SCHOOL DIRECTORIES



Directory of Schools which have participated recently in Chance to Dance.

Kent – Surrey – Devon.

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.

Kent Schools

Musical Theatre, Jazz, Contemporary, Ballet, Modern, Lyrical, Singing, Drama.

Brief description of classes:
Accredited, Award winning classes in all aspects of performing arts for ages 3-21 years. Our sessions are taught by industry experts who’s ethos is that all pupils learn best through live performance opportunities. We offer a free casting agency for TV and Theatre with many pupils winning both West End and major TV roles and commercials. Our quality training is evident in our pupils success
Location: Bexley, Sidcup, New Eltham & Bromley
Contact name: Lucy Morgans
Email:lucy@allthearts.co.uk
Tel no: 020 8850 2384
Website: www.allthearts.co.uk

Dance styles taught: Dance styles taught: Ballet, Tap, Jazz, Modern, Contemporary, Lyrical, cheerleading & Street.

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

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

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

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

Dance styles taught: RAD Ballet, Tap, Musical Theatre, Street Dance and Contemporary

Brief description of classes:
‘Inspiring Dancers, Enriching Lives’. We are a warm, welcoming and inclusive Dance Academy. Providing uplifting and professional classes in all genres to students, ages 1-18. Our students are inspired through our fabulous team of teachers and are provided with wonderful opportunities throughout the year. With regular performances within the theatre, holiday workshops, exams, exciting school trips and successful auditions, many of our students have gone on to pursue dance professionally. Please contact us today to arrange a Free Trial.
Location: Sevenoaks
Contact name: Emily Teale
Email: emily@dasevenoaks.co.uk
Tel no: 07840109052
Website: www.dasevenoaks.co.uk

Dance styles taught: I.S.T.D Ballet, Modern and Tap, Street Dance, Hip Hop, Disney Pop, Baby Ballet, Musical Theatre, Acro & Performing Arts Academy
(Singing, Acting & Dance).

Brief description of classes:
Dance Act provide almost 70 classes each week run from beautiful purpose-built dance studios in Hextable, Kent, run 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. Classes for students aged from 3 to 20years.

Location: Weekday and Saturday locations: Hextable, Swanley, Kent. Afterschool classes held at St Michaels Prep School, Otford, Sevenoaks.

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

Dance styles taught: Ballet, Tap, Modern, street jazz, Musical Theatre, Drama and Gymnastics

Brief description of classes:
Dance-Worx’s classes are a fantastic way to learn and become creative, stay fit, gain confidence and most importantly have fun!! Dance-Worx’s classes are structure to teach children of all ages and abilities. Dance-Worx’s runs a lot of very successful morning, lunchtime and after school clubs at various different schools in the Bromley/Beckenham area. We also run our Theatre School which includes, Ballet, Tap, Street jazz, Modern, Drama, Musical Theatre & Teachers qualification courses for all ages.

Location: Bromley & Beckenham

Contact name: Katie Noad
Email: office@danceworxs.co.uk
Tel no: 07538199678
Website:www.dance-worx-s.co.uk

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

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

Dance styles taught: Ballet, Tap, Street Dance, Lyrical, Acro Dance, Gymnastic, Musical Theatre & Performing Arts

Brief description of classes:

Fun structured classes from 3 years upwards following syllabuses for each specific genre where children can earn certificates, medals and rosettes.     Annual show held in a local theatre for all dance students

Location Upper Belvedere  Kent-  DA17 5JG

Contact name  Vicki Horsewell

Email: footlightsdanceacademy@yahoo.co.uk

Tel no: 01322-433336  07957- 377120

Website:  www.footlightsdance@yahoo.co.uk

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

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

Dance styles taught: RAD Ballet Primary to Advanced. Pointe work, Contemporary, Tap, Jazz. Adult classes in – Ballet, Pilates, Yoga, Nia Dance, Carifit and Zumba.

Brief description of classes:
We are very Blessed to have a State of the Art dance complex with 3 studios, with sprung floors, barres, mirrors, sound systems, air conditioning and ventilation systems. I started my school 37 years ago and have 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, Elite Ballet Project and NYB and go on to train at all the main vocational schools.

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

Contact name Lisa Maybank
Email: lisamaybank@aol.com
Website: www.lisamaybank.biz

Dance styles taught:  Ballet, Tap, Moder, Street Acro

Location  Lordswood, Chatham, Kent

Contact name:  Nicola Maynard

Email:  lordswooddancenter@gmail.com

Tel no  07548866218

Website:  www.lordswooddc.co.uk

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
Email: grelph@mggs.org
Tel no:  01622 752103
Website:
www.mggs.org

Dance styles taught: Classical Ballet Including Pointe Work Modern Tap Jazz/Commercial Musical Theatre Boys Technique Lamda Drama Street Dance

Brief description of classes:
Offering high quality training in all aspects of the performing arts, The Michelle Sidwell Academy of Dance is a small friendly school where all pupils are taught in a caring, encouraging and professional environment. All teachers are fully qualified, and DBS checked. All pupils perform in our annual production at The Bob Hope Theatre as well as performing in other events throughout the year and can choose to participate in ISTD dance examinations. It doesn’t matter if you want to dance for fun or for a career in dance, there is a class here for you. Why don’t you give it a go and join the MSAOD family today!

Location: Chislehurst Methodist Church, Prince Imperial Road, Chislehurst, Kent, BR7 5LX

Contact name: Michelle Sidwell
Email: michelle@michellesidwellacademyofdance.co.uk
Tel no: 07743 631920
Website:www.michellesidwellacademyofdance.co.uk

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

Dance styles taught: ISTD Ballet, Tap, Modern, Jazz, Street Dance, Musical Theatre, Contemporary, Cheerleading.

Brief description of classes:
Sevenoaks School of Dance is a well established dance school in Sevenoaks. We are a fun, modern establishment that teaches a variety of different dance genres to children and adults of all ages. We follow the ISTD syllabus and have a 100% pupil pass rate in all examinations. Our teachers always encourage a positive, hard working environment during class while ensuring that the students have fun and can express themselves through dance.

Location: Riverhead, Sevenoaks

Contact name: Amy Walker
Email: amy@sevenoaksdance.co.uk
Tel no: 07545 334354
Website:www.sevenoaksdance.co.uk

Dance styles taught: Ballet, Tap, Modern, Jazz, Street, Lyrical, Tricks and Turns, Commercial and Musical Theatre.

Brief description of classes:
Our mission is to enhance children’s confidence and skill set. Our classes teach the students to express themselves through performance, and encourage them to be the best performer they can be. We love watching our students grow in confidence and create new friendships. Seeing them progress not only physically, but mentally too, is exactly why we do it. We do not take exams but concentrate on performance and aim to give the children as many performance opportunities as we can.

Location: Hextable, Kent

Contact name: Lizzie Fogarty
Email: Info@simplyperformers.co.uk
Tel no: 07866271733
Website:www.simplyperformers.co.uk

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

Dance styles taught:s 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

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

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

Dance styles taught: 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/

Dance Styles taught:  Ballet, Tap, Modern, Street, Contemporary, Acro, Performing Arts

Brief description of classes: 

Friendly dance school, recreational and examination classes, many performance opportunities including – Chance to Dance, Annual Showcase, Pantomime,  Festivals and Competitions.

 

Location:   Bexley, Swanley, Dartford

Contact name:  Miss Gemma Wright

Email:  info@wrightdance.co.uk

Tel no: 07909573823

Website:  www.wrightdance.co.uk

Sussex Schools

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

Dance styles taught: Musical Theatre, Lyrical, Hip Hop, Street, Jazz, Ballet, Tap, Commercial

Brief description of classes:

Fi Steps is a family atmosphere run classes.   We give students many opportunities to perform and compete

Location Crawley, West Sussex

Contact nameFiona Whyte

Email:  fiona@fisteps.com

Tel no: 07770452344

Website:   www.fisteps.com          

 

Dance styles taught: Disco & Commercial Street/Jazz, Ballroom & Latin American, Modern Line Dancing, Zumba Dance-Fitness

Brief description of classes:         Celebrating 27 Years of Outstanding Dance

We teach dance classes in Disco & Commercial Street Jazz for children from 4½ years old to 18 year olds.  We also provide a range of adult dance classes including Ballroom & Latin American, Zumba Dance-Fitness® and Modern Line Dancing.  The dance school’s patron is Strictly Come Dancing Star ‘Anton du Beke’ who is a past competitor & contemporary of principal teacher ‘Sarah Fenn-Tye’ in Ballroom & Latin American dance competitions.  The Live Wire School of Dance is a small family run business prides itself on providing top quality training in a friendly, comfortable & social environment for children & adults of all ages, abilities & experience levels to have fun and enjoy learning to dance.

Location Manor Field Primary School, Burgess Hill, RH15 0PZ  The Queen’s Hall, Cuckfield, RH17 5EL

Contact name:  Sarah Fenn-Tye

Email: sarah@livewireschoolofdance.co.uk

Tel no:  07793389527

Website: www.livewireschoolofdance.co.uk              

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  

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

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