Toddler and Children's Ballet Classes
Bucks Ballet School9 Telston Close, Bourne End SL8 5TY
The Wingfield School of Ballet & DanceThe Pembles, Fishpool Hill, Brentry, Bristol BS10 6SW
Garrowhill School of Dance
RISE Studios offers fantastic classes in ballet, tap, modern, street, hip-hop and Performing Arts in Watford, Rickmansworth and Chorleywood. We offer classes for all ages and abilities starting with our Tappy Toes classes from 20 months, up to adult dance and fitness classes. Our studios are well equipped with barres and mirrors. Students get the opportunity to take exams twice a year, and perform in our Summer Show at the Watford Palace Theatre. We also regularly have casting directors approach us for TV adverts, West End shows and more. Current students can be seen on adverts for the Olympics and Moshi Monsters, music videos for The Wanted and have appeared in smash hit Oliver in the West End, as well as local pantomimes and more!
Our main studio is at St John's Church, Berry Lane, Rickmansworth, WD3 7HG. Our Watford venue is West Herts Sports Centre, Park Avenue, Watford. WD18 7HP.
Call 01923 218626 for more information, or visit www.rise-studios.com to see photos, videos and more.
The emphasis of all our classes is on enjoyment and development with good training.
Children are encouraged to make the most of their natural abilities whether they are considering performing arts as a profession or just sheer enjoyment. We believe that every child has a hidden talent and us at Scott ‘n’ Wiseman aim to uncover it.We offer Classes in:
- Stage Modern/Jazz
- Hip Hop/Commercial Dance
- Drama Workshops
- High quality singing coaching classes
All pupils from the age of 4 have the option to take examinations but on no account are they compulsory.Every year the School stages a major production, enabling all the pupils to take part, as well as taking part in mini performances throughout the year. Previous students have entered professional competitions and auditions for several top UK full time performing arts colleges Childrens dance, singing and drama classes in: Forest Hill, Brockley, Peckham, Camberwell, Dulwich, Lewisham, Bellingham & Deptford and Honor Oak
Established since 1939 The Weston School prides itself on offering first class training in a happy, safe and professional environment.
Students are accepted from age 3 years to adult and classes are offered in Cecchetti Classical Ballet, ISTD Modern Theatre Dance & Tap, Street Dance/Jazz and Musical Theatre.
The first term of any subject is charged at half-price, with a free taster class to get started.
The School is an ISTD Approved Dance Centre and also offers training for vocational and teaching qualifications.
Venues: Central Chelmsford, Springfield, Chelmer Village and Great Dunmow
The Samara Ballet School
Dansworks Dance Academy is a Dance School with a friendly and caring environment where every individual matters!
Small classes are run by experienced teaching professionals including DansTots, Street Dance, Musical Theatre, Irish Dance, Ballroom & Latin, Junior Freestyle/Disco, Tap and Ballet Their aim is for all ages and abilities to reach their full potential. We offer exams in RAD Ballet and grades and medal tests with the IDTA. We also hold an annual show for all children aged 2+ and performances at many local events and venues throughout the year.
Location: Rossendale, Lancashire
Principal: Tanya Allen LRAD, ARAD, FISTD, PGCA
Grades Examiner for The Royal Academy of Dance, Adjudicator of The British Federation & All England Dance.
The Allenova school has been established for over 28 years and in that time it has grown in strength and reputation. The school offers all the usual dance styles of Ballet, Tap, Modern and Musical theatre as well as Hip Hop. We cater for tiny little ones from the age of 2 1/2 who are nurtured through their first steps right through to Adults and Advanced 2 level in ISTD (Imperial Society of teachers of Dancing) & RAD (Royal Academy of Dance).
Our examination results are amazing with very high marks achieved in RAD, NATD and ISTD examinations. Many of our pupils go on to win medals in festivals, Competitions and All England Dance. Allenova pupils are always successful in auditions for various professional pantomimes such as The Reading Hexagon and The Newbury Corn Exchange.
We run classes in the Reading area and local venues in Tilehurst, Caversham and Earley. We have our own studio facility in Newbury Town Centre and the main studios in Thatcham. We also run a popular summer school. All our own studios are fully equipped with barres and mirrors.
We aim to give every child a chance to shine and develop their love of dance through careful training which is also fun and full of opportunities.
NEW ADULT AND CHILDRENS STREET DANCE/HIP HOP CLASSES and NEW ALLENOVA CREW TEAM helping our dancers in competitions and events. Also; NEW PILATES classes for adults.
ELITE DANCEWEAR - our new dancewear shop is now open supplying all examination uniform and footwear along with gifts and festival costumes. Please email us for details. Mail orders also welcome.
Venues: Tilehurst, Caversham, Reading, Earley, Newbury, Thatcham
Footworks School Of Dance offer I.S.T.D. Ballet Tap Modern Jazz taught by qualified teachers in Stevenage. Also Musical Theatre & singing tuition. Exam & competition work. Freestyle ballet classes, pointe & pre-pointe training, contemporary dance classes, bi-annual school shows and much much more...
DIDDY DANCERS for 2 to 3 year olds - 30 Minute class
Diddy Dancers begins a wonderful journey into dance and creative movement. Boys and girls learn the basic technique for dance and movement to music. The emphasis is on fun and your Diddy Dancer can learn the joy of dance! This is a parent and child class.
MINI MOVERS for 3 years to 5 year olds - 30 Minute class
We incorporate fun with a bit more emphasis on learning basic dance moves. More Ballet is introduced and also Modern Theatre dance. The emphasis is still on enjoyment within a structured and disciplined class. Mini Movers learn movement through music, rhythm, freedom of movement and exploring how to co-ordinate all these wonderful and exciting things.
NEXT STEPS for 41/2 to 5 years + - Hour class
Tap dancing is included to accompany the Ballet and Modern Theatre syllabus. Children show a great sense of enjoyment while exploring co-ordination between their hands, arms, feet and head movements in the three disciplines. As they progress through this class they will be learning syllabus work with a view to taking (optional) exams in each subject.
There is a lot more at Footworks. See our web site for more childrens' and adult classes
La Sylvaine and Wendy Bell Ballet Schools have been established since 1975 offering girls and boys an introduction in Ballet and Dance in Kensington, Chelsea and Fulham. The schools operate in various locations, and also run Dance Clubs in a number of private and state schools thoroughout Central London.
- Ballet classes are offered in either English or French for children aged from 3-18 years. From Age 6 the Ballet School follows the RAD Syllabus
- Hip Hop and Street Dance for boys and girls from age 8
- We prepare older children for Vocational Schools, such as Arts Educational and Royal Ballet School (entry at 11 & 18)
- Adults yoga, pilates and ballet classes
Our classes are taken by fully qualified and experienced teachers who are passionate about encouraging your child to have fun and reach their potential in a friendly and positive atmosphere. RAD exams can be taken but are not compulsory. The school performs regular shows or end of year presentations. Every five years, a professional production is staged in a London West End theatre. We have a strong ethos and welcome everyone no matter what ability or circumstance, please visit our website or contact us for full details.
Children's dance classes in: Kensington, Chelsea and Fulham
Avon Dance Academy and Chew Valley Dancing School
Our fully qualified teachers are passionate about enthusing children with a love of performing and reaching their full potential. We follow The Imperial Society of Teachers of Dancing (ISTD) and The London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art (LAMDA) syllabus. Children work towards QCA accredited exams. The higher levels carry from 20 to 65 UCAS points. We also have and annual programme of competitions and performances.
Our 30th and biggest yet show will be 'Peter Pan' at The Elgiva Theatre in Chesham in 2014. Join The Carol Kristian Theatre School now to share this wonderful experience, make new friends and learn new skills.
Locations: Chorleywood and Gerrards Cross
You’ll never be short of things to do here with your family as there is something for everyone:
Ice Rink and Ice Café
The ice rink provides a unique blend of Victorian splendour, opulent history and modern technology to create the backdrop for up to 1250 skaters and spectators. With an extensive programme of public skating, figure skating, ice dance, ice hockey and Skate UK courses, the ice rink has something for everyone. For more information including opening times go to: http://www.alexandrapalace.com/ice-rink/
Bar and Kitchen
Great for family lunches and dinners, there is both indoor and outdoor seating available with a panoramic view of London. Hot and cold meals, as well as snacks are available all day. The Bar & Kitchen opens daily from 11am.
Have a game while enjoying one of the best panoramic views of London’s skyline, the 10 hole Pitch & Putt course and putting green in the park is open daily throughout the summer.
Boating lake and café
The Boating Lake and Cafe overlooks the park and is open all year round to enjoy fishing, pedalling across or sitting around at the Lakeside café.
All year round adventure soft play centre with café serving refreshments for its patrons. A great escape for kids and their parents all in a beautiful partly wooded setting. Open every day and perfect for parties!
The Park/Garden centre
The site offers a diverse mix of landscapes including woodlands, formal gardens, playing fields, meadows and conservation areas. Birds, bats, foxes and invertebrates have all made their home in the trees, plants and wild flora making it ideal for a great family day out.
A great place to maximize and sharpen your skateboarding skills or just watch others perfect their grinds and ollies. There is enough to keep you busy including ramps, 2 fun boxes and 2 grinds… and what’s more – it’s FREE
Mini mayhem in the ice rink foyer
New to the Palace this summer – Mini Mayhem and Crazy Golf in the Ice Rink foyer keeps children entertained with soft play inflatables, ball pond and drawing area.
So… discover your Ally Pally for the ultimate experience.
Founded in 1991, ROX School of Dance and Drama in Hove offers dance classes in RAD Ballet, Modern, Tap, Jazz , Pop, LAMDA drama and singing for boys and girls from 3 years to adult.
Our fully qualified and experienced teachers encourage all abilities to reach their full potential in structured lessons with the emphasis on learning through fun in a relaxed environment. Our facilities include four large mirrored dance studios all with fully sprung floors and a dancewear shop.
Every 3 years all students are invited to take part in our end of summer term show. All pupils are also given the opportunity to enter both group and solo performances in the Brighton and Worthing Festivals. School holiday courses are held every half term and summer given children the chance to take part in all aspects of dance, drama and singing, culminating in a performance for family and friends.
Starlight School of Dance39 Petton Close, Winyates East, Redditch B98 0PA
Classes take place at the Windmill Community Centre and Winyates Green Meeting Rooms, Redditch.
Our complete range accommodates demands for Ballet, Tap, Modern and Jazz, with an increasing selection or apparel and accessories for Dance Fitness, Cheerleaders, Majorettes and budding Gymnasts.
Packed full of Class, Show, Competition, Dance Clothing & Dance Shoes by major dancewear brands Capezio, Bloch, Dans-ez, Sansha, Katz and the Parent Company’s own brand Starlite Dancewear.
Please call in or for our Mail Order service we are just a phone call away or the click of a button for our new website to order on-line.
Address: Sleaford Enterprise Park, Pride Parkway, Sleaford, Lincolnshire NG34 8GL
Bramhall School of Dancing
Judy Tompsett School of Dance
Established for 20 years we teach dance to children aged from three to adults. We encourage each pupil to reach their full potential and pupils have the opportunity to take exams and take part in the school shows. Our classes that run in North Abingdon- Wed-Fri after school and all day on Saturdays range from beginners to preparation for entry into Dance and Performing Art Colleges.
Between 2000-2014 14 students won scholarships to study at Arts Educational London, Bird College, RADA and Mountivew. Past students perform in the West End in Wicked, We Will Rock You, Dirty Dancing, Legally Blonde, Rock of Ages, Mamma Mia, Woman in Black .Chicago. Charlie & The Chocolate Factory. 6 students won places to appear in English Youth Ballet’s production of “Swan Lake” 2013.
Principal: Judy Tompsett C.D.E., L.I.S.T.D.Dip., L.A.M.D.A.Dip.
Teacher: Selina Chilton DDI, Diploma in Musical Theatre (Arts Ed.) DDI, I.S.T.D.
To guarantee a place, early booking is recommended as class sizes are strictly limited and applications are dealt with on a first come, first served basis.
If you would like to find out more please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call 020 7376 7076.
Rutleigh/Norris Ballet Schools
The school was established in 1961 and has five branches within the Birmingham and Warwickshire areas offering Ballet classes for children from the age of 3-18 years. Children work in classes towards R.A.D. grades and vocational exams.
We have a team of four highly qualified teachers who can recognise if a child shows particular promise. These children can enter our very successful student group.
For further information please call the above number or log onto our website at www.ballet.uk.com
Marmalade Dance situated just off Essex Road and on Upper Street Islington is an inspiring, friendly school of excellence.
We follow the Imperial Society dance syllabus (I.S.T.D) so children gain a high standard of technique whilst having fun.
Students have the opportunity to take part in the fantastic summer school, perform at a local theatre and dress up in sparkly costumes!
We are now taking new students for ballet, tap, jazz and baby ballet this term.
Please call Leila on 07795483195 to book a place for next week.
- Baby Ballet 3+ years
- Imperial Ballet 3-18 years
- Tap 5-18 years
- Street Jazz / Modern 5-18 years
- I.S.T.D Exams taken
- Performance at local theatre
- Summer School
- Adult Fitness / Tap Classes
Classes run after school during the week and on Saturdays.
Principal: Senta Renton
Renton Dance Studio in Farnborough has been established for 25 years offering dance tuition to children aged from toddlers to adults in a dedicated, air conditioned studio.
Classes are offered in RAD Ballet as well as ISTD Tap, Modern, National, Greek and Jazz to major level, taught by fully qualified, specialist staff. Examination results are of an exceptionally high standard. Private coaching is offered for exams, auditions and competitions.
Come to Renton Dance Studio where with dedicated staff and small classes your child can realise their full potential. Contact us for your FREE TRIAL.
We consider that we are the only vocational school in the area. Many of our children are selected as Junior, Mid and Senior Associates of The Royal Ballet School. We currently have two students at White Lodge. Most of our seniors audition for dance colleges and have been accepted with full funding at Elmhurst, Birds, Laines, Performers, Central, Rambert etc.
In addition we offer opportunities for children to take part in Festivals, bi-annual school shows, auditions for pantomimes and English Youth Ballet and London Children’s Ballet productions where one of our pupils has the lead in 'The Secret Garden' and 'Jane Eyre'.
Significant numbers of our senior students have been accepted, with full funding, at a variety of dance colleges and many are now appearing in West End shows like 'Mamma Mia' 'Lion King' 'Fame' and 'West Side Story'.
We also offer adult classes in Tap and Modern.
Mobile: (07973) 520151
Email: rentondance @btinternet.com
Ealing Dance Centre & Studio96-98 Pitshanger Lane, Ealing, London W5 1QX
We offer Action Kids for 9 months – 3 years, R.A.D Ballet for children from 3 years of age, I.S.T.D Tap and Modern for 5yrs + and Street Dance for 6yrs+.
All our teachers are qualified and each child is encouraged to reach his/her full potential. Our aim is to provide children of all ages with a grounding in both poise and dancing pleasure. They then progress with the opportunity to express themselves in more advanced work and take examinations.
Adjacent to the Studio is the Ealing Dance Centre where you can buy a wide range of dancewear and accessories, as well as Fashion/Bridal Wear, Hosiery, Hair Bits, Haberdashery, Gifts and Toys.
Established since 2002 the Shuffles School of Dance offers classes in Tap, Ballet, Freestyle, Street Dance Theatre Craft, modern jazz acrobatics and contortion for boys and girls from 21/2 years as well as adult ballet classes.
All our classes are run by fully experienced teachers that are passionate about dance and encourage each child to reach their full potential. Each pupil has the opportunity to advance towards IDTA exams.
We also run a fun and exciting summer school that is very popular with all ages. Each day introduces children to a new routine, so as well as having fun and making new friends they are learning new routines.
Visit our website or contact us for full details:
Susan Ford School of DancingHatfield Leisure Centre, Travellers Lane, Hatfield AL10 8TJ
Liz Nolan Theatre Dance School
All ballet classes are taught by Tamara, the principal, who is passionate about instilling a love for movement and expression in her students. The use of arms and upper body is definitely a part of training which shows the Russian method at its best. Tamara’s professionalism and creativity is clearly seen in her choreography and in her students’ good working attitude.
- Girls & Boys accepted from 3 years old
- All grades including Advanced Level
- Pointe Work
- Ballet Examinations
- ISTD Modern & Tap
- Adult Intermediate Ballet & Tap
- Adult Beginner's Ballet
- Dance Festivals
- Fundraising Concerts
- Annual School Concert
- Summer Dance Week for Junior/Intermediate & Senior Students in July/August
The Purple Dance StudioParkengear Farm, Probus, Truro, Cornwall TR2 4HH
Hazelle Stage School has been established for 40 years.
A fully qualified team offer Tap, Ballet, Aerobics, Modern and Jazz classes for children from the age of 3.
Classes are small, maximum 15 children. Many pupils move into careers in the theatre and TV.
We also supply a huge range of dance wear from a single item for beginners to a complete wardrobe for a stage show. Made-to-measure service available. Please log onto our website to view some of our range, we offer mail order.
Introducing Stage Door Studios East Lothian’s Brand New Stage School Providing the best musical theatre training.
We offer a wide range of classes in dance, drama, music and fitness for all ages and host the highest quality of sound recording studios.
From twinkle stars to super stars join us on your journey to the stage.
Location: Stage Door Studios Bridge Street Musselburgh East Lothian EH21 6BG
Julie Shacklock School of Dancing93 Outram Street, Sutton-in-Ashfield, Mansfield NG17 4BG
Hunter School Of DanceGoldington Rd, Bedford MK40 3ND
Ellen Ekers RAD Teaching Dip.6 The Crescent, Bedford MK40 2RU
Eleonora Dance Studio
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