Something for everyone! We do not advertise our Time-table for our children and young people as classes are recommended on a personal/individual level. Do contact us with age and intersted subjects. also if danced before what grade/ standard.
Below are a few examples of the classes we have to offer at Kirkham Henry, either as an examination syllabus or recreational ,totally free style to the teacher/ choreographer.
We update the styles regularly as teachers and guest teachers are committed to their continuous professional development.
Classes are either in examination grades or suitable for age and ability.
Recreational or Vocational classes for everyone ! Where a hobby can turn into a career.
BALLET- Royal Academy of Dance, International Dance Teachers Association
Children’s and Vocational. Classical; National; Creative. Recreational.
American and Show
Free-Style Jazz Dance – including Street, Commercial, Lyrical, Theatre Craft, Hip Hop, Musical Theatre and Modern dance.
Graham & Cunningham technique
DRAMA- Trinity College
Acting; Verse and Prose: Mime; Devised and Script, improvisation,
Voice Production; Audition Technique; Microphone Technique; Classical; Musical Theatre; Cabaret
Includes a little of everything: Tap, Ballet & Theatre Craft, Singing and Drama
Let’s Pretend! Parent and child (18 mths- 4 years) – join the fun of a child’s imagination through dressing-up, song , mime and creative dance. Create memories together with your child .
Baby Ballet Tots . (2-4 yrs) Introducing first ballet steps, and ballet stories .
Baby Bop (Tap and theatre modern ) 2-4 yrs– make as much noise with your feet as you like – learn rhythms and musical phrases, first tap steps, songs and finish off with fun theatre modern dance
Our Musical Theatre triple threat class
Sing, Dance & Act. Routines and script from west end shows and films.
ADULT CLASSES (ALL AGES & ABILITIES WELCOME)
Tap - Mondays... afternoon 2pm and evening 7.15pm
Ballet - Tuesdays 7pm (faster pace, or with ballet exerience) and
Wednesdays (Silver Swans , for a slower, more gentle pace) 2.30pm
Golden Gliders- Tuesdays 10am and 11am
COMMUNITY and SEND CLASSES
Classes can be tailored to individual requirements and undertaken by staff with the required expertise and experience including Dancing with Parkinsons and Dementia, Mencap and Blind and Partially sighted .
Examinations or teacher assessment available in ballet, tap, jazz, contemporary, drama, singing, music and foundation.
Kirkham Henry Performing Arts Centre offers the following qualifications:-
R.A.D. (Royal Academy of Dance)
I.D.T.A. (International Dance Teachers Association)
A.B.R.S.M. (Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music)
TRINITY COLLEGE LONDON