Classes for young people
8 – 16 years old
Our classes for young people aim to develop the dancer's technical ability whilst enhancing their presentation skills and musicality. Students from Ballet 2 and above must take a minimum of two ballet classes per week with us in order to really see their progression.
If students wish to take three classes with us per week then they will receive a 50% discount on the cost of their third class.
|Ballet 2||Ages 10+ (with experience)||17.00 - 18.15|
|Ballet 1||Ages 8+||18.00 - 19.00|
|Boys only!||Ages 8 - 12 (must do Ballet 1 or 2)||18.30 - 18.55|
|Ballet 3||Ages 12+ (Intermediate standard)||17.00 - 18.30|
|Introduction to Ballet||Ages 11 - 16||17.45 - 18.45|
|Jazz 3 - 4||Intermediate+||19.00 - 20.00|
|Ballet 1||Ages 8+||17.00 - 18.00|
|Jazz 1 - 2||Beginners / Improvers||18.00 - 19.00|
|Ballet 2||Ages 10+ (with experience)||18.00 - 19.15|
|Ballet 3||Ages 12+ (intermediate standard)||17.00 - 18.30|
|Ballet 1||Ages 8+||10.30 - 11.30|
|Ballet 2||Ages 10+ (with experience)||11.00 - 12.15|
Introduction to ballet (ages 11–16)
For students with no or little previous experience of ballet this is the class for you. Have you always wanted to train in ballet but not yet had the chance? Well now you can!
Ballet (ages 8 - 16)
Designed to take young dancers from their earliest steps to an advanced level of study.
- Ballet 1 no experience needed
- Ballet 2 & 3 experience needed
There is also a 15 or 25 minute pointe work class available after Ballet 2 and 3 which students can join on approval from their teacher.
Learn a range of different modern styles from street dance to musical theatre. This energetic class will build coordination and natural rhythm. Jazz is an important style for any dancer to master..
New for 2012-13 - Boys Only!
Boys aged 8–12 are invited to attend this class. It allows our male students to be inspired by our wonderful male faculty and work on their dance technique in this energetic class. Boys in this class must take either Ballet 1 or Ballet 2 on Monday nights.
Download the registration form or call the Academy on 0113 220 8000.
For all classes and courses participants must pay a yearly £5 registration fee
All young people's classes £65 per term
Classes run as courses and students must commit to the class each week. During the first class we will check to make sure that it is at the right level for the child or young person.
What to wear
There is a set uniform. We will advise what to wear once the student has been placed on the course.