Youth Classes at Waterfront Dance
Classical Ballet and Commercial Jazz are at the heart of what we teach. We believe that these two complimenting styles provide the fundamental foundations for all of the dance disciplines and as such form the core of our training strategy.
Our ballet programme is up to date with the latest training techniques.
Jazz training is non syllabus , allowing us to draw from many sources, keeping class fresh and up to date.
We also recognise the growing requirement for flexibility in todays dancers. .
As pupils progress they can opt to take additional training in Acro and Lyrical dance.
IDTA exams and awards offered , progression encourages self motiviation
All of our instructors are experienced and hold professional dance teaching qualifications, giving your child the best, safest start in dance.
As our training programme is structured and progressive placement in class is dependant on ability/experience.
New dancers will be placed dependent on ability - not school year/ peers.
Progressing from Little Stars all pupils come for a 2 hour training session including Ballet ,
upbeat dance and flexability. In todays world of dance, styles overlap and complement each other and our ethos is to give pupils the best all round training we can.
Pupils have the opportunity to work through the International Dance Teachers exam system and we offer additional performance opportunities for enthusiastic students who want to broaden their dance experience. All dancers take part in our bi-annual show.
Dance Tricks (Acro) is offered as an additional class for those dancers wishing to explore the gymnastic skills which can be incorporated into dance routines.This class is only available to those taking our core dance class.
Lyrical dance is available as an additional class for those in level 3 and above.
Classes are held on various days and times, please contact us to discuss the most suitable class for your dancer. Placement in class is dependent on experience and ability rather than age / peer group.
Classes must be pre-booked and run in terms of 10 weeks.
We offer an extensive timetable for senior pupils who wish take a more serious approach to dance training and follow the prestigious Royal Academy of Dance vocational Exams syllabus
These classes are suitable for dancers who have achieved at least G4 RAD ballet and are looking to take multiple classes in the week in Ballet, Commercial Jazz, Lyrical or Acro
Please contact us to find which classes suit your dancer best.