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
Stagecoach Theatre Arts - RiponClotherholme Road, Ripon HG4 2DE
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
Central Scotland Ballet School29 Hamilton Crescent, Maddiston, Falkirk FK2 0NW
The Central Scotland Ballet School has been established for over 15 years offering a variety of dance classes to children aged from 2 ½ to adults. We teach RAD Ballet, ISTD Tap, Modern and Jazz. Our aim is to make dance classes fun whilst encouraging pupils to reach their full potential.
As well as an Annual Show and prize giving we also run our own choreography competition once a year.
All our classes are kept to a reasonable size and are run everyday throughout the week at different venues in Central Scotland. Please contact us on the above number for your nearest centre.
Step In Time
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.
- 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 Grimsby now on 01472 506 172 or click on our website.
DAPAThe Wharf Studio, Eanam Wharf, Blackburn
Under the supervision of West End performers, choreographers, Directors and musicians; students are encouraged to reach their full potential.
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!
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.
Surrey County Arts
- Music Lessons on a wide range of instruments and voice
- Workshops and Residential courses
- Music Therapy and teaching support for Special Needs
- Classroom support related to national curriculum, GCSE and 'A' Level
- Surrey County Youth Theatre
- Dance and Drama opportunities.
And more …. Log onto the website for full details.
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.
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.
Oxford Dance Centre
Katrina Earley School of Dance
Our aim is to provide the best quality teaching in a stimulating and creative environment, enabling each student to achieve success in their own unique way and to realize their dreams.
Classes in Ballet, Tap and Modern Jazz held at Beaufort Community Centre, Beaufort Road, Southbourne, Dorset.
Classes combine lively music and dance, with carefully structured learning designed for the specific age and developmental stage of your child. We help each child develop confidence, co-ordination, and social skills, whilst learning to express themselves creatively and encouraging a life long love of music and dance. Classes are run by experienced, enthusiastic, energetic and professional people with a passion for music and dance. Children are accompanied by their parent/carer which means classes are a wonderful opportunity for you to have fun with your child!
"Belinda is banging on the door of the class beforehand, she's so eager to get in and begin!" Diana Harrison, mum of Belinda (14 months).
- Babies (from 3 months) to Crawlers
- Walkers to 2 year olds
- 2-4 year olds
There is a huge body of evidence which shows that engaging children in both singing and dancing has considerable benefits for their linguistic, numerical, social, emotional and physical development. For more information about this and about MAD Academy classes please visit our website.
For details of the days and times of classes and associated party services in your area, please visit our website.
Venues: Maidenhead, Reading, Windsor, Wokingham, Marlow, South Cheshire, Paignton, Croydon, Epsom, Sutton, Ash, Basingstoke, Winchester, Norwich, Chippenham, Henley, Oxford, Croydon, Dorking, Epsom, Farnham, Guildford, Sutton, Woking and all surrounding areas
For details of franchises email firstname.lastname@example.org or call Elaine on 077322540 or 0118 926 1384
Now you can! Join us this holiday on the intense but thrilling Theatre Tribe journey of what it is like to cast, rehearse and perform in a West End show led by Musical Theatre professionals. We create tailor-made productions based on current Musical Theatre hits which our ‘Tribe Members’ learn – complete with songs, script and choreography – in preparation for a fabulous final show. Theatre Tribe is not simply a holiday camp but a theatrical event, where each Tribe Member is made to feel like a seasoned performer preparing for the first night of a West End production.
Hard work? Yes. Challenging? Yes. Great fun? YES!
Key Features and Benefits of a Theatre Tribe Experience:
- Theatre Tribe enrol a maximum of 18 students per workshop
- Each experience emulates as closely as possible the atmosphere of a professional rehearsal room and theatre
- Training by working West End and Touring actors, singers and dancers
- Theatre Tribe shows are ensemble pieces i.e. there are no lead parts – each Tribe Member has an equal role to play in the production
- Tribe Members receive a free Theatre Tribe T-shirt and DVD of the final show
- Fantastic behind-the-scenes organisation to create a seamless experience for our Tribe Members
We guarantee everyone who spends time with Theatre Tribe comes away from their experience feeling inspired, confident and raring to go!
Venues: Theatre Tribe can be found in various locations across London and the South East including Hampstead, Ealing, Balham, Greenwich, Mill Hill, Cambridge, Oxford and Sevenoaks.
Parkfield Dance Centre
At Parkfield Dance Centre we offer Ballroom, Latin, Disco, Cheerleading, Line Dancing and Salsa classes for children starting from the age of 2 years in purpose-built dance studios.
With a team of 7 enthusiastic teachers, all our classes are lively and fun ranging from beginners to advanced level. Exams taken in IDTA. All students take part in our annual in-house show.
Come to the Spring School for Ballet to meet our great team of dance teachers that will inspire your child to love dance!
Established for over 15 years the Spring School of Ballet offers tuition in Ballet, Tap and Modern Dance to children from 2½ years upwards.
Our team of fully qualified teachers follow the RAD syllabus in over 40 classes. Children are grouped according to age and ability and are encouraged to reach their potential in small, friendly, structured classes where is emphasis is on learning while having fun. Exams can be taken at the end of each year and at the end of each term parents are invited to their child’s class to watch their progress.
Classes are run every day of the school weekday afternoons as well as Saturday mornings.
Our classes are held at:
Weekdays - The Contact Centre, 60 Hambalt Road, Clapham SW4
Weekends - Lambeth Academy, Elms Road, London SW4
Let's Dance10 Belsize Close, St Albans, Herts AL4 9YD
350 students tutored in exam syllabus also dance competitions. We hold shows and choreographic competitions. Can lead children to performances in the West End. We also offer GCSE in Dance.
Livingston School of Dance & Drama36 Holyhead Road, Wednesbury, West Midlands WS10 7DF
D. Morgan F.I.T.D., A.I.S.T.D., R.A.D.(T.C)
G. Rowley F.I.D.T.A., A.I.S.T.D.
We offer classes for all ages from 2 - adult in four purpose built mirrored studios. Classes in Ballet, Tap, Modern, Disco, Theatrecraft, Festival Tuition, Speech, Acting, Gymnastics, Teaching Diplomas and much more. Examinations taken in R.A.D., I.S.T.D., I.D.T.A., LAMDA and Guildhall. We also have a coffee bar, waiting room and costume department.
D & G Dance Wear shop on the premises is open to the public supplying new and quality second-hand costumes and a wide range of shoes including ballroom, point shoes, ballet and tap. Mail order available on request.
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
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.
Julie Shacklock School of Dancing93 Outram Street, Sutton-in-Ashfield, Mansfield NG17 4BG
Richardson's Dance Studio
Anglesey School of Dancing
Pupils regularly perform in displays and shows. All our classes are small with a maximum of 12 pupils so each child receives the best tuition allowing them to realise their full potential.
Classes are held in venues all over Anglesey and main land Bangor. We offer late afternoon, evening and weekend classes. Please contact us for full details.
The RAD Training department’s programme of activities runs across the UK, as well as internationally, engaging with local communities, RAD teaching members and dance schools– to widen participation and access to dance. If your child is a complete beginner or an experienced dancer, and whether he/she wants to dance for fun or is working towards a career in dance, we have something for everyone. All RAD Registered Teachers are CRB checked.
The RAD offers an internationally recognised portfolio of Examinations which is designed for students of all ages and levels of ability. Students as young as two and a half may start dancing with the Pre-School Dance Curriculum, with the opportunity to move through Graded levels or Vocational Graded levels.
In our commitment to higher education, we createdthe Faculty of Education in 1999, dedicated to meeting the needs of our current and future dance teachers by providing education programmes and qualifications.
Royal Academy of Dance Enterprises Ltd is authorised by Royal Academy of Dance to sell products and goods using the Academy's logo and brand name.
- 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.
Venues: Kensington, Chelsea and Fulham
Dancefest runs classes and workshops for all ages, for both experienced dancers and people who have never danced before, across the West Midlands.
They include Contemporary, Choreography, Street, Breakdance, Mini Movers, Dance Clubs and Youth Dance. Participants get the opportunity to perform both informally and in the annual showcase.
Dancefest offers extensive education work in schools and colleges, and also coordinates Worcestershire Dance Teachers, to provide networking, support and CPD opportunities for teachers, dance workers and students working with all Key Stages and in Higher Education.
Dancefest leads many projects each year. These vary in size and scale, from one off workshops to site specific performances.
Work is undertaken for community groups, including organisations working with the elderly, disabled people and young people, and it also provides performance and participation opportunities and information for young dancers and choreographers.
Dancefest also designs and manages its own projects, which include Jigsaw, an annual integrated performance project involving disabled and non-disabled performers, the creation of dance films and site-specific work.
Dancefest leads Worcestershire Dance Promoters, which brings together the county’s venues to work on audience development, programming and participation.
Dance classes in: Worcester, Hereford, Stourport-on-Severn, Kidderminster, Ludlow, Malvern, Rock, Tenbury Wells and Ross-on-Wye
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.
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.
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.
- 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.
Liz Nolan Theatre Dance School
The Dance Factory shop has a wide range of goods including jazz and ballet shoes, dance and exercise wear.
Sarah Andrews Dance Academy is based in Harpenden offering I.S.T.D. Ballet, Tap, Modern, Singing and Drama classes to girls and boys from 3 years to adults.
Our experienced and fully qualified teachers encourage and support each pupil to reach their full potential. Pupils can take I.S.T.D. examinations or attend classes to improve fitness and have fun! Pupils are also given the opportunity to enter the British Arts annual awards competition as part of a group or soloists.
Each year a presentation show is performed for family, friends and the general public in the Harpenden Public Halls in aid of "Children in Need" and to support your local Theatre. See our website for full details and contact us to book your place!