Peak Performance Dance and Theatre School
Established 30 years
Top Studio, Butts Rd, Bakewell, Derbyshire DE451GA
Tel: 07721 995050 Email: email@example.com
DANCE WITH THE PROFESSIONALS !
Our team of highly qualified and experienced dance teachers and theatre professionals offer over 20 classes per week, covering a full range of dance styles and techniques from the of age 3 and beyond.
We are an IDTA and RAD mutually recognised school and offer option Ofqual recognised examinations and regular opportunities for small and large scale performances.
Established over 30 years ago, we are a registered IDTA school, situated in the centre of Bakewell. Passionate about dance and theatre, we strive to inspire and motivate all our young people in a highly creative and stimulating artistic environment encouraging pupils of all abilities to benefit from a comprehensive Performing Arts curriculum.
Our school principal, Jill Ferguson has 40 years professional teaching experience and is a highly trained and qualified teacher of dance and performing arts. Jill has also worked extensively as a professional choreographer to theatre, television and cabaret. She is a life member of the international Dance Teacher’s Association and also a highly experienced teacher of children with special needs within the education sector.
Our long established dance school offer regular opportunities for performance work and we have produced over 20 major productions in professional theatres. We are also highly committed to our local community and perform for events, fundraisers and festivals. We perform annually in Bakewell’s highly acclaimed International Day of Dance.
Our first floor studios offer fully sprung dance floors and benefits from a small, private car park.
Dance Examinations are held at our studios with the IDTA and they are optional. We have 100% exam pass rate and over 70% of our pupils have achieved Distinctions or Merits.
Our subjects include:
Ballet . Tap . Modern Jazz . Contemporary Dance . Street Dance . Mini Movers ( for age 3-5s) . West End Musical Theatre and LAMDA Drama training. We also run Adult Dance Courses and holiday schools.
Director and Principal Teacher: Jill Ferguson MIDTA AIDTA Bachelor of Education.
Musical Theatre teachers Miss Sophie Lisi BA: Mr Chris Blackshaw; Mr Andrew Edwards AISTD Equity
Senior IDTA Teacher and Director of Contemporary Dance: Miss Rosalia Pilsworth B.A Hons Dance
Miss Sophie Lisi BA Performing Arts and Media
Studio 1 Studio 2
4.30 Grade 2 Modern Jazz 4.30 Grade 1 Modern Jazz
5 .00 Grade 2 Ballet 5.00 G1 Ballet
5. 40 Grade 2 Tap 5. 40 G1 Tap
6 10- 6.40 Street Dance Crew Class! (ages 6 and up)
4.30 Contemporary Dance (age 10 plus)
5.00 Grade 4/5 Modern Jazz
5.30 Grade 4/5 Ballet (RP) including Pointe work
6.10 Grade 4/5 Tap
6.40 Performers Jazz Class (minimum grade 3 level)
Studio 1 Studio 2
10 00 Mini Movers (age 3-5 years)
10 30 Beginners Ballet (age 5 – 7) Primary Ballet (age 7-9)
11 10 Beginners Modern (age 5 -7) Primary Modern Jazz Dance (age 8+)
11 40 Beginners Tap (age 5 -7) Primary Tap (age 7+)
12.10 Musical Theatre – Songs and dances from the shows! (ages 6 and up)