Modern Dance

Mélina De Lamarliere

Thursdays from 15:15 to 16:00, from 16:00 to 17:15 or from 17:15 to 18:30

Dance Studio, Centre des arts, La Grande Boissière

These courses run from the 10th of September 2018 to the 14th of June 2019.

Modern Initiation

Thursdays, 15:15-16:00 / Dance Studio
Open to 4-6 year olds
Open to Primary school children, students will learn how to move to different rhythms, and will explore the coordination of their body in a creative manner, using play, in order to better listen to their inner selves through an enriched relationship with others.
  • Learn balance.
  • Play with gesture and touch.
  • Assimilate mouvements.
  • Develop autonomy.

Modern Beginners

Thursdays, 16:00-17:15 / Dance Studio
Open to 7-8 year olds
At this age, acquisition of laterality will allow students to fine-tune their perception of space and structure it. Improvisation work will go hand in hand with precise warming-up exercises which will introduce dance vocabulary. Development of coordination will be encouraged, with repetition used as a means of learning.
  • Learn to link up movements.
  • Learn precision of movement.
  • Develop dance vocabulary.
  • Refine perception of space.

Modern Advanced

Thursdays, 17:15-18:30 / Dance Studio
Open to 9-12 year olds
This modern dance course is made for teenagers having a firm grip of the basics and who wish to invest themselves further. Acquisition of techniques will be central to the course, with ease of movement becoming ever more evident.
  • Perfection of techniques.
  • Precision of gesture.
  • Refine sensations.
  • Build confidence and listening skills.


Modern Initiation
Yearly fee for EIG: CHF 600
Yearly fee for external participants: CHF 760
Modern Beginners and Modern Advanced
Yearly fee for EIG: CHF 720
Yearly fee for external participants: CHF 925


Registration EIG:
Registration for external participants: by email to