About Urdang Dubai
The Urdang Academy has delivered exceptional dance and musical theatre training from our London home for over 50 years. We are excited to share our experience and expertise internationally, and to offer exciting choice of workshops, courses and training programmes bringing exceptional performing arts training in UAE.
Here you’ll find an overview of what will be on offer in UAE including specialised performing arts masterclasses, summer schools workshops, innovative bespoke training packages and higher education to UAE from Summer 2020.
West End Summer School
Bringing Urdang’s Training to Dubai
Kent College, Dubai – 5th to 9th July
NEW for 2020! Our West End Summer School, takes place at Kent College, Dubai. An all singing, dancing and acting summer school for children and young people from 8 to 18 years old.
Taught by our experienced teachers, the West End Summer School in Dubai will be a lively, engaging, fun and creative week for everyone who takes part.
To book a place click here
- Sessions taught by West End and industry professionals
- Fun, lively and energetic classes
- Dance workshops including ballet, jazz and commercial
- Musical Theatre workshops including ensemble singing
- Boys and girls activities
- Action packed days from 8am to 4pm (please bring packed lunch and drinks)
- End of week showcase at 4pm
- Classes in 3 age groups
- Additional college Audition Preparation group for over 14 years old.
BTEC – Musical Theatre and Dance
Studying a BTEC in Musical Theatre and Dance is the perfect way to study a subject you are passionate about and prepare for a career as a performer. It can give a student the skills and learning to take the next step that is right for them. To either start work as a performer or to progress on to further training such as a degree in Performing Arts.
Urdang Academy has developed the BTEC in Musical Theatre and Dance ready to launch in UAE. We are thrilled to be able to bring our innovative, world-leading training to the UAE. We look forward to sharing the expertise and industry knowledge of our talented staff and delivering an engaging and rewarding training to students.
You can find out more about the course and how to apply here
Masterclasses and Workshops
Our masterclasses and workshops in Performing Arts, Dance and Musical Theatre are designed to suit the clients’ needs, offering a range of professional quality training. These intense one to three-week courses are aimed at students and organisations, who wish to undertake an intensive set of modules and gain a better understanding of performance practices. The course can be designed for the client to focus on one or all of the disciplines allowing the client and student the flexibility to gain the most value out of this course.
Masterclasses and workshops can be developed to suit all ages and all levels of ability. The length and duration of the classes can vary according to what is needed, generally we would run these over one to three-weeks.
The course content can also be tailored to meet requirements and could be inspired by s specific production. For example a course may include an introduction to a range of techniques and performance skills in musical theatre, drawing inspiration from musicals such as Cats, The Lion King, Thriller or Annie.
If you are interested in arranging a masterclass or workshop for your dance school or studio please get in touch with Yvette@theurdang.international
Urdang is proud to launch the first major dance convention in the UAE. The Dubai Dance Convention.
We will be bringing the best of British performing arts training to the Sharjah Performing Arts College and Theatre on 18th September.
The day will be packed full of opportunities to learn from some of the leading lights from London’s innovative dance and musical theatre industry, with a full programme of masterclasses and workshops.
- Masterclasses with leading West End and Commercial Artistes such as Claudimar Neto, Sammi Lee Jayne, Will Peaco
- Q & A with choreographers
- Free T-Shirt for every participant to collect on the day
- Seminars for dance teachers
- Seminars for parents about Performing Arts training in the UK from the Urdang faculty
- The chance for school Principals and teachers to hear about Urdang’s new Commercial Dance and Musical Theatre Syllabus
- Teacher training in the Urdang International Syllabus for prospective teachers and teachers who already have approved centre approval or teacher licences
Teacher Training – Musical Theatre and Commercial Dance
School Principals and dance teachers are invited to join an exciting launch event for the Urdang International’s new Musical Theatre and Commercial Dance Syllabus aimed at children from 5 – 18 years old.
Urdang will present this innovative new syllabus and explain how schools and dance schools can get involved. School Principals and dance teachers will find out more about this way to develop new potential income and hear how Urdang will support them in growing this fantastic opportunity.
There will be two opportunities to hear about this exiting new innovation. We will be running launch events over zoom on the following times.
April 6th – 11:00 (BST) – Click here to register
April 11th 11:00 (BST) – Click here to register
The Urdang International Dance Competition (UIDC) celebrates the incredible artistry, versatility and talent of dancers throughout the world.
The competition will take place over several months, starting with local heats accross the World and will build up to an exciting international final in the heart of London’s West End.
You can find out more here.
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Urdang International Ltd
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