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|
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.
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
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
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 email@example.com
The Dance Factory shop has a wide range of goods including jazz and ballet shoes, dance and exercise wear.
Julie Shacklock School of Dancing93 Outram Street, Sutton-in-Ashfield, Mansfield NG17 4BG
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.
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.
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.
Susan Ford School of DancingHatfield Leisure Centre, Travellers Lane, Hatfield AL10 8TJ
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!
- Singing, Dance and Drama for boys and girls aged 4-16.
- 20 years of stretching imaginations.
- More than 12 million hours of confidence building.
- Stagecoach: Training for Life.
- Holiday Courses for Summer
Our parties for 4-10 year olds combine drama, dance and singing with a wide range of party games and storytelling all based around the chosen theme. You choose the date and the time and date and we can come to the venue of your choice.
From flittering fairies to noble knights, fearless super heroes to mermaid princesses and everything in between, we'll make sure your children have a party they'll remember forever. Our Party Hosts arrive in colourful, themed costumes, loaded with props, balloons, prizes, stickers and party bags. Pop Star parties are very popular with our older children or try a Murder Mystery Party for 11 years plus. We even offer bespoke parties!
Call Stagecoach Kensington now on 020 8398 8106 or click on our website.
Kettering Academy of dance
We teach Ballet, Tap, Modern, National and Classical Greek to pupils aged 3½ upwards. Pupils take ISTD Imperial Society exams. Shows are held every two years. We have a strong link with the local amateur dramatics society and children can take auditions for local shows. Classes held in a fully equipped studio on Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday evenings and Saturday mornings. A coffee area is open during all lessons. We also offer adult tap classes.
Donna Vasey AISTD
Daryl Vasey LISTD (Dip)
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.
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!
The children’s coaching programme includes: Gymnastics, Trampolining, Street Dance, Judo, Soccer School, Tennis and much more.
During school holidays there is an OFSTED registered Sport Childcare Programme.
Full day child care for 5-14 yrs. on our Multi Sports programmes as well as sports specific week courses including: Soccer, Tennis, Gymnastics, Trampolining, Cricket, Judo, Kick Boxing, Ju-Jitsu & Street Dance. We even have a full week course in Cookery.
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.
Rooftop Studios in Stone, Staffordshire combines two performing arts schools under one roof – covering the disciplines of musical theatre, drama and classical dance tuition for ages 2yrs to adult – all taught by teachers who are professional performers in their own right.
On Saturdays, the studio plays host to PSSA (Pop School & Stage Academy); renowned for its fresh, performance–driven approach that nurtures natural talent in acting, singing and dancing. Classes are split into age groups (3 – 18 years) and move between all three disciplines to help develop all–round skills. There are always regular opportunities to perform, including the school’s annual ‘Big Show’, which provides the experience of starring in a professionally produced musical in a real theatre. And, because it’s never too young to start, the studio even hosts a special Parent & Toddler class on Friday mornings – perfect for preparing little ones for a place at PSSA!
Stagecraft Dance School, meanwhile, offers midweek evening classes in Ballet, Disco, Drama, Hip Hop, Modern, Tap and LAMDA Class for ages 3 – 18 years, with the opportunity to work toward LAMDA (London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art) and RAD (Royal Academy of Dance) examinations.
We also offer imaginative children's birthday parties that sparkle with showtime fun!
Students are accepted from age 3 years to adult and classes are offered in Cecchetti Classical Ballet, ISTD Modern Theatre Dance & Tap, Hip-Hop/Jazz and Musical Theatre.
The first term of any subject is charged at half-price, with a free taster class to get started.
The School is an ISTD Approved Dance Centre and offers training for vocational and teaching qualifications.
Venues: Central Chelmsford, Springfield, Chelmer Village, Great Baddow and Great Dunmow
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
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
Avon Dance Academy and Chew Valley Dancing School
Stagecoach Theatre Arts - HarrogateRossett High School, Green Lane, Harrogate HG2 9JP
- In Abingdon since 2001.
- Singing, Dance and Drama for boys and girls aged 4-18.
- Confidence building; fun; exercise; LAMDA exams; performance opportunities.
- Stagecoach: Training for Life.
- Holiday Courses in April & August.
- Classes running on Fridays & Saturdays
Summer holiday courses
A special week of musical theatre. Singing, dancing and drama culminating in a stage performance for parents!
Seniors (Ages 9-18) ‘Bugsy Malone’ and Juniors (Ages 4-8) ' Pirates of the Curry Bean'.
Monday 28th July to Friday 1st August at St Helen & St Katharine School, Faringdon Road, Abingdon, OX14 1BE
For full details call Julia Howson on 01865 390970 or click on our websites:
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.
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.
All ballet classes are taught by Tamara, the principal, who is passionate about instilling a love for movement and expression in her students. The use of arms and upper body is definitely a part of training which shows the Russian method at its best. Tamara’s professionalism and creativity is clearly seen in her choreography and in her students’ good working attitude.
- Girls & Boys accepted from 3 years old
- All grades including Advanced Level
- Pointe Work
- Ballet Examinations
- ISTD Modern & Tap
- Adult Intermediate Ballet & Tap
- Adult Beginner's Ballet
- Dance Festivals
- Fundraising Concerts
- Annual School Concert
- Summer Dance Week for Junior/Intermediate & Senior Students in July/August
- 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 Oxford now on 01869 278600 or click on our website.
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:
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!
We have the following camps taking place this summer:
- Cheerleading: 27th July – 1st August at Elmhurst School For Dance
- Street Dance: 27th July – 1st August at Elmhurst School For Dance
- Basketball: 3rd – 8th August at Loughborough University
- Tennis: 10th – 15th August at Loughborough University
- Football Players 10th – 15th August at Loughborough University
- Athletics: 10th – 15th August at Loughborough University
- Football Trails: 17th – 22nd August at Loughborough University
All of our camps take place in state of the art facilities and give each participant the chance to train in the same facilities as some of the world’s greatest dancers, sportsmen and sportswomen.
Our camps are a great way to meet new friends, build self-confidence, and learn more about your chosen activity in a safe and fun environment. The camps are designed to give our participants a fun and exciting way to gain new skills in their given sport, all while showing them what it takes to be a leading dancer or athlete. For more information on our camps, or if you would like an application form, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 0203 475 7511.
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.
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
- 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