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Classical Ballet, Tap & Modern Theatre Dance

Children take a combination of classes in Ballet, Tap, Modern and Acro Dance with the option of attending Commercial Street & Musical Theatre.  

 

Children continue to progress through the ISTD grades taking exams in Imperial Ballet, Tap and Modern Theatre Dance at Primary and Grade One level.

 

The Graded examinations build up progressively ensuring that steps and skills learned at lower levels prepare for more complex movements as the children progress to higher grades.

Lower Juniors -  7-8 years

Children take a combination of classes in Ballet, Tap, Modern and Acro Dance, with the option of attending Commercial Street & Musical Theatre.

 

Children continue to take exams with the ISTD in Imperial Ballet, Tap and Modern Theatre Dance.  As children mature they are expected to show a higher level of technique and understanding of the syllabus in order to reach the required standard of the grade.

 

 

 

 

Mid Juniors - 8-9 years

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TUESDAY             4.00-6.00pm

Venue -                 Grays Methodist Church Hall, RM17 5LL

 

SATURDAY          8.40-10.40am

Venue -                 Grays Methodist Church Hall, RM17 5LL

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FRIDAY               4.00-6.00pm

Venue -               Blackshots Leisure Centre, RM16 2JU

 

SATURDAY         11.00-1.15pm

Venue -                Grays Methodist Church Hall, RM17 5LL

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UNIFORM is compulsary and is available to purchase through the

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Progressing Ballet Technique (PBT) is an innovative program designed to help students to understand the training of muscle memory in order to achieve their personal best in Classical Ballet.

 

Using a gym ball and resistance band, children begin to gain an understanding of different muscles groups and reinforces their technique and strength required for turn out and core stability.  Developed in Australia by an experienced ballet teacher the programme is currently practised in over 40 countries worldwide and has produced excellent results.

 

All Upper Juniors, Intermediates & Seniors do PBT as part of their Ballet training.  

 

What is Progressing Ballet Technique (PBT) ?

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WEDNESDAY      5.45-8.00pm

Venue -                Grays Methodist Church Hall, RM17 5LL

 

SATURDAY         12.15-2.00pm

Venue -                Grays Methodist Church Hall, RM17 5LL

Children take a combination of classes in Ballet, Tap & Modern with the option of attending Acro Dance, Commercial Street & Musical Theatre.

 

With a solid foundation of technique children continue to develop and flourish under the ISTD syallbus in Ballet, Tap & Modern taking exams in all three disciplines.   In order to help children reach the required standard they are required to attend two ballet classes a week alongside their regular tap and modern classes.  

 

Our Upper Juniors are also given the opportunity to take lessons in Lyrical/Contemporary dance and study PBT (Progressing Ballet Technique) as part of their ballet class.  Further information on these classes is listed below.

 

 

Upper Juniors - 9-11 years

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Lyrical and Contemporary dance is an expressive style of dance that combines elements of several dance genres including Ballet, Modern, Jazz, and Lyrical. Contemporary dancers strive to connect the mind and the body through fluid dance movements.

 

Studying Lyrical helps the students to connect emotions with dance steps, resulting in a more connected and emotional performance.  Lyrical & Contemporary is an important dance style in today's professional industry.

 

All children aged in Year 5 and above have the chance to study this class.

 

Lyrical/Contemporary Dance

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