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Children's Dance Classes

Ballet (non-syllabus)

Stretch & Conditioning
Corinna Chute
This is an essential part of preparation of the dancer's physique. It improves posture and muscle development in line with the rigours of classical ballet technique.

Ballet Babes

These classes are a fun introduction to ballet, where basic ballet positions are imaginatively introduced through storylines and props, helping to develop children's response to music and rhythm.

Pointe Class
Corinna Chute
The different level pointe classes provide the stepping stones necessary to achieve the ultimate expression of grace and balance.

Children's RAD Ballet Grades

The Royal Academy of Dance offers an internationally recognised portfolio of exams designed to motivate and encourage students of all ages and abilities. Exams are aimed at all levels, from beginners to those on the threshold of a career in dance, and from ages 2½ to adult. Exams provide achievable goals, recognition from the world’s largest ballet examination board, and qualifications accredited by UK regulatory authorities.

These structured classes develop students’ physical skills, stamina, creativity, expression, and musicality using a range of movements and musical styles. The syllabus prepares students for a successful transition to ballet and other dance genres at higher levels

RAD Grade 1
Celia Cooke

RAD Grade 2
Corinna Chute

RAD Grade 3
Caroline Burke

RAD Grade 4
Corinna Chute

RAD Grade 5 + Pointe
Corinna Chute

RAD Grade 6
Corinna Chute

RAD Grade 6 Pointe
Corinna Chute

RAD Grade 7

RAD Ballet Intermediate
Corinna Chute

Children's Contemporary Dance

Contemporary dance is a popular form of dance which developed during the middle portion of the twentieth century and has since grown to become one of the dominating performance genres for formally trained dancers throughout the world, with particularly strong popularity in the U.S. and Western Europe. Classes focus on Cunningham and Graham techniques fused with release based techniques. The senior dance class also incorporates lyrical jazz.
Contemporary Juniors 7 -10 yrs
Emily Richardson-Moore

Contemporary Intermediate 11 - 14 yrs
Emily Richardson-Moore

Contemporary Intermediate Snrs 15 +
Maddie Canham-Smith

Children's Jazz Dance

Our Jazz classes span a range of styles, including West-EndAcrobatic, Commercial routines
Jazz Scholars
Bethany Brown
The Scholars Jazz class prepares West End routines for Vyne Academy Performances.

Acro Jazz
Caroline Burke
Acro Jazz is a style of dance that combines elements of Gymnastics and Jazz, showcasing a wide range of musical dynamics with flexibility, contortion and poise.

Commercial Jazz Seniors 15 +
Maddie Canham-Smith
Commercial Jazz is a style combining a variety of Jazz techniques, street dance and hip hop

Class timetables

Term dates

4th Jan - 27th Mar
Half term: 15th - 20th Feb
12th Apr- 10th Jul
Half term: 31st May - 5th Jun
Autumn 2021
13th Sep - 10th Dec
Half term: 25th - 31st Oct

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Royal Academy of Dance