Music, dance and drama: Take part with Birmingham Royal Ballet

Move in Movies

Activate at Birmingham LGBT are very pleased to announce this exciting “Move in Movies” dance project taking place at the Birmingham Royal Ballet over spring and summer 2018!

Congratulations to the 27 successful applicants who are starting their Move in Movies journey in April. We are looking forward to hearing how you are getting on!

“Move in Movies”
A dance project inspired by movies

"Move in Movies" A dance project inspired by movies FREE THURSDAY dance classes every week for twelve weeks & PERFORMANCES on Friday 6th & Saturday 7th July 2018 For creative + enthusiastic members of the LGBTQ+ community Work weekly with our ambassadors in our ballet studios Two intensive rehearsal sessions on 13th May & 16th June If you would like to be involved in this free community dance project please send a completed application form to by Monday 9th April

“Move in Movies” is a creative dance performance project inspired by classic films. It aims to give opportunities to people who have an interest in music, dance and drama.

BRB are particularly looking for those with interest but little or no dance experience.

The workshops will be led by dance artists and a musician from Birmingham Royal Ballet.

As well as learning dance and choreography, participants will be part of creating a performance that will be performed for family and friends.

As a participant you’ll have:

  • An introduction to ballet and dance skills
  • An introduction to choreography
  • The chance to be part of creating your own dance piece
  • The chance to perform
  • The opportunity to make new friends and be part of a great team
  • The opportunity to work with people of different ages
  • A great way to build confidence and show friends and family what you can do
  • The chance to work with fantastic artists who work all over the world

If you think this is for you, please complete this application form (Word document) and return to by 5pm on Monday 9th April 2018.

You’ll need to attend:

  • Weekly Thursday dance classes that will run from 19th April until 5th July 2018 and will be held in Birmingham Royal Ballet studios from 6.30-8.30pm
  • Two full day intensive rehearsals on Sunday 13th May 2018 (10am-5pm) and Saturday 16th June 2018 (10am-5pm)
  • Performances: Friday 6th July 2018 (4pm-9pm) and Saturday 7th July 2018 (10am-4pm)

Successful applicants will be notified by Friday 13th April and invited to project launch reception on Thursday 19th April 6.30-8.30pm at Birmingham Royal Ballet studio, Thorp Street, Stage Door Entrance, B5 4AU.

If you have any concerns or questions, please do not hesitate to contact Kasia Kraus (Community & Schools Engagement Officer at Birmingham Royal Ballet):

T: 0121 245 3533

Move in Movies application form

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