Toddler and Children's Dance Classes, Tap, Modern, Jazz and Street
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|
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:
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.
Liz Nolan Theatre Dance School
Rosslyn School of Dance & DramaThe Studio, Rosslyn House, 1 Reddown Road, Coulsdon, Surrey CR5 1AN
Stagecoach Theatre Arts
- Singing, Dance and Drama for boys and girls aged 4-18.
- 20 years of stretching imaginations.
- Improving: articulation, confidence, poise, creativity and imagination.
- Holiday Courses for Summer and Children’s Themed Parties.
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 (St Albans): Mandy on 01525 630183 www.stagecoach.co.uk/stalbans
Stagecoach Theatre Arts (Watford): Katherine on 01727 768738 www.stagecoach.co.uk/watford
Stagecoach Theatre Arts (Hemel Hempstead): Amanda on 01442 875977 www.stagecoach.co.uk/hemelhempstead
Stagecoach Theatre Arts (Borehamwood): Beverly on 0208 958 3143 www.stagecoach.co.uk/borehamwood
Stagecoach Theatre Arts (Harpenden): Liz on 01525 717567 www.stagecoach.co.uk/harpenden
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.
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
Yasmin Taylor Academy of Dance
We offer classes in R.A.D Ballet, I.S.T.D Modern and Tap. Special nursery classes in ballet for 3 years + on Thursday and Saturdays.
We hold yearly choreography competitions and on alternate years we produce a school show. Examinations, Competition and festival work are available at the discretion of the principal.
Classes held at Brookfield School, Brook Lane, Sarisbury Green, Southampton.
Fax: (01489) 559892
We aim to provide a variety of great value for money events and activities 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, help with healthy lifestyles, 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.
To see the detail of what our Centres deliver, and the full range of what we offer, please log on to our website and have a look:
Nene Centre, Cedar Drive, Thrapston, NN14 4JY
Pemberton Centre, H E Bates Way, Rushden, NN10 9YP
Splash Leisure Pool, Station Road, Rushden, NN10 9SJ
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.
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.
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
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
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.
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.
DAPAThe Wharf Studio, Eanam Wharf, Blackburn
The Samara Ballet School
Collective Dance & DramaThe Studio, Rectory Lane, Rickmansworth, Herts WD3 1FD
We are a well established Performing Arts School and College with a team of highly qualified and dedicated staff.
We have a Funky Fit pre-school class for 2 year olds. From the age of 3, children progress into all areas of performing arts. We offer tuition in modern, ballet, tap, contemporary, jazz, singing, drama and more. Classes in Dance go up to and include GCSE and A’Level standard.
We also offer full and part time singing and drama courses for 16+ as well as adult classes in dance and fitness. Classes held in a purpose built studio.
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.
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
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
Stagecoach Theatre Arts - CarmarthenQueen Elizabeth High School, Johnstown, Carmarthen SA31 3NL
Looking for somewhere to run your own sport or leisure classes from? Our fantastic facilities are available to hire at very competitive prices, in the heart of Blackheath. Facilities available to hire to run your own sport or leisure classes include state of the art Theatre, Cookery Room, Drama Studio, Sports Pavilion and sports fields, Art Studios and classrooms.
Open Door’s Tennis, Dance and Fencing Club offers lessons for adults and children with use of its tennis courts during evenings and weekends; at extremely competitive prices.
Looking for the perfect venue for your next Children’s Party? Look no further – OPEN DOOR has fantastic facilities available to hire, including Sports Hall, Pavilion, Cookery Room and Dance Studio. So for a fabulous party venue & no mess at home, contact us.
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.
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.
With backing from Dragon Duncan Bannatyne, the part-time performing arts school has gone from strength to strength and has become one of the top five part-time theatre schools in the UK, according to The Stage newspaper. Classes consist of three sessions of dance, drama and singing and the curriculum covers the whole of the performing arts, from classic West End musical theatre to commercial street dance for students age 2 -18.
Ages 2-3 years, an exciting journey through the jungle, to space, under the sea and much more! Razzamataz hope to aid parents to ensure that their children can develop and achieve their full potential in a safe and enabling environment.
Principal Dave Mac who has 35 years in the trade says. "Razzamataz Tonbridge is dedicated to working on making performance training accessible to all young people. As well as improving health and fitness, participation in theatre arts has been shown to benefit children in many different areas as they acquire life and performance skills."
To register for your FREE taster session call Dave on 01732 364859 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
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.
Staff are selected not only for their skills but for their ability to inspire, motivate and coach the students to reach their full potential. The focus at Razzamataz is to provide a fun and varied curriculum to teach new skills or enhance existing ones.
We pride ourselves not only on the quality of our tuition (as ranked in the Top 3 Theatre Schools by The Stage newspaper) but also:
- Large scale stage shows in professional theatres
- Annual Awards Ceremony including Student of the Year, Best Achievement
- UCAS Accredited Arts Award for Senior Students
- Summer Stage Academies during school holidays, where everyone has the opportunity to join the Razzamataz team for a whole week and put on a mini show for friends and family!
The Principal at Hampstead is Sam Bradshaw who prides himself on his personal approach to both students and parents.
For details on our class times call Sam or visit our schools page at www.razzamataz.co.uk.
We offer FREE taster sessions - Reserve yours today!
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
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.
Richardson's 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 are a theatre school running classes from St Ives and Histon, near Cambridge, in Drama, Dancing and Singing.
Our students learn about the performing arts in a fun and lively environment, and every child gets the opportunity to take part in regular performances.
New for September this year are dance classes in Ballet, Jazz, Tap and National for children and adults in Graveley near Huntingdon and St Neots.
As well as our term time classes we offer holiday courses, our teachers are qualified, experienced and fully CRB checked.
Our classes are competitively priced as well so they won't break the bank!