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About Graham School of Dance

Young pupil from Graham School of Dance in Bishop's Stortford

Graham School of Dance is a leading dance school based in Bishop's Stortford providing Dance Lessons and Drama and Musical Theatre classes to pupils across Hertforshire and Essex.

Dance classes are taught by friendly, experienced, dedicated and caring teachers whose high level of commitment and enthusiasm encourages and inspires the School’s pupils. The School’s high standards are maintained by these highly qualified and experienced teachers, and teachers have a pro-active programme of Continuing Professional Development.

By invitation, Gifted & Talented pupils are invited to take extra classes to further work towards maximising their potential, and dancers are supported in their Dance training by regular weekly lessons in Pilates and/or Progressive Ballet Technique.

The success of Graham School of Dance can be seen by the number of pupils winning places at renowned centres of excellence for the Performing Arts, such as The Royal Ballet School, Rambert School of Ballet & Contemporary Dance, Elmhurst Ballet School, English National Ballet School, Laine Theatre Arts, Bird College of Dance, London Studio Centre, Performers College, Urdang Academy,  Stella Mann College,  Italia Conti, Guildford School of Acting and LAMDA. A Graham School of Dance pupil has also been placed as one of the top 5 pupils in the annual national LAMDA competition.

Dance school pupils from GSD in Hertfordshire

Graham School of Dance pupils also attain outstanding examination results, including a number of 100% grades in RAD Ballet, ISTD Modern and LAMDA Drama. Over 99% of students attain Distinction or Merit in examinations, and recently all our Senior students who took RAD Ballet and ISTD Tap and Modern grades attained Distinction, with 70% of pupils gaining 90% or more. 

Bag packing at Sainsbury's - thank you to Sainsbury's, their customers and GSD dancers!

A great day was had by all when the Graham School of Dance & Theatre Arts girls and boys spent the day helping shoppers pack their bags. Thank you so much to Sainsburyโ€™s for allowing the children to help and raise funds to get them all to Dance World Cup as part of Team England in Braga, Portugal... and a huge thank you to the generous Sainsbury shoppers! #teamengland #dancers#grahamschoolofdance #Portugal #dwc_uk_team #Sainsburys #DWC

Bag packing at Sainsbury's - thank you to Sainsbury's, their customers and GSD dancers!
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Strictly's Neil Jones is coming to GSD - exciting new Urban Ballroom workshop!

Our latest workshop on Friday 12 April combines Cha Cha, Samba, Rumba and Jive with a flavour of Street dance - a new fresh look to Latin American dancing - how exciting .... and how lucky are the participants to have Neil Jones coming to teach... book up fast everyone as this is sure to be a sell out!

Strictly's Neil Jones is coming to GSD - exciting new Urban Ballroom workshop!
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HUGE congratulations to our FLORRIE at the ISTD Bursary Awards 2019!

We're so proud to announce that Florrie has just become this yearโ€™s runner up at the ISTD Bursary Awards in the Senior section after representing the Tap Faculty in this national ISTD competitionโ€ฆwhat a PHENOMENAL achievement - weโ€™re all so thrilled for you and your teachers!

HUGE congratulations to our  FLORRIE at the ISTD Bursary Awards 2019!
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Dance World Cup 2019 - Dance off at Pineapple success!

๐Ÿ’ซ๐ŸŽ‰๐ŸŒŸ๐ŸŽ‰๐Ÿ’ซ๐ŸŽ‰Woohoo! We are DELIGHTED to say that after the live auditions at Pineapple ๐Ÿ the following students are through to dance at the Finals of the Dance World Cup 2019!! Congratulations!! ๐ŸŒŸ๐Ÿ’ซ๐ŸŒŸAmelie & Talitha - Song & Dance Duet! ๐ŸŒŸ๐Ÿ’ซ๐ŸŒŸDaisy Des, Olivia D & Ellie Ta - Showcase Trio!

Dance World Cup 2019  - Dance off at Pineapple success!
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How exciting - Ballet group through to Finals of the Dance World Cup 2019!

๐ŸŒŸ๐ŸŒŸ๐ŸŒŸ๐ŸŒŸ๐ŸŒŸ๐ŸŒŸ We are thrilled to announce that we have our small Ballet Group in the Childrenโ€™s section through to the Dance World Cup Finals 2019 ๐ŸŒŽ in Portugal 2019! ๐ŸŒŸ๐ŸŒŸ๐ŸŒŸ๐ŸŒŸ๐ŸŒŸ๐ŸŒŸ

How exciting - Ballet group through to Finals of the Dance World Cup 2019!
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