Something for everyone!
Below are a few examples of the classes we have to offer at Kirkham Henry, either as an examination syllabus or totally free style to the teacher/ choreographer.
We update the styles regularly as teachers and guest teachers are committed to their continuous professional development.
Classes are either in examination grades or suitable for age and ability.
Social or Vocational classes for everyone ! Where a hobby can turn into a career.
BALLET- Royal Academy of Dance, International Dance Teachers Association
Children’s and Vocational. Classical; National; Creative.
American and Show
Free-Style Jazz Dance – Street, Commercial, Lyrical, Theatre Craft, Hip Hop, Musical Theatre and modern dance.
Graham & Cunningham
PROGRESSING BALLET TECHNIQUE
An innovative body conditioning and strengthening programme.
DRAMA- Trinity College
Acting; Verse and Prose: Mime; Devised and Script
Voice Production; Audition Technique; Microphone Technique; Classical; Musical Theatre; Cabaret
Includes a little of everything: Tap, Ballet & Theatre Craft, Singing and Drama
Let’s Pretend! – join the fun of a child’s imagination through dressing-up ; song , mime and dance.
Baby Bop ( Jazz and Tap) – make as much noise with your feet as you like – learn rhythms and musical phrases.
Gymnastics- Gyminee Crickets
Our Musical Theatre classes include
Singing, Dancing & Acting
ADULT CLASSES (ALL ABILITIES WELCOME)
Tap - Mondays afternoon and evening
Ballet - Tuesdays and Wednesdays (Silver Swans age 55yrs and over)
Golden Gliders- Tuesdays
COMMUNITY and SEND CLASSES
Classes can be tailored to individual requirements and undertaken by staff with the required expertise and experience including Dancing with Parkinsons and Dementia, Mencap and Blind and Partially sighted .
Examinations or teacher assessment available in ballet, tap, jazz, contemporary, drama, singing, music and foundation for those who wish to study for exams.
Kirkham Henry Performing Arts Centre offers the following qualifications:-
R.A.D. (Royal Academy of Dance)
I.D.T.A. (International Dance Teachers Association)
A.B.R.S.M. (Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music)
TRINITY COLLEGE LONDON