Secondary Dance

MYP Arts showcase Thursday Oct 31st

The MYP Arts performance has been moved to Thursday during the primary assembly time. We look forward to showing our creative products to the entire primary school and the ABIS community. The students have been working hard to create three art pieces simultaneously...

Nutcracker Auditions

Nutcracker Auditions

Students In grades 4-12 who wish to audition for the winter dance performance of the Nutcracker are invited to attend a two day audition during lunch recess on October 1 & 2 at 1:00. The first day of auditions will be learning a short dance sequence and the second...

Dancers learn lifts

Dancers learn lifts

Primary and secondary dance students learned to do the basket lift in class this week. This lift requires the flyer and the lifter to work together to achieve height and momentum. This is a great beginning lift that can build into more advanced lifts in the future.

British School Muscat Dance Competition

British School Muscat Dance Competition

Dance students from ABIS represented their school as they competed in the Annual BSM dance competition. Our ABIS students from grades 4-10 choreographed their own dance routines and performed them for four judges at the competition. The judges rated the dances for...

It’s a busy 3 months for the Performing Arts…

It’s a busy 3 months for the Performing Arts…

Over the rest of the school year, ABIS students are busy, displaying their musical learning at various concerts and events. To help you schedule everything correctly, here is the list of performances between now and June 15th (the last day of school!) March 22 -...

Get your tickets for Alice@Wonderland!

Tickets go on sale for our musical production first thing on Sunday morning! Prices are 2 OMR for adults and 1 OMR for students. Students from Grades 5 to 11 have worked very hard on this show and would love to see you there. The students will be acting, singing and...

Arts Evening SUCCESS!

Arts Evening SUCCESS!

Monday inaugurated our first Arts Evening at ABIS. The event featured secondary artists, dancers, and musicians, all displaying their hard work from the past 3 months. All teachers involved were proud of the students and can't until the next one on March 22nd, so mark...

Fall Arts Evening – Nov 21 @ 6:30 – Gym

Fall Arts Evening – Nov 21 @ 6:30 – Gym

Next week on Monday, Nov 21st, over 70 students will be on stage for ABIS's first Arts Evening. The evening will feature: G5-9 Band and Choir students IGCSE/DP musicians Visual Artists from Grades 6-9 And Grade 7 & 8 Dancers The event starts at 6:30, but please...

Rehearsing like Mad (Hatters) for the Winter Musical

Wi-aam, Lilli, Andrea and Christine are pictured here running through their lines for the Mad Hatter's tea party scene for our December production of Alice@Wonderland. So many lines! So many songs! So many dance steps! Our performers are working very hard but also...

Winter Musical is up and running! 

Winter Musical is up and running! 

Our rehearsals for Alice@Wonderland started this week. Our cast are so excited! This photo was taken at our very first rehearsal on Sunday. Thank you to those parents and students who have offered to assist with props and costumes. Please email Ms Williams or Ms...

The Dance Submissions 

The Dance Submissions 

Here are clips and pictures of the dance pieces from the competition.  There were four judges and eight areas that were judged for each dance. These included choreographic principles such as levels, canon, unison, directions and so on. Costuming was also...

Dancers are Winners!

Dancers are Winners!

Yesterday the ABIS students attended the BSM Dance Competition. The competition was fierce as they were up against students with extensive theatre experience and with more allocated class time than we have - and yet we did extremely well.  In the grade 9-10...

Middle School Comp Prep

Middle School Comp Prep

Lotus, Claire and Prishanthi have also been practicing. Their dance is about sadness and learning that friendships help happiness. The included picture is taken from footage they sent me (to show they were working!)

Competition Preparation

Competition Preparation

Claire and Willem came into school on Friday morning to rehearse for the competition on Sunday; the dance describes the story of Icarus and Daedelus. Our grade sevens are continuing rehearsals at home this weekend and Trisha, Anton and Christine come into school on...

Dance Notes Primary and Secondary June 9 2016

Dance Notes Primary and Secondary June 9 2016

This week was a lot of fun For the Primary School, students in various grades continued working on improv, but we also had Willem come into several classes and teach the beginning of his competition routine to several classes. The students quickly realised that the...