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Ballet School and Dance Studies

Students study the Cecchetti Ballet Method as well as a level 6 Diploma in Professional Dance validated by Trinity College London. Students are assessed on the Dance and Ballet performance internally in the Ballet School and on the stage as well as in integrated professional studies.

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Courses & Qualifications

KS Dance offers a Dancer’s Course, Classical Dancer’s Course, Dance Teacher’s Course and the Ex Professional Dancers Course. All of the courses at offer students the opportunity to gain a Level 6 Diploma in Professional Dance which can later be increased to a BA (hons). Whilst majoring in Ballet, Jazz or Contemporary Dance under the training of World Class Performers, Teachers and Choreographers. As a Full Time Dance School, KS Dance offers Dancers the Health and Wellbeing Support they need to be successful in the world of Dance.

Course Details

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Junior Programme

Children’s dance classes are available from 3 years old. Exams are available from Primary to Advanced level in Cecchetti Ballet, ISTD Modern & Tap. These Classed are open to children from beginner all the way up to experienced young Dancers. KS Dance offers a friendly and inclusive environment for all Dancers across the UK looking to learn to Dance or develop their technique and pursue a career.

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Ex Professionals

KS Dance has been running a successful teachers course for ex-professional dancers within the full time dance school since 2000. The course caters for ex-dancers not only from purely classical, but also contemporary and musical theatre backgrounds.

Our Training and Further Education at KS Dance

KS Dance is a Ballet School and Full Time Dance School that is one of the UK’s most respected, putting students’ development, careers and training first.

The College’s highly acclaimed Dancers’ and Teachers’  Further Education Courses continue to produce dancers and teachers of the highest calibre, who secure contracts across the Profession in Classical Ballet , Musical Theatre  and Contemporary as well as placing fully qualified Teachers in positions worldwide.
All Students have the opportunity to perform in the Allegrodance Company, which tours each Spring as part of their 3 Year Course and all students accepted on the Dancers Course will study The Level 6 Diploma in Professional Dance, validated by Trinity College London.

In addition, KS Dance runs a comprehensive Teachers Course to train Ex-Professionals and those considering a career in teaching.
Teaching Qualifications include the study of all units applicable to DDI and DDE Examinations in Ballet, Modern or Tap (ISTD).

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Benefits of joining KS Dance (Ballet School)

  • Further Education Level 6 Diploma in Professional Dance
  • Receive the highest level of training
  • Fabulous company size dance studios
  • Theatre Performances & Touring opportunities
  • Dance Industry Links and Connections
  • Internationally renowned faculty
  • Smaller class sizes therefore students are provided with practically individual tuition
  • Health and Wellbeing plus Strength and Conditioning for Injury Prevention

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Allegrodance Touring Company

School Audition and Events for KS Dance

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Kate Simmons has always encouraged Dancers at KS Dance to explore their creativity, passions and expression. In 2019/2020 KS Dance will be attending and creating more events than ever: with Dancers entering the BBC Young Dancer competition, Barbara Geoghegan Awards and more. However, there is a lot more to being...

What a Summer School it was!

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Summer School 2018... "Truly Amazing" Nathalie Leger, Takashi Kondo, Bernard Pierre-Louis, Romany Pajdak (Royal Ballet Company), Dane Hurst (Choreographer and Former Dancer with Rambert) were just some of the Guest Teachers at this year's Summer School. The good news... Summer School at KS Dance is back in 2019. We will...
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Guest Teachers for Summer School 2018

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Guest Teachers 2018 We are fortunate to welcome Miss Romany Pajdak of The Royal Ballet and Mr Dane Hurst, internationally renowned Contemporary Dancer, as Guest Teachers at our 2018 International Summer Schoo. 25th July – 1st August. Alongside these two wonderfully talented individuals will be the finest Dance Coaches Britain has…

Ballet Audition for KS Dance 21st June

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Ballet Audition for KS Dance Vocational Training, 21st June 2018. Our next Ballet audition for the Upper School will be held at KS Dance on 21st June. This audition is open to anyone over the age of 14 who would be looking to begin vocational training in September 2018 or…

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Adult Ballet and Tap classes also available