Children's Dance Classes, Tap, Modern and Jazz
They run weekly workshops at over 160 venues across London and the South-East and the classes use a unique mix of drama, dance and singing to help bring out children’s true potential. With a high level of personal attention and a range of specially written songs, games, tongue-twisters and raps, their enthusiastic and experienced teachers focus on developing children’s confidence and social skills while giving them lots of fun at the same time.
Perform also offer extremely popular birthday parties for toddlers, 4-8s and 8-12s. All parties feature costumed Party Leaders and age-appropriate themes like Superheroes, High School Musical and Mermaids & Pirates, popular holiday courses based on classic stories, Mini Ps (for under 4s) and Perform Plus (for 8-12s).
Perform offer every child a FREE Drama Class to discover the fun for themselves and it’s definitely worth trying them out. To find your nearest venue, call 0845 400 4000 or visit our website.
Venues: Abingdon, Amersham, Ashford, Balham, Barnes, Barnet, Barons Court, Basingstoke, Bath, Battersea, Bayswater, Beaconsfield, Beckenham, Belsize Park, Berkhamsted, Billericay, Bishops Stortford, Blackheath, Brackley, Brentwood, Bristol, Bromley, Brook Green, Buckingham, Bushey, Cambridg,e Canterbury, Caterham, Chalfont St Peter, Chelmsford, Chelsea, Cherry Hinton Village, Chichester,Chigwell, Chingford, Chiswick, Chorleywood, Clapham, Clifton, Crouch End, Crowthorne, Didcot, Dorking, Dulwich, Ealing, Earlsfield, East Finchley, Elstree, Epping, Esher, Eton, Ewell, Fareham, Farnham, Finchley, Fleet, Fulham, Gerrards Cross, Golders Green,, Greenford, Greenwich, Guildford, Hammersmith, Hampstead, Hampstead Gs, Harpenden, Harrow, Haslemere, Heath And Reach, Henley, Highbury, Highgate, Hitchin, Horsham, Hove, Hungerford, Ickenham, Isleworth, Islington, Kensington, Kentish Town, Kew, Kings Hill, Kingston Upon Thames, Landsdown, Larkhall, Loughton, Maidenhead, Maidstone, Marlow, Marylebone, Mayfair, Mayford, Meopham, Mill Hill, Mortlake Muswell Hill, Newbury, Newnham, Northwood, Notting Hill, Oxford, Oxted, Pangbourne, Petts Wood, Pimlico, Pinner, Primrose Hill, Purley, Putney, Queens Park, Radlett, Reading, Redland, Reigate, Richmond, Rickmansworth, Riverhead, Rochester, Romsey, Rottingdean, Royston, Sawbridgeworth, Sevenoaks, South End Green, Southgate, St Albans, St John's Wood, Stanmore, Stoke Newington, Streatham Hill, Sunbury On Thames, Surbiton, Swiss Cottage, Teddington, Thame, Tonbridge, Totteridge Village, Tring, Tunbridge Wells, Turnham Green, Twickenham, Twyford, Tylers Green, Uckfield, Victoria Park, Virginia Water, Wallingford, Walthamstow, Wanstead, Ware, Welwyn Garden City, Wendover, West Ealing, West Hampstead, Westbury Park, Weybridge, Wickham, Wimbledon, Winchester, Windsor, Woking, Wokingham and Woodford Green
Locations for Tappy Toes are:
St John's Church, Berry Lane, Rickmansworth, Herts. WD3 7HG Wed and Thurs at 1.30pm and 2pm
West Herts Sports Centre, Park Avenue, Watford, Herts WD18 7HP Thursday's at 10am and 10.30am
Bushey Grove Leisure Centre, Aldenham Road, Bushey, Herts WD23 2TD Monday's at 10.30am and 11am
Epping United Reform Church, Lindsey Street, Epping, Essex, CM16 6RB Monday's at 1.30pm and 2pm
Panshanger Hall, Moors Walk, Welwyn Garden City AL7 2BQ Thursday's 10.30-11am 20mths-2½yrs, 11-11.30am 2½yrs-4½yrs
Compass Theatre, Glebe Avenue, Ickenham. UB10 8PD Tuesday's 10-10.30am 20mths-4½yrs
Everyone Active Gym, Herbert Avenue, Parkstone, Dorset Monday's at 1.30pm
Canford Sports Centre, Canford Magna, Wimborne, Dorset BH21 3AD Thursday's at 10am
Blandford, Everyone Active Gym, Blandford, Dorset Wednesday's at 1.45pm
For more information about Tappy Toes in your area please give us a call. If you know of anyone who may be interested in running their own Tappy Toes classes please speak to our Franchise team on 01923 218626.
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 3-5 years
- Ballet 5-18 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.
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.
All sessions provide the young people with the opportunity to learn and develop a variety of skills, such as Rhythm development, Co-ordination, Balance, Flexibility, Strength, Agility, Posture and Improved fitness.
Rhythmix Coaches have been hand-picked and specially trained to be positive role models and mentors, support and encourage, motivate and inspire, whilst providing a fun, safe atmosphere for your children to learn and thrive in.
Each session will introduce and progress skills, working towards a specific goal, examples of this are certificates, medals/trophies, performance, and competition. Working in this way helps to develop focus, goal setting, determination, commitment and team work, ultimately providing a sense of achievement when the goal is accomplished.
Rhythmix believes Dance, cheer and Gymnastics is for everyone and when given the opportunity to experience the benefits, the impact can last a lifetime.
|Cheer||Saturday||10.00am-11.00am||Didsbury||Didsbury Sports Centre|
|Ballet (3-5 yrs)||Saturday||9.00am-9.40am||Cheadle||Allsaints Church Hall|
|Ballet||Saturday||10.00am-11.00am||Cheadle||Allsaints Church Hall|
|Gym (3-5 yrs)||Saturday||9.00am-9.40am||Hazel Grove||Hazel Grove High School|
|Gym (5-7 yrs)||Saturday||10.00am-11.00am||Hazel Grove||Hazel Grove High School|
|Gym (8-12 yrs)||Saturday||11.00am-12.00pm||Hazel Grove||Hazel Grove High School|
Silhouette Dance Club161-163 Boundary Road, St Helens, Merseyside WA10 2LP
For young children, CRB checked artists provide things like crafts (puppet making, mask making, lantern making etc), Japanese origami (very popular), African drumming and dance.
For teenagers’, we have lots of terrific party ideas. These include makeup and beauty for teenage girls. Also popular urban arts such as street dance, break dancing and Rapping, graffiti art, Japanese manga art or DJ-ing skills.
We also provide special graffiti art activities including commissions where create a bespoke mural for a child’s bedroom, a garage, shed or play room and so on. We begin by demonstrating to the children, before leading an activity with them.
Our artists / entertainers will travel to, and deliver at your venue (home address or a room booked etc).
Activities are great value for money and usually last 1 ½ to 2hrs. They are competitively priced from only £180.00 so why not give it a go?
Please contact us via email (firstname.lastname@example.org) our website web-form or call one of our friendly team on 0845 481 1920 or 07967 659 293 today!
Rosslyn School of Dance & DramaThe Studio, Rosslyn House, 1 Reddown Road, Coulsdon, Surrey CR5 1AN
Displays are given at various events and every other year the club presents a large show at the Alban Arena, St Albans in aid of charity.
Children are taught in groups of similar age and experience. Exams are held yearly. If they choose, children can enter Highland dancing competitions in which members achieve excellent results.
Prices are reasonable and classes are held in the centre of Harpenden.
We provide termly courses for 3 – 18 year olds in acting, ballet, tap, musical theatre, singing and street dance. We offer Trinity Guildhall exams through to BTEC qualifications, as well as for enjoyment and developing skills for life.
Bursaries and concessionary rates are available on request. Prices start from £43 per term. All course information and booking is on line at http://courses.theatrepeckham.co.uk/
IRISH DANCING CLASSES in Kent - Hackett-Kyne Academy
Classes are fun and exciting as well as challenging and rewarding for those that aim for the competitive levels.
We take children from 4 years old, however, we do take younger and it is best to talk to Tara Hackett or Natalie Kyne regarding ability and what class would suit them.
Adults are also encouraged to keep fit with us and we have a number of adult classes available. See our website for a timetable.
Throughout the year we aim to:
- Help dancers achieve personal goals.
- Create a stage show with lively choreography.
- Hold a class feis, introducing new dancers to competition.
- Dance at exhibitions.
- Enter dancers into feisanna around the country/World
- Enter dancers for their grades.
Attending the Hackett-Kyne Academy can improve confidence, self-esteem and fitness levels. Everyone here is very friendly and encouraging.
For details on our class times call Tara: +44 (0)7859 911 457 or Natalie: +44 (0)7780 792 203
Locations: Gillingham, Maidstone,Bexley, Sidcup, Rainham and Hextable.
Julie Adams Stage School112 Haviland Road, Boscombe, Bournemouth BH7 6HW
Ron and Julie, the principals, encourage students to take part in festivals, shows and competitions all over the country, which adds to their performing experience. Many students have had film and modelling contracts and have performed at the London Palladium.
Jayne Marie Dancing Schoolwww.jmds.net
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
Fitzell-Roberts School of Dancing & Theatre Arts
Ballet - Jazz - Tap - Disco - National - Greek - Modern - Line Dancing - Drama - Singing
Nursery classes for 3+ for Ballet and Tap are held on Saturday mornings.
Classes held at Thornhill, Bitterne, Romsey, Halterworth and Valley Park.
Fax: (023) 8045 2986
Starlight Dance Academy
Starlight Dance Academy is a well established Dance School offering classes in Ballet, Tap and Modern in the Baldock and Hemel Hempstead areas.
Children accepted from the age of 3 for ballet and from the age of 5 for Tap and Modern. We nurture all the children towards examination grades.
Classes held five evenings a week and also on Saturdays, please e-mail for more information.
Lorna Clark School of DancingSouth Harrow HA2 8QU
Tuition is offered in RAD Ballet and ISTD Tap, Modern, Greek and National. Exams being taken from Grades to Majors. Fully qualified staff teach children and students from 2½ to 19 years pupils being grouped according to age and ability. The school participates in festivals and shows are held every 2 years.
Principal: Lorna Rookledge
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:
Eleonora Dance Studio
Hulme Academy of Dance
Classes held in Tap, Ballet, Sports Acrobatic and Modern Dance. We follow the UTD (United Teachers of Dance) syllabus. Our small and friendly classes encourage children to enjoy dance and progress at their own pace. Children can take exams if they wish. As well as performing in festivals throughout the year, we also hold a show every two years.
Classes are held Monday to Friday evenings in two locations in Coventry. Please contact us on the above number for full details.
We currently have students aged from 4 - 19 at the academy, which runs on a Saturday morning during term time, but we have spaces for new recruits.
Classes are in Singing, Dance and Drama - classes are fun and stimulating and provide challenging, inspiring lessons structured around technique and performance skills. Students also perform in professional theatres, alongside casting opportunities and we enter students for exams in the various art forms.
All staff at LIPA 4:19 are trained and experienced performers and practitioners – skilled in their various fields of performing arts and working with young people. Termly Fees apply
For almost 25 years we have seen young people gain confidence, stretch themselves, and build essential life skills while learning the tools to sing, dance and act and most importantly have fun!
Suitable for ALL abilities, Stagecoach offers the chance for kids to pursue a career in the arts or simply just to learn some new skills to share with friends and family.
Call or Apply online to get started!
We offer a variety of dance classes such as ballet, tap, modern, street and musical theatre to individuals with varying abilities from 3yrs to adults.
Our aim is to encourage the learning of dance techniques and performance skills in a fun and friendly atmosphere. We are always working towards either exams, shows or community events.Please get in touch for a free trial lesson!
If your child is aged between 3 and 8 then they will love our Ready Steady Dance Class on a Saturday morning between 9.30-10.15am. We do a bit of everything including, ballroom and latin, cheerleading and freestyle and the children work towards rosettes that they take every three months. They are then awarded a certificate and a sash for them to collect their rosettes on. All our classes are on a pay as you go scheme so you don’t have to sign up in advance.
Our Saturday programme for children over 8 is a great way to learn a wide range of different dance styles. From 10.15 - 3.00pm we offer several different classes, (see timetable for more information), including Salsa, Ballroom, Latin, Freestyle, Musical Theatre and Street/Hip Hop. You can do as many or as little as you like so you can come to one class or all of them! And the more you come to the less you pay for each session. In these classes we also work towards medal tests every three months, when the child is awarded a medal and certificate. All our classes are on a pay as you go scheme so you don’t have to sign up in advance.
- Singing, Dance and Drama for boys and girls aged 4-18
- 20 years of stretching imaginations
- More than 12 million hours of confidence building
- Stagecoach: Training for Life
- Holiday Courses for Easter & Summer
- Fun Birthday Parties
Classes in Hardwick, Cambourne, Caldecote and Cambridge.
Founded in 1988, the Jill Bridger School of Dance offers tuition in classical ballet, modern threatre dance, tap and natural movement for children from the age of two. Jill is registered with and accredited by the Royal Academy of Dance (RAD), the Imperial Society (ISTD) and the National Association of Teachers of Dance (NATD).
The school timetable includes ‘Melody Movement©’ classes for children aged 2 to 4. This syllabus is carefully structured to develop creativity, musicality and co-ordination with an emphasis on expression and enjoyment through music and movement.
The school encourages all children to achieve their personal best, with options to participate in examinations, competitive dance festivals and school shows.
Classes in Cambourne, Cambridge, Trumpington, Hardwick and St Ives.
It is not just for tennis but provides children (from 1-16 years) with lots of other sports and activities, to fit around school in the term-time and to occupy them during the holidays. A specially designed holiday programme makes life easier for any working parent. It is open to everyone and membership is not required.
The facility offers baby changing and disabled toilet facilities.
Liz Nolan Theatre Dance School
- Singing, Dance and Drama for boys and girls aged 4-18
- 20 years of stretching imaginations
- Improving: articulation, confidence, poise, creativity and imagination
- Stagecoach: Training for Life
If you're looking for a great theatrical and physical alternative to dance, drama and music classes, then this is it! We combine a unique mix of music-making, rhythm, movement and drama.
If you've ever seen STOMP in action, then you've got a pretty good idea of what we're about. Household and industrial items become musical instruments in our wonderfully creative 'Sound Sketches', which are exhilarating to both watch and perform.
Led by Stuart and Stacey, two professional musicians and fully-qualified experienced teachers, our workshops are guaranteed to leave the kids buzzing. Each one lasts for two and a half hours, either between 10-12.30 or 1.30-4.00 for 12 weekends every school term. They'll also get to perform some really exciting shows, meet some great new friends and have a huge amount of fun too!
Our Saturday Gloucester venue is at City Works, home of the fantastic Gloucestershire Resource Centre and Scrapstore, where we have use of their beautiful dance studio. Although our Sunday Cheltenham venue is yet to be announced, all sessions are now enrolling for the New Year.
We are a family run school and proud to be one of the oldest local dance schools in the area, having been established 36 years ago by my mother Julie.
We specialise in Ballet (RAD syllabus), Tap (ISTD syllabus), Modern/Jazz and Musical Theatre.
We accept children from 2 ½ - 3 years upwards.
WEEKEND STAGE SCHOOLS: Children aged 4 and 5 years attend a 2-hour session where they discover the delights of the performing arts in an informal, but safe and caring environment. Children aged 6 – 17 years attend a 3-hour session.
AGENCY: Top Talent Agency represents Top Hat students for professional work in the West End and Television Commercials as well as films and modelling jobs, an ex pupil is Rupert Grint. Join Top Hat and your child could take their talents to a more professional level. www.toptalentagency.co.uk
WEEKEND STAGE SCHOOL LOCATIONS: Potters Bar, Welwyn, Stevenage, St. Albans & Hertford
STREET DANCE CLASSES available in Potters Bar and St Albans. See our website for full details.
Chantraine School of Dance
Welcomes girls and boys of all ages from 4. Classes weekdays and Saturdays. Three centres: London (Hampstead/Kilburn area), Wanstead and High Wycombe.
Enquiries: London & General - Chantraine School of Dance Tel/Fax: (020) 7435 4247
Wanstead Tel: (020) 8989 8604
High Wycombe Tel: (01494) 447741
A branch of the Ecole de Danse Chantraine, Neuilly, France.
The charity Kids Love Lambeth performs Russian classical ballet for children throughout Lambeth. Opportunity is made available to all regardless of background or means.
Please visit our website for any updates on classes and performances and ring the School (0207 498 0498) to get more information or to book a class.
DanceXchange offers classes for people aged 6mths – 60yrs+ ranging from ballet, tap and street styles, to club jazz, contemporary and break dance. Whether you’re a complete beginner or a more experienced dancer, DanceXchange has a class to suit your needs! Prices start at just £3.50 for children.
Want to watch dance?
If it’s entertainment you’re looking for then look no further! Throughout the year, DanceXchange presents performances by the best dance companies from across the world in its studio theatre in Birmingham Hippodrome. From captivating children’s shows to urban showcases and the very best contemporary dance, DanceXchange is the place to be for a great night out!
Find out more about DanceXchange on our website or email email@example.com
ESTA also has an agency and this year alone - members have appeared on CBBC,on CITV, on ITV, on Nickelodeon, at The National Theatre, The Royal Court, and in major motion pictures.
ESTA’s Summer Schools are very popular and children join from all over the world as well as London! Do contact us for dates.
(Discounts on mentioning All4Kids)
For info and applications:
Tel: (020) 8741 2843