Classes at Withycombe Raleigh Primary School are in conjunction with Exe Dance Arts.
Fridays 3.30-4.15: Senior Musical Theatre
Classes for students aged 11 and above who have a passion for song and dance. Singing along to musical classics, often the newer musicals that have upbeat dance routines like Bring it on. The students in this class have already achieved their stage 6 musical theatre award and our now working on maintaining and improving a high level of technique and performance. Each week we’ll be singing and dancing along to a great show tune as well as having fun with a few drama activities.
Fridays 4.15-5: Junior Acro Dance (NEW for Sept 2019)
A brand new class for 2019, this is a style that combines gymnastics and dance. The students will be taught how to perform tumbles and poses correctly, as well as increase their flexibility and strength in order to perform them well. Progress in this class will be on a purely individual basis, stretching on a regular basis will boost progress. Don’t be discouraged if you’re not flexible already, there’s no boundaries, and many many more important components to this style. From walkovers, to scorpions, to handstand walks, students will have the chance to develop gymnastic skills and turn them into spellbinding performances.
Fridays 5-6: Senior Contemporary Jazz
These classes are for more advanced dance students who have gained experience through their years of dance. The students in this class are all in secondary school. The style of dance ranges throughout these classes between commercial, contemporary, lyrical and disco freestyle. Aiming to build flexibility and range within the dancers who take part, as well as allowing them to master tricks and skills that they can use in their own choreography. This term the focus is on contemporary movement and using the body in ways the dancers haven’t before.