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Imperial Academy is a registered school with the ‘Royal Academy of Dance’ and ‘Imperial Society of Teachers of Dancing’ it is also an ‘Approved Centre’ for ISTD Teacher Training.

We offer classes and examinations in Ballet, Modern, Jazz, Tap and Acrobatics, for children from the age of 3 to adult, students can also have opportunities to perform on stage, through taking part in dance festival competitions.

Ballet teaches the basic technique for all forms of dance and for this reason we advise that all students attend at least one Ballet class a week.

Whilst examinations are not compulsory, they are of benefit to students to help them reach their full potential. However, students who wish to take examinations MUST attend at least ONE Ballet class per week. All examinations are Qualifications and Curriculum Authority Approved (QCA) 


‘Imperial Academy of Dance’ is a registered school with the Royal Academy of Dance (RAD) and the Imperial Society of Teachers of Dancing (ISTD)

We offer graded and vocational examinations in Ballet, Modern, Tap and Jazz, to Advance 2 standard.

 We are also a registered dance centre offering teaching qualifications in Modern and Tap with the ISTD.


These offer students a chance to perform solo, duet, trio and group dances on stage, in competitions against children of a similar age. We enter three festivals a year and dances are set and rehearsed all year round. Our festival dancers are also invited to perform in shows for other groups and venues.

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