Peredur Eurythmy is a licensed Tier 4 Sponsor on the UK Visas and Immigration’s list of Tier 4 Sponsors for adult students, and is therefore able to accept students from all countries of the world.
“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, and is therefore able to accept students from all countries of the world.
After the end of the second year, students may take the Trinity Guildhall ATCL exam in Performance Arts. After the graduation, in addition to the final year, students can take the LTCL in Performance Arts, which is recognised by Ofqual at Level 6.
The Level 6 Professional Performing Arts Diplomas are vocational qualifications with comparable standards of assessment to year three of a degree programme.
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.
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 differenciate 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 training takes 4 years.
Currently the course is held over 5 mornings a week. 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.
There is support available for improving English and study skills if required for the LTCL exams.
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.
2018 - 2019
Autumn term - September 24th to December 14th
Half term - October 26th to November 5th
Spring term - January 7th 2019 to March 29th
Half term - February 15th to February 24th
Summer term - April 23rd to July 5th
Half term - May 24th to June 2nd