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NEW LITTLE STARS BALLET CLASS FOR 2.5 YRS PLUS, SATURDAYS 2.15-2.45PM - ENROLLING NOW!!

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UNIFORM and KtS DANCE MERCHANDISE AVAILABLE ONLINE AT www.planetdance.com

 

Free delivery to school option available.

 

Contact Us:

Tel:     07752 014 554

Email: enquiries@ktsdance.com

 

(Please note; Due to teaching we respond quicker to emails than phonecalls)

Enrol Now:

Enrol now for a free trial class.

 

Contact us via phone, email or use our contact form.

 

PHONELINE OPENING TIMES

Monday - 2pm-6.30pm

Tuesday - 8am-11am 

Wednesday - Closed

Thursday - 9am-4pm

Friday - 9am-6.30pm

Saturday - 8am-2.30pm

Sunday - Closed

 

At all other times please send enquiries by email or leave a voicemail. 

 

DUE TO PERSONAL TEACHING HOURS IT IS ALWAYS QUICKER TO CONTACT MISS KATY VIA EMAIL.

Term-Dates:

Summer Term 2018:

Monday 16th April - 16th July (No class: Monday 7th May)

Friday 20th April - 20th July

Saturday 21st April - 21st July

 

Half-Term: 

Monday 28th May, Friday 1st and Saturday 2nd June

 

Dates for Your Diary!

Mitcham Carnival - Saturday 16th June

Exams - Saturday 14th July (tbc)

 

Watching Week:

Monday 16th July

Friday 20th July

Saturday 21st July

 

Information

Payment

 

All new pupils are invited to take a trial class for FREE.

Once enrolled classes are invoiced on a termly basis (usually 12-14 weeks) which should be paid in full before commencement of the new term. Payment should be made via BACS whenever possible. 

 

 

Current Fees (correct as of September 2017) - Based on a 12 week full-term (please note terms may be longer or shorter. This is for a guide only.)

 

Twinkle Toes and Tots (Saturday) and Class Ballet (Friday) - £60.00

Class Ballet and Tap (Saturday) and Pre-Primary Ballet (Friday) - £66.00

Grade 1 Ballet (Friday) - £66.00

Grade 3 Ballet (Friday) - £69.00

Pre-Primary, Tappy Toes and Preliminary (Saturday) - £69.00

Grade 1 Dance and Primary Ballet, Tap and Modern (1hr) - £72.00 

 

Mini Movers (30mins) - £60.00

Funky Feet and Popstars - £63.00

Tap Dancing (30mins) - £60.00

Popstars and Tap - £78.00 (discounted upfront price)

 

We offer a 10% discount on the younger child for siblings.

Multi-class discount also available. 

 

(Fees are subject to increase in line with inflation, rental costs, insurance, subscriptions, music licenses etc. as necessary)

 

 

Uniform

 

Correct attire is an important part of all KtS Dance lessons.

Hair should be tied back in a bun or ponytail, as appropriate to the class, and where possible jewellery and other such items should be removed.

 

New pupils should wear loose, comfortable clothing and soft, supportive shoes such as plimsols, or bare feet (ballet and modern only). Disco/Street pupils may wear trainers (Bare feet and slip-on shoes are NOT appropriate for this form of dance).

 

Pupils are expected to be dressed in the correct uniform after their first half-term. Some uniform items are kept in stock so please check with the class teacher. Otherwise uniform should be ordered through the office or directly from our online supplier at www.planetdance.com. Please select the Schools/Colleges Uniform option on the left panel and click on the KtS Dance logo for our class uniform and KtS Dance leisure wear. 

 

For assistance or if you would like us to order for you please email enquiries@ktsdance.com or call the school number (07752 014 554Please note; Uniform orders placed through us will not be processed by us without full payment. Items bought from school stock may vary in price from those available online.

 

Please go to the Uniform page for photos and info regarding specific Class Uniforms. If you are unsure please check with the office before placing any orders.  

 

KtS Dance T-shirts and hoodies are also available to order. Disco/Street pupils are encouraged to wear a KtS t-shirt with black or grey dance trousers or leggings and trainers or dance sneakers. However, due to the nature of this dance style, pupils may wear their own choice of clothes appropriate for dance when in class. These should be in one or more of the school colours of pink, purple, grey and black where possible. 

T-shirts and/or hoodies will be necessary when taking part in KtS Dance related performances. 

  

                                                                            Enrolment

 

To book your trial class please call the school number (07752 014 554) or email enquiries@ktsdance.com.

 

A welcome pack and enrolment form will be given to you after your trial class. Alternatively you can download the enrolment form below.

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Class Overviews

 

Ballet is one of the oldest and most globally influential forms of dance. Now highly technical and with its own vocabulary, it encourages co-ordination, strength, mobility and grace. Classical ballet is considered the foundation for all other serious dance forms but is equally important for the casual dancer, improving stance and posture, physical development and body strength, spatial awareness, and introducing an appreciation of classical music.

Twinkle Toes Ballet classes are carefully structured through the use of imagination and stories coordinated with music and the use of simple props. Children from 2 years of age are introduced to rhythm and musicality through the use of well-known nursery rhymes and action songs whilst older children begin to learn the art of mime through stories specially designed to subtly teach pupils the technical elements of ballet.

Pre-Primary, Primary and Graded Ballet classes are more structured to develop the technique required of ballet whilst encouraging the use of mime through improvisation and musical interpretation. Pupils are prepared for examinations following the syllabus of the NATD (National Association of Teachers of Dancing), however, pupils also benefit from free classes drawing on elements of other classical ballet syllabi such as the RAD (Royal Academy of Dance) and methods such as Cecchetti and the Royal Ballet School.

Miss. Katy has privately tutored pupils whom have gained entry into the Junior and Mid-Associate programmes of the Royal Ballet, White Lodge (RBS) and several productions of the English Youth Ballet.

Modern and Tap Dance

The backbone of musical theatre and at the core of all current dance trends, pupils study NATD Modern Stage for Examination purposes but are also taught from a variety of syllabi in order to benefit from a range of styles. The incorporation of freestyle dance encourages the development of turns, leaps and floor routines through current popular music. Children will learn a range of routines with the emphasis on performance.

Tap lessons follow the Stage branch of the NATD, which takes its roots from the American style of tap dancing, as seen in musicals such as Singing In the Rain and 42nd Street. Pupils also benefit from free lessons using music of all genres to allow them to experiment with different rhythms and styles of tap dance, such as in Tap Dogs.

Exams can be taken up to teacher qualification along with Junior and Senior Medals.

 

Disco/Pop Dance

Disco is an energetic class using current pop music and other catchy tunes pupils will know and love!

This class is great for fun and fitness, and may be taken casually or with the view to taking exams.

The children may take exams starting with basic one-dance tests, moving up to grades, various medals and through to teacher qualifications.

 

Street Dance

Street dancing is one of the latest crazes in dance. An energetic and fast paced class, it incorporates moves from the 'street' with elements of hip-hop, funk and R 'n' B, carefully choreographed to songs which incorporate modern trends in dance music.

This is a fun class designed to teach the types of 'music video' moves made famous by stars such as Justin Timberlake, Diversity and Cheryl Cole.

 

Our Mini Movers, Funky Feet and Popstars classes currently incorporate elements of Disco, Pop and Street dance making classes as fun-filled as possible!

 

Triple Threat/Musical Theatre Workshops

Periodically, and during the holidays, we shall hold performance-based workshops teaching the three main elements of the performing arts: Singing, Acting and Dancing.

Workshops will be inspired by West End and Broadway musicals, tv shows such as Glee and Smash and current popular trends in music, dance and drama. Guest teachers and choreographers will be invited to hold parts or all of these workshops.

 

Adult Classes

If the interest arises we can also offer Adult classes in the following subjects: Ballet, Tap, Modern, Street and Dancercise.

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