Pre-School & Reception Classes
Shining stars is our unique and especially designed Pre-school & Reception class programme for young dancers. Our focus for these age groups is to build, self confidence, develop listening skills and improve motor skills. More importantly we promote a fun enviroment to build lasting friendships. These classes are designed to introduce very young children to the range of genres we offfer at the Academy.
** NEW CLASS **
Street Dance & Musical Theatre
ages 3-5 years
Our Mini Bopz classes are fun, dynamic and fast paced, perfect for children with lots of energy. Combining Street Dance and Musical Theatre (singing,drama and dance) it's a great opportunity for little ones to build confidence and have lots of fun.
Dance & Movement
for Walkers to 3 years
The Tiny Starz classes are parent & toddler classes especially designed for those tots who love to dance. With the help of their parent/carer children follow the adventures of a dancing teddy called Melody Bear who loves twirling around, singing songs and exploring props. This is a perfect class to help build confidence. Children also collect stickers and work towards gaining medals which are presented in front of parents on their child's 'Special Day'.
Ballet and Tap
ages 3-4 years
The DTA Mini Starz classes are ballet and tap combination classes. Children continue to follow the Adventures of Melody Bear developing their dance moves as well as exploring other fundamental learning skills such as counting, colour and shape recognition, vocabulary and language skills. Children also collect stickers and work towards gaining medals which are presented in front of parents on their child's 'Special Day'.
Ballet & Tap
ages 4-5 years
Rising Starz build on the foundations learnt in our Mini Starz class. Children learn the basic steps of classical ballet and tap whilst following Melody Bear's adventures. We continue to develop children's motor skills, concentration and confidence. This is the final stage of the Melody Bear programme. We celebrate the end of an era at the end of the year with the Moving on Trophy presentation.
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