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Contemporary Dance Classes

Graham School of Dance runs non-syllabus Contemporary Dance classes from our dance studios in Bishop’s Stortford, Hertfordshire, on the Herts / Essex borders and at our lessons in Welwyn Garden City- unusual for a pre-vocational dance school. Our Contemporary Dance classes are offered at Introductory / Intermediate and Senior levels for pupils from Grade 5 Ballet and above. Contemporary Dance pupils learn Ballet and Modern Dance as their core lessons, and GCSE Dance pupils all take Contemporary Dance lessons at Graham School of Dance as a requirement for the GCSE course.

Contemporary lessons include free work, an introduction to Graham and Cunningham Contemporary technique, as well as improvisation and introdutory release technique. 

Contemporary dance has limitless possibilities of exploring creativity with  fewer traditional rules, letting pupils connect mind and body that gives a real sense of freedom. 

Talented pupils by invitation develop their training to perform in group, duet, trio, quartet and solo pieces for Contemporary sections at dance competitions, including many award-winning pieces at national level.

Please contact us to find out more about our Contemporary Dance lessons - ideal for pupils from Essex and Hertfordshire who want to develop this side of their dance.

Soooo looking forward to Summer School 2!

Missing our little cheeky monkeys 🐵 We hope everyone is having a lovely summer so far ☀️ Don’t forget - it's less than two weeks until our second summer school, which runs Tue 24 to Thu 26 August! 🤩 ... open to all ages and abilities, with classes in a range of styles of dance, drama and musical theatre... 10 - 3 each day and a chance to watch the children's work at the end of the week - what a treat! ...it’s going to be amazing!! ❤️ Book now at gsdevents.eventbrite.co.uk

Soooo looking forward to Summer School 2!
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Brilliant GCSE Dance Results - congratulations girls!

Hugest congratulations to Rachel S & Gracie S who both achieved a 9 in their GCSE Dance with us at GSD this year! 🤩🤩 (for us oldies, that’s the highest mark!) Well done to all our lovely students receiving results today, how amazing you’ve all done to sit these exams in such trying times! 💜 If you want to do your GCSE Dance with us, pop us a message and we’ll get the ball rolling 👋🏼☺️

Brilliant GCSE Dance Results - congratulations girls!
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We're BACK and jumping for joy!!

Boogying back into the studios & welcoming Mr Eley to our team! New Commercial classes for all ages start this week - first class is Tuesday 13th - pop us a message to sign up - the first two classes are free! We look forward to seeing you there!

We're BACK and jumping for joy!!
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Our Shop is now online!

For all your dance uniform requirements, please visit grahamschoolofdanceshop.com!

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We're getting excited to be back!

Looking forward to seeing everyone!

We're getting excited to be back!
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