YOUTH SCHOOL

Addict Dance Academy has something for everyone, as long as you enjoy movement and music you could start dancing as early as 3 years old!
Addict Dance Academy Youth offers a wide range of dance classes for children from the age of 3 in our professional standard studio facilities.
A year of dance at Addict Dance Academy Youth is a busy and exciting one. Alongside dance training, we prepare our students for annual shows, competitions and local events and guest performances.
At ADA Youth, our students attend classes every Saturday for a whole day of dance. During which time they train in a variety of dance styles including Commercial, Tap, Ballet, Jazz and Contemporary. The Academy also offers additional weekday training classes in all of the above styles where the students can further develop their dance skills and enjoy their creative outlet.
Our students are very passionate and enthusiastic about dance and performance. All of our newcomers are welcomed with a smile and the reassurance that we are a safe and nurturing environment for children to grow in confidence learning new skills
If you are interested in joining our Addict dance Academy Youth community, please contact us via email to receive more information and an invitation for our next available a taster day free of charge.

PRE-PRIMARY

These classes are called Pre-Primary, designed for very young children who would like to begin to explore movement and rhythm. Classes start at 9.30am – 11.00am, during this time they will learn the foundations of Ballet, Tap and Jazz Commercial dance, all of which are delivered in a fun and encouraging environment.

Through class participation the children will develop many skills such as co-ordination, gross and fine motor-skills, body awareness, posture, rhythm, musicality, basic dance vocabulary, expression, story-telling, interpretation, listening skills and of course class discipline.

Classes are very animated in approach, using materials, objects, instruments, story books and much more to ensure the children’s learning is exciting, colourful and varied.

Our young dancers also have the opportunity to take part in our annual shows whereby they will experience what it is like to perform in a real theatre to a live audience, which is really a magical time for both the children and the parents.

PRIMARY

Our Primary classes take place from 11.00am till 3.30pm, designed for young children who have had previous basic dance and movement experience. During this time, they will learn and strengthen their foundations in Ballet, Tap, Jazz and Commercial. They will build upon the skills they have developed from the pre-primary class in a fun and inspiring environment.

Through these classes the students will develop many skills such as co-ordination, dance structures and combinations, time signatures, musical rhythms, performance skills as well as retaining and recalling information, listening skills, building confidence, social skills and class discipline.

They also have the opportunity to perform in the annual shows we hold in Leicester based theatres. The shows are a very special time for all of our students, as they come together share their skills and inspire each other in a supportive environment.

JUNIORS

These classes are divided according to the student’s level of skill, ability and age. Classes start at 10.00am and finish at 3.30pm. During this time, each group will train in Jazz, Tap, Ballet, Contemporary and Commercial dance. If this isn’t enough for them, then this age group also have the opportunity to attend weekday additional training classes in the above dance styles.

Through class participation the students will develop substantial dance knowledge which installs independence and confidence in their own work. They will gain physical strength, co-ordination, better posture, dance quality, flexibility, muscle development, improved general health and well-being. In additional to all of this, from our experience they will develop lifelong friends.

INTERS

These classes are divided according to the student’s level of skill, ability and age. Classes start at 10.00am and finish at 3.30pm. During this time, each group will train in Jazz, Tap, Ballet and Commercial and Contemporary dance. If this isn’t enough for them, then this age group also have a variety of weekday extra training classes in the above styles as well as Acrobatics.

It’s a busy time at Addict Dance Academy Youth, they will either be working on of the annual shows, competitions, or local performances and events. The dance calendar is always busy for these young dancers, but it is with this attitude that they make considerable progress as well as grow in confidence.

Through class participation the students will develop substantial dance knowledge which installs independence and confidence in their own work. They will gain physical strength, co-ordination, better posture, dance quality, flexibility, muscle development, improved general health and well-being. In additional to all of this, from our experience they will develop lifelong friends.

SENIOR

These classes are divided according to the students level of skill, ability and age. Classes start at 10.00am and finish at 3.30pm. During this time the students will train in Jazz, Tap, Ballet, Contemporary and Commercial dance. At this level and age the senior students will pushed to further develop their dance ability and creativity alongside audition preparation and receive an insight into professional dance college life. Our senior students are encouraged to take part in extra training classes and enrol in our weekday additional classes to broaden, strengthen and develop their dance ability.

Through class participation the students will develop substantial dance knowledge which installs independence and confidence in their own work. They will gain physical strength, co-ordination, better posture, dance quality, flexibility, muscle development, improved general health and well-being. In additional to all of this, from our experience they will develop lifelong friends.