The Britton School of Performing Arts is one of the most highly regarded dance, drama and singing schools in the Letchworth area. BSPA PRINCIPAL Lynsey has a vast experience of performing in West Endshows. Her credits include 'Cats' playing 'Rumpleteaser', 'Beauty and the Beast', playing 'Belle' and 'Guys And Dolls' where she played 'Adelaide' opposite the late Patrick Swayze.
The happy atmosphere is reflected in the friendships that are formed between the students and the lifelong skills that are acquired through learning to dance. In 2008 Mrs. Carter was awarded theM.B.E. for Services to Dance and to the community of Hertford.
The Stephanie Ledger School of Dancing was established in 1972 by Stephanie Ledger. The school offers ballet classes for children aged 3 and upwards. The emphasis of the classes is on developing dancetechnique in a fun and friendly atmosphere. Unlike many schools, all our classes offer live music from our highly qualified pianists which ensures the pupils develop their musicality.
Claire Greenwood, creator and founder of Tappy Toes, has been dancing since the age of three. Claire trained at Laine Theatre Arts, Epsom, Surrey, on a three year musical theatre course. She gainedDistinctions in Ballet, Modern and Tap ISTD Teaching Associates, and an Anatomy Diploma. A professional dancer since 1998, she has performed with major pop artists including Destiny's Child, KT Tunstal and Catherine Jenkins.
XLR8 Dance & Fitness was founded in April 2011 by Lianne Davies, dancer, teacher and choreographer. After working for a variety of other companies in the Hertfordshire area for a number of years andafter a lot of planning a preparation, XLR8 was born! Since the founding of XLR8, children and adults in Hertfordshire have benefited from a large range of dance and fitness classes to suit all abilities. We believe we offer something truly unique and exciting at our classes.
Footsteps School of Dancing was formed in January 1996. Footsteps School of Dancing was formed to offer good quality teaching to a high standard of technique for children who take exams and sociallyoffer fun classes to adults. We are now finding adults within our schools are also wanting to improve their standards by taking exams as well. We also offer Dancing holidays some are adult only and some you can bring your children. Our Torquay holiday sold out within 7 days.
Aviv Dance Studios is a leading dance school renowned for its high quality dance teaching in Watford and Harpenden and spectacular annual shows. Our dance schools focus on performance and enjoyment,as well as high quality dance training. All our non-syllabus classes provide a place for kids, teens and adults of all abilities to keep fit, get inspired and challenge the body and mind through DANCE.
Graham School of Dance & Theatre Arts is based in Bishop's Stortford, on the Hertfordshire/Essex borders, with our own premises which accommodate 6 teaching studios, offices, changing/waitingfacilities and a shop for uniform. We are additionally conveniently close the Rhodes Arts Complex, where we also run classes in their Studio several times a week.
We are a family run business offering latin and ballroom dancing lessons in Hertfordshire. I, Suzanne, as a professional, have been teaching for over 30 years but as a medallist and amateur dancer, Iam not prepared to say! During this time I have seen many "crazes" hitting the ballroom, from the Disco in the 70's through to Western Line Dancing, Salsa and Mambo, but my greatest satisfaction is seeing Ballroom & Latin coming to the front again, thanks to the popularity of Strictly Come Dancing.
Welcome to Watford's leading dance school and established since 1989. We provide a fun and friendly, yet disciplined environment where young people can explore the world of dance. We offer danceclasses in ballet, modern, tap, jazz, drama and singing, starting from pre-school beginners all the way through to advanced major grades. All ISTD dance classes work towards regular and recognised examinations.
The Tiersha Academy are proud to present Irish Dance lessons for children ages 3+ in the Hertfordshire and Bedfordshire areas. The Academy is an extremely well run organisation with the primary focuson the children's enjoyment. Children of all ages are encouraged to develop their core strength, flexibility and technique in an energetic and safe environment.
Identity Dance (formerly The Diamond Dolls Dance) are a Stevenage based dance school with classes held all over Stevenage and surrounding areas. We cater for all ages (from 18 months to adults) andfor all abilities and have classes in street/hip-hop, ballet, new to movement, dance4fun, performing arts, tap, dancefit etc. Our students are given the opportunity to perform at The Gordon Craig Theatre for our annual show as well as other performances at Stevenage Day, Town Centre shows and so on.
Studying Drama has a lot of personal benefits for students. It helps with building self-confidence, speaking in public, and developing interpersonal skills. Through drama you can become anyone,anywhere, at anytime. By understanding drama you can learn to understand anyone, anywhere anytime. The uniqueness of the Musical Theatre is that it combines all three skills, dancing, acting and singing, making it more engrossing, exciting and also more demanding.
Jacqui Ison School of Dance & Theatre Arts was founded in 1993 by Jacqui Ison and is regarded as one of the most respected and successful dance and theatre arts schools in the country. The objectiveof the school is to provide the potential pupil with a varied and balanced study of dance and theatre arts and, an opportunity to perform while offering an avenue for those interested in pursuing a professional career.
The Valle Academy of Performing Arts is based in studios in Cheshunt in Hertfordshire, North London. Since being founded in 1994 by Corinne Valle, The Valle Academy has been teaching performing artsin our acting, singing and dance classes to students from all walks of life and ages. Our drama school covers a wide spectrum of subjects within the performing arts.
Here at The Andrews Dance Centre we believe that dance classes should be fun and enjoyable and we aim to inspire our pupils with enthusiastic teachers, innovative routines and well organisedstructured classes. We care about each and every pupil and encourage them to achieve their dreams. We enter our pupils for examinations with The Imperial Society of Teachers of Dancing and The National Association of Teachers of Dancing. Pupils also have the opportunity to participate in shows and workshops.
Established over 10 years ago in Bishops Stortford, Belly Belles now has classes in Bishops Stortford, Ware, Harlow, Much Hadham, and Hoddesdon. The emphasis in our teaching is for great fun, fitnessand being part of a group of friends. A key part of the local community, Belly Belles are always a hit at local fetes, festivals and carnivals. See our events page for gallery and forth coming events.
Excel Performing Arts is an exciting performing arts school in St Albans and has been set up from the need to find good quality training that is not only fun but taught by professionals with a wealthof performance and teaching experience. We offer high quality classes in Ballet, Tap, Street Dance, Jazz, Musical Theatre, Drama and Singing for students from 4 years old.
Our studios are situated in South Oxhey, Edgware, Garston and Hemel Hempstead, and cater for all ages and abilities. Our classes are fun and energetic and will aim to improve your child's fitness,coordination, concentration and confidence. Check out our timetables here. Many of our students have gone on to gain scholarships with reputable dance colleges such as Urdang, Laines and Italia Conti.
Our children's classes are stimulating and provide a healthy and fun environment in which children can exercise and express themselves. They are designed to help develop children's physical skills,stamina, creativity, expression and musicality. The exercises are set to lively and enjoyable music which encourages good rhythm and a positive response from the children.