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Congratulations Chloe Horton

By KS Dance, Student News
Post Graduate Success We are delighted to share the news of our Post Graduate Chloe Horton, who has secured herself a short contract with Birmingham Royal Ballet, working with the company on BRB's production of Cinderella this July 2021 Chloe has worked extremely hard to achieve her dream of dancing...
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La Sylphide 2021

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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