Portchester & Havant, Hampshire - Established 2003
Ballet Pointe-work Contemporary Tap Modern Jazz Limbering
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The school is created and devised to teach and train dedicated students who wish to achieve the little extra that Dance has to offer. At RBS&PA, students young and old, study and learn to appreciate this beautiful art form in a fully supervised and artistic environment.
Students are taught the The Imperial Society of Teachers of Dancing (ISTD) Syllabus. It is one of the world's leading dance examination boards. Formed in 1904, today it is a registered educational charity which covers the full spectrum of dance throughout the world.
Pre-School Baby to Ballerina Class from 2 3/4 years old - little ones learn to listen and move to music with a few first ballet arm movements and steps.
Boys' Training is aimed at building strength in the upper body used in partner work and strong legs used in the allegro jumps and leaps.
Teen Ballet Class are ideal for developing your skills in a positive environment, whether you are new to ballet or an experienced dancer looking to stay in shape. With beginning and intermediate level classes offered, there is something for everyone! These classes are open to the public and are on-going throughout term times.
Adult Ballet Class Come and experience what you have always dreamt of or pick up where you left off as a child with ballet.
Tap, Modern & Jazz Combination Class A class that combines three styles of Dance in an hour class - Tap, Modern and Jazz. The class starts with 30-40 mins of Tap followed by Modern and Jazz.
Examination Every child has a choice to take the ISTD exams or just enjoy the gradual progression through each level. The next exam session the 6th of March 2016 at Southampton centre. Summer exam session: Late June/July at Southampton centre. Autumn exam session: Late October/November. Last big exam session results 'Summer 2015' - 9 Distinctions, 23 Merits and 3 Passes 'Spring 14' - 17 Distinctions and 17 Merits. 'Exam Results 2013' - 22 Distinctions, 18 Merits and 3 Passes.
Open Day held annually at the end of the summer term, performing class work to show the progress throughout the year. Next Open Day 9th July 2016 at Warblington School. Go to the latest news for more details.
Performances from the age 8 to 18 years students are encourage to audtion for professional ballet companies the English Youth Ballet & National Youth Ballet. Our next closest location is Crawley, on Monday 4th July 2016. Portsmouth Auditions coming 2017. See our Auditions page. Our Choreography competition is on the 19th June 2015 - more info to come.
Professional Workshops Various Workshops throughout the year. Learn with the professionals, a master classes, Choreography, coaching and performances. With renowned guest teachers and full supporting Faculty. Our Cecchetti Ballet Workshop is on Sunday 7th February 2016 at Warblington School 10am - 12pm Childrens 8yrs - 16yrs and Adult Beginners and Improvers. 12:30pm - 1:30pm. Refreshments will be served between class 12:00pm - 12:30pm.
Complimentary trial class all new students are entitled to one free trial class per person. (Terms and conditions apply)