Basics of Ballroom
“Ballroom is two people dancing together to music, touching in perfect harmony” Anton du Beke
Are you a dancer who has never had the chance to delve into the world of ballroom and Latin?
Have you always wanted the chance to whirl round the room in a wonderful waltz or wow your audience with your Latin flair?
Would you like to enhance your next production with a beautiful ballroom moment?
Then point your dancing feel in the direction of this brand-new course…
This fun and practical course offers you the opportunity to learn a series of short ballroom and Latin dances with the techniques that are at the centre of them. No experience needed as we will be starting from scratch – however a good level of fitness will be an advantage.
During the course you will
- Learn the style and techniques of a selection of ballroom dances
- Learn the style and techniques of a selection of Latin dances
- Feel confident to perform dances of this glamorous and sophisticated style
Please note dancers may need to learn both the male and female roles in dances depending on the gender split in the class
Tutor – Jasmine Takács
What the students say…
“I would highly recommend NODA Theatre Summer School to anyone and always come away having learnt a lot, increased in confidence and met some wonderful people. Thank you”
Tutor: Jasmine Takács
Jasmine Takács, born in Stockholm Sweden studied at several dance schools such as "The Ballet Academy" and " The Dance centre". In 2006 Jasmine moved to London to pursue a career in dance and continue her dance studies at Millennium Dance 2000 LTD and London Studio Centre. Jasmine has also extended her skills learning aerial silks and aerial hoop and has also trained and become a Latin and Ballroom dancer since starting working with the UK's most popular TV Show BBC Strictly Come Dancing and performing all over the world with her professional dance partner. Jasmine is currently spring 2017 a Pro on Dancing With The Stars in Sweden where here celebrity partner is famous Swedish actor Johannes Brost.
Some of Jasmine's credits include: Dancing With The Stars Sweden 2017 pro dancer (Let's Dance), Mamma Mia 2 "Here We Go Again" feature film 2018, Dancer in Spectre 007 Opening credits, Dancer in Beauty and The Beast Feature film 2017. Strictly Come Dancing Live UK Arena Tour 2015 & 2016, Strictly Come Dancing TV Shows 2013,2014, 2015, 2016. Keep Dancing UK Tour 2016, Ant & Dec UK Tour 2014, Pasha & Katya UK Tour 2014, Strictly Confidential UK Tour 2013, London Olympics Closing Ceremonies 2012. Artists such as: Justin Bieber, Jason Derulo, Backstreet Boys, Ashley Roberts, Blue, Chesney Hawkes, Gary Barlow, Pitbull, Union J, Taylor Swift, Carly Rae Jepsen, Katy Perry, Pink, Ke$ha, Cee Lo Green, Kelly Clarkson, Steps, Florence and the Machine, Jessie J, Taio Cruz, One Direction, Pet Shop Boys, Fat Boy Slim, Tinie Tempha, Russel Brand, Paloma Faith, Alesha Dixon, Olly Murs, Jodie Connor, Ultrabeat, So Solid Crew, Diana Vickers, Mylène Farmer and more.
Jasmine has performed internationally and appeard in television commercials, Fitness DVD's, Fitness front covers, live stage performances, Tours, music videos, fashion shows, corporate events, TV Shows for MTV, ITV, SKY1, BBC and TV4 Stockholm, choreographed for Strictly Come Dancing and artists such as Mon Amie, Therese Grankvist, Tokyoband and more.