Course dates

Online teaching

We are now offering many of our courses online due to the developing Covid-19 situation. Continue learning with us by taking courses remotely via live distance learning.

Starting date, Thursday 24 Sep 2020
6:00pm - 7:30pm | 10 weeks
Starting date, Thursday 14 Jan 2021
6:00pm - 7:30pm | 10 weeks
Starting date, Thursday 29 Apr 2021
6:00pm - 7:30pm | 10 weeks

Course overview

This course is for those with previous dance experience who wish to gain a knowledge of and experience in Asian Contemporary Dance. This course will look at the styling and movement performed by current dancers from Asia today.

Compared to classical dance, contemporary emphasises more on movement and individuality giving fluidity and freedom to express yourself through dance.

You will learn routines as well as have the chance to develop your own piece. This course focuses on East Asian training and techniques to create a lively and intensive short course to increase your repertoire. 

Why Study this Course?

  • Grasp the fundamentals and techniques of the Asian Contemporary dance
  • Developed their freedom of movement expression
  • Learn the theory and history behind Asian dance
  • Perform routines

Discount

The following participants are eligible to receive a 15% discount. Concessions are available for Goldsmiths’ staff and students, over 60s, Jobseeker’s Allowance and Income Support claimants and local Lewisham residents.

 

Fees

£119

Booking information

Disability Support

We are committed to providing reasonable teaching adjustments for students with disabilities that may impact on their learning experience. If you require adjustments, please complete the relevant section on the booking form and also contact us at shortcourses@gold.ac.uk so we can respond to your requests as soon as possible. 

Please note that our short courses sell-out quickly, so early booking is advisable. 

Starting date, Thursday 24 Sep 2020
6:00pm - 7:30pm | 10 weeks
Starting date, Thursday 14 Jan 2021
6:00pm - 7:30pm | 10 weeks
Starting date, Thursday 29 Apr 2021
6:00pm - 7:30pm | 10 weeks

Enquiries

If you have any questions about this course please contact confucius (@gold.ac.uk) .

For information on our upcoming short courses please sign up to our mailing list.

Location

Richard Hoggart Building, Room 253

About the department

Goldsmiths Confucius Institute for Dance and Performance is an academic department of Goldsmiths, University of London. We specialise in Chinese language and culture as well being the first and currently, the only CI to specialise in dance, performance and the arts, and the proud winner of the Global Confucius Institute of the Year Award 2017.

We offer:

  • Undergraduate degree courses in Chinese language - BA (Hons) International Relations & ChineseBA (Hons) Sociology & Chinese
  • Credit courses in Chinese language, Chinese history, Chinese arts and culture and Chinese philosophy (open to all Goldsmiths students)
  • Evening and weekend short courses in Chinese language, Chinese dance, Chinese music and Chinese martial arts
  • HSK examinations and training
  • Outreach for Schools program

 

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