MOVE IT 2019 SEMINAR PROGRAMME

        

For 2019, we have designed a programme of inspiring seminars led by some of the top artists and industry professionals across the performing arts sector. It’s important to us to make knowledge accessible for everyone, and so our seminars are now FREE to attend. The programme focuses on three different themes Evolve, Educate and Empower – from how to pick the right training for you, to choreographic insights with Company Wayne McGregor, to using social media as a platform for success – there is something for everyone. Come along and feel empowered to take the next steps in your dance journey.

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10.45 - 11.30
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Pick the Right Training for You: the Value of Studying Dance and Performing Arts
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Are you confused about all the different training routes there are for dance? We have an incredible line up of speakers from some of the leading vocational training schools, conservatoires and universities who are ready to give you the low down on their courses. Essential for parents, young dancers and dance teachers working with aspiring talent, to get practical advice on next steps.
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Seminar Theatre
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11.45 - 12.30
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Choreographic Insight: Company Wayne McGregor
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Gain an insight into the innovative creative practice of internationally renowned choreographer Wayne McGregor. Dance learning and participation experts from Company Wayne McGregor and the Royal Opera House will explore McGregor’s choreographic techniques, works and artistic collaborations, including a discussion about Infra, created by McGregor for The Royal Ballet and featured on the AQA GSCE Dance syllabus.

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Seminar Theatre
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Seminar
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12.45 - 13.30
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Have Your Say: Rambert’s Creative Contemporary Dance Grades
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Teachers! Be the first to hear about this brand new project from Rambert and Rambert School, which seeks to revolutionise contemporary dance training. Rambert Creative Contemporary Dance Grades is a new programme of teaching, training and learning devised by these world-leading institutions. Designed to encourage and equip imaginative, bold, young dancers - discover their plans and share your feedback before it's rolled out across the country.

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13.45 - 14.30
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How to Fund Your Training
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Do you want to train in dance but you're not sure how to fund your studies? Learn more about the different options available to fund your training, from scholarships through to student loans - get clued up in this informative session. Perfect for parents, budding dance stars and teachers looking to inform their prevocational students.
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Seminar Theatre
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Seminar
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14.45 - 15.30
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Passion To Power with Michelle Zeitlin
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You’ve got years of perfecting your acting, singing or dancing skills behind you – but how do you turn your passion for your art into your power to succeed? How do you decide which audition strategy to use on stage or on camera? How do you position yourself for competitive advantage for a Choreographer, Casting Director, Producer or Network Executive? Michelle Zeitlin’s PASSION TO POWER provides the answers! With customised coaching and tailor-made plan of action – learn how to achieve your professional goals and promote your unique strengths.

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Rhythm Runway
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15.45 - 16.30
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What Are They Looking For? Top Tips For Auditions
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Essential for parents and aspiring students, hear from leading vocational dance schools to understand what they look for and how best you can prepare for and succeed at audition. Panellists include representatives from Universities, Conservatoires, Colleges and Vocational Schools.

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Seminar Theatre
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16.45 - 17.30
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Artists and their Managers: the Casting Process Revealed.
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Are you a parent who is managing their child as an artist? Are you an artist looking for representation? Do you want to learn more about the role of a manager, how they work with artists and the casting process? This session is for you. Hear from the Casting Director of Cirque Du Soleil, an international talent manager and 'Mum'ager who will outline the unique relationship between artists, managers and casting directors.

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Seminar Theatre
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10.45 - 11.30
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Self-Care Session: Mental Health in the Arts
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One of our most important seminars to date - are you taking care of yourself working in the performing arts? Hear from leading experts, mentors and industry professionals who will discuss mental health in the sector and how best to take care of you.
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Seminar Theatre
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Seminar
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11.45 - 12.30
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From the UK to LA to NYC: How to Make a Successful International Career
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Want to make it big across the pond? Don’t miss this inspiring discussion giving insight into how to build a successful international career. Learn about visas, sponsors, how to secure agents and everything else you need to know to work in the commercial industry.

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Seminar Theatre
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12.45 - 13.30
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Dancer to Fitness Pro
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Do you want to forge a career in the fitness industry? Are you a dancer looking to support yourself by working in a related field? Join us for this seminar giving you top tips and inside knowledge into how to become a Fitness Pro.
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Seminar Theatre
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Seminar
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13.45 - 14.30
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Life as a Professional Dancer
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<p>Get the inside scoop on what life is like as a Professional Dancer. Hear from top MOVE IT celebrity dancers on their daily routine; from keeping their body in peak condition to what rehearsals and tour life is like. Panellists include BBC One Strictly Come Dancing's Neil & Katya Jones, backing-dancer with Beyonce Tajana Bunton-Williams and dancers from one of the UK's leading contemporary dance companies - Company Chameleon.</p>

Location
Seminar Theatre Upstairs Gallery
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Seminar
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14.45 - 15.3
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Seminar/ Discussion
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How to be a Brand Ambassador
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Hear from brands and their ambassadors and discover everything you need to know about this career move. Find out what brands are looking for and how they seek creatives, along with learning tips on working as an ambassador, content creation, benefits and more.
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Rhythm Runway
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Seminar
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15.45 - 16.30
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Seminar/ Discussion
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Illuminating Careers in Dance
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A talk to inspire dancers in the large number of different career paths you can take in the world of dance. Hear from a panel made up of the finest producers, choreographers, rehearsal directors, professional dancers and dance journalists around.
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Seminar Theatre
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Seminar
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16.45 - 17.30
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Seminar/ Discussion
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Where Do We Fit In?
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Didn’t go through formal dance training? Specialise in Hip Hop, African or World styles? Not sure how to break into the scene, but looking for representation? This session is for you! Join our panel of artists and industry professionals ready to share how and why you fit in to the industry, along with top tips for building connections and creating opportunities.

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Seminar Theatre
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10.45 - 11.30
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Women In Leadership
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Great leaders don’t set out to be leaders; they set out to make a difference. Join the incredible Rhimes Lecointe and her panel of Women Who are Bossing as they discuss the pros, the cons and the in-betweens of working in the performing arts. Covering topics including ‘What is leadership?’, ‘Who are we leading?’ and ‘Leading ourselves, on and off stage’ - this session will leave you feeling inspired and motivated to pursue your goals. Open to all, don’t miss it!

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Seminar Theatre
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Seminar
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11.45 - 12.30
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Seminar/ Discussion
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Techiquette: Turning Social Media into a Full-Time Job
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Do you want to boost your followers? Or use social media to become an influencer? Do you want to create content to land that dream job? Make sure you hear from our MOVE IT stars who have transformed social media into a full-time job.
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Seminar Theatre
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Seminar
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12.45 - 13.3
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Seminar/ Discussion
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Networking for Professionals
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What do All Saints and Dansez have in common? Success. This session is aimed at trade attendees, business entrepeneurs and professionals. Hear from top brands and learn how to embark on the pathway to company greatness. Get top tips and insights, network with professionals and learn how to build your brand, enhance customer-relations and discover how digital sales can lead to exponential company growth.
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14.45 - 15.30
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How to Build a Dance School/Studio
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For studio owners through to enthusiasts wanting to open their own studio or school, this seminar gives essential and practical knowledge. Covering topics including finance, programming, marketing and promoting safe and healthy dancers; this session will be jam-packed with key knowledge on setting up a studio and making it stand out.

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Seminar Theatre
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Seminar
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15.45 - 16.30
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Pitch Please
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What would you do if you stepped into a lift with a Casting Director for the West End? Or you came face-to-face with the CEO of your dream company? Would you know how to respond if they said “Hi, what do you do?” Be prepared and master the Elevator Pitch – a concise, compelling introduction that can be communicated in the time it takes someone to ride the lift to their floor. Learn how to get your most important points across, and land that opportunity, no matter how short the conversation.

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Seminar Theatre
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Seminar