Modern & Jazz

  • Dance Performers

    A 45-minute additional class for children who attend both ballet and modern classes.

    The aim of the class is to raise performance levels. Children attending this class will perform routines at the Parabola Arts Centre three times per year. The class is offered at Level 1 (ages 6-8) and level 2 (ages 8-13).

    When?

    Friday afternoons. See timetable

    Fees

    Classes are paid for on a 10-week termly basis. No-obligation trial class available for newcomers.

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  • Grade 1 Modern

    A modern class based on grade 1 of the ISTD syllabus in Modern Theatre.

    The aim of the class is to master modern skills appropriate to grade 1 and prepare for examination work and/or progression to the next grade at teacher’s discretion.

    When?

    Saturday afternoons. See timetable

    Fees

    Classes are paid for on a 10-week termly basis. No-obligation trial class available for newcomers.

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  • Grade 3 Modern

    A modern class based on grade 3 of the ISTD syllabus in Modern Theatre.

    The aim of the class is to master modern skills appropriate to grade 3 and prepare for examination work and/or progression to the next grade at teacher’s discretion.

    When?

    Saturday afternoons. See timetable

    Fees

    Classes are paid for on a 10-week termly basis. No-obligation trial class available for newcomers.

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  • Grade 4 Modern

    A modern class based on grade 4 of the ISTD syllabus in Modern Theatre.

    The aim of the class is to master modern skills appropriate to grade 4 and prepare for examination work and/or progression to the next grade at teacher’s discretion.

    When?

    Saturday afternoons. See timetable

    Fees

    Classes are paid for on a 10-week termly basis. No-obligation trial class available for newcomers.

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  • Senior Jazz

    A one-hour jazz class for children over 10, without the structure of a graded syllabus.

    The class is based on jazz exercises and sequences, with the aim of developing techniques and skills, without the pressure of training for a formal exam in a related discipline such as Modern Theatre.

    When?

    Monday evenings. See timetable

    Prices

    No-obligation trial class available for newcomers. £12 per class on a pay-as-you-go basis. Fees can also be paid in one sum on a termly basis.

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  • Stretch & Bounce

    Fun 30-minute classes for girls and boys aged 4-6 years based on simple modern exercises, sequences, and amalgamations from ISTD Primary Modern.

    The aim of the class is to master contrasting qualities of movement with expression and musicality.

    When?

    Saturday mornings. See timetable

    Prices and payment

    First class free for newcomers. £6 per class on a pay-as-you-go basis.

    Please send your child’s fee in a distinctive purse. Correct amount is preferred but we will place change in purse if required. We recommend that you check change on collection of your child and report any errors.

    Children will be given a ‘sticker strip’ attached to their purse, which they should bring each week for rewards which can be exchanged for prizes twice per term.

    You can also pay for a full term of ten classes in one sum.

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