Classes on offer at Extreme Dance
Pre-School Classes ( 3-5 years) - allow your child to discover the joys of dance through basic movement, imagery and play.
- Modern / Jazz
- Ballet & Tap
Ballet - Ballet underpins all dance styles and is a dancer’s foundation. All classes follow the ISTD syllabus and concentrate on perfecting technique, poise and performance. Older dancers are invited to point class when the class teacher feels they are ready
Tap - Pupils follow the ISTD syllabus work concentrating on perfecting technique and performance qualities. Tap dance is a big part of commercial dance and is a must when pursuing a career in dance. Tap gives pupils a deep understanding of rhythm and musicality.
Modern - Classes follow the ISTD syllabus and provide dancers with the fundamentals of dance. This class is essental for all budding dancers and will give them the skills needed in all styles of dance. Graded examinations are taken with higher examinations providing UCAS points to aid university entrty.
Commercial Street– ‘Dance like the Pop stars’, street dance has emerged at the forefront of the dance industry over the last few years. All classes introduce and develop pupil’s street style and promote the unique technical and performance qualities required. Ideal as a starter class or to widen a dancer’s repertoire.
Jazz - – A technical class concentrating on basic jazz technique, fitness and flexibility. Ideal as a starter class and for those wishing to gain the fundamental skills of dance.
Contemporary - This class develops and widens pupil’s technical range and introduces them to a more creative side of dance. Classes are a combination of Technical studies and Choreography tasks – ideal for anyone wishing to undertake GCSE, A level or degree level dance.
Musical Theatre - – A class for those wishing to gain the triple threat – Singing, Drama and Dance. Pupils will work as part of a small company to produce their own productions and be entered for local festivals when ready
Group Singing - A fun and inclusive class where pupils can develop their ability amongst their peers – all pupils will perform in the end of year show.
Solo Singing - – Individual lessons for those wishing to improve their vocal ability and confidence. All soloists will be given the opportunity to perform in our end of year show and be entered for singing competitions when the class teacher feels they are ready
Competition Team - Pupil may audition to become part of our Infant (under 10), Junior (under 14) or Senior Competition teams. Each team rehearse weekly and represent the school at local and National competitions. 100% commitment is required to all classes, extra rehearsals and fundraising.