We offer examinations from Pre-Primary through to Advanced in R.A.D (Royal Academy of Dance) Ballet, I.S.T.D (Imperial Society of Teachers of Dancing) Tap – Modern/ Jazz, Disco Freestyle, Street and Rock’n’Roll. Exams in Acrobatics from beginners up to advance and are in association and fully qualified with the Acrobatic Arts Curriculum.
Musical Theatre ~ We offer examinations in L.A.M.D.A (London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art).
We hold stage medal tests annually which are always fun especially for the under 5’s.
The Academy competes in our I.S.T.D area Disco/Rock’n’Roll DFR Competitions throughout the year, Culminating in the qualifiers competing at the National Championships in Guildford. We are very proud to say that approximately 99% of our pupils qualify in both genres each year.
We offer workshops with professional artists in all genres of Dance and Musical Theatre throughout the year, which is a memorable and exciting experience for all involved.
We are proud to say that many of our pupils have gone on to National Stage Schools and others are now dancing in Professional shows all over the world. One in particular, who gained the Royal Academy of Dancing’s highest acalade and was one of only four in the world that year that gained the Solo Seal exam.
The Academy has taken pupils to dance in variety shows in London Theatres including Her Majesty’s London, The London Palladium, Saddlers Wells, The Adelphi Theatre and many more. We danced at Disneyland Paris; another great achievement for the academy.
We hold our very own biennial spectacular show at the picturesque Poole Lighthouse Theatre.