Welcome to The Helen Laxton School of Dance

 

 

WhatsNew

 

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.

 

New Lyrical and Contemporary Classes

 

Somerset Youth Dance Company Auditions

 

 

   

 

CurrentNews

 

Congratulations / Good Luck

Congratulations to Katie Hodgson and Hannah Ingham who have just completed their Royal Academy of Dance Teacher Training with Helen Laxton

Congatulations to Emma Harris on gaining a place at Bird College, Danika Gawronski and Laura Male for gaining a place at Chichester to study Dance.

Congratulations to Molly Birnie for gaining a place at Falmouth University to study Dance, Tara Jordan for gaining a scholarship to attend Barbara Speake Stage School.

Congratulations to Faye Jordan for gaining a scholarship to study performing arts at Susie Earnshaw Theatre School.

   

 

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" and has also performed with Rita Ora and Arianna Grande

Full Scholarship places at top vocational dance schools, Chloe Burton to Doreen Bird College, Faye Jordan to Susie Earnshaw Theatre School, Ellen Welch to Ballet Theatre UK

Faye and Tara Jordan on winning Gold Medals for England at the World Tap Dance Championships which were held in Germany

 

 

 

 

   

 

Hip Hop / Street Dance / Lyrical / Contemporary / Disco Class

 

          

Hip Hop and Street Jazz Dance Classes - energetic, lively, structured classes which improve fitness, flexibility, co-ordination, muscular strength and confidence. Learn the latest funky moves, routines and dance styles, learn to dance like the performers on MTV,andSo You Think You Can Dance. Classes use the most up to date songs, with all your favourite music.

                                                                                              

Adult Jazz Dance Classes - fun filled classes to get you fit and remain fit. A combination of warm up exercises, stretching, strengthinhg and toning exercises and  a few funky moves to make a routine to work on every term.

 

Disco Dance Classes - Fun Jazz / Disco Classes - learn to dance like a pop star to all your favourite tunes. Energetic, lively, structured classes which improve fitness, flexibility, co-ordination, muscular strength and confidence. The whole class is designed to be a lot of fun. We have recently added Disco Diva Dance Classes for our hip and funky 3 - 7 year olds to ensure that there is a class for all ages.

                                                           

 

 

 

Lyrical / Contemporary Classes - Lyrical Dance is a style that blends ballet and jazz dance, it uses movement to express the emotions of a song or piece of music.

Contemporary Dance is an expressive dance that combines elements of several dance styles, modern, jazz, ballet and lyrical. Contemporary Dance explores the total movement potential of the body.

Our Lyrical / Contemporary dancers will work on new choreography each term which will be performed at various shows, displays and events throughout the year.