IŻFEN ma’ ŻfinMalta – Dance with us!

ŻfinMalta's Iżfen ma ŻfinMalta community open classes throughout May
IŻFEN ma’ ZfinMalta – Dance with us! 
MONDAYS & TUESDAYS THROUGHOUT MAY / 18:30

 

ŻFINMALTA STUDIOS

 

€12 per session / €40 for 4 sessions

 

FOR ANYONE AND EVERYONE WHO’S EVER WANTED TO DANCE! (18+)

 

No previous experience of dance is expected.

via email to zoe.camilleri1@gmail.com

via booking site

IŻFEN ma’ ZfinMalta – Dance with us! Following the success of the pilot project launched in March 2022, this the second in a series of community evening classes that aims to address our fundamental human need to move. These evening classes are open to participants over 18 years of age who are open to exploring the idea of movement from scratch. Individuals from all backgrounds and all levels of fitness and flexibility are invited to participate. 

No previous experience of dance is expected. 

MONDAYS: IŻFEN ma’ ŻfinMalta offers a release from the workday. Let yourself go with guest teacher Zoe Camilleri, who will introduce various tools for exploring creative movement in a safe and stress-free space at ŻfinMalta’s Valletta studios.

TUESDAYS: IŻFEN ma’ ŻfinMalta offers open ballet classes where participants are guided through the basics to build skills, strength and confidence.  Classes are led by ŻfinMalta’s Education & Outreach Artist, Martina Zammit.

Dancing is for everyone, and we all deserve the happiness that movement brings with it

Each class is €12 (including booking fees) or you can purchase a month package (4 sessions) for 40€

 

You can choose to book either a drop-in session (1 session) or month ticket (4 sessions) for either Ballet with Martina Zammit (via booking site) or for Contemporary with Zoe Camilleri (zoe.camilleri1@gmail.com). You can read more below about our teachers, where to find us, and what to expect when attending a class…

 

Each class has a maximum capacity for 25 participants.

“If you have ever wanted to do ballet, and never had the courage or the chance, just come, move, and have fun.”

Paolo Mangiola, ŻfinMalta’s Artistic Director

Meet our teachers…

MONDAY’S

Contemporary with Zoe Camilleri

Iżfen ma' ZfinMalta - Zoe Camilleri leading Community Evening Classes
9th, 16th, 23rd, 30th May 2022 / 18:30

for booking, send an email to zoe.camilleri1@gmail.com

About Zoe

Maltese- based freelance artist and dancer, Zoe Camilleri, started her dance training with the College of Dance. She later went into full- time training at the Rambert School of Ballet and Contemporary Dance in London. After graduating she returned to her home island to join the first ensemble of dancers of ŻfinMalta, first as an apprentice and for the next three years as a full-time dancer. She has worked with choreographers such as Iván Pérez, Jose Agudo, Mavin Khoo, Francesca Tranter, Lucia Piquero, Paolo Mangiola amongst many others.

 

As a freelancer, she has performed in various projects both locally and internationally, while teaching dance in places including the University of Malta. Zoe finds inspiration in things that she loves, like the sea, trees, the breaking down of patriarchy, and her dog Julius.

TUESDAY’S

Ballet with Martina Zammit

10th, 17th, 23rd, 30th May 2022 / 18:30
About Martina

Education & Outreach Artist Martina was born in Malta in 1987. She first danced with the Olivia Dow School of Russian Ballet in Malta, where she studied the Legat System. Martina completed three degrees at the University of Malta, beginning with a Bachelor degree in English and Archaeology, and followed by a Masters in English, Modern and Contemporary Literature and Criticism. She then undertook a Bachelor of Dance Studies, which is where she was introduced to contemporary dance. Martina joined ŻfinMalta as a company dancer in 2014, and since 2018 has been making the transition to the role of Education & Outreach Artist. 

Open Class Policy

Here are a few notes to take into consideration in preparation for class etiquette and protocol:

 

 

 

  • Plan ahead to arrive at the venue at least 10 – 15 mins before class and note that upon entrance you may be asked to fill out a contact form with MCC security and have your temperature taken.

 

  • We do not encourage latecomers as class is timed to warm up and cool down the body at a suitable pace.

 

  • Please bring your own water and towel, you’ll be able to fill up bottles via our water dispenser

 

  • Bring comfortable clothes to move in and don’t sweat it if you haven’t got ballet shoes, try the class with socks!

 

  • Participants must present a valid COVID 19 vaccination certificate on entry.

 

  • In the interest of safeguarding health, we kindly ask you to wear the face mask throughout the class, as well as on entrance and exit of the MCC venue.

 

  • You will be designated an area of the space where you may follow class from.

Liability clause:

 

 

  • Before attending any movement sessions under the umbrella of ZfinMalta’s Education and Participation programme, we require you hand in a signed copy of the below participation form. It can be handed over to the Education Artist in hard copy or sent in soft copy to martina.d.zammit@zfinmalta.mt

FURTHER INFORMATION

For further information on ZfinMalta’s Education and Participation programmes and to discuss the ŻfinMalta’s Artist Development programme, please contact our Education & Outreach Officer, Martina Zammit on martina.d.zammit@zfinmalta.mt