Welcome!

The Cheshire Theatre School offers professional dance training in a nurturing environment. We provide dance classes for boys and girls from 2 years to adult.

We offer lessons in R.A.D Ballet, I.S.T.D Tap, Modern and Jazz, Street/Hip Hop and Acro. Our classes run during the week at the evenings and all day Saturday. Our students work throughout the year on exams and show work with 100 % pass rate of Merit and Distinctions.

We regularly perform in competitions and events in London, and have recently performed in Disneyland, Paris, New York with the ‘New York City Ballet’.Many of our students are regularly entered for National competitions with great success. We have an excellent progression rate with many ex students currently training at prestigious dance and drama schools in London and those that have graduated have appeared in Dirty dancing UK TOUR, Starlight Express Germany, So you think you can dance promo, Princess cruises and Disney Land, Paris. Above all we encourage all our students to achieve their ambition and potential.

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Dance Classes

Our classes run during the week in the evenings and all day Saturday. Our students work throughout the year on exams and show work with 100 % pass rate of Merit and Distinctions. There is a great atmosphere and students are encouraged to build individual and team skills.

Teachers:
Vickie Goodwin, Lindsey Roy, Stephen Morgan, Jenny Stead, Ellie Serridge

Musical Director:
Lee Horne

Vickie Goodwin

Cheshire Theatre School Dance teacherTeaches:  Ballet, Modern & Jazz, Tap, Musical Theatre, Drama

Vickie is the founder and lead dance instructor at Cheshire Theatre School. CTS will teach you all the basics and more advanced techniques that Ballet and Modern jazz dance offers.  We follow The Royal Academy of Dance (RAD) for classical ballet and the Imperial Society Teachers of Dancing (ISTD) modern syllabus. Often students who attend our classes take a mix of classes allowing them to explore the various styles and techniques. We also incorporate Acro, Modern, Commercial / Street and advanced Ballet classes offering classes to suit everyone.

Term

Close p.m.

Re-open

Summer 2020

Saturday 5th September.

Autumn Half Term 2020

Saturday 24th October

Monday 2nd November

Christmas 2020

Saturday 18th December

Monday 4th January

Spring Half Term 2021

Saturday 13th February

Monday 22nd February

Easter holiday 2021

Saturday 27th March

Monday 12thh April

Spring Bank Holiday2021 Saturday 29rd May

Monday 7th June

Summer 2021

Saturday 24th July

Tuesday 6th September

MONDAY CLASSES

4.15-5pm – Mini stretch stars (Age 3-6 yrs.) – Studio 1

4.30-5.30pm – Junior stretch and body conditioning (6-9yrs) – Studio 2

5.15-6.15pm – Inter Body conditioning and turns class – Studio 1

5.30-6.30pm – Junior kicks/leaps and turns – Studio 2

6.30-7.30pm – Senior Stretch and body conditioning – Studio 1

6.30-7.30pm – Junior associate ballet class – Studio 2

7.30-9:00pm – Senior Jazz tech – Studio 1

TUESDAY CLASSES

4.45-6pm – Senior Body conditioning and stretch (14 yrs. upwards) – Studio 1

4.30-5.30pm – Inter Body conditioning and stretch Group 1 (10-13yrs) – Studio 2

5.30-6.30pm – Inter Leaps, turns and kicks Group 1 – Studio 2

6:00-7:00pm – Senior Leaps, turns and kicks – Studio 1

6.45-7.45pm – Inter Body conditioning and stretch Group 2 – Studio 2

7.45-8.45pm  – Inter Leaps, turns and kicks Group 2 – Studio 2

7:00-8:00pm – Senior Jazz/Lyrical – Studio 1

8:00-9pm – Senior commercial – Studio 1

WEDNESDAY CLASSES

4:30-5:15pm – Junior Acro – Studio 2

5:25-6:10pm – Junior street – Studio 1

5:25-6:10pm – Inter Group 1 Acro – Studio 2

6:20-7:05pm – Inter street/commercial Group 1 – Studio 1

6:20-7:05pm – Inter Group 2 Acro – Studio 2

7:15-8:00pm – Inter street/commercial Group 2 – Studio 1

7:15-8:00pm – Senior Acro – Studio 2

8:10-8.40pm – R.A.D Intermediate foundation ballet seniors – Studio 1

THURSDAY CLASSES

5:15-6:00pm – I.S.T.D Inter foundation modern – Studio 1

5:15-6:00pm – I.S.T.D Intermediate modern – Studio 2

6:00-6:30pm – I.S.T.D Intermediate tap – Studio 1

6:00-6:30pm – I.S.T.D Advanced 1 tap – Studio 2

6:30-7:30pm – R.A.D Grade 6 ballet – Studio 1

6:30-7:30pm – R.A.D Grade 7 ballet – Studio 2

7:30-8.15pm – Pointe work A – Studio 1

7:30-8.15pm – Pointe work B – Studio 2

8.15-8.45pm – R.A.D Intermediate ballet – Studio 1

8.15-8.45pm – R.A.D Advanced 1 ballet – Studio 2

FRIDAY CLASSES

4:45-5.30pm – Senior Drama class (11 yrs. up) – Studio 1

4:45-5.30pm – Junior Musical theatre class (6 yrs. up) – Studio 2

5:30-6:15pm – Senior Musical theatre class (11 yrs. up) – Studio 1

5:30-6:15pm – Junior Drama class (6yrs up) – Studio 2 

SATURDAY CLASSES

9:00-9.30am – R.A.D. Pre-Primary Ballet – Studio 1

9:00-9:30am – Beginners ballet – Studio 2

9:30-10am – I.S.T.D Pre-Primary Tap – Studio 1

9:30-9:55am – Beginners tap – Studio 2

10:00-10:25am – I.S.T.D Primary Modern – Studio 1

10:10am – I.S.T.D Primary modern exam class – Studio 2

10:40-11:10am – R.A.D Primary ballet Exam class – Studio 1

10:40-11.10am – R.A.D Primary ballet – Studio 2

11:10 -11.40pm – I.S.T.D Grade 1 tap class – Studio 1

11:10-11:40am – I.S.T.D Primary tap – Studio 2

11:40-12:10pm – I.S.T.D Grade 1 modern exam class – Studio 1

11.40-12:10pm – I.S.T.D Grade 1 modern – Studio 2

12:10-12:40pm – R.A.D Grade 1 ballet Group A – Studio 1

12:25- 1:25pm – R.A.D Grade 1 ballet Group B – Studio 2

12:55-1:55pm – R.A.D Grade 3 ballet – Studio 1

1:25-1:55pm – I.S.T.D Grade 1 tap – Studio 2

1.55-2.55pm – I.S.T.D Grade 2 tap – Studio 1

1:55-2:25pm – I.S.T.D Grade 2 modern – Studio 2

2:55-3:55pm – I.S.T.D Grade 3 modern – Studio 1

2:55-3:55pm – I.S.T.D Grade 3 tap – Studio 2

3:55-4:25pm – I.S.T.D Grade 3 tap Group 2 – Studio 1

3:55-4:55pm – R.A.D Grade 4 ballet – Studio 2

CTS Uniforms

Squad Dancewear offer a comprehensive uniform service for dance schools.

We design and manufacture a wide range of uniform here in the UK. All of our products are made with high grade lycra by an experienced team of machinists. Here are links to the range, you will need to set an account up first. The range consists of CTS Darcie Crop – Black, CTS Darcie Crop – Blue, CTS Izzy Crop – Black and CTS Leotard – Blue/Black

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Delia Vazquez
Great teachers! Really inspiring. So helpful
Danielle Carla Sillence
Love the passion of both the teachers and the dancers. Just brilliant!
John Kushnick
They really enthuse the children. They make learning to dance fun!!