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Everyone is welcome to join us at any workshop, event, lecture; you do not need to be a member of NPAA to benefit from the vast range of workshops, lectures and events we offer. Students of all ages and levels are also welcome. Please see each individual event listing for suitability and fees.

We’ll keep you posted on the NPAA website, Facebook page and via monthly member update emails. Everyone will receive an e-certificate of attendance for display/CPD credits where appropriate.

CONFLICT RESOLUTION

How to build positive respectful relationships, maintain them and deal with them effectively when they go wrong.

2nd March 2024
5 - 6pm
Online

MUSICAL THEATRE MAGIC

Hints and tips to transform your students into great MT performers.

10th March 2024
10 - 11am
Online

Coffee 'n' Chat

A chance for you to ask any questions on anything NPAA, meet other members and some of the team. Put faces to names and build new connections. All welcome. Teachers, administrators, staff, trainees. Join us for an informal and relaxed get together.

26th March 2024
10am
Online

PILATES FOR DANCERS

Develop new skills and understanding of how Pilates can support your dancer well-being. Students of NPAA members may attend free of charge. A free class!

20th April 2024
5 - 6pm
Online

ON POINTE

Who, when and what? Many of you will have budding pointe students; girls and boys. Are you prepared? Did you know NPAA have a Pointe syllabus?

4th May 2024
4pm - 5pm
Online

CLEARLY CONTEMPORARY

An introduction to our wonderful Contemporary syllabus. Develop your understanding of the fundamental principals of this increasingly popular genre. A great addition to your timetable.

11th May 2024
5pm - 6pm
Online

TROUPE FESTIVAL 2024

Everyone welcome! Ballet, Tap, Modern/Lyrical, Commercial, Contemporary, Acrodance, Song & Dance. A truly outstanding venue with lots of opportunities for all. We are warm, welcoming and supportive. Come along and join us at the amazing annual event!

19th May 2024
8.30 - 6pm
King Georges Hall, Northgate, Blackburn BB2 1AA

Coffee 'n' Chat

A chance for you to ask any questions on anything NPAA, meet other members and some of the team. Put faces to names and build new connections. All welcome. Teachers, administrators, staff, trainees. Join us for an informal and relaxed get together.

6th June 2024
10am
Online

RETENTION

We are delighted to welcome back Sarah Gittens of The Dance Den to help you unlock the strategies of retention.

8th June 2024
5pm - 6pm
Online

TIPS FOR TRICKS

A nippy trip through Acrodance skills. Lots of great teaching points.

22nd June 2024
5pm - 6pm
Online

CHEERDANCE CHALLENGE!

Do you know your T's from your V's? A great syllabus that will help you introduce this popular genre into your school.

13th July 2024
5pm - 6pm
Online

Coffee 'n' Chat

A chance for you to ask any questions on anything NPAA, meet other members and some of the team. Put faces to names and build new connections. All welcome. Teachers, administrators, staff, trainees. Join us for an informal and relaxed get together.

12th September 2024
10am
Online

NPAA CHAMPIONSHIPS & AWARDS 2024

Throughout the year our Examiners nominate dance, drama and musical theatre students of all ages and levels to perform at our prestigious Championship Event, alongside qualifying competitors from across the year. To be held in the magnificent GREAT HALL COMPLEX at LANCASTER UNIVERSITY. Lots of awards and prizes available!

We know that our teachers work very hard to ensure examination students do their very best. For us it's important that we recognise that in some way. Any teacher entering students for exams could be in line for an award! This is an event not to be missed.

Come along and join us!

Please email info@npaa.co.uk for ticket prices and information AVAILABLE FROM 1st June 2024

21st September 2024
3pm - 10pm
The Great Hall, Lancaster University

BALLROOM, LATIN & CLASSICAL SEQUENCE COMPETITION

From your absolute beginners to more advanced dancers this promises to be a fabulous event. Set dances for your starters/novices of all ages. Everyone welcome! No need to be an NPAA member - we are a friendly and inclusive organisation! For more information and access to set routines/syllabus/rules please email info@npaa.co.uk

22nd September 2024
9am - 6pm
The Great Hall Lancaster University

Performer of 2024 Festival

Back bigger and bolder for 2024 we have so much to offer you and your students. Last year we saw many non competitive/recreational dance class students as well as seasoned competitors taking part and having the best time! Set solos in Ballet, Tap and Modern for ALL ages and levels. PLUS an opportunity to showcase some Festival solos too!

20th October 2024
9.00am
Queen Elizabeth Hall Oldham

Coffee 'n' Chat

A chance for you to ask any questions on anything NPAA, meet other members and some of the team. Put faces to names and build new connections. All welcome. Teachers, administrators, staff, trainees. Join us for an informal and relaxed get together.

12th November 2024
10am
Online

If you would like us to add more events/competitions/workshops to our calendar please do get in touch. Your thoughts and feedback are what help us improve our service to you.

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