By Auditions, KS Dance
Train at one of the UK's Leading Dance Colleges and study towards your Level 6 Diploma in Professional Classical Ballet, Jazz & Contemporary Dance, validated by Trinity College London. Audition participants are auditioning for either our Dancers' Course, where students specialise in Ballet, Contemporary and Jazz. Or our Teachers Course....
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Audition in April 2021- Apply Now!

By Auditions, KS Dance
As the Audition Season nears the end for Entry September 2021, don't delay in downloading your Audition Application Form today. Auditions Dates are: 25th April 2021 Train at one of the UK's Leading Dance Colleges and study towards your Level 6 Diploma in Professional Classical Ballet, Jazz & Contemporary Dance, validated...
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La Sylphide 2020

By Auditions, Community, KS Dance, Student News
Ten leading professional ballet schools pledge continued support for dance students during 2021 auditions process Following a joint statement issued in summer 2020, ten of the UK’s leading professional ballet schools have announced a unified message of support and reassurance today as hundreds of prospective students consider applications for places...
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Virtual Open Day 2020 – November 28th

By Community, KS Dance
This November KS Dance is Hosting a Virtual Open Day BOOK NOW ON EVENT BRITE https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/ks-dance-virtual-open-day-2020-tickets-129463168823?utm-medium=discovery&utm-campaign=social&utm-content=attendeeshare&aff=escb&utm-source=cp&utm-term=listing See inside our studios. Meet our wonderful teaching Faculty and Principal Kate Simmons. As it is not currently possible for prospective students and their families to get to us this year,  we decided to...
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Performance Opportunities At KS Dance

By KS Dance
What Opportunities Students Can Get Training With KS Dance We have always worked hard here at KS Dance to make available performance opportunities to all of our dance students throughout their training years and also for Graduates of the school thereafter. Granted with today's current times and all the challenges...
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Caitlin Williams

Studios Are Open

By Auditions, KS Dance, Student News
Welcome Back Dancers, Studios are Open! We are so delighted to welcome back all of our students, teachers, musicians and the team of KS Dance this September. Although things are quite different with the Covid-19 measures and social distancing is all in place. The great working atmosphere, dedication and hard...
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Student Life in Lockdown

By KS Dance, Student News
Miss Kate Simmons, Principal and Director of KS Dance has stayed personally in close contact and communicated regularly with the families of our dance students throughout lockdown. Keeping them informed of the colleges plans and safety measures being put into place for whence we can all safely return to the...
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Dancing Virtually

By Auditions, KS Dance, Student News
Dancing Virtually So we can all say that the ‘Summer Term’ 2020 was not like anything imaginable. However KS Dance is immensely proud of its ‘Dance Family’ for how hope, commitment, motivation, organisation and determination was not lost. As college students, teachers and staff rallied together and put a ‘Virtual...
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Dance Teacher

Thinking of a Career as a Dance Teacher?

By KS Dance, Teaching
Thinking of a Career as a Dance Teacher ? Whether you are an Ex Professional Dancer of the dance industry, just recently graduated from a vocational college and wanting to further your training. Or simply, in-between performance contracts and you wish to ‘set the ball rolling’ on qualifying as a...
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Online Classes

By KS Dance
ONLINE CLASSES   Contact Us via email, admin@ksd-online.co.uk, if you would like to join our online classes including: Ballet, Tap, Jazz, Commercial and more. We are also accepting online applications for our full time vocational training course in September 2020. We have embraced teaching online classes in the last 4...
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Apply for September 2020

By KS Dance
Audition Now for KS Dance KS Dance is Still Accepting New Applications For Entry Sept 2020 Please express your interest by emailing us on admin@ksd-online.co.uk or calling us on 01925 837 693. Our ‘Audition Application’ Documents will be sent out to you. KS Dance is part of the Governments DaDa...
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Allegrodance Tour 2020 Week 2

By KS Dance
Week 2 of Allegordance Tour 2020 Allegrodance Week 2 On Tour Complete And just like that we are over half way through our Allegrodance Tour 2020 already…. It has been another busy week for our company dancers. Early morning tour bus departures, followed by warm up ballet classes led by...
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3rd Year Success: Patrick Gill

By KS Dance, Student News
More 3rd Year Success for KS Dance We are delighted to announce that Patrick Gill has also secured a contract with Varna Ballet Company, Bulgaria. Please read our previous blog post to find out all about Varna Ballet Company. Patrick will join a former Student, Elliot Adams, who already left...
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Student Destinations

Student Destinations – Elliot Adams

By KS Dance
Student Destinations 2020 Dancers at KS Dance and Student Destinations - Elliot Adams It’s been an exciting couple of weeks pass for one of our current 3rd year male dancers; Elliot Adams. Elliott has secured and started a contract following a successful audition with ‘Varna State Opera Ballet Company’ Bulgaria...
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Choreography

By Charity Events, Community, KS Dance, Student News
Choreography Competition 2019 Results Choreography Success As part of a dancers development it is important that time is given to the dancer to allow  exploration for ones own creativity to grow, especially in choreography. Dancers have many demands put upon them from choreographers, Directors, teachers and even more so by...
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Competition Success

Competition Success

By Auditions, Community, KS Dance, Student News
KS Dance has a long history of Competition Success at the Cecchetti Classical Ballet Awards. At KS Dance alongside our Classical Ballet Curriculum our students also study the Cecchetti Method. This enables our students to take Classical Ballet Examinations at Major Level, which in turn means our students meet the...
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KS Dancer News November 2019

By KS Dance
KS Dance Opens Its Doors 2019 Principal Miss Kate Simmons and her Team welcomed over 100 guests at the annual 2 Day KS Dance Open Days this year. Our guests were welcomed early on the Wednesday Morning with the first classes of the day being Contemporary and Jazz, 2 of...
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Nurturing Talented Dancers

By Auditions, Community, KS Dance
Nurturing Talented Dancers Through Individualisation. At KS Dance we understand differentiation extremely well. It is very important that when teaching a class of all backgrounds, abilities, experience, genders and ages that, there is the required approach and preparation taken into consideration. With over 30 years of training dancers KS Dance...
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Dance College Audition Dates

By Auditions, KS Dance, Student News
Dance College Audition Dates   KS Dance has something for everyone. Whether your dreams are of Dancing in the commercial world, television, theatre or on some of the grandest Ballet/Opera Stages in the World. Students of KS Dance have gone onto appear in Musicals across the globe, Ballet and Contemporary...
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Dance College Open Days

KS Dance College Open Day 2019

By Auditions, KS Dance
Open Days 2019 Our Dance College Open Days for 2019 are coming up! 13th and 14th November Two Interactive Days Watch our Students, Chat with Us, Dance with Us. Tickets are Free for both days. Jazz, Commercial, Ballet, Pas de Deux, Contemporary, Lyrical, Spanish, Tap, Musical Theatre. BOOK HERE NOW!...
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CYD? Super Convention 2019

By Community, KS Dance, Productions

Wes! It’s happening again. This October the KS Dance dancers will be performing on the MAIN STAGE at the Can You Dance? Super Convention in Liverpool. This huge event is being held at The M&S Bank Arena (formerly the Echo Arena) and Exhibition Hall, Liverpool on October 19th & 20th…

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Summer School 2019

By Dance Summer Schools, KS Dance, Student News

Apply for the KS Dance 2019 Summer School: 27th July to 2nd August. This Year our Summer School has a fantastic guest faculty of Jazz, Contemporary and Classical Ballet Staff as well as sessions designed to teach Dancers about Health and Fitness for Dancers. Guests include: Matz Skoog, former Director…

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Allegrodance Tour 2019

Allegrodance Tour 2019

By KS Dance

Allegrodance Tour 2019 brings you “Peter and The Wolf”, re-imagined by Director, Kate Simmons. Alongside this wonderful and family-friendly short story, members of the Allegrodance Touring Company will be highlighting “Show Stopping” pieces of Jazz, Contemporary, Lyrical, Tap, Flamenco, Singing and may other styles. Book Your Tickets Here for the The Brindley Theatre, 26th Feb at 7.00pm KS Dance…

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Dance College Open Days

Can You Dance? Super Convention 2018

By KS Dance
KS Dance will be performing at the Can You Dance? Super Convention in Liverpool on Saturday 29th September. Do not miss the opportunity to experience the largest variety of Dance Genre that a Vocational Dance School could offer. From Energising Jazz and Modern choreography to intricate Pointe Work and Partnering,...
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Dance Science

Dance Health and Wellbeing

By Auditions, Community, KS Dance, Student News
Dance Health and Wellbeing Dance Health and Dance Science are considerable priorities at KS Dance, with Strength and Conditioning and Injury Prevention for the students deeply embedded within our weekly timetables. Dance Health provision is ever-developing and we provide continuous support for Dancers' physical and mental health. All our Dancers...
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KS Dance at 30

KS Dance at 30

By Community, KS Dance, Student News
KS Dance at 30 On 5th August 2018, KS Dance celebrated 30 years of its Upper School by throwing a fantastic Reunion Party at Statham Lodge in the depths of Cheshire. The event saw students past and present come together to celebrate their careers, training and education with the many...
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Professional Ballet

Guest Teachers for Summer School 2018

By KS Dance

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…

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Ballet Audition for KS Dance 21st June

By KS Dance

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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International Summer School 2018

By Dance Summer Schools, KS Dance

International Summer School 2018 The KS Dance International Summer School will be held from 25th July – 1st August at our Studios in Warrington, North West England.  Our summer schools, in the past, have been renowned for preparing Dancers for vocational training, enhancing Dancer experience with Classical Repertoire and exposing…

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Don Quixote and The Kingdom of Narnia

By KS Dance

Vocational Students of KS Dance are in their final preparations for performances of Don Quixote and the annual KS Dance Showcase. Whilst Kate Simmons Dance Junior Productions prepare their performances of The Kingdom of Narnia. The KS Dance Don Quixote, is an adaptation of the original story and a synopsis…

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Major Dance Days Ahead

By KS Dance

Dance Days Ahead KS Dance has a number of Major Dance Days upcoming on the nearer side of Christmas: Barbara Geoghegan and Fewster Scholarship Awards, Sadler’s Wells Theatre, London. Sunday 19th November 2017 CDET Day at LIPA, Sunday 19th November 2017. KS Dance Winter Choreographic Competition, Friday 8th December.  …

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Cyril Beaumont Ballet Scholarship

By KS Dance, Student News

Internal Ballet Scholarship It has long been a part of KS Dance tradition to have the privilege of awarding the Cyril Beaumont Ballet Scholarship to one student. This internal competition offers the opportunity for students to demonstrate their talent and potential in Classical Ballet to a panel of invited judges….

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Graduates from KS Dance

By KS Dance, Student News

Graduates from KS Dance Over the years KS Dance has remained a silent but active deliverer of talent to the world of Dance. Graduates of the school have graced many stages around the globe and we decided we will tell you about the wide variety of Professionals that are proud to…

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Kate Simmons Production April 2017

By KS Dance

Kate Simmons Productions with KS Dance will be returning to the Brindley Theatre, Runcorn this April 7th 8th and 9th 2017. We have exciting news about our imminent production and we hope that you will all join us for a fantastic weekend of inspirational dance and music next month. Performances…

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International Ballet Competition 2017, Italy

By KS Dance

We are delighted to announce that 2 of our vocational students are flying off to Firenze, Italy this summer representing the UK in the 2017 CICB. Ella-Louise Appleby (2nd Year student of KS Dance) and Chloe Howarth (1st Year Student of KS Dance) will represent the UK in the Cecchetti…

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Allegrodance Touring Company Performances 2017

By KS Dance

ALLEGRODANCE TOURING COMPANY – 27th FEBRUARY – 12TH MARCH 2017 We would like to draw your attention to our Allegrodance Touring Company, which will be touring Schools, Theatres and Colleges around the UK between 27th February 2017 and 12th March 2017. This is a performance opportunity not to be missed,…

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Sleeping Beauty, Ballet, Classical

KS DANCE AUDITIONS IN WALES

By Auditions, KS Dance

KS Dance are holding auditions for September Entry 2016 & 2017  at Ballet Cymru , Newport, South Wales on Sunday May 29th 2016 Audition Location: Ballet Cymru, Unit 1 Wern Trading Estate, Rogerstone, Newport, NP10 9FQ KS Dance are offering such a great opportunity to young dancers of Wales. We…

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Kate Simmons Productions 2016

By KS Dance

KS Dance bring an entertaining Double Bill, ‘Les Sylphides’ and ‘Suite Française’ Featuring the original ballet ‘Les Sylphides, a one act romantic reverie, choreographed by Michel Fokine and a new comedic ballet ‘Suite Française’ depicting life in a rural french village, choreographed by Peter Parker with additional choreography by Kate Simmons…

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Senior Programme Auditions For Entry Sept 2015

By KS Dance

KS Dance are excited to announce another audition date for entry into the Senior Programme 2015 On Tuesday 21st April KS Dance Ltd are holding Classical Ballet and Jazz auditions for entry into the Senior Programme September 2015. Available Courses Dancers Course This is a multifaceted three year course. Today’s…

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Junior Summer School July 2015

By Dance Summer Schools

Young Dancers Summer School at KS Dance 2015 KS Dance in Warrington, Cheshire are pleased to confirm another exciting fun filled 4 day Junior Dance Summer School in July for children from the ages of 7 to 13 years on Wednesday 22nd July to Saturday 25th July 2015 Teaching faculty…

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KS Dance Students in Japan

By KS Dance, Student News

Joe Bentley & Sam Jones Dance Principal Roles in ‘Sleeping Beauty’ in Sendai, Japan Kate Simmons, Principal of KS Dance, informed dance students Joe Bentley & Sam Jones that they had the fantastic opportunity of traveling to Sendai, Japan to perform principal roles of ‘The Prince’ and ‘Bluebird’ in Sleeping…

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CICB International Competition USA 2014

By KS Dance, Student News

KS Dance is exceptionally proud of Jenny Hackwell who shall be representing the United Kingdom in August 2014 at the CICB International competition Virginia USA. This is the 3rd time that KS Dance has represented the UK in this international competition. This prestigious event showcases the very best  up and…

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Alder Hey Hospital 100th Year 2014

By Charity Events

KS Dance a part of the Centenary Celebrations KS Dance Allegrodance Touring Company performed at the 100th Anniversary of Alder Hey Hospital, in Liverpool, on 19th & 20th July 2014 to help raise money for new projects at the hospital and to inspire and create joy for the patients and…

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Students Dance The Nutcracker, USA

By KS Dance, Student News

Dance Performance Opportunity for KS Dance Students In December 2013, Sam Jones &  Jenny Hackwell were given the unbelievable opportunity to perform the ‘The Nutcracker pas de deux’ a classical ballet dance for the Sugar Plum Fairy and Prince Coqueluche in the ballet at the Louisville Palace in Kentucky, USA…

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