Initially as Développé Academy of Dance is newly founded in 2016 all classes will be subject to the viability of numbers. If the existing timetable does not offer a class at the level or on the day you wish please enquire further as it may well be possible to offer an alternative arrangement to accommodate and meet any specific needs as requested.

*Please book a non obligation free trial lesson in the dance genre of your choice.

DANCE GENRES

BALLET

Ballet is globally known as the foundation and core technique for most dance genres. As an art form Ballet is highly technical in all aspects of its execution and has its own vocabulary derived from French terminology. Ballet is fundamentally important for correct posture, technique, expression and performance. Ballet provides a base for all students whether they are dancing for fun or with an aim for a professional career.
Students will be able to follow the Royal Academy of Dance Graded and Vocational Syllabi. Examinations will be offered at regular intervals with students’ success rewarded through examination reports, certificates and medals.

www.rad.org.uk/exams

JAZZ

Jazz combines and infuses different techniques building students confidence, coordination, expression and performance as well as overall technique, strength and flexibility. Jazz thrives in many different forms including some music videos and is often interwoven with other dance genres for shows/performance. Jazz dance is an essential part of musical theatre choreography and is immensely popular due its versatility with both teachers and students alike.

  • *Parents/Guardians Watching Days- These will be held on the last class of each term, full notification will be provided.
  • *Awards Day Presentation- These will be held at regular intervals to reward both examination and class success, full notification will be provided.
  • *Bi-annual shows- Encouraging students’ confidence and performance in the disciplines of the Arts.

UNIFORM

Please speak to your class teacher who will be able to advise you on the correct RAD regulation attire ensuring both comfort and safety before purchasing any uniform.

TIMETABLE

SATURDAY *All classes are subject to numbers please check and book your class in advance.

9.30am - 10.15am Pre-Primary RAD Ballet
10.15am - 11.00am Primary RAD Ballet
11.00am - 11.45am Grade 1 RAD Ballet
12.00pm – 12.45pm Junior Jazz
12.45pm – 1.30pm Grade 2 RAD Ballet/Late beginners
2.00pm - 2.45pm Senior Jazz