Timetables & Class Information

BALLET

BABY BALLET - From age 2.5 years until starting school.   Some classes may include 15 minutes of Tap Dancing too.

 

ISTD & RAD GRADE CLASSES  (RAD Ballet Grades are at Long Ashton Branch, all other branches are ISTD Ballet Grades)

 

PRE-PRIMARY BALLET - For those age 4+ in full-time education.

 

PRIMARY BALLET - For age 6+ (or possibly younger if you have progressed through Pre-Primary)

 

GRADE 1 TO GRADE 6  - A progressive system of classes for children to learn and improve technique and develop confidence in performance.

 

TEEN BEGINNERS - For late starters wanting a class with their own age group.

 

INTERMEDIATE TO ADVANCED - Vocational grades for those pursuing dance to the highest levels.

 

ADULT BALLET - Beginners, Improvers, General, Intermediate & Advanced levels to suit all levels of experience and ability.  Great for exercise, understanding your body, developing a sense of poise and wellbeing, keeping fit and exploring your creative and artistic qualities. 

 

MODERN JAZZ

 

PRIMARY - First level for those 4+ in full-time education

 

GRADE 1 TO GRADE 6 - A progressive system of classes for children to enjoy the modern jazz style, develop technique with many performance opportunities.

 

TEEN BEGINNERS - For late starters wanting a class with their own age group.

 

INTERMEDIATE TO ADVANCED - Vocational grades for those pursuing dance to the highest levels.

 

ADULT JAZZ - General and Advanced levels, great for fitness, improving coordination, and developing a variety of dance styles to a huge range of music .   Also lunchtime class for 50+ yrs.  Also Commercial Jazz for Intermediate and Advanced level dancers.

 

TAP

 

BABY TAP - Within the Baby Ballet classes.

 

PRE-PRIMARY TAP - Alongside the Pre-Primary Ballet classes, age 4+.

 

PRIMARY - Age 5/6 upwards.

 

GRADE 1 TO GRADE 6 - A progressive system of classes for children to enjoy the rhythmic and interpretative qualities of tap dancing, develop technqiue with many performance opportunities.

 

TEEN BEGINNERS - For late starters wanting a class with their own age group.

 

INTERMEDIATE TO ADVANCED - Vocational grades for those pursuing dance to the highest levels.

 

ADULT CLASSES - All levels from Beginners, Level 1 to Level 6, Bronze to Gold, and open classes at intermediate and advanced levels.  Chances to perform and take exams too.  Great for fitness and fun.

 

IRISH

 

CHILDREN'S CLASSES - Beginners from age 4,  then moving up through General, Intermediate and on to Senior level in both soft and hard shoe, also group work (ceili).   Many chances to perform and compete

 

ADULT CLASSES - Beginners, Advanced Beginners and General level, - hardworking, energetic but also fun classes with many opportunities to perform and compete if you so wish.

 

ACRO DANCE
ACRO DANCE MINIS - For ages 3 to 5 years.  This is now incorporated into our Pre-Primary level mixed class on Saturdays at Fishponds.
ACRO DANCE JUNIORS - For ages 6 to 10 years wanting to learn how to fuse acrobatic elements with dance technique.  Classes start with terminology, basic body shaping and introduction to inversion and lead on to strength and flexibility training, fundamental skill training (handstands, bridges and cartwheels).
ACRO DANCE SENIORS - For ages 11+ is a continuation of the above leading into walkovers, aerials and handsprings and seamless incorporation of these into dance with musicality and expression.
ACRO, STRETCH & PBT - A mixed class for adults who are keen to improve in all aspects alongside their weekly dance classes.  

 

CONTEMPORARY

JUNIOR CONTEMPORARY - For ages 8 to 12 years with a creative flair.  A chance to create and perform and learn basic contemporary technique.

TEEN BEGINNERS/GENERAL - For those wishing to begin Contemporary or supplement their training alongside their GCSE dance or other dance classes. Offering lots of opportunity for creativity and to explore performance.

TEEN IMPROVERS - A continuation of the above class, where technique is developed further and more complex routines are performed.

 

ADULT CONTEMPORARY - This is a general level class teaching contemporary techniques and exploring the creative side of dance and movement.  Also Lyrical Contemporary for Intermediate and Advanced level dancers.

LYRICAL CONTEMPORARY (General/Inter level) - This overlaps with our college timetable but experienced evening students may attend this.  

 

MUSICAL THEATRE

 

JUNIOR MUSICAL THEATRE - For children age 4 - 8 years covering singing, acting and movement skills plus performances.

 

SENIOR MUSICAL THEATRE - For children age 9 years and upwards covering singing, acting and movement skills, including performances, opportunities to pursue examinations in LAMDA Acting and LCM Musical Theatre (singing).

 

PRIVATE LESSONS - These are available for drama and singing with exam options on a Monday afternoon/evening and during the daytime on Saturdays.

HIP HOP & COMMERCIAL

JUNIOR  & SENIOR HIP HOP at our Winterbourne Branch

on Tuesdays.

COMMERCIAL JAZZ  - For Students/Adults at a general/intermediate

level

ALSO:
 

Pre-School Dance, Mini Dance, Junior Dance,

Intermediate Dance, Senior Dance (All mixed genre

dance classes for different age groups at Knowle Branch)

 

Troupe, Workshops, Competition Groups (Fishponds and

Knowle Branch)

We also offer an hour long mixed Ballet, Tap and Modern

class for children who have just started school who are

not yet ready to cope with 3 separate lessons.  This class

runs at Fishponds Branch on Tuesdays and Saturdays.

 

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