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Dance Classes & Theatre Arts in Essex

Graham School of Dance offers dance lessons, drama courses and musical theatre classes to students from Essex. From our own dance studios located in Bishop’s Stortford, we are ca leading dance school in Essex and Hertfordshire - and indeed respected nation-wide! Our premises ideally located for Essex pupils as we are next to the Essex border, near the M11 and A120 major roads and the London - Liverpool Street rail line. We also provide  extra convenience for pupils' parents by holding some dance lessons at a number of venues throughout Essex including Church Langley, Stansted, Takeley and Felsted.

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Our Drama and Musical Theatre lessons are suited to children aged 4+  (6+ for Drama pupils), and we run Junior, Intermediate and Senior level classes. Our courses are designed to enhance your theatre performance, developing technique in Acting, Miming, Devising Drama and Reading for Performance. Pupils can be entered for their London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art (LAMDA) Drama and Musical theatre examinations. We also give our students the opportunity to perform in our very own Graham School of Dance Drama and Musical theatre Showcase - a biannaul event, alternating with our Main Dance, Drama and Musical Theatre Show , in which Drama and Musical Theatre play a full part

If you live in Essex and you or your children are interested in Dance lessons and/or  Drama / Musical Theatre classes, then why not join this top Dance, Drama and Musical Theatre school?  . We are ideally situated for pupils living in in Essex, such as Braintree, Takeley, Thaxted, Harlow, Saffron Walden, Stansted, Great Dunmow, Felsted, Elsenham and Newport.. and everywhere in between.

Please contact us for more details about the courses we provide.

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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