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Welcome to theschool of Contemporary Dance and Theatre Arts. At theschool we believe in providing a collaborative and aspirational training environment for students aged 4-18.

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What We Believe

We believe in nurturing, coaching and mentoring our students to realize their true potential within a student centred and safe environment so they will flourish into exceptionally creative adults and maintain these transferable skills throughout their life. theschool was founded in 2012 and is run by three partners, Ian Woolley, Rob Nash and Chloe Wilde. We have never forgotten our true purpose; to support our students to belong, believe and become. This belief has seen many of our alumni students go onto to higher education, graduate courses, working in television, film and music industries as well as other prestigious career paths.

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Our Classes

Contemporary Dance

Contemporary is another word for “modern” or “current”. If something is contemporary, it belongs in the here and now, the current time period. Contemporary dance is therefore always changing with the times and developing and takes its inspiration from many different modern forms of dance.

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Commercial Dance

Commercial dance encompasses a myriad of styles. This can include Street, Jazz, Hip-Hop, Street and Contemporary. It is the type of dance seen in music videos, on the catwalk and at fashion shows, artist tours, advertising campaigns, corporate events, TV and film etc.

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Youth Performance Group

This intermediate level contemporary dance class is for those dance students that have a serious interest in dance training and wishing to develop their technique for auditions, performance or exams. Students work closely with the class choreographer learning choreographic skills whilst creating material with a focus on performance.

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YoungSchool is for students age 4 to 6 years old. In this class students will begin to learn material through movement and play whilst being introduced to elements of contemporary dance. Our first aim is for students to discover the joy of movement.

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