Children's dance classes

Toddler and Children's Dance Classes, Tap, Modern, Jazz and Street

Children's dance clubs offering Tap, Jazz, Modern, Street dance classes for toddlers and boys and girls.


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Perform is one of the UK’s best-known children’s drama schools and comes highly recommended.

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.

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Tappy Toes is a dance/movement class for boys and girls aged 20 months to 4½ years. Our syllabus is designed specifically for this age group, to encourage creativity, improve coordination, increase confidence and develop rhythm and musicality. We use a fun mix of pop songs, Disney tunes, nursery rhymes and music from their favourite TV shows. We dance with props like pompoms, dance ribbons, bells etc. We sing songs with actions, and tell stories through dance and movement.

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.

Hertfordshire

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.

Ballet, Street Dance, Cheerleading & Gymnastics for 3 - 12 year olds
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The Rhythmix syllabus has been designed to teach the skills of Street dance, Ballet, Cheerleading and Gymnastics whilst developing other vital personal qualities, including building confidence, self-esteem, social interaction and friendship, communication, creativity and expression.

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.

Please contact us to confirm up to date venues and times.

DAY TIME AGE PROGRAM AREA FACILITY
Monday 6PM-7PM 3-12 STREET Heald Greebn Qdos Fitness M22 5LB
Tuesday 6pm-7pm 3-12 STREET Wythenshawe Manchester Health Academy M23 9BP
Wednesday 6pm-7pm 3-12 STREET Gorton Wright Robinson College M18 8RL
Saturday 9am-10am 3-12 BALLET - BEGINNERS Cheadle All Saints Parish Rooms SK8 7JL
Saturday 10am-11am 3-12 BALLET - INTERMEDIATE Cheadle All Saints Parish Rooms SK8 7JL
Saturday 10.30am-11.30am 3-12 STREET Macclesfield AZ Club SK10 2NA
Saturday 12pm-1pm 3-12 STREET Reddish Life Leisure SK5 7AT
Saturday 9am-10am 3-12 GYMNASTICS - BEGINNER Hazel Grove Hazel Grove Rec SK7 5JW
Saturday 10am-11am 3-12 GYMNASTICS - INTER Hazel Grove Hazel Grove Rec SK7 5JW
Saturday 11am-12PM 3-12 GYMNASTICS - ADVANCED Hazel Grove Hazel Grove Rec SK7 5JW

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Stoke Newington Arts & Media School, Clisold Road, N16 9EX
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The First, the Largest and still the Best!

  • 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

Call Stagecoach Stoke Newington now on 020 7354 0367 or click on our website.

Rosslyn School of Dance & Drama

The Studio, Rosslyn House, 1 Reddown Road, Coulsdon, Surrey CR5 1AN
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Principal: Cynthia Coatts BA (Hons) LLAM
Registered Teacher of The Royal Academy of Dance

Classes and private lessons in Speech, Drama, Ballet, Tap and Modern Dance.

Children and older students prepared for professional auditions, examinations, festivals etc.

Studio in Coulsdon, Surrey.

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Take Centre Stage with our Performing Arts Academy
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Affiliated with the prestigious ‘Paul McCartney Fame School LIPA’, LIPA 4:19 Knutsford is a part time Performing Arts Academy offering classes in Acting, Dancing and Singing for Children aged 4 to 19 on Mondays.

Our curriculum based classes are split age appropriately, designed to ensure that the student’s journey to proficiency is fun, invigorating and rewarding. Our expert teachers who have all taught and performed professionally within their field, guide our students through LIPA’s unique formula developing the skills and confidence that underpin any progression within performing arts. All students have the opportunity to perform in our end of year production at a local theatre and to take exams in all genres.

New students receive a FREE trial evening.

North Road, Highgate N6 4BG
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The First, the Largest and still the Best!

  • 20 years of stretching imaginations.
  • Singing, Dance and Drama for boys and girls aged 4-16.
  • More than 12 million hours of confidence building.
  • Stagecoach: Training for Life.

Call Stagecoach Highgate now on 020 7272 8108 or click on our website.

Lorna Clark School of Dance

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Established for over 40 years the school trains students from 3 -18yrs to acquire Poise, Confidence and a love of Dance in Ballet, Tap, Modern, Classical Greek and National. All classes are taught by fully qualified teachers.

Royal Academy of Dance Examinations are taken in Ballet from Primary to Advanced Level and ISTD exams in all other Genre to the same standard. Many pupils have gone on to perform and to train as teachers.

Weekly Jazz and Drama classes are held and the school participates in Festivals and produces a Bi Annual show.

All Classes are held in South Harrow / Eastcote.

Web: www.lornaclarkschoolofdance.co.uk

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Step In Time

Dance Classes and Dancewear in Scotland
Falkirk
Principal: Heather Palmer MUKA, MBATD, MSDTA

Step In Time offers dance lessons and quality dancewear to both children from the age of 4 and adults.

Classes are held weekly in Falkirk in Highland Dance. All our teachers are fully qualified and experienced. Dance classes are offered to all levels from beginners to professionals.

We are currently the UK's fastest growing dancewear suppliers, supplying a comprehensive selection of dancewear for Irish, Scottish Country, Ballet, Modern and Highland Dance. Our staff are all fully trained and will be happy to advise you with your choice. We carry a wide range of stock at all times so we are able to dispatch your order quickly. We offer a nationwide mail order.

Web: www.step-in-time.co.uk

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Stagecoach Theatre Arts

Dance, Drama & Singing in Surrey
Surrey

The First, the Largest and still the Best!

  • 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 Workshops & Courses for Summer.

During their time at Stagecoach pupils develop into wonderful articulate, poised, confident young people who will benefit throughout their life from the ‘life skills’ they have learned.

Stagecoach provides a wonderful environment where children of all abilities can interact with other children in an atmosphere of warmth, creativity and development

For full details visit your local Stagecoach website or contact them directly, see below for details:

Stagecoach Theatre Arts (Camberley): Joe on 020 8892 5177 www.stagecoach.co.uk/camberley
Stagecoach Theatre Arts (Godalming): Holly on 01252 319133 www.stagecoach.co.uk/godalming
 

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Term-Time Drama Classes and Summer Courses
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The Young Actors Theatre is a unique and vibrant community based theatre which provides drama classes, workshops and productions for young people.

Join us this summer for some amazing courses:

  • Week 1: 23rd – 26th July
    SUMMER SCHOOL FILM WORKSHOP (12 and up)
  • Week 2: 28th July –1st August
    MUSICAL THEATRE (6 – 11) and ACTORS TOOLKIT (12 – 18) (electable half day and full day classes)
    Method Acting ~ Stage Combat ~ Sight Reading and Audition Technique ~ Devising And Scriptwriting ~ Film And TV Technique ~ Clowning ~ Accent Workshop
  • Week 3: 4th –8th August
    GLEE CLUB (6 – 11) and PLAY IN A WEEK (12 and up)
  • Week 4: 11th–15th August
    ACTING BOOTCAMP FOR JUNIORS (6 – 11) and CIRCUS SKILLS (6 - 11)
  • Weeks 5 and 6: 18th - 29nd August
    YATI THEATRE SUMMER PRODUCTION (7 – 16)

    We also offer term-time drama classes which are loads of fun and a great way to learn all about performing. Our members gain confidence and skills that are useful not just on stage but in life!

    We offer classes in four age groups:

    • Tots (under 6)
    • Juniors (6 – 11)
    • Seniors (11 – 16)
    • Adults (16+)

    We also offer Singing and Street Dance Classes.

    We have an in-house agency: ‘YAT Management’ which represents clients from 6 to 24 years old. Our clients are currently working in film, TV and theatre both nationally and internationally.

  • Avon Dance Academy and Chew Valley Dancing School

    Web: www.avondanceacademy.com
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    Children's dance classes in Bristol

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    Somerset Mob: 07856 273166

    Razzamataz Theatre Schools Yeovil is the ideal place for young people aged 4 – 18 yrs to learn about Pop Singing, Street Dance, Musical Theatre, Commercial Dance, and Drama. Attending Razzamataz Theatre Schools can improve confidence, self-esteem and give students a head start in the world of Performing Arts.

    The focus at Razzamataz is to provide a fun and varied curriculum. We pride ourselves on the quality of our tuition (as ranked in the Top 3 Theatre Schools by The Stage newspaper) and also offer plenty of performance opportunities and Summer Stage Academies during school holidays.

    Razz Tots is an exciting new class for 2-3s, specially designed in line with the government’s guidelines on early years development. Our movement and melody based classes will enable your child’s physical and emotional development whilst encouraging their communication skills and increasing their confidence.

    Classes are broken down into themes each lasting 6 weeks. Razz Tots classes are held in Yeovil on Thursdays 1.30-2.30pm and Saturdays 9.00-10.00am during term time.

    Razzamataz Yeovil classes for 4-18 year olds are Saturdays between 9am and 1pm.

    For more information contact Principal Claire Walford.

    We offer FREE taster sessions - Reserve yours today!

    Ealing Dance Centre & Studio

    96-98 Pitshanger Lane, Ealing, London W5 1QX
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    Ealing Dance Studio offers a wide variety of dance classes for children from 9 months upwards.

    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.

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    Education in Stage and Theatre Arts (ESTA) the Saturday Drama School that started in Chiswick goes from strength to strength! The school which was started by international casting director and award winning TV producer Esta Charkham is heading into its 14th year. Three hours of music, movement, improvisation, drama and sheer fun for young people 7 – 18 every Saturday in term time. Terms start each September, January and April.

    ESTA also has an agency and this year alone - members have appeared on CBBC, on CITV, on ITV, on Nickelodeon, at The National Theatre, at 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
    Email: esta@charkham.net

    Dunbar Dancing

    Web: www.dunbardancing.com
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    Children's dance classes in Dunbar, East Lothian
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    The First, the Largest and still the Best!

    • 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 Summer

    Call Stagecoach Fareham and Hedge End now on 023 8046 5006 or click on our websites.

    42 Clapham Manor Street, London SW4 6DZ
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    London Russian Ballet School is the only school in the UK to offer Russian ballet training exclusively with Russian-trained teachers. All abilities and levels are welcome. A wide range of classes is available: children’s classes from 4 years of age, pre-vocational training, junior and senior vocational, post-graduate and professional training, as well as amateur adults’ classes.

    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.

    The Basement Dance Studio London, 400 York Way N7 9LR
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    An activity they are sure to enjoy!

    Fun ballet classes in North London designed to develop confidence and creativity in children.

    Children can be entered for IDTA and UKA exams.

    Classes start from 3 years old.

    Park Terrace, Stirling FK8 2NA
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    The First, the Largest and still the Best!

    • 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 Summer.

    Call Stagecoach Stirling now on 0131 337 7774 or click on our website.

    Unique creative physical performance workshops
    Warwickshire

    Sprungsters is a performance based youth group with a difference. Offering a new approach to the more traditional styles of performing and performing arts classes.

    Sprungsters offers children and young people aged 4-21 weekly workshops using physical theatre, to develop imagination, promote creativity and inspire enjoyment.

    Combining drama, speech and movement to produce a very physical approach to theatre making, Sprungsters takes participants on a creative journey, giving them the time and space to develop their own voice in a supportive and encouraging environment.

    Sprungsters’ approach in all workshops and performance opportunities promote self-development in children and young people as expressive and creative individuals. The sessions create a safe environment in which to play and explore, where imagination is celebrated and anything becomes possible.

    Sprungsters create excellent performance work with young people, maintaining high standards and encouraging professional values.

    Physical theatre is the main art form used at Sprungsters, incorporating drama, dance and voice work, to develop the imagination, promote creativity and increase movement ability in those that take part.

    The use of physical theatre is unique to Sprungsters, which has led to the group being recognised as an important contributor to the arts in the region.

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    The Wharf Studio, Eanam Wharf, Blackburn
    Lancashire
    Dance & Performing Arts Centre.

    From beginners to grade and medal levels we teach any age.

    Ballet - Tap - Stage
    Modern - Jazz - Ballroom
    Drama - Dance - Singing

    Coffee bar available. Come along for a free initial dance lesson to see why we are the best!

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    Central London

    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 throughout 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)

    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

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    Anna Fiorentini Theatre and Film School educate and guide students through drama/film, dance and singing classes. Our organisation opened in 2001 as a Prince's Trust Business and has a growing reputation within the performing arts industry.

    With drama schools situated in North London, Hackney, the Docklands and Bethnal Green, we put students into classes according to their age and follow a timetable where they get to explore a range of performing arts and help ensure they become an all round performer.

    For details about our schools, term dates, time-tables and how to apply, please visit our schools section.

    Roblyn Dance Studio

    Fife
    Dance classes offered in Fife to children from 3 years to adults. Classes available in ballet, Tap, Highland, Scottish National, Modern, Stage, Disco and European National.

    Students can work towards exams and competition levels or just for fun! Please phone the above number for full details.

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    Halo Leisure

    Herefordshire

    Bridge Street Sports Centre - Bridge Street, Leominster. Tel: 0845 24 10 972
    Hereford Leisure Pool - St Martins Avenue, Hereford Tel: 0845 24 12 562
    Hereford Leisure Centre - Holmer Road, Hereford Tel: 0845 24 10 978
    Ledbury Leisure Centre - Mabels Furlong, Ledbury Tel: 0845 24 12 579
    Leominster Leisure Centre - Coningsby Road, Leominster. Tel: 0845 24 12 540
    Ross Swimming Pool - Red Meadow, Ross-on-Wye Tel: 0845 24 12 570
    Ledbury Swimming Pool - Lawnside Road, Ledbury: Tel: 0845 24 12 590
    Ross Sports Centre - Wilton Street, Ross-on-Wye Tel: 0845 24 12 570
    The Bromyard Centre - Cruxwell Street, Bromyard. Tel: 0845 24 10 980

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    Classes in Stevenage for all ages - Toddlers to Adult
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    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

    East Sussex

    Bertram School of Dance offer ballet classes for boys, girls from 3 years, teenagers and adults at locations in Brighton and Kingston Nr. Lewes.

    Classes cater for children of all abilities. We offer examinations and competitions (optional).

    Judy Tompsett School of Dance

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    Dance, Ballet, Jazz, Tap and Modern Theatre 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.

    Email: judy.tompsett@ntlworld.com

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    Physical Theatre with Impact
    Gloucestershire
    SoundSketch, the STOMP-inspired Performing Arts Company based in Gloucestershire, for kids aged 7-14.

    We combine a unique mix of music-making, junk and funky rhythm, movement and drama. 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. Sessions are two hours long, between 10.30 and 12.30 for 12 weekends every school term. They'll 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. Our Sunday Cheltenham venue is the stunning studios at All Saints’ Academy. Fantastic value-for-money and sibling discounts available too.

    We also run workshops for schools and after-school clubs, so do mention us to your local school.

    The Islington Ballet School

    The Unity Church Hall, 277A Upper Street, Islington N1 2TZ
    North London
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    Are you ready for the West End Experience?
    Essex

    Established since 2007; The Academy Arts in Essex is a youth theatre organisation developed to give young people a true insight into the workings of London’s West End musical theatre.

    Under the supervision of West End performers, choreographers, Directors and musicians; students are encouraged to reach their full potential.

    Academy Kids
    For girls and boys aged 3-6. Fun, exciting classes aimed at building confidence. Students can progress to the main school.

    Academy Arts School
    Classes for ages 7-24. The classes are fun, focussed and driven aiming at improving technique and covering all aspects from auditions through rehearsals to the all-important Opening Night.

    Many of our students graduate to top drama academies including Italia Conti, Arts Educational School and East 15.

    Join the Academy Arts Theatre School & Agency for the ultimate West End experience!

    Jayne Marie Dancing School

    www.jmds.net
    Hertfordshire

    Principal: Miss J. Wilson A.I.S.T.D. (DIP).

    A high standard of classes in ballet, tap, modern, national and drama. We also tutor towards competition and show work. We are based in Berkhamsted and Hemel Hempstead.

    Email: jmds2002@hotmail.com

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    The Leading Stage School in Hertfordshire
    Hertfordshire

    Established since 1994, Top Hat Stage School is a part time performing arts school and agency for children and young adults aged 4 to 17 years of age. Over 500 students attend each week to be taught drama, singing and dance (both Tap & Jazz). No matter what level of experience or talent your child has – Top Hat accepts every child giving each and every one a moment to shine on stage and giving them stage experiences that will help boost their confidence and self discipline.

    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.

    Julie Adams Stage School

    112 Haviland Road, Boscombe, Bournemouth BH7 6HW
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    The Julie Adams Stage School in Dorset is a vibrant and well-established Stage school, open all year round. Classes in Ballet, Tap, Modern, Street Dance, Drama and Singing are offered for all ages. Little Stars classes are for ages 2½.

    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.

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    The Part Time School With A Full Time Mentality
    Somerset

    Affiliated to The Bristol School of Dancing

    We offer classes covering all aspects of theatre training for children aged 2+ - 18, and now also offering classes in Drama and Dance to Adults. Classes are held in our Bristol Studios and in several branches throughout the region. All our pupils enjoy learning through productions, with many opportunities to appear in professional touring shows at the Bristol Hippodrome, Theatre Royal, Bath and other local venues.

    Recent professional shows at the Bristol Hippodrome have included ‘Jekyll and Hyde’ starring Marti Pellow, ‘Joseph and his Amazing Technicolor Dream Coat’ starring Keith Jack, ‘Half a Sixpence’ starring Gary Wilmot, ‘Dr Doolittle’ starring Tommy Steele, ‘Evita’, ‘Whistle Down the Wind’, ‘The King and I’, ‘Jesus Christ Superstar’, ‘Annie’, ‘South Pacific’, ‘Fiddler on the Roof’ and ‘Scrooge’ starring Shane Richie.

    We frequently have children appearing in Major Touring and West End Shows including ‘Matilda a Musical’, ‘Oliver’, ‘The Sound of Music’ and ‘Chitty Chitty Bang Bang’. We have also supplied the Children for the annual pantomime at the Bristol Hippodrome for over 20 years. Including ‘Dick Whittington’ starring Barbara Windsor, ‘Snow White’ starring Kara Tointon and Joe Swash, in recent year’s children performing alongside Joe Pasquale, Jim Davidson, Paul O’Grady and Julian Clary.

    We have a large teaching faculty drawn from both the teaching and theatrical professions and have a 100% success rate on students entered for all disciplines of Llamda exams. We also offer extra individual tuition in piano and solo singing. Many of our students have graduated on to appear in West End Shows and Major Touring Productions.

    SUMMER DANCE SCHOOL IN BRISTOL - Enjoy a week learning drama, dance and vocal techniques from West End professionals!

    Extremely competitive fees – Why pay more when you can get the best for less!

    Northamptonshire

    Aspirations Wellbeing is a sports, leisure and cultural trust that manages the Pemberton Centre and Splash Leisure Pool, both in Rushden and the Nene Centre in Thrapston.

    We aim to provide a variety of great value for money events and activities for children and adults to assist a full and healthy lifestyle.

    Activities for children and young people, activities for people living with a disability, a wide variety of Group Fitness Classes, swimming lessons, racket and team sports, SPIN® cycle group classes, venue hire plus entertainment all come within the range of what we do.

    Our aim is to work co-operatively with partner organisations to offer the best range of leisure and cultural facilities for local communities.

    Activities for children include: Dance classes, football coaching, martial arts, swimming classes for babies and children, gymnastics and cheerleading. Plus birthday parties, school holidays clubs and workshops.

    To see details and the full range of what we offer, please visit our website:

    Nene Centre, Cedar Drive, Thrapston, NN14 4JY
    T.01832 734090
    E.nene@aspirationswellbeing.org.uk

    Pemberton Centre, H E Bates Way, Rushden, NN10 9YP
    T.01933 350324
    E.pemberton@aspirationswellbeing.org.uk

    Splash Leisure Pool, Station Road, Rushden, NN10 9SJ
    T.01933 410505
    E.splash@aspirationswellbeing.org.uk

    Multiple Areas

    PQA is the new generation of weekend drama schools for 4 -18 year olds, offering training in all areas of the performing arts every weekend for 44 weeks a year!

    Why do students and parents choose PQA?

    • Pauline Quirke is actively involved in all aspects of the Academies, including her unique masterclass for red group students.
    • Tuition in drama, singing and dancing
    • Specialist Film & TV module
    • Perform at a top West End Theatre
    • Student films screened at a local cinema & in Leicester Square
    • Free Trinity College London exams for all students
    • Plenty of opportunities to perform throughout the year
    • QK Creative Management – our agency for professional work
    • Creative Stages reports to keep you in the know
    • Masterclasses from top professionals
    • Free uniform on joining
    • All staff are enhanced CRB checked
    • Regular assessments by Head Office to ensure quality of teaching
    • Pay by monthly direct debit with option to cancel with just 4 weeks notice
    • Unique trial period - try us for free, until you know it’s right! (see t & c’s for further info).

    We strive to bring the best out of our students in a safe, creative and enjoyable environment – where every child is given an equal opportunity to achieve, develop and shine. It’s important to us that our students have a great time whilst learning some new skills useful for life, not just the performing arts.

    PQA. Be yourself. Be Amazing!

    PQAcademy locations:

    Amersham, Aylesbury, Bishops Stortford, Bradley Stoke, Brentwood, Bridgnorth, Brighton , Bristol, Cambridge, Canterbury, Chelmsford, Cheltenham, Chislehurst & Sidcup, Coventry, Crawley, Croydon, Durham, Eastleigh, Evesham, Exeter, Guildford, Harlow, Harrogate, Hemel Hempstead, Hertford, Leicester, Maidenhead, Milton Keynes, Newcastle upon Tyne, Northampton, Nottingham, Oxford, Penn, Plymouth, Preston, Rochester, Romford, Rutland, Solihull, Stroud, Southend, Southwick, Tonbridge, Watford, Wickford, Wolverhampton, Woodford Green, York AND ..... Mallorca

    For further information, or to arrange a FREE trial session, please call 08456 732 022 or visit www.pqacademy.com

    Starlight School of Dance

    39 Petton Close, Winyates East, Redditch B98 0PA
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    We offer tuition in all theatre subjects, including Ballet, Tap, Modern Jazz, Theatrecraft, Freestyle, Gymnastic dance, from beginners to advanced levels. Pupils are taught in the International Dance Teacher's Association Syllabus and take examinations on a regular basis. We also offer tuition in festival work and perform several shows and pantomimes throughout the year, both amateur and professional. Children can begin from aged 3 years and it's never too late to start!!!

    Classes take place at the Windmill Community Centre and Winyates Green Meeting Rooms, Redditch.

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