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Dance Education Officer

Technical Theatre Apprentice

Classes for young people

For ages 8 - 16

Our classes for young people are accompanied by live music* and develop each dancer’s technical ability whilst enhancing their presentation skills and musicality.

Classes for young people. Photo Martin Bell.

We strongly recommend students in Ballet 1 attend two classes per week. Students in Ballet 2 and above must take a minimum of two classes per week in order for them to make progress. If students wish to take three classes with us per week they will receive a 50% discount on the cost of the third class (excl. RAD classes).

*Excludes Jazz classes.

Timetable September 2015 – July 2016

Mon
17.00 – 18.15 Ballet 2 Age 10+  
18.00 – 19.00 Ballet 1 Age 8+  
Tue
17.00 – 18.30 Ballet 3 Age 12+ (intermediate standard)  
17.00 – 18.55 Ballet 3 with Improver Pointe Age 12+  
19.00 – 20.00 Jazz 3 Intermediate  
Wed
17.00 – 18.15 Ballet 2 Age 10+  
17.00 – 18.30 Ballet 2 with Pointe Age 10+  
18.00 – 19.00 Ballet 1 Age 8+  
Thu
17.00 – 18.30 Ballet 3 Age 12+ (intermediate standard)  
17.00 – 18.45 Ballet 3
Beginner Pointe
Age 12+  
18.00 – 19.30 RAD Intermediate    
18.30 – 20.00 RAD Inter Foundation    
Sat
10.30 – 11.30 Ballet 1 Age 8+  
11.00 – 12.15 Ballet 2 Age 10+  
11.00 – 12.30 Ballet 2 with Pointe Age 10+  
11.30 – 12.15 Jazz 1 – 2 Age 8+  

Ballet (ages 8 - 16)

Tailored classes designed to take young dancers from their earliest steps to an advanced level of study.

  • Ballet 1 (age 8+) No experience required
  • Ballet 2 & 3 (age 10+) Experience required

£70 per term

Pointe Work

We offer specialised pointe work classes for suitable students in Ballet 2 and 3. Ballet 2 students are offered a pointe work prep class which is all inclusive. Ballet 3 students will attend an appropriate level pointe class on recommendation of their teacher.

These classes are subject to an additional fee of £15 per term for Ballet 2 students and Ballet 3 Beginners, and £30 per term for Ballet 3 Improvers.

Jazz

Discover and learn a range of modern dance styles, from street dance to musical theatre.

These energetic classes build coordination and enhance natural rhythm. Jazz is an important dance style for any dancers to master.

£70 per term

RAD Class

Intermediate / Inter Foundation

Academy students have the opportunity to take their RAD Intermediate exam with teacher and former Northern Ballet Dancer Jane Tucker. Students must first take part in an assessment class before registering for the course.

Classes are £80 per term with an additional fee to take the RAD exams.

Registration

Download the registration form or call the Academy on 0113 220 8000.

Cost

For all classes and courses participants must pay a yearly £5 registration fee.

Information handbook

Download the handbook as a PDF (143KB)