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The base of all dance training where musicality, core stability, posture and strength are developed. Ballet encourages confidence and discipline as well as developing imagination. PREP- ADVANCED 2 STUDIED IDTA AND RAD MAJORS. We are delighted to be part of the chance to Dance programme for the Royal Ballet and Royal Opera House only 4 schools within the West Midlands.
Pointe work is taught separately in a beginners pointe class for students who show the strength and ability to move onto pointe shoes. This is by the teachers discretion.
Based upon modern dance technique with elements of different styles of jazz influences such as traditional jazz,blues, percussive etc. modern jazz is a broad aspect of today’s contemporary modern styles. OPEN CLASS AND EXAM WORK FROM PREP –ADVANCED 2
Popstar style dance class with Cheerleading aspects make this a fun and great exercise class! EXAMS TAKEN IDTA
This is a class which works on the fundamental dance training for musical theatre and commercial styles. Classes include stretching and strengthening exercises alongside learning theatre terminology and the importance of being an adaptable dancer and a good all rounder . Girls learn to dance in heels and boys get to dance in their own routines. EXAMS TAKEN PREP-ADVANCED 2
One of the oldest forms of dance . In classes students are taught about rhythms and tap technique . A relaxed form of dance which is a fun way to keep fit and has rewarding benefits.
This class is based upon graham and release techniques with floor and progressive exercises to help the student become aware of balance and counter balance , strengthening the core and developing expression.
This class develops flexibility and strength and works on floor routines . Rhythmic gymnastics is also introduced. A great addition to dance classes. EXAMS ARE TAKEN IDTA PREP TO GRADE 6
Students study drama monologues , Song and dance solos. Exams are taken and these classes help prepare students for auditions for pantomimes etc . IDTA MEDALS ARE TAKEN
Our junior drama class for age 4-7 which encourages confidence and imagination. The class includes vocal and physical warm ups . Learning text and reciting songs and poems as well as learning to work as a team member. IDTA MEDALS ARE TAKEN
A programme devised for children aged 18 months to 2 years to develop motor skills, co-ordination, musicality. Working on developing children’s imagination in an introductory level to the world of ballet and dance. Children use props such as ribbons to help with hand eye co-ordination, dance to action songs and nursery rhymes. Parents are invited to stay in these classes until they move onto the next level. FIRST IDTA EXAM AT THE AGE OF 3!
A development of our tot class with the introduction of basic tap dance as well as ballet and theatre craft. IDTA EXAMS TAKEN
This class works towards the preparatory level grade of ballet ,tap and theatrecraft. A more disciplined approach now as children are starting school. IDTA EXAMS TAKEN
Private classes available for vocal tuition.
These are available by appointment for festival choreography, audition technique, teacher training etc.