The school follows the ISTD syllabus and offers classes in Ballet, Tap, Modern and Street; with the opportunity to enter for exams. Classes are held at our own premises in Leighton Buzzard as well as Stewkley Village Hall.
The school also caters from early years offering a range of pre-school Ballet classes from 9months to Adults. From 4years there are ISTD classes in Ballet, Tap and Modern, Musical Theatre in collaboration with Holly's Theatre and Street Dance.
We also have Adult Ballet, Tap and Barre classes running weekly from The Studio.
All teachers are highly qualified, CRB checked and fully insured.
PRINCIPAL/TEACHER: Miss Amy
Amy started dancing at the age of 3; following the ISTD syllabus in ballet, tap and modern. After achieveing '3' A'Levels at Aylesbury High School she accepted a place at The Centre PAC on their full time Performing Arts course. During those three years she gained her ISTD Ballet, Tap and Modern CDE teaching qualifications and Performing Arts diploma as well as experience teaching students of all ages.
Amy has danced witihin the commercial industry for many high profile events and clients; from music videos to brand or store launches. However teaching is her passion, which has led her to start the school in 2012. After taking a step back from teaching to start her family she is looking forward to getting back in the studio and further her training with the ISTD
BALLET TEACHER/VICE PRINCIPAL: Miss Emma
Miss Emma completed her classical ballet training in London at the Maria Anderson School of Dance, following the RAD syllabus. After studying for her Bsc in Psychology, Emma continued dancing at a vocational level and gained registered teachers status in classical ballet with the Royal Academy of Dance.
In addition to ballet dancing Emma has performed in a variety of settings including musical master classes on the West End stage, she has also studied movement therapy. For her contributions to dance in the community, Emma was presented with the Princess Diana Memorial Award.
After recently taking a short break from ballet to have her daughter and son Miss Emma now has a new passion for teaching pre-school dance.
BALLET/TAP TEACHER: Miss Beth
Miss Beth started dancing at the age of 3; following the ISTD syllabus in ballet, tap and modern. After achieveing '3' A'Levels at Cedars Upper School she accepted a place at The Centre PAC on their full time Performing Arts course. During those three years she gained her DDE ISTD teaching qualifications in Classical Ballet, Tap and Modern as well as experience teaching students of all ages.
Miss Beth worked alongside Miss Amy before starting her full time training so she is very excited to be joining the team.
BALLET TEACHER/MUSICAL THEATRE: Miss Emily
Miss Emilly graduated from the University of Chichester with a BA Honours Degree in Dance. Throughout her studies she focused her choices towards the dance teaching routes, gaining a wealth of understanding towards dance education.
Prior to training she was highly involved in Musical Theatre, performing in shows since the age of 4 with a variety of youth companies. Training in a variety of different styles has given her a real passion for teaching dance to students of all ages.