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.
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|Ballet (3-5 yrs)||Saturday||9.00am-9.40am||Cheadle||Allsaints Church Hall|
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|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|
Rosslyn School of Dance & DramaThe Studio, Rosslyn House, 1 Reddown Road, Coulsdon, Surrey CR5 1AN
Eleonora Dance Studio
- 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.
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.
- 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:
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
Julie Shacklock School of Dancing93 Outram Street, Sutton-in-Ashfield, Mansfield NG17 4BG
Classes are fun and exciting as well as challenging and rewarding for those that aim for the competitive levels.
We take children from 4 years old, however, we do take younger and it is best to talk to Tara Hackett or Natalie Kyne regarding ability and what class would suit them.
Adults are also encouraged to keep fit with us and we have a number of adult classes available. See our website for a timetable.
Throughout the year we aim to:
- Help dancers achieve personal goals.
- Create a stage show with lively choreography.
- Hold a class feis, introducing new dancers to competition.
- Dance at exhibitions.
- Enter dancers into feisanna around the country/World
- Enter dancers for their grades.
Attending the Hackett-Kyne Academy can improve confidence, self-esteem and fitness levels. Everyone here is very friendly and encouraging.
For details on our class times call Tara: +44 (0)7859 911 457 or Natalie: +44 (0)7780 792 203
Irish Dancing classes in: Gillingham, Maidstone,Bexley, Sidcup, Rainham and Hextable.
Jayne Marie Dancing Schoolwww.jmds.net
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!
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.
Children ages 3-4 and 5-6 years attend a 90-minute session divided into three sections of dance, drama and singing. The sessions are designed to develop the children’s confidence, focus and social skills from an early age, giving them a head start in life. It also provides a great introduction to performing arts.
Students aged 7-18 years attend a three-hour session comprising of an hour of drama, an hour of singing and an hour of dance, each with a specialist tutor. Jigsaw Arts provides training in all three disciplines in order to create a well-rounded performer. To establish an environment that builds confidence, regardless of individual ability, students are divided into appropriate age bands. All students will be challenged to their full potential. The three age groups rotate between the three disciplines.
They also offer holiday workshops, birthday parties, a Youth Theatre and run an in house agency.
Fees: 3-6 years £140 per term, 7-18 years £260. Sibling discounts apply. Two week trial available.
Venues: Balham, Bexleyheath, Broxbourne, Camden, Chislehurst, Crouch End, Croydon, Ealing, Enfield, Finchley, Harrow, Hendon, Ilford, Sevenoaks, Stevenage, Ware and Winchmore Hill
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
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.
- 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.
Susan Ford School of DancingHatfield Leisure Centre, Travellers Lane, Hatfield AL10 8TJ
Roblyn Dance Studio
DAPAThe Wharf Studio, Eanam Wharf, Blackburn
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.
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
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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:
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!
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!
Stagecoach Theatre Arts - HarrogateRossett High School, Green Lane, Harrogate HG2 9JP
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.
To guarantee a place, early booking is recommended as class sizes are strictly limited and applications are dealt with on a first come, first served basis.
If you would like to find out more please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call 020 7376 7076.
From Multi Sports to Climbing with lots in-between, each course is tailored to bring the best out of each child.
JAGS offers separate courses in Multi-Sports, Soccer Academy, Swimming, Trampoline, Tennis, Dance, Climbing, Fencing, Archery, Diving and Triathlon (Fencing, Trampoline and Climbing), all courses being led by fully qualified instructors who are at the top of their game...
If your child is aged between 4-14 yrs old we have a course for them. Sign up now to experience coordinated and driven weekly or daily courses which will allow youngsters to realise their capabilities. All courses ran at JAGS are designed to provide a great opportunity to develop social and sporting experiences in a fun and organised environment.
- Singing, Dance and Drama for boys and girls aged 4-18.
- 20 years of stretching imaginations.
- Improving: articulation, confidence, poise, creativity and imagination
- More than 12 million hours of confidence building.
- Stagecoach: Training for Life.
For full details call Stagecoach Bromley now on 020 8941 6073 or click on our websites:
The Samara Ballet School
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.
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.
If your child is aged between 3 and 8 then they will love our Ready Steady Dance Class on a Saturday morning between 9.30-10.15am. We do a bit of everything including, ballroom and latin, cheerleading and freestyle and the children work towards rosettes that they take every three months. They are then awarded a certificate and a sash for them to collect their rosettes on. All our classes are on a pay as you go scheme so you don’t have to sign up in advance.
Our Saturday programme for children over 8 is a great way to learn a wide range of different dance styles. From 10.15 - 3.00pm we offer several different classes, (see timetable for more information), including Salsa, Ballroom, Latin, Freestyle, Musical Theatre and Street/Hip Hop. You can do as many or as little as you like so you can come to one class or all of them! And the more you come to the less you pay for each session. In these classes we also work towards medal tests every three months, when the child is awarded a medal and certificate. All our classes are on a pay as you go scheme so you don’t have to sign up in advance.