The Next Step Christmas Workshops at Pineapple

Take ‘The Next Step’ into 2020!

Join us for a special Christmas-themed TNS workshops, including original choreography from ‘The Next Step’ Sunday 15 December 2019.

The Christmas TNS workshops are available for three levels

  • Beginner (For those with no dance experience or for those who dance on a casual basis (e.g – school clubs, youth clubs etc)
  • Intermediate (For those who dance regularly (approx. 1-3 times a week, grade 2-4)
  • Advanced (For those who dance several times a week at a higher level, (e.g, grade 5 and above, competitions, festivals, etc.)

Please note, this is only a guide and all groups tend to be mixed ability. Groups may also be split according to age.

Level breakdown

Beginner Level: 10:45-13:30
15 min warm up
1 x 60 min Christmas-themed Pineapple dance class
15 min break
1 x 60  min TNS original choreography workshop
15 mins performance and certificate presentation

Intermediate & Advanced Levels: 10:45-14:15
30 min warm up and TNS technique
1 x 60 min Christmas-themed Pineapple dance class
15 min break
1 x 90  min TNS original choreography workshop
15 mins performance and certificate presentation

All TNS workshops are taught by Pineapple tutors.

Discounted goodie bags will be available on the day of the workshop – get yours in the café or Pineapple store on the day!

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS & TIPS

I can’t see the multiple ticket discount what do I do?

The discount will not show up until you go to the checkout. The subtotal will show the price before the discount, then the grand total will show the price with the discount.

Do I buy tickets for Beginner, Intermediate or Advanced?

The levels are a guide and the groups will still be mixed. The teachers make sure that the stronger dancers in each group are stretched but will also break down choreography / technique for less experienced dancers in the group. More information below for each type of workshop.

Will you be holding more workshops?

We haven’t announced any more workshops but plan to hold more workshops in 2020 from February ½ term onwards.

My session is sold out, can I join the waiting list?

Please email tns@pineapple.uk.com to request to join the waiting list for your chosen session.

I have already attended a TNS X Pineapple workshop, will it be the same choreography?

Every workshop throughout 2019 will feature different routines to previous workshops.

Who is teaching the classes?

The workshops will be taught by our very own Pineapple Teachers. The Next Step choreographers have teamed up with our teachers and have given them exclusive access to choreography tutorials from the show.

In addition to our teachers being on our regular timetable, they have a wealth of experience, teaching all over the world and have featured on TV, film and West-end musicals.

What happens after I buy my ticket?

We will contact you by email closer to the time of the workshop with full details and with a form to return to us in advance of the workshop. You will receive your ticket at registration.

Can accompanying adults watch the classes?

We encourage accompanying adults to vacate the studio during the workshops however there are windows in all studios should you need to check in on your child at any point. Adults are welcome to wait in the café area on the first floor. If leaving the building, please ensure we have an emergency contact for you.

How do I get to Pineapple?

Pineapple Dance Studios is located at 7 Langley Street, London WC2H 9JA.

Tube: Nearest stations are Covent Garden (2 mins walk), Leicester Square (5 mins walk), Holborn (10 mins walk), Charing Cross/Embankment (15 min walk).

Bus: Nearest buses stop on Charing Cross Road and Shaftesbury Avenue (both 5 mins walk) or Aldwych (10 mins walk).

Driving: You can drop off outside Pineapple Dance Studios in Langley Street. There is no parking in the street. The nearest car park is one minute away on the corner of Endell Street and Shelton Street.

What do I do when I get to Pineapple?

When you arrive the first thing you will see is the reception desk. Depending on the day, you might find it very busy with classes, rehearsals and auditions – which all adds to the excitement. Our reception team will point you in the right direction. Registration and final performances will be in Studio 7 on the 1st floor.

What time should I arrive?

Registration starts 1hr before the workshop. We recommend arriving at least 30 minutes before the workshops start. The studio will be open from 9.30am

Do I need to bring anything?

Please bring plenty of water and for the full day workshops please bring lunch or pre-order lunch at our café- cafe@pineapple.uk.com .

What do I wear?

We recommend you wear comfortable clothes. Most people wear either top and leggings/shorts or leotard and tights but you can wear whatever you feel comfortable in. Footwear- either trainers, dance shoes or bare feet for the dance class and bare feet for acro. Our studios do get warm so please bear this in mind when choosing what to wear.

Is there somewhere to get changed?

All changing rooms and shower facilities are located in the basement. We recommend that you come dressed in your dance clothes where possible.

Where do I put my stuff?

We do not have lockers so please bring all of your possessions into the studio with you.

Where are the toilets?

The main toilets are in the changing rooms in the basement. there are also toilets situated on the 1st, 2nd and 3rd floors.

Is there a cafe?

The cafe is located on the first floor selling refreshments, sandwiches and snacks. There is also a water machine offering free filtered water. You can pre-order lunch at our café – click here to order your lunch online .