Classes

Direct Dance Company principals Debbie Hawkins and Julie Gibbon are both qualified dance teachers affiliated to the United Teachers Of Dance and both hold current DBS & First Aid Certificates.  Debbie and Julie have been teaching for over 30 years and still have the love and passion they had when they first started out.

Classes cover Ballet, Tap, Modern, Jazz, and Acrobatics and all are welcome from 3 years old to adult. All pupils have the opportunity to perform in our bi annual school dance show and are also encouraged to take examinations under the umbrella of the U.T.D association which is accredited to the C.D.E.T. The school has full insurance.

Ballet

An artistic dance form performed to music, using precise and highly formalized set of steps and gestures.

Tap

A dance performed wearing shoes fitted with metal taps, characterized by rhythmical tapping of the toes and heels.

Modern

A free expressive style of dance

Acro

A form of dance created using acrobatic tricks and dance.

Term dates

Summer Term: Thursday 21st April – Monday 18th July 2022

Bank holiday: Monday 2nd May (Closed)

Half Term: Sunday 29th May – Sunday 5th June  2022 (Closed)

Summer break starts: Tuesday 19th July 2022

Timetable

 

Monday

Cringleford

Wednesday

CNS

Thursday

Friday

Golden Triangle

Saturday

Eaton Primary School

Julie’s Classes Debbie’s Classes Julie’s Class Cringleford
Julie’s Classes
Cringleford
Debbie’s and Julie’s Classes
Debbie’s class Julie’s Classes Debbie’s Classes

Beginners
3-5 years

 

4.00pm-4.45pm

Improvers
5-8 years

 

4.00pm-5.00pm

Adult tap

7.00pm-8.00pm

Beginners
3-5 years

 

4.00pm-4.45pm

Juniors
13-16 years

 

5.30-7.00pm
(Debbie’s Class)

Senior Ballet

7.00pm-8.00pm

Beginners
3-5 years

 

9.30am-10.15am

Improvers
5-7 years

 

9.30am-1030am

Juvenile A
11-14 years

 

4.45pm-6.00pm

Juvenile B
8-11 years

 

5.00pm-6.00pm

Beginners

Adult Ballet

8.00pm-8.50pm

Improvers
5-8 years

 

4.00pm-5.00pm

(Debbie’s Class)

Intermediates
16-18 years

 

7.00pm-8.55pm

Juvenile A
9-11 years

 

10.15am-11.45am

Juvenile B
7-9 years

 

10.30am – 11.45am

Junior Disco/Jazz
5-11 years

 

6.00pm-7.00pm

Senior Disco/Jazz
12+ years.

 

6.oopm-7.00pm

Juvenile B
8-11 years

 

4.45pm-5.45pm

Senior/Students
18+ years

 

7.00pm-8.55pm

Junior A
13-15 years

 

11.45am -1.30pm

Junior B
11-13years

 

11.45am-1.30pm

Juvenile A
11-13 years

 

5.45pm-7.00pm

Intermediates
15-18 years

 

1.30pm-3.30pm

Senior/Students
18+ years

 

1.30pm-3.30pm

Acro workshop
Juniors
6-12 years

 

3.30pm-4.30pm
(Once a month)

Acro Workshop
Seniors
13+ years

 4.30pm – 5.30pm

(once a month)

 

**Acro Workshop will be held on 30th April, 14th May, 11th June, 9th July.**

Tuition fees

Standard class costs:

Beginners £4.50
Improvers £5.00
Juvenile B £5.00- £5.80

Juvenile A £5.80-£6.50
Juniors £6.50 – £7.20
Inters/Seniors/Students £8.00
Disco Juniors £5
Disco Inters/seniors £ 5
Senior Ballet £5
Adult Tap £5.00

Adult Ballet £5.00
Acrobatics workshop Junior/Senior £5

(Please refer to the timetable for classes, timings.)

 All students will need to be registered and their fees to be paid termly.

Sibling discounted rates: We offer a 10% sibling discount for when three or more siblings attend the school.
Tuition fees are payable before the beginning of the term. All missed classes are chargeable.

Uniform

All our uniform is available for you to purchase or order. On a Thursday from The Willow Centre Cringleford (4pm-6pm) or Saturday from Eaton Primary School (9am-12pm). We also have second hand uniform available to purchase. 
A new student needs to attend wearing appropriate clothing for the class (eg: sportswear/leggings ect..) We expect our students to have a complete uniform after the settling in period of four weeks.
We expects all our students to wear the correct uniform to classes, with their hair suitably tied up. Please can you make sure all shoes and personal belongings are labelled with the student’s name. We take no responsibility for personal items and clothing left at any of our venues.