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.
Our 2nd piece through to the Dance World Cup 2019!
🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟 Congratulations to Coral & Isabelle H, you are off to Portugal with your fabulous Song & Dance Duet in the Mini section - our 2nd piece through to the Dance World Cup- - a fantastic achievement!
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Fantastic news! GSD to represent Team England at the 2019 Dance World Cup - congratulations everyone!
🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟GSD are delighted to say that yet again we will be representing team England 🏴 in the Dance World 🌎 Cup 2019 in Portugal ... we will be celebrating all of our competitors over the next few days!
Congratulations to the first of our soloist Kristen-Leigh who will represent Team England with her Modern solo in the Mini section! What a fantastic achievement! 🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟
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Thank you Youth American Grand Prix 2018 - what an amazing experience our pupils have had!
GSD pupils have had a FANTASTIC experience and so many amazing compliments at the Paris YAGP competition 2018 - many congratulations to our fabulous dancers Nicola H, Ellie Ta, Grace P, Rosanna R, Mimi EL, Eleanor K, Grace Ch & Delilah B-C
… Everyone danced beautifully in both their Classical and their Contemporary solos, with excellent marks and comments from the hugely prestigious panel of judges! Well Well done everyone – you did yourselves, your teachers and your families proud!
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A superb set of results from Chelmsford Festival of Speech and Drama - WOW
🎉🎭 ….huge congratulations to all those involved! 🎭🎉
🏆Versatility Cup: Amelie A 🏆Chelmsford Borough Cup: Emily H 🏆 Felsted Prep Trophies:- Emily H & Isabelle H 🏆 Anderson Trophy - Isabelle H
🥇1st - Musical Theatre Presentation - Amelie A 🥇1st - Solo Verse Speaking Grade 2 - Emily Hy
🥇1st - Poetry Duologue - Emily Hy & Isabelle Hy 🥇1st - Solo Verse Grade 1 - Isabelle Hy
🥇1st - Solo Acting 15 years & under - Charlotte Th 🥇1st - Verse Speaking 12 years & under - Dillon B
🥈2nd - Musical Theatre Presentation - Eleanor S-L 🥈2nd - Musical Theatre Presentation - Dillon B
🥈2nd - Duologue Acting - Emily Hy & Isabelle Hy 🥈2nd - Verse Speaking 9 years - Isabelle Hy
🥈2nd - Verse Speaking 10 years- Mia-Rose B 🥈2nd - Solo Verse Speaking Grade 2 - Mia-Rose B
🥈2nd - Solo Verse Grade 4 - Jasmine B 🥉3rd - Solo Verse Stage 2 - Hadassah A
🥉3rd - Verse Speaking 10 years - Emily Hy 🥉3rd - Solo Acting 10 years & under - Louis W
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Youth American Grand Prix- Paris semi Final 2018 -Good luck girls!
So we are in Paris the third time to take part in the fab YAGP 2018 ... these gorgeous students have worked so hard and we wish them the very best of luck! 🍀🍀🍀 Nicola H, Ellie Ta, Rosanna R, Grace P, Mimi EL, Eleanor K, Delilah BC & Grace Chiotis ....please take a moment to look at their lovely pictures showing of their costumes & wish them luck! If you would like to catch the girls performances here is the link..
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