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Current/Upcoming  Projects

Royal Opera House Live at Lunch: Festival of New Choreography - Joe is delighted to share that he is currently creating work with Welsh freelance ballerina Ella Appleby for research and development inspired by the Welsh tale, Lady of Llyn y Fan Fach. Joe and Ella will be sharing extracts from this work in progress at Royal Opera House Paul Hamlyn Hall at this special live at lunch event on the 23rd February, which forms part of the Royal Ballet's Festival of New Choreography. The Festival of New Choreography is part of The Royal Ballet's commitment to champion new and diverse voices in dance and choreography, with workshops, performances and demonstrations taking place across the many spaces and stages at The Royal Opera House. Joe is delighted to be part of this festival. For more information about the festival click here.  


A Universal Approach to Ballet BBODance Webinar - The art form of Classical Ballet, has so much potential to become more inclusive and accessible to dancers with different needs. But the question is how to make the technique more accessible? 

In this CPD session on the 6th March, disabled dancer and BBO Patron, Joe Powell-Main, provides an introduction and ideas on how to make a Ballet class more accessible, using some ideas from the Universal Design of Instruction technique.

This webinar is open to all dance teachers, not just BBO members and will be worth 2 hours of CPD.

To book click here


The Royal Opera House Presents: The Next Generation Festival - Joe is delighted to announce that he will collaborating with National Youth Ballet, as part of All About Us a unique bill celebrating diverse voices in ballet. The quadruple bill is curated by the CHANCE2DANCE project at the Royal Opera House for The Next Generation Festival. Joe will choreographing a piece entitled Strength in Adversity that he will also be performing in alongside young dancers from NYB. To find out more about how you can be involved in this project click here. All about us will also feature performances from The Royal Ballet's Primary Steps Programme, Chance to Dance legacy company and Chance to Dance Connect company, all formed through programmes developed by The Royal Ballet's Learning and Participation Team. Click here to find out more about the performance in June. 

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