"Pedagogy" Workshop Description


10 to 12 noon - Ballet Class with Ernesta Corvino in New York City at Flamenco Vivo Studio, 4 West 43rd Street, between 5th & 6th Avenues, 8th floor (take elevator to Floor 7 and walk up one flight)
You may either take the class or observe.

12:30 to 1:30 - Train to Casa Corvino Little Fox in Norwalk Connecticut

2 to 3 - Lunch

3 to 6 - Teaching Seminar Lecture with Notes....Teaching Ballet with The Corvino Approach™ *

6 to 7 - Dinner

7 to 8:30 - View films

9 to 10 - Breakfast

10 to 12 noon - Ballet Class

12 to 1 - Q & A

1 to 2 - Lunch

2 to 4 - Sample Teaching with guidance.....The opportunity to instruct the group in various classroom exercises receiving feedback.

4 to 6 - Recreational time….. Picnic on the beach and mini-golf and/or ping-pong, board games or just kick back and enjoy being  :)

6pm onward - Option to stay for dinner and/or sleepover another night!

Cost: (Includes most meals)
$175 for one weekend.....(50% non-refundable deposit of $87.50 required 2 weeks prior)
$125 for non-sleepovers.....(50% non-refundable deposit of $62.50 required 2 weeks prior)
$100 for one day.....(50% non-refundable deposit of $50 required 2 weeks prior)

CD of class music available for $30

Signed copy of Equipoise, The Life and Work of Alfredo Corvino -$35

If coming on your own from Grand Central station....take the Metro North New Haven Line - get off at DARIEN - and take taxi to 14 Little Fox Lane in NORWALK.

Please feel free to forward this to others....teachers, dancers who want to teach or just other dancers and students of dance who want to deepen their knowledge.
Thank you!

*Topics include:
    ~ How to get started
      ~ Specific exercises for barre and center
        ~ How to approach timing and dynamics
          ~ Building material based on the principles
            ~ How to communicate effectively
              ~ Troubleshooting technical and anatomical problems
                ~ Appropriate music…and much more!  

Welcome to Corvino Ballet

In the 1940s, a young soloist from the Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo fell in love with and married a beautiful photographer and costume maker from New York City.
The rest is history........
~~~ This site is in    LOVING MEMORY   of these two remarkable people ~~~
                               ALFREDO CORVINO (1916-2005)  
                                                          MARCELLA CORVINO (1918-2004)