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Charitable Involvement

Graham School of Dance is delighted to support the local and wider community by performing at local Hertfordshire and Essex primary and secondary schools, supporting PTA events and also the Bishop’s Stortford carnival. Dance pupils perform at local school fetes and have danced in aid of the The Alzheimer's Society and the hospital work of Great Ormond Street Children’s Hospital. charities.

Graham School of Dance at the Helen Rollason Charity Hair & Fashion Catwalk Event held at Leventhorpe School

THANK YOU and well done…. to all the Seniorse who performed at the 2017 Essex and Herts Air Ambulance May Ball .... the audience were stunned by the fantastic dancing!

We were also proud to be involved in the  Helen Rollason Charity Hair & Fashion Catwalk Event held at Leventhorpe School in 2016. Once again the two Street Crews stunned the audience as well as a number of pupils (and Miss Spendlove!) modelling some of the clothes.  The event raised over £3000.

Graham School of Dance has also supported a number of other charities in recent years....

..... Graham School of Dance dancers  performed at the Charity Ball  organised by The Laughter Specialists, who visit hospices, special needs centres, hospitals and other caring situations, bringing a world of colour, music, magic and laughter. Dancers also  performed group and solo pieces in support of this Charity at The Barn Theatre, Little Easton Manor. Money raised funded visits to Broomfield Hospital, Chelmsford, Edith Borthwick School, Bocking, and other special needs groups in Saffron Walden;

Graham School of Dance & Theatre Arts Summer Show..... Graham School of Dance dancers performed specially choreographed routines as well as solos and duets at a Masquerade Ball in aid of The Alzheimer’s Society, held near Bishop's Stortford;

....... Graham School of Dance parents and friends also regulalry raise money through  'Good Luck' messages in the biannual Graham School of Dance Show programmes;  

..... At the African evening at Rhodes,  Graham School of Dance was delighted to support the Rhodes Arts Complex and Andy Graham’s The Longest Story in the World by performing at their fund raising Charity Gala Concert. Proceeds enabled teachers to be trained and creative projects to be set up in both Gambia and Rwanda.

Charitable events and shows from Graham School of Dance

STOP PRESS for Tap Dancers.... ADAM GARCIA coming here!!!

Places are already going fast for our next Super Sunday Masterclasses! We're excited to announce that world renowned West End star & Tap Maestro Adam Garcia is coming to take two Tap Masterclasses on Sunday 8th April 2018 at Graham School of Dance Studios, Bishop’s Stortford. To book onto this fantastic workshop, please contact the office on 01279 654423 or email melanie@grahamschoolofdance.co.uk We look forward to seeing you there!

STOP PRESS for Tap Dancers.... ADAM GARCIA coming here!!!
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Super Sunday Workshop - Commercial & Stretching - Book now!

Graham School of Dance & Theatre Arts are excited to announce their first 2018 Super Sunday Workshops! These are on Sunday 18th February 2018 with highly acclaimed industry professional dancer and teacher Louise Harrison and take place at Graham School of Dance Studios, Bishop’s Stortford - 10.30am–12.30pm: Junior Commercial & Conditioning Workshop –age 6 to 11 (School Yrs 2-6) - 12.45pm– 3.00pm: Senior Commercial & Conditioning Workshop – Year 7 & above ....all are welcome (pupils don't have to be GSD pupils to join in) ... though some dance experience is required. To sign up, contact us by emailing shop@grahamschoolofdance.co.uk or ring the Office on 01279 654423 ....

Super Sunday Workshop -  Commercial & Stretching - Book now!
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Another fabulous weekend at Welwyn !

Weekend 2: congratulations to everyone who danced! 1st!! – 90%! Leah P Modern Solo; 1st!! – 90%! Ruby O Tap Solo; 1st!! – 88% Eleanor K Ballet Solo; 1st!! – 88% Lillia S Modern Solo; 1st!! - Kiera & Leah P Tap duet; 1st!! - Holly E Song & Dance Solo; 2nd!! - Erin K & Florence B National Duet; 2nd!! - Rosanna Modern Solo; 2nd!! - Kiera S Song & Dance Solo; 2nd!! - Mia B & Holly E Modern Duet; 3rd!! - Mimi EL Modern Solo; 3rd!! - Megan S Ballet Solo; 3rd!! - Martha S Character Solo; 3rd!! - Kimara-Mai Baby Modern Solo; 3rd!! - Holly McP Modern Solo; 3rd!! - Ava P Modern Solo Lyrical; 3rd!! - Leah P Modern Solo Lyrical 3rd!! - Ellie O Tap Solo; 3rd!! - Song & Dance Trio Mia B, Sacha, Holly E

Another fabulous weekend at Welwyn !
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Amazing LAMDA results - congratulations GSD girls!

MANY congratulations to all our pupils who recently took their LAMDA examinations & WOW…… EVERY student received a Distinction! Special congratulations go to... - Holly E who gained a mark of 96% for her Grade 6 Musical Theatre! - Imogen R who gained a mark of 95% for her Grade 8 Musical Theatre! - Sadie H who gained a Mark of 93% for her Grade 4 Solo acting! Well done everyone!

Amazing LAMDA results - congratulations GSD girls!
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WOW! Welwyn Festival results from the first weekend

What a PHENOMENAL start to our first festival with the amalgamation of Graham School of Dance & Dance Design Theatre Arts!! 😃 🎉 😃 🎉 😃 1st!! - 90 Marks!! Kristen-Leigh Modern solo; 1st!! - 89 Marks!! Isabella Ch - Tap Solo ; 1st!! - 89 Marks!! Rosanna - Ballet Solo ; 1st!! - 89 Marks!! Grace Ch - Modern Solo; 1st!! - 89 Marks!! Amelie A - Modern Solo; 1st!! - 89 Marks!! Grace Ch - Tap Solo ; 1st!! - 88 Marks!! Darcey B -Song & Dance Solo 1st!! - 88 Marks!! Grace Ch & Kristen-Leigh – Modern Duet; 1st!! - Florrie & Ellie Trinn - Tap Duet; 1st!! - Kristen-Leigh - Ballet Solo; 2nd!! - 89 Marks!! Isabella Ch - Modern Solo; 2nd!! - 89 Marks!! Grace P - Ballet Solo; 2nd!! - Isabella S - Modern Solo; 2nd!! - Lillia S & Mimi EL - Modern Duet; 3rd!! - Hannah Ph - Character Solo; 3rd!! - Amelie A - Tap Solo; 3rd!! - Darcey B - Modern Solo; 3rd!! - Hannah Ph - Ballet Solo; 4th!! - Martha S - Modern Solo; 4th!! - Eleanor K - Modern Solo 4th!! - Kimara-Mai - Song & Dance Solo; 4th!! - Isabella S - Song & Dance Solo; 4th!! - Isabella McG - Modern Solo; 4th!! -Rosanna - Character Solo

WOW! Welwyn Festival results from the first weekend
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