Holiday Dance Courses & Dance Workshops
Graham School of Dance runs regular Dance and Musical Theatre Workshops at their dance school studios in Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire, s well as Summer Schools periodically. For some courses, pupils may bring along their friends - they do not always have to be learning at the dance school. The youngest groups age 4 - 6 take part in workshops which include Musical Theatre, Drama, Singing and Commercial / Street Dance. Middle School and Seniors are offered a variety of Workshops and Masterclasses, taken by invited Guest Teachers such as current West End performers and/or leading Dance teachers (including those currently teaching at Dance Colleges and in professional companies) - they offer classes in currently taught genres, in virtuosity and technique, audition technique and preparation as well as Q and A sessions.Other Guest teachers include teachers from TK Spin, renowned for their Street Dance technique classes, and Contemporary Dance Workshops by Richard Alston and Siobhan Davies Dance companies.
Three lucky groups of Graham School of Dance pupils benefited tremendously when Callie Roberts, ex-dancer of the Birmingham Royal Ballet company, visited The Studios, to run a series of carefully developed and guided Progressing Ballet Technique workshops.
This is an innovative programme developed by Marie Walton-Mahon in Australia for students to understand the depth of training muscle memory in achieving their personal best in classical ballet, and when regularly practiced, this programme has had outstanding success.
Holiday courses also help pupils maintain and build their fitness as they are often towards the end of the school Summer holidays, and so help prepare students for the new term ahead. As well as Musical Theatre, Drama and Jazz, new dance genres such as Irish and Spanish Dance, along with Contemporary for Senior Students, may be on offer – each time it is different!
If you are from Essex or Hertfordshire and looking for a local dance school offering classes and workshops at weekends or in the holidays, then contact us at Graham School of Dance in Bishop's Stortford, on the borders of Herts and Essex.
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 email@example.com
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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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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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!
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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
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