Styles of Dance
The Classsic form of dance where technique, control, balance, poise and suppleness are paramount. Ballet is foundation of all dance!
Ballroom dance is a set of partner dances, which are enjoyed both socially and competitively around the world. Dances include Waltz, Foxtrot, Quickstep and Tango.
This is a style of expressive dance that combines elements of several dance genres including modern, jazz, lyrical and classical ballet. It extremely physical and demands lots of training.
This is a modern dance style which originated in the 1970’s. It is a free moving and fun dance which is great exercise! It is energetic and performed to modern pop music.
Hip Hop / Street
Hip-hop dance refers to street dance styles primarily performed to hip-hop music or that have evolved as part of hip-hop culture. It includes a wide range of styles primarily breaking which was created in the 1970s and made popular by dance crews in the United States
Danced with a partner (normally the instructor), however it can also be danced solo. Dances include Cha Cha Cha, Samba, Rumba and Jive. It’s great fun and includes diverse speed and moods of music.
Lyrical Slow Dance
It is a fusion of jazz, ballet and freestyle, performed to ballads and classical music. Pupils are required to be reasonably flexible and have excellent musicality and feeling. A very stylish and dramatic style of dance!
If your child likes singing and dancing on stage our Performing Arts classes are a wonderful option.
The classes are for all abilities, however a very basic knowledge of dance is a slight advantage. Group singing, acting and dance are taught. Routines are developed from ‘Broadway’ and ‘West End’ shows and musicals such as Annie, Wicked and Bugsy. These classes are great for confidence and with hard work will develop even the quietest child.
Speech & Drama
These classes follow classic drama principles and techniques such as sight reading, poetry recital, audition techniques, improvisation, accent development and elocution (correction of speech impediments and public speaking).
Stage / Jazz
‘West End’ and ‘Broadway’ style dance! It is performed to many styles of music such as jazz and musical theatre. Technique and discipline are a must and are applied to the varying themes of this dance style.
Strictly Come Dancing
Following the success of the television programme, we offer you the opportunity to follow in your favourite celebrities footsteps. Literally! Waltz, Salsa, Cha cha cha, Foxtrot etc are all included in this class.
Couples and solo dancers are all welcome.
A fun style where the feet and ankles are the focus – beats and rhythmic tones are created with the tap shoes. This can be taken socially or to an advanced level following a disciplined syllabus.
One-to-one vocal lessons are preferable when developing an individual’s voice or for an absolute beginner. The experienced instructor will take you through the techniques of breathing and give you exercises to develop, and find, your vocal range. Each lesson is specially designed for each pupils needs.