Freestyle / Disco
is the trendiest and most popular form of dance in the UK today. In
involves runs, spins,
kicks and leaps as well as many other diverse
steps and movements with lots of different arm and hand
music can be fast and 'beaty' or slow and sensuous, allowing dancers of
all ages to use
freedom of expression to enhance their style.
is rhythm - rhythm is tap. Its origins are many and varied. Americans
claim its origin dates from the
African Jazz age. The Irish stake their
claim to the Jigs and Step Dancing. The English relate back to
Clog Dancers but whichever one chooses to believe, Tap is as popular
today as it was in the
heyday of the great Fred Astaire and Gene Kelly
musicals. Evergreen shows, 42nd Street and Crazy For
You, and the more
recent Stomp and Tap Dogs highlight the great diversities of style and
music in tapping.
The IDTA has recently launched its new Tap Grade
Examinations. Thousands of examinations and medal
tests are held each
year for children's, students and professionals and a wide range of
tests are available
for adults of all ages. A gentle, rhythmical and
enjoyable way to keep fit!
most exciting dance form encompasses the wide spectrum of productions
that are Musical Theatre.
Shows like Grease, My Fair Lady, Bombay
Dreams, The Lion King etc all diverse styles but all embraced
Theatre Craft Title. A dance form for theatrical performance, preparing
the body physically through
exercise and stimulating artistic ability
through dance movement, improvisation and interpretation of music.
use of hand props, make up and much more - it provides all the 'must
have' qualities for today's amateur
and professional dancer.
of our dance sessions incorporate the above styles of dance.
for pleasure, Ballet for the more serious-minded. This classical style
of expressive movement has
something to offer for everyone. Ballet
dates back to the 17th century. The conventional steps, grace and
fluidity of movement are still found in Ballet today. Choreographers have been influenced by composers
through the ages. Ballet has a technique which is the foundation of all dance.
is with the exception of Adult Tap, which is exclusively adult tap.