Classes and Courses

Central offers children of all ages the opportunity to participate in dance classes and courses after school and in the holidays to develop flexibility, musicality, coordination, balance, and stamina. Teenagers who have further developed their skills and a passion for dance may join the Associate Programme (by audition), specifically designed for those considering full-time vocational training aged 16. Adults are offered a range of drop-in dance classes in the evenings and on Sundays for fitness, to develop dance skills and general wellbeing. Browse the options here, all regularly updated once dates have been confirmed.

Short Courses (4-16 years)

Central runs a regular programme of dance courses in the school holidays for children and teenagers of different abilities, skills, and interest. From one day courses for fun and musicality for the younger age groups to Central’s annual Spring (one week) and Summer courses (one and two week) for a taste of life in full-time vocational dance training.

Junior School (3-18 years)

The Junior Programme uses an in-house syllabus across 11 levels in line with academic school years and strives to provide exceptional standards of Ballet tuition whilst emphasising an open and inclusive community ethos.

Associate Programme (11-16 years)

Central’s Associate Programme is a pre-vocational programme of Saturday classes for those aiming for professional dance training, for students aged between 11 and 16 years (academic years 7 to 11).

Adult Classes (18+ years)

Central’s adult classes provide a fun and satisfying way to improve muscle tone, flexibility, and co-ordination as well as helping to improve dance technique. All classes are open to all genders age 18+, subject to dance and skills ability.