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.
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 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.
Update Monday 5th March: ALL CLASSES ARE ON!
All classes resume as normal from today onwards, at all venues. Thank you for your support last week where of course conditions were very much out of our control, and we hope you/your children enjoyed the snow!
Please note that whenever seriously bad weather is forecast, messages will always be left on our Facebook page: Graham School of Dance & Theatre Arts, and also on this website.
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CLASSES SATURDAY 3rd MARCH: Update Fri 2nd March. 8.30pm:
We have decided to cancel classes for tomorrow Saturday 3rd March, due to the potential aftermath of the recent adverse weather. As ever, the welfare of our staff, pupils and parents is of paramount importance, and thus although snow is not forecast, travel is likely to be hazardous with icy roads etc, and so we have taken this decision in the best interests of everyone.
Classes/rehearsals will resume Sunday 4th March unless a significant deterioration of weather conditions ensues, in which case an update will be posted here and on our Facebook page.
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ADAM GARCIA coming to GSD - WE'RE SO EXCITED!
Places are nearly sold out 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 firstname.lastname@example.org
We look forward to seeing you there!
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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 email@example.com or ring the Office on 01279 654423 ....
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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
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