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SCHOOL DIRECTORIES
Directory of Schools which have participated in 2018

From Ballet to Zumba for the dance classes in your area, please search on the Directory below. This directory is for everyone interested in Dance.

Chance to Dance does not endorse or promote any of the schools listed on the directory they are listed purely through their participation.
The public are advised to check qualifications and legitimacy when choosing dance activities to ensure a safe and enjoyable experience.

Click below to see participating schools in your area

KENT - SUSSEX - DEVON

KENT

ALL THE ARTS THEATRE SCHOOLS
Jazz, modern, contemporary, street, musical theatre, drama & singing

Brief description of classes:All the Arts are an established accredited school with branches in Bexley, New Eltham and Chislehurst. Pupils benefit from a free casting agency, with many pupils going on to star in TV, film and West End productions. Classes are taught by some of the countries leading professionals. All the Arts boasts 100% pass rate in all vocational exams with pupils gaining places to further their studies at Urdang, LAMDA, Italia Conti, Laban Centre, East 15 and Arts Educational.

Location: Bexley, Chislehurst and New Eltham

Contact name: Jillian Morgans
Email:enquiries@allthearts.co.uk    
Tel no:.020 8850 2384
Website: www.allthearts.co.uk          

BEXLEYHEATH STAGE SCHOOL OF DANCING
Dance styles taught: Dance styles taught: Ballet, Tap, Jazz, Modern, Contemporary, Lyrical, Cheerleading & Steet.

Brief description of classes: All classes are taught by fully qualified & experienced professionals. Classes are 45 minutes and pupils range from 18 months to 60 years of age. Our aim is to develop and promote disciplined performers whilst making our school an enjoyable and friendly place to be. We work towards exams and regular performances throughout the year, so pupils are constantly engaged.

Location: St. Michaels Community Centre, Wrotham Road, Welling DA16 1LS

Contact name: Janette Williams
Email: thebssd@gmail.com
Tel no: 07708226757

Website: www.bexleyheathstageschoolofdancing.co.uk

CASCADE DANCE
Contemporary, Jazz, Street, Ballet & Tap

Brief description of classes:
We believe in providing dance that is enjoyable, creative and original, entertaining and surprising audiences of all ages. Cascade provides classes, workshops and an array of opportunities for children, young people and adults regularly throughout the year. Cascade strive to provide high quality dance training and performance opportunities for young people 11 - 19 through their Youth Company Programme. Alongside weekly classes and regular workshops a number of qualifications are also offered, providing young people with a range of experiences. We aim to support and offer training to young dancers who are interested in dancing for both enjoyment and building a career in dance.

Location: Tunbridge Wells, Tonbridge, Sevenoaks, lenham, Maidstone, Dartford & Canterbury

Contact name: Ricia Taylor
Email: rt@cascadedance.co.uk
Tel no: 07540 724 027
Website:www.cascadedance.co.uk

COOPER SCHOOL

CORA THEATRE ARTS
Dance styles taught: Ballet, Modern, Jazz, Tap, Contemporary, Musical Theatre, Hip Hop, Acro

Brief description of classes:
CTA is a nurturing, motivated very friendly dance school. We actively encourage children to learn the joy of dance, offering classes in the performing arts for children who come once or twice a week or every day. We also fully support students wishing to persue a career in dance. With consistent 100% exam pass rate our dancers also have regular opportunities to perform in festivals, productions and displays . Our dedicated teachers are professionally trained and fully qualified.

Location: St Paulinus Centre, Hillcrest Road , Edenbridge, Kent . TN86JS

Contact name: Angela Michie
Tel no: 01324 811626
Email: asm@coratheatrarts.com
Website :www.coratheatrearts.com

D'ARCY STAGE SCHOOL
Dance styles taught: Classes in ISTD Ballet, ISTD Tap, ISTD Modern, Jazz, Commercial Dance, Acro for Dance, Choir and Musical Theatre

Brief description of classes:
Ages 2-18 years. Summer show of a full West End show annually and an annual Pantomime amongst other performance.

Location: Classes held at West Malling, Kent and in Old Street, London.

Contact name: Georgia D’Arcy
Email: georgia@darcystageschool.co.uk

DASEVENOAKS
Dance styles taught: RAD Ballet, ISTD Modern Theatre, Street Jazz Classes, Contemporary Dance and Progressive Ballet Technique

Brief description of classes:
RAD Ballet, ISTD Modern Theatre, Street Jazz, Contemporary Dance & Progressive Ballet Technique.

Location: Sevenoaks

Contact name: Margie Rice
Email: office@dasevenoaks.co.uk
Tel no: 01743 469806
Website: www.dasevenoaks.co.uk

DANCE ACT THEATRE SCHOOLS
I.S.T.D Ballet, Modern and Tap, Street Dance, Disney Pop, Jazz, Baby Ballet and Musical Theatre.

Brief description of classes:
We provide a wide range of classes from a number of venues in Kent, supported by qualified instructors with years of experience. We pride ourselves in the creation of supportive, fun and enjoyable environments where our students can enjoy learning to the best of their ability. Whether just for fun or as a foundation to a professional career in the Performing Arts, Dance Act offers enjoyable classes at an excellently high standard for students aged from 3 to 19.

Location: Weekday and Saturday locations: Hextable, Bexleyheath, & Otford.

Contact name Vikki Aldridge
Email: info@danceact.co.uk     
Tel no:. 07811373247
Website: www.danceact.co.uk/classes

DANCE ON

DARTFORD GRAMMAR SCHOOL FOR GIRLS

EMILY BALMER DANCE COMPANY
Dance styles taught: ISTD Ballet/Modern/Tap Street dance, Commercial, Acro, Musical Theatre and Technique

Brief description of classes:
We offer a range of dance styles in a fun friendly and professional atmosphere. All of our staff are trained to the highest standard. Offering graded examinations and free syllabus classes. We also have an award winning Performance Team.

Location: Ashford, Kent

Contact name: Emily Balmer
Email: admin@emilybalmerdancecompany.com
Tel no: 07772155844
Website: www.emilybalmerdancecompany.com

EMMERSON SCHOOL OF DANCE
Dance styles taught: Ballet, Tap and Jazz

Brief description of classes:
Established in 1935 the schools aim is to help students achieve their full potential in a fun and caring environment, offering lessons in Cecchetti Method Ballet, Tap and Jazz. Able students are entered for ISTD Examinations, we produce a showing every 24 months, enter students for competitions and hold an annual summer school.

Location: Petts Wood, Kent

Contact name: Kate Bowers
Email: INFO@emmersondance.co.uk
Tel no:  01689 832634
Website:www.emmersondance.co.uk

EVOLUTION DANCE ACADEMY
Dance styles taught: Ballet, Tap, Modern Street, Contemporary, Commercial and Musical Theatre

Brief description of classes:
Evolution Dance Academy offers the chance to learn to dance in a fun and relaxed environment. Exam opportunities available with the IDTA. With a Junior and Senior Performance Group, students age 7 and upwards take part in shows throughout the year. With new adult ballet and tap classes we now offer classes from age 2 and upwards. EDA strive to help their students progress to the best of their abilities giving them the opportunity to be creative and fun.

Location: Branches in Edenbridge, Lingfield, Sevenoaks and Paddock Wood

Contact name: Chantelle Kite
Email: evolutionda@outlook.com
Tel no:  07709348723
Website:www.evolutiondaco.uk

FUNSTEPS DANCE SCHOOL

GREENFIELDS COMMUNITY PRIMARY SCHOOL

HARLEQUINS THEATRE SCHOOL
Dance styles taught: Ballet, street dance and musical theatre

Brief description of classes:
Here at Harlequins we know that every student is on an individual journey to success. Whether they join Harlequins as a hobby or to pursue a career in performing arts our dedicated professionals will ensure each student achieves their full potential. The emphasis is on fun, meeting new friends and nurturing talent. We run classes for children aged 2 to 16 with over 200 students being taught each week. Students are encouraged to take their IDTA (International Dance Teachers Association) Freestyle dance exams and the LAMDA (The London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art) Drama Exams. We are proud to have a 100% pass rate.

Location: Bromley Kent

Contact name: Debbie Elwell
Email: info@harlequins-theatre.com
Tel no:. 07984 096 576
Website: www.harlequins-theatre.com

HOLLY BELLSHAM PERFORMING ARTS

HOLLYWOOD PERFORMING ARTS

HOLY INNOCENT PRIMARY SCHOOL

LADY BOSWELL’S C E PRIMARY SCHOOL

LETS DANCE UK
Dance styles taught: Ballet, Contemporary, Freestyle and Tap

Brief description of classes:
A fun, friendly dance school working towards performance opportunities and exams.

Location: Chart Sutton, Maidstone

Contact name: Let’s Dance Uk or Chrissy Sargent
Email: Letsdanceuk@live.co.uk
Tel no: 01622 863777
Website: www.letsdanceuk.com

LISA MAYBANK SCHOOL OF DANCE
Dance styles taught: RAD Baby Ballet to Advanced 2. Pointe work, Contemporary, Tap, Jazz, Musical Theatre. Adult classes in – Ballet, Pilates, Yoga, Nia Dance, Fitsteps, Zumba and more.

Brief description of classes:
We are very Blessed to have a State of the Art dance complex with 4 studios, with sprung floors, barres, mirrors, sound systems and air conditioning. I started my school 33 years ago and has a reputation for excellence through fun, passion and hard work. We teach everyone to reach their full potential, to be able to pursue a professional career if that is their dream. My pupils are involved in Associate classes at The Royal Ballet School, Central Ballet, London Senior Ballet, RAD and NYB and go on to train at all the main vocational schools.

Location: Sawmill Dance Studios, Rectory Lane, Brasted, Nr Sevenoaks, Kent, TN16 1JR

Contact name Lisa Maybank
Email: lisamaybank@aol.com
Tel no:.01732 453474 (answerphone)
Website: www.lisamaybank.net - www.sawmillstudios.co.uk

MAIDSTONE GRAMMAR SCHOOL FOR GIRLS
Dance styles taught: Contemporary, Hip hop, commercial.

Brief description of classes:
Lunchtime and after school dance clubs in a variety of dance styles.

Location: Buckland Road, Maidstone, Kent

Contact name: Carmen Smith/Gemma Relph
Email: grelph@mggs.org/csmith@mggs.org
Tel no:  01622 752103
Website:
www.mggs.org

PLAXTOL PRIMARY SCHOOL

PRIMA STAGE SCHOOL
Dance styles taught: Ballet, Tap, Modern Jazz, Contemporary, Street dance, Freestyle, singing, drama, musical theatre. Adult Dance

Brief description of classes:
Over 80 weekly classes in Ballet, tap, modern, contemporary, street dance, musical theatre, drama and singing.

Location: Larkfield Leisure Centre, New Hythe Lane, Larkfield, AYLESFORD. Kent ME20 6JL

Contact name: Julie Hutchings
Email: julie@primastageschool.co.uk
Tel no:  07765 200378
Website:
www.primastageschool.co.uk

RADNOR HOUSE SCHOOL

REISS JERRERIES SCHOOL OF DANCE

SAPPHIRE DANCE & DRAMA ACADEMY

SEVENOAKS PRIMARY SCHOOL

SEVENOAKS SCHOOL OF DANCE

SOUTHBOROUGH SCHOOL OF DANCE

SHOREHAM VILLAGE PRIMARY SCHOOL

SO DANCE ACADEMY
Dance styles taught: Ballet, Tap, Jazz, Hip-Hop, Musical Theatre, Acro, Irish, Modern, Freestyle

Brief description of classes:
We offer a wide range of classes for all ages and abilities incorporating examinations and performanceS.

Location: Crowborough

Contact name: Stephanie O’Connell
Email: Stephanie@sodanceacademy.co.uk
Tel no: 07944588696
Website:www.sodanceacademy.co.uk

SP DANCE

STARSTRUCK DANCE SCHOOL

STEPS PERFORMING ARTS

ST JOHN’S C E PRIMARY SCHOOL

THE DANCE STUDIO
Dance styles taught Tap, Ballet, Modern, Jazz, Street, Lyrical, Contemporary, Musical Theatre, Drama

Brief description of classes:
The Dance Studio offers classes from age 2 to adult in all the main disciplines of Dance. We aim to provide classes for all, from beginners to advanced, whether it be once-a-week for fun or dedicated dancers looking into a career in dance. Pupils have the chance to perform regularly in professional theatres as well as take examinations with the NATD.

Location - Kemsing, Otford, Shoreham, Tunbridge Wells, East Peckham, Paddock Wood and Pembury

Contact name: Marianne Faulkner
Email: mariannedance@aol.com
Tel no:. 01892 521687
Website: www.thedancestudio.biz

THE HOUSLEY SCHOOL OF DANCE

THE JUDITH WILSON SCHOOL OF DANCE
ISTD Cecchetti Ballet, Modern, Tap and Jazz

Brief description of classes:
Our school is very much a family and we have been established for over 30 years. We train our pupils to the highest standard of technique and performance through fun classes. Some of our pupils are currently Cecchetti Scholars, Associates and Royal Ballet Associates and performing with London Children’s and National Youth Ballet. Some senior students are now dancing professionally while others leave with an appreciation of dance. We offer two free trial classes and welcome all to experience the joy of dance.

Location: Penshurst Village, Kent

Contact name Judith Wilson LISTD LCDD Teaching Diploma

Email: jwdance@gmx.co.uk
Tel no:. 01732 851591


THE KNIGHTS ACADEMY OF DANCE
Dance styles taught: Ballet, Tap, Modern, Contemporary, Street, Cheerleading, Gymnastics, Musical Theatre

Brief description of classes:
Welcome to The Knight’s Academy of Dance – an innovative school with many classes designed for children and adults. This is an opportunity where everyone can learn dance skills and build their confidence in a relaxed, fun and friendly atmosphere. We offer professional training and all teachers are qualified and CRB enhanced.


Location: The Mick Jagger Centre - Dartford


Contact name Stacey Knight
Email: Theknightsacademyofdance@yahoo.co.uk
Tel no:. 07523 335 360
Website: www.theknightsacademyofdance.co.uk

TRINITY SCHOOL

VR SCHOOL OF DANCE
Imperial Classical Ballet, Modern, Tap, Street Jazz, Musical Production, Singing and Adult classes

Brief description of classes:
The VR School of Dance prides itself on providing a solid foundation to pupils in various dance styles within a fun, professional and friendly environment. Whether pupils are wishing to pursue a career in dance or attend classes just for pleasure, we offer something for everyone.

Location: The Drive, Sevenoaks, TN13 3AB

Contact name: Kiera Hegarty
Email: info@vrdance.co.uk
Tel no: 07539 551568
Website: www.vrdance.co.uk/


KENT - SUSSEX - DEVON   

SUSSEX

DFF DANCE

ELSDEN SCHOOL OF DANCE
Dance styles taught: Ballet, Tap, Modern, Jazz, Performing Arts

Brief description of classes:
Classes from age 2.5years+ with regular performance/shows/exams/festivals/workshop opportunities. Qualified Teachers in IDTA,ISTD,RAD,NCDTA

Location: Southwater Village Hall, Horsham, West Sussex

Contact name: Jackie Bearman
Email: jackie.bearman@tiscali.co.uk
Tel no:  01403 731578
Website: Facebook - @elsdendance

FI STEPS

GRACIE GROOVES DANCE STUDIO

HAPPY FEET SONG & DANCE COMPANY

K.C’s DANCE

LITTLE DANCERS

SAMANTHA JANE PERFORMING ARTS

STARMAKERZ THEATRE SCHOOL

TURNING POINTE SCHOOL OF DANCE

URBAN CITY
Dance styles taught: Street Dance / Commercial Street Dance

Brief description of classes: 
We pride ourselves on being one of the most professional and current dance schools in and around the Mid Sussex area catering to all levels and ages. With weekly street dance classes, regular performance opportunities and masterclasses with some of today’s freshest dancers and choreographers in the industry - we guarantee to transform you as a dancer and push you to the next level. Our dancers have had the pleasure of working with Peter Andre, Flawless and street dance
sensation Diversity.

Location: The Hawth Theatre, Crawley Sackville Dance Studio, East Grinstead

Contact name: Jo
Email:  info@urbancitydance.co.uk  
Tel no:  07709 146 493
Website: www.urbancitydance.co.uk  

UNIVERSAL DANCE
Dance styles taught: Ballet, Contemporary, Street and Commercial Dance, Musical Theatre, Preschool movement and music classes, Adult fitness,
GCSE Education

Brief description of classes: 
As above focusing on technique, creativity and performance skills

Location: Uckfield, Lewes, Ringmer, Maresfield and the surrounding areas.

Contact name: Jess Lloyd
Email: jess@universaldance.co.uk  
Tel no :07968295862
Website: www.universaldance.co.uk

WHITESIDE SCHOOL OF DANCE

WILLIAMS SCHOOL OF PERFORMING ARTS (WISPA) WEST SUSSEX

YELO DANCE COMPANY

KENT - SUSSEX - DEVON                        

DEVON

A CHANCE TO DANCE

CHARLES ACADEMY OF DANCE

DANSCI DANCE STUDIO

DARTMOUTH SCHOOL OF DANCE

EAST DEVON DANCE ACADEMY

EXETER ACADEMY OF DANCE
Dance styles taught: Ballet, Contemporary, Modern, Tap, Commercial

Location: Exeter, Devon

Contact name: Suzie Amiet
Email: exeterdance@aol.com
Tel no: 01392 824453
Website:
www.exeteracademyofdance.co.uk

FOOTLIGHTS DANCE ACADEMY

FOX KING DANCE ACADEMY
Dance styles taught: Ballet, Pointe Work, Body Conditioning, Tap, Jazz, Modern, Street Dance, Yoga

Brief description of classes:
Classes from ages one year to Adult Fun and exciting classes taught by fully qualified and experience teachers. Opportunity to gain teaching qualifications with ISTD examination board. Pupils have the opportunity to take ISTD examinations, perform in annual shows, competitions, workshops and guest classes. Classes held in Bradninch with the main studio and head office in King Square, Bridgwater.

Location: Bridgwater, Somerset and Bradninch, Exeter

Contact name Tamzynn Williamson
Email: tamzynn.fkda@yahoo.com
Tel no:. 07788 752491
Website: http://www.foxkingdanceacademy.com

RAZZLE DAZZLE PERFORMERS

ROSEMARY WOODWARD SCHOOL OF DANCE
Dance styles taught: RAD Ballet ISTD Modern, Tap, Jazz

Brief description of classes:
Small classes giving friendly tuition up to an Advanced level.

Location: Bovey Tracey, Liverton, Chudleigh, Bradley Barton, Newton Abbot, Woolwell Plymouth & Buckland Monachorum

Contact name: Rosemary Woodwark
Email: woodwarkdance@blueyonder.co.uk
Tel no: 07932916826
Website: www.devon-dance.school

TEIGNMOUTH COMMUNITY SCHOOL

TOTNES SCHOOL OF DANCE
Ballet, modern, tap, Musical Theatre,Jazz, street dance, Contemporary, classical greek, body conditioning, pas de deux

Brief description of classes:
Totnes School of Dance has built up a fantastic reputation over 20yrs. We have 2 large studios with sprung floors based in our own premises on the KEVICC site and we offer classes from 18 months up to Advanced 2! We offer many opportunities to perform both in our school shows, Chance to Dance & local festivals. Most recently we have represented England in The Dance World Cup and won bronze medals! We teach RAD, ISTD, IDTA & non-syllabus classes. We have a good track record of students gaining places at Vocational schools, and a fantastic team of teachers, including an ISTD examiner! 25yrs!! Dance world cup gold medals!!

Location: Totnes & South brent

Contact name: Louise Knapman
Email: louisetotdance@blueyonder.co.uk
Tel: 01803.866066
Website: www.totnesschoolofdance.com

WIGHTMORE SCHOOL OF DANCE

Dance styles taught : RAD Ballet, ISTD Tap, Modern, Jazz, Contemporary, Hip Hop, Acrobatic Arts

Brief description of classes:
Royal Academy of Dance registered school in the centre of Tiverton. Children's and adult classes in RAD Ballet, ISTD Tap, Modern, Jazz, Contemporary and Street Dance. Baby Ballet, Tap and Modern dance from two and a half years old. Performance opportunities, festivals and dance examinations available. High quality accredited dance training in a warm, positive, nurturing environment.

Location: Methodist Church, St Peter Street, Tiverton

Contact name: Christina Wightmore
Email: dance@wightmoreschoolofdance.co.uk
Tel: 01884 253999
Website: www.wightmoreschoolofdance.co.uk

KENT - SUSSEX - DEVON

 

 

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