Welcome to The Helen Laxton School of Dance

 

 

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Outstanding Results

Congratulations to all pupils who recently took Grades 2,5,6 and 7 RAD examinations. A total of 19 Distinctions with many in the high 80's and 90's and 25 high merits.

 

   

 

CurrentNews

 

Congratulations / Good Luck

Congratulations to Katie Hodgson who has just completed her Royal Academy of Dance Teacher Training with Helen Laxton and to Hannah Ingham who has been accepted onto the programme

Congratulations to Faye Jordan who made it through to the final round of auditions for the West End Hit musicals Billy Elliott and Matilda.

Congratulations to our Hip Hop Crew  "Rhiact"  for all of the competition and performance successes.

Congratulations to Jessica Stephens, Charlotte Burton, Jenny Ellis on their offer of a place at PPA Guildford

Congratulations to Georgia Green on her offer of a place at The London Theatre School, London Studio Centre and Stella Mann College

Congratulations to Rose Hadfield on being accepted into the National Youth Dance Company

Congratulations to Amy Morris on being offered a place to study Dance at Edgehill and De Montford Universities

   

 

RecentNews

 

 

Former pupil Abigail Matthews has made her West End debut in the hit musical "The War Horse"

Former pupil Alex Jackson has extended his contract in the West End hit musical "The Bodyguard"

 

 

 

   

 

Octagon Academy Classes

 

 

 

TODDLER DANCE

Fun filled music and movement classes for toddlers from 15 months and their parents. The classes aim to improve co-ordination and basic movement skills whilst teaching rhythm, musicality and basic dance techniques. The classes help to build the child's confidence and to enable the children to interact with each other and with their parents in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere.

PRE-SCHOOL DANCE

For children from 3 - 4.5 years . These classes are based on The Royal Academy of Dance Pre Primary Ballet Syllabus. They are carefully structured to inspire young children, to promote creativity and to make them aware of their bodies and how they move. The class teaches the basic Ballet positions, steps and techniques in a fun filled, imaginative way.

 

 

Please telephone The Octagon Theatre on 01935 422884 to reserve a place in any of the above classes