Peredur Eurythmy is a licensed Tier 4 Sponsor on the UK Visas and Immigration’s list of Tier 4 Sponsors for adult students, for further education courses.
“The Eurythmist’s task is to explore and make visible
the life that lies behind all outer seeming”
At Peredur Eurythmy Training we aim to meet the individual needs of each student and support him/her through the process of transformation the training brings about.
Diplomas & Accreditation
The successfully completed four-year training leads to a Diploma in Eurythmy, fully accredited by the Section for Performing Arts of the “Freie Hochschule für Geisteswissenschaft”, in Dornach, Switzerland. Peredur Eurythmy is a licensed Tier 4 Sponsor on the UK Visas and Immigration’s list of Tier 4 Sponsors for adult students, for further education courses.
Visa students may apply for our Foundation Programme, which is a two year Further Education Course leading to the Trinity College London Certificate in Performing Arts (RQF level 3).
1st Year Includes:
Expansion/contraction, awareness of the directions of space, seven basic rod exercises, three-fold walking, rhythms, all sounds of speech in movement - vowels & consonants. Basic elements of music pitch, rhythm and beat, treble and bass, angle gestures for tones of a scale, awareness of others, moving together.
2nd Year Includes:
Study of the elements: earth, water, air, fire; soul gestures, thinking feeling willing forms, colour in movement, in music all major and minor diatonic scales, interval gestures and forms. Concordances - relationship of vowels to intervals, chord and dischord gestures. Solo work in creating own choreography and choosing gestures.
Advanced Level Programme
3rd Year Includes:
Grammar forms, dramatic eurythmy ~ head and foot positions, the planet gestures, lyric, epic and dramatic poetry. Forms by Rudolf Steiner. Learning to differentiate styles of music; Baroque, Classical, Romantic, Modern. Solo work continues.
4th Year Includes:
Deepen all aspects. Zodiac gestures, elemental beings. Working on the figures for the gestures. Fairy Tale. If possible experiencing movements to different instruments, expressing musical harmony in space. Deepening of solo work. Create whole programme as a graduation piece.
We also welcome those who would like to join the training for one year only, to find renewal, for self development, during a sabbatical or just for the joy of moving together with others. We also offer regular day-time and evening classes that are open to all.
All 4 years include:
Throughout the four years the following subjects will be studied in addition to eurythmy:
On a weekly basis for all 4 years:
Music theory, choir, speech formation and voice projection, anthroposophy, pedagogy.
Clay modelling, form drawing, painting, poetics, anatomy.
The complete training takes 4 years and can be taken in 2 two-year blocks.
Currently the course is held over 5 mornings a week for years one and two. Years three and four have an increased timetable.
In addition, there may be extra rehearsal and performance times.
Click here to download application forms:
Reference request form
A workable level of English and educated to 'A' level or equivalent. Health of mind and body, a willingness to change and to work with others. No prior experience in Eurythmy is necessary, but the candidate must be able to demonstrate a love of movement and an openness towards Anthroposophy.
Applicants will be expected to have an interview with the Principal, either in person or by Skype.
Students from outside the EU must make themselves aware of the UKVI regulations at the time of application, concerning level of English and funds available to study in the UK and any other requirements.
There is student accommodation available at Peredur Centre.
Contact Ken Averill on +44 (0) 1342 312 527 for further details.
2020 - 2021
Autumn term - September 21st to December 11th
Half term - October 26th - Nov 2nd
Spring term - January 11th 2020 to March 25th
Half term - February 12th to February 22nd
Summer term - April 19th to July 9th
Half term - May 28th to June 7th