Classes

 

Recreational Classes 

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Competitive Programme

Private 1-2-1 Tuition

 

Guest Teachers

 

Teacher Training 

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Become A Dance Teacher with Miss Rachel Kemp (F.I.D.T.A, R.A.D, Degree) a highly experienced and qualified dance teacher.

The I.D.T.A syllabus provides a thorough and developmental curriculum, that has supported the training of many dance professionals and teachers. By taking qualifications with the I.D.T.A you are providing yourself with worldwide teaching opportunities, and ongoing training and support throughout your dance teaching career.

 

Class Description

Private Tuition *

Classes are held daily for students from the age of 2 – 21 years.

In these lessons choreography is delivered to the student(s) for either a solo, duet, trio or quartet.

This lessons provide skill, discipline, confidence, performance and musicality.

We recommend all students attend a 1-2-1 lesson to improve their training and quality of the art forms.  Genres that can be covered for festival work can be from Ballet, Tap, Modern, Lyrical, Character, Song and Dance, National, Greek, Stylised Modern-Ballet and Street.  It is evident that students who participate on the performance platform steadily but surely enhance standards all round.

Monday

I.D.T.A Tap Grades 1-5:

Tap teaches you how to make sounds by with just one strike on the floor. It focuses on musicality and revolves around syncopation requiring you to carefully think and focus. In this class we work towards the I.D.T.A. syllabus as well as doing free work in the class, to incorporate each other’s ideas to form creative rhythms.  

R.A.D Ballet Grades

Ballet is the cornerstone of all forms of dance genres and is an art form created by the movement of the human body.

It is a classical dance form demanding grace, precision and employing formalized steps and gestures, flowing patterns to create expression through movement.

The Royal Academy of Dance offers an internationally recognised portfolio of examinations and assessments designed to encourage, motivate and reward students of all ages and abilities. One of the world’s most influential dance education and professional organisations. The RAD sets global standards for exams in classical ballet.

Tuesday

Walkover to Acro Class: 5-6.30pm

Acrobatics teaches flexibility, balance, strength and much more. This class will focus on the technique to enable you to do the stunts you would want to do. You will learn handstands, Cartwheels, walkovers, balancing on a beam and so much more.

Acro Dance is an art form specifically for dancers. Acro has softer, more lyrical looking lines, with the emphasis being on lengthening “through” the tricks and holding pretty balances with interesting variations. In Acro, we teach our students to dance into and out of Acro tricks, with minimal obvious “prep” before and after a trick. Despite being technically difficult to execute, acrobatic tricks are meant to blend in seamlessly with dance steps, providing an extra level of excitement and flair to dance choreography.

Wednesday

Mini’s Team: 4-5.30pm

This class is for students who follow our competitive programme. The mini team compete in many festivals (competitions). We incorporate a variety of styles including Modern, Lyrical & Vocal.

Senior’s Team:  Wednesday 5.30-7pm & Saturday 12.30pm – 2.30pm

A structured class consisting of warm-up, floor combinations and choreography in various disciplines such as Modern- Jazz, Lyrical, Commercial and Cabaret. The students learn with fun and discipline.  These classes are to prepare the students for Ensemble work to compete on a successful and proven performance platform.

Contemporary Class: 7-8pm

This Contemporary class offers a fun and expressive way of moving using the strength and foundation of ballet technique. You will learn the principles of contemporary dance which also includes floor work, partnering and jumps. If you want to push the limits, travel further, jump higher and feel emotion when dancing then this is the class for you!

Thursday

Private lessons only *

Friday

Festival Class: 5-6pm

This class is for students who are involved in the competitive programme, to enable them to showcase their solo, duets & trios in front of an audience which will help to build confidence. This class is compulsory if you attend private lessons.

Saturday

Little Feet Ballet: 9.00-9.30am

Little feet is a ballet class made just for boys and girls aged 2-3 years old. It is a fun filled but professional class where they are able to learn the primary basics of ballet whilst having fun with our array of props featuring ribbons, bean bags, and a parachute! The class runs every Saturday morning from 9 – 9:30am

RAD Pre-Juvenile Ballet (Dance to your own Tune): 9:30-10am

Pre-Juvenile ballet class is for girls and boys aged 4-5 where they begin to learn a variety of ballet Steps to form many routines. Everything is taught through storytelling or through the use of the props to keep the class fun and entertaining for the pupils. This class runs every Saturday morning from 9:30 – 10am.

Baby Tap : 10.00-10.30am

Baby Tap is a class for boys and girls over the age of 2 where they can make as much noise as they want! The tap class runs from 10 – 10:30am. We teach the pupils basic rhythms as well as including singing and instrument so they could make up their own funky rhythms.

Tap In Time Class: 10.30-11.00am

Tap in Time is where your child can make loads of noise and meet new friends. Not only would they be tapping their feet but they will also be making their own music with musical instruments.

RAD Pre-primary / Primary Ballet Class: 10-10.30am & 11.30-12.00pm

Primary ballet is the stage at which the pupil will start learn to how to develop the skills they already know into more dance based exercises and routines. They learn how to be more technical with their placements such as feet positions and arm lines as it prepares them for the start of the graded RAD work.

Musical Madness Class: 12-12.30pm

Musical Theatre is a form of theatrical performance that combines spoken dialogue, acting and dance all together to perform a musical theatre scene. In this class the pupils will focus on a musical every 2/3months learning a variety of spoken dialogue, finding ways to act a character from an evil to a more bubbly character. They will then learn a routine to combine into the piece. This will then be showcased for family and friends to come along and watch.

Tiny Tumblers Class: 9.30-10.00am

Tiny tumblers is an exciting gymnastic class for 5 years and under which provides physical and mental development and building relationships with their peers. Jumping, balancing and coordination is just a few of the things we will be covering in class. Not only will they be learning these amazing tricks but each class will be set around a weekly theme from a jungle day to under the sea day.

Adult Ballet 10:30-11:30am

A fun class for ages 16 years – 80 years!

We follow both a syllabus and incorporate free work to provide variety.  This class caters for complete beginners to advanced.  Our class assistants are at hand to help and guide anyone new to Ballet.  The benefits of this class are fun, fitness, stamina and you will lovely new friends.  A class for all!

Adult Tap 11.30-12pm

Adult Tap is a fun, rhythmical class for ages 16 years upward. We incorporate I.D.T.A syllabus work and free work, we look at a variety of steps from beginner to advanced level which gives the class a selection of rhythmical beats. In the class they work towards a fun routine at the end incorporating their own ideas and steps they have learnt throughout the past lessons.

Teacher Training 

Intensive class both practical and via online call, concluding with an I.D.T.A Professional Exam.

You might already be qualified,but need to refresh your syllabus knowledge,skills and confidence.

Teach a range of dance styles, with an internationally recognised qualification and further your professional development within the I.D.T.A.

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