching and performance. Her specialities are Chinese Folk and Ethnic Dance and Asian Contemporary Dance.  

Zhang Aonan

Zhang Aonan's passion for Chinese Dance is infectious and introduces new audiences to this beautiful and elegant artform. Also a graduate from Beijing Dance Academy, Aonan teaches our Chinese Classical Dance programme along with performing at Goldsmiths CI events.  

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