Occasional Workshops

In addition to her regular classes, Philippa is often invited to teach Baroque and historical dance workshops for dancers, musicians, actors and other interested groups.  If you are interested in organising a workshop, either private or open, please see our page on inviting Philippa to teach.

Unless stated otherwise, all the workshops below are open to outside participants.  Please contact the organisers for details.


Forthcoming Workshops

Baroque Dance Summer School 2017

18th to 27th August 2017
Cardiff, UK

Our annual summer school, for all levels from the complete beginner to the professional performer.

Full details of our summer school.


Oxford Historical Dance Society

15th Century Renaissance Dances

Saturday 16th September 2017

Complete beginners welcome.

Note: OHDS classes have moved to All Saints Youth & Community Hall in Didcot.

For further information see the OHDS website, or contact:

Kathy Chapman, telephone 01225 344353
E-mail: kathyc.ssl@virginmedium.com
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Baroque Dance Day Workshop in Cheshire

Sunday 24th September 2017
11:30am – 4:45pm

Tarporley Community Centre,
High Street,
Tarporley,
Cheshire
CW6 0AY

Philippa will teach Baroque Dance technique, including arms where appropriate,
leading to a short dance in one of the main Baroque dance rhythms. Dancers at all levels are welcome.

Note that fees paid by 24th July will be at a lower rate.

For more details please download the application form (PDF)
or contact Geoff Hodges on 01625 618320 or g.hodges@coldmail.co.uk
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Recent Workshops

Oxford Historical Dance Society

Country Dances from the 17th & 18th Centuries

Saturday 15th July 2017

Complete beginners welcome.

Note: OHDS classes have moved to All Saints Youth & Community Hall in Didcot.

For further information see the OHDS website.


Baroque Dance Workshop in Dortmund, Germany

20th May/21st May 2017

A weekend workshop for La Riverenza looking at theatrical dances to music by Purcell and Marais.

For notification of future workshops, please join our mailing list.


Beginners Workshop in Dortmund, Germany

For La Riverenza.

Baroque steps for use in 17th & 18th Century Country Dances.

Friday 19th May 2017

For notification of future workshops, please join our mailing list.


San Francisco Workshop

An Introduction to Baroque Dance Rhythms

Saturday 1st April, 2017

Especially suitable for beginning Baroque dancers and those with an interest in Baroque music.

Details of the San Francisco workshop.


Baroque Dance Workshop in Ashland, Oregon

19th March to 24th March 2017

Philippa teaches an annual spring workshop for all levels in Ashland, Oregon.

Details of the Ashland Baroque dance workshop.


Baroque Dance Day Workshop in Cheshire

Saturday 18th February 2017
11:00am – 4:15pm

Philippa will teach Baroque Dance technique, including arms where appropriate,
leading to a short dance in one of the main Baroque dance rhythms. Dancers at all levels are welcome.