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Chrysalis Theatre

Workshop Weekend with Robert Royston

We are so excited to announce this Workshop Weekend with the one and only Robert Royston! Please note: Those Workshops are NOT SUITABLE for Beginners due to level of WCS knowledge required to participate.

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Workshop Weekend with Robert Royston
Workshop Weekend with Robert Royston

Time & Location

15 Mar 2024, 18:30 – 17 Mar 2024, 20:00

Chrysalis Theatre, Japonica Ln, Milton Keynes MK15 9JY, UK

About The Event

Evolve WCS Robert Royston Intensive Workshop

 

Join us for a weekend of learning, dancing, and fun with the legendary Robert Royston! Robert is a multi-talented dancer, choreographer, and producer who has won numerous titles and awards in various genres of dance, including west coast swing, country, hustle, and cabaret. He has also worked with many famous musicians and celebrities, such as Taylor Swift, Brad Paisley, and Carrie Underwood, and choreographed for various shows, music videos, and movies. He is an internationally recognised emcee, judge, and instructor who teaches his Intensives on Dance Physics and Musicality all over the world. He is passionate about social dancing and making everyone feel welcome and comfortable on the dance floor. He is a member of the California Swing Dance Hall of Fame, the UCWDC Country Dance Hall of Fame, the World Swing Dance Council Hall of Fame, and the Living Legends of Dance Society. 

 

Don't miss this rare opportunity to learn from one of the best in the business! Whether you are a beginner or an advanced dancer, you will find something to challenge and inspire you in Robert's workshops. You will also have the chance to dance with him and get feedback and tips from him during the afternoon dance. 

 

FRIDAY, 15th MARCH (at The Chrysalis Theatre, Milton Keynes)

 

6:30pm - 9:30pm: Teacher Training

In this session, you will learn how to become a better dance teacher and mentor. You will learn how to design effective lesson plans, communicate clearly with your students, give constructive feedback, and handle challenging situations. You will also learn how to market yourself as a dance professional and build your reputation in the community. 

 

SATURDAY, 16th MARCH (at The Chrysalis Theatre, Japonica Lane, Milton Keynes, MK15 9JY)

The Art & Science of WCS - Two Part Intensive

12:30pm - 2:30pm: Intensive 1 - Body Mechanics (2 Hours)

In this session, you will learn how to improve your posture, alignment, and movement quality. You will learn how to apply the principles of dynamic alignment and imagery to enhance your balance, stability, and coordination. You will also learn how to use the forces of gravity, momentum, and inertia to create more efficient and expressive movements. This session is based on Robert Royston's Intensives on Dance Physics and his knowledge of dance anatomy and biomechanics.

 

3:00pm - 6:00pm: Intensive 2 - Musicality and Connection (3 Hours)

In this session, you will learn how to listen to music and identify its structure, phrasing, and accents. You will learn how to use different rhythms, syncopations, and accents to match the music and create contrast and variety in your dancing. You will also learn how to connect with your partner and the music through various techniques of lead and follow, tension and release, and styling and expression.

 

6:00pm - 8:00pm: Dinner Break

8:00pm - 11:30pm: Saturday Evening Social Dance with Guest DJ Paul Abbott

 

 

SUNDAY, 17th MARCH (at Romeo Dance Academy, The Old Bus Station, Milton Keynes, MK9 1LR)

 

11:30pm - 2:30pm: Intensive 3 – Intermediate+ Intensive (3 Hours)

Please note you need to be WSDC Intermediate competition level or above for this Workshop

If you don't compete and you are unsure about your level, please message us!

In this session, you will learn how to take your dancing to the next level and compete at the highest level of west coast swing. You will learn how to refine your technique, timing, and musicality. You will also learn how to create and execute original choreography, improvise and adapt to different situations, and showcase your personality and creativity.

2:30pm - 3:30pm: Practice and Afternoon Social Dance

3:30pm - 6:30pm: Intensive 4 – NEW All Level Intensive (3 Hours)

But wait, there's more! As a special treat, we have added a bonus intensive on Sunday afternoon for all levels of dancers. This is your chance to learn from Robert Royston some of his favourite tips, tricks, and secrets that he has accumulated over his decades of experience in the dance world. Don't miss this opportunity to get some extra knowledge and fun from one of the most respected and sought-after instructors in the industry.

6:30pm - 8:00pm: Afternoon Social Dance

The Romeo Dance Academy is very close to Milton Keynes Central Train Station. Please note that parking is abundant nearby and just behind the venue but not free here (Approx £5 per day). 

Have a look at Parkopedia to find the best place nearby: https://en.parkopedia.co.uk

 

We look forward to seeing you at the workshop and having a blast with Robert Royston! If you have any questions, please contact us at contact@evolveswing.com

 

Thank you for your interest and support! 

 

 

 

Tickets

  • Teacher Training - Friday

    No role balance required Aimed at higher level dancers that would like to Teach West Coast Swing * Please note the price will increase to £45pp on 1st March 2024

    £35.00
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  • Sat Leader - Body Mechanics

    Saturday Leader Ticket Includes: - 2h Intensive focusing on Body Mechanics (1st Part of ‘The Art & Science of WCS’) Please note the price will increase to £40pp on 1st March 2024

    £35.00
    Sold Out
  • Sat Follow - Body Mechanics

    Saturday Follower Ticket Includes: - 2h Intensive focusing on Body Mechanics (1st Part of ‘The Art & Science of WCS’) Please note the price will increase to £40pp on 1st March 2024

    £35.00
    Sold Out
  • Sat L -Musicality & Connection

    Saturday Leader Ticket Includes: - 3h Intensive focusing on Musicality & Connection (2nd Part of ‘The Art & Science of WCS’) Please note the price will increase to £50pp on 1st March 2024

    £45.00
    Sold Out
  • Sat F -Musicality & Connection

    Saturday Follower Ticket Includes: - 3h Intensive focusing on Musicality & Connection (2nd Part of ‘The Art & Science of WCS’ ) Please note the price will increase to £50pp on 1st March 2024

    £45.00
    Sold Out
  • Sat L&F - Musicality & Connect

    Saturday Leader and Follower Ticket Includes: - 3h Intensive focusing on Musicality & Connection (2nd Part of ‘The Art & Science of WCS’) Please note the price will increase to £100pp on 1st March 2024

    £90.00
    Sold Out
  • Sat Follower - Social Dance

    Saturday Follower Ticket Includes: Evening Social Dance Only

    £15.00
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  • Sat Leader - Social Dance

    Saturday Leader Ticket Includes: Evening Social Dance Only

    £15.00
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  • Sun Follow - Inter+ WS&Social

    Sunday Follower Intermediate+ Intensive workshop Ticket and Sunday social dance *You must compete at Intermediate Level and above to attend this workshop SUNDAY, 17th MARCH (at Romeo Dance Academy, The Old Bus Station, Milton Keynes, MK9 1LR) Includes: - Intermediate+ Workshop (11:30pm - 2:30pm) - Sunday Afternoon Social Dance (2:30pm-3:30pm & 6:30pm-8:00pm)

    £45.00
    Sold Out
  • Sun Lead - Inter+ WS & Social

    Sunday Leader Intermediate+ Intensive Workshop Ticket and Social Dance. *You must compete at Intermediate Level and above to attend this workshop SUNDAY, 17th MARCH (at Romeo Dance Academy, The Old Bus Station, Milton Keynes, MK9 1LR) Includes: - Intermediate+ Workshop (11:30pm - 2:30pm) - Sunday Afternoon Social Dance (2:30pm-3:30pm/6:30pm-8:00pm)

    £45.00
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  • Sun L&F - Inter+ WS & Social

    Sunday Leader and Follower Intermediate+ Intensive Workshop Ticket *You must compete at Intermediate Level and above to attend this workshop Includes: - Intermediate+ Workshop (11:30pm - 2:30pm) - Sunday Afternoon Social Dance (2:30pm-3:30pm & 6:30pm-8:00pm)

    £90.00
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