Marlborough Academy of Dance and Drama
Marlborough Academy of Dance and Drama

Dance Classes

Classes we offer at MAD

 

  • Ballet
  • Jazz
  • Modern Theatre
  • Tap
  • Contemporary
  • Gym for Dancers
  • Hip Hop
  • Street Dance
  • Pointe

 

 

 

 

ISTD BALLET

 

Suitable for ages 3+

 

Ballet is the foundation of all dance and therefore we encourage all students to study this dance form.

From an early age it helps to improve posture, flexibility, muscle tone and musicality.

We concentrate on the technique of ballet, but we also encourage children to be expressive and creative through their dance.

 

JAZZ

 

Suitable for 8+

 

Jazz is a very popular form of dance, typically to current music. A class would consist of exercises to strengthen and increase flexibility followed by a combination.

 

 

ISTD MODERN

 

Suitable for ages 3+

 

Modern technique gives students the foundations for Modern dance. Focusing on style, strength and flexibility.

 

 

ISTD TAP

 

Suitable for ages 4+ 

 

Tap is a challenging technique, teaching students complicated rhythms as the dancer becomes the percussive musician.

It is an expressive dance form, giving dancers the opportunity to improvise and create rhythms.

 

 

CONTEMPORARY

 

Suitible for  school year 6+

 

Contemporary classes at MAD focus on and combine the styles of Martha Graham, Jose Limon and Merce Cunningham.

 

The ISTD have recently brought out their own contemporary syllabus and we will be encorporating some of this work into our already established classes.

GYM FOR DANCERS

 

Suitible for ages 5+

 

This class focuses on gymnastic skills that will enhance dance.

 

HIP HOP

 

Suitible for ages 5+

 

Hip hop is a form of street dance, incorporating break dance.

 

STREET DANCE

 

Suitible for ages 5+

 

This is a fun class, teachng street dance moves to current music

 

POINTE WORK

 

Pointe work is part of the ballet syllabus and typically starts for the dancers when they get to grade 5 ballet.

 

Where to find us:

MAD

 

Marlborough Academy of Dance and Drama


 

07962 004048

 

madmarlborough@gmail.com

 

 

Or use our contact form.

 

 

 

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