Lessons

+ Dance Classes

Students will cover a range of dance styles including contemporary, ballet, commercial and jazz with an emphasis on developing performance skills and dance technique. Classes are specifically tailored to each age group. All students will have the chance to show their work to friends and family each year in the 412 Festive Snowcase and 412 Summer Showcase. There will be other opportunities for commissioned performances throughout the year.

Clothing needs to be suitable to dance in - not too baggy.

+ Gymnastics

Classes combine many aspects of floor gymnastics including strengthening, flexibility, tricks and tumbles. Classes are specifically tailored to students’ ability and age. Students progress through the British Gymnastics Proficiency Award and will also have the opportunity to take part in the annual 412 Gymnastics Showcase.

Clothing needs to be suitable to do gymnastics in - not too baggy.

+ Dance Fitness

High impact fitness classes with an emphasis on flexibility, strength and stamina. A fun way to get fit and healthy! Classes are suitable for all levels – don’t worry if you’ve had no dance experience!

Clothing needs to be suitable to move in - not too baggy.

+ Drama Classes

Students will cover a range of acting techniques and styles suitable to their age. These will include naturalism, physical theatre, comedy, devising, and improvisation amongst many others. Vocal and physical techniques will be explored as well as developing character through text and drama practices. All students will have the chance to showcase their work to friends and family in the form of the 412 Festive Snowcase.

Clothing needs to be suitable to act in - casual and easy to move around in.

+ Singing and Musical Theatre

Classes will help students develop as singers and performers of Musical Theatre. Practical exercises will help gain confidence using a varied repertoire from pop and musical theatre. Classes teach students how to control their voice, develop breathing techniques and grow in confidence as singers. Classes are specifically tailored to students’ ability and age. All students will have the chance to showcase their work to friends and family in the form of the 412 Musical Theatre Production.

Clothing needs to be casual and easy to move around in.

Code of conduct

At 412 Dance Theatre all students will feel secure, confident and relaxed. Any student who does not respect the teachers and/or fellow students will be asked to leave the class and the school. Any form of direct or indirect bullying or bad behavior will NOT be tolerated and students will be asked to leave. 412 prides itself on equality, impartiality and fairness. The directors reserve the right NOT to teach students who do not adhere to this code of conduct.

All directors, managers, teachers and support teachers are fully CRB checked.

Please note that 412 are only responsible for students when they are in class. Getting to and from lessons is the responsibility of parents/carers/students. This includes times before and after lessons when students may still be in the building. Please ensure students are dropped off/picked up safely and responsibly. We pride ourselves on a very strict safeguarding policy and want to ensure that all students are safe at all times. Thank you.