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Octagon Academy

The Octagon Academy is the place to sing, dance and act with the emphasis on fun and enjoyment. With 17 classes to choose from for all ages and abilities. So if you love to sing, were born to dance or want to get fit The Octagon Academy has something for you!

Most classes run term-time with some classes continuing through the school holidays. Participants in our classes perform regularly both at The Octagon and other events.

 

 

SUMMER TERM 2017

Monday

Class

Age Group

Price

Teacher

Start Dates

9.30 - 11am

Monday Movers

45+ Years

£50 per term (10 weeks) or £6 per week

Hannah Lefeuvre

24 April

 5.30 – 6.30pm

 Pure Drama

8 – 15 Years 

 Term fees apply

 Tammie Lloyd

24 April

7 - 9pm

The Octagon Choir

14+ Years

£4 per week

Adam Burgan

Ongoing

Tuesday

 

 

 

 

 

12.30 - 1.30pm

Octagon Lunchtime Tappers – All Abilities

16+ Years

£4.50 per week

Katey Leader

25 April

5 – 5.45pm

Street Dance

5 – 11 Years

£4 per week

Carrie Madgwick

25 April

6 – 7pm

Octagon Teatime Tappers

16+ Years

£4.50 per week

Carrie Madgwick

25 April

Wednesday

 

 

 

 

 

1.30 – 2pm

Toddler & Parent Dance

Toddlers from 15 Months - 3 Years

£52 per term (10 weeks) 

Helen Laxton School of Dance

19 April

2 - 2.30pm

Pre School Ballet

3 - 4 and a half Years

£52 per term (10 weeks) 

Helen Laxton School of Dance

19 April

4.45 - 5.45pm

Advanced Street Dance

By Audition
10-14 Years

Term fees apply

Keri Hill from the Allen School of Dance

19 April

6 - 6.45pm

Latin Fit

16+ Years

£4 per week

Keri Hill from the Allen School of Dance

Ongoing

7 – 8pm

Jump Start Boys Dance Company

10 – 19 Years

Term fees apply

Carrie Madgwick

19 April

Thursday

 

 

 

 

 

4 – 6pm

The Dance Factory Festival Team

7+ Years

Term fees apply

The Dance Factory, Yeovil

20 April

Friday

 

 

 

 

 

4.15 – 5pm

Street Dance

5 – 14 Years

£4 per week

Carrie Madgwick

28 April

6.15 – 7.15pm

Castaway Pure Drama

8 – 15 Years

Term fees apply

Tammie Lloyd

28 April

Saturday

 

 

 

 

 

10am - 3pm

Castaway Theatre Group

5 - 16 Years

£5 per week*

Lynn Lee Brown

Ongoing

* Paid monthly.

What to Wear For Dance Classes

Anything comfortable that allows you to move freely. Tracksuit bottoms or leggings and a t-shirt are suitable for all classes. Please remove all jewellery before taking part to avoid injuries. Please note we do not allow black-soled trainers or outdoor shoes as they can damage our floor.

 

The Octagon Choir

If you love singing, then why not join our choir! Make new friends and generally have fun. The ability to read music is an advantage but is not essential, first and foremost we want people who love to sing.

 

Toddler & Parent Dance

Fun filled music and movement classes for toddlers from 15 months and their parents. The classes aim to improve co-ordination and basic movement skills in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere.

 

Pre School Ballet

These classes are based on The Royal Academy of Dance Pre Primary Ballet Syllabus. They are carefully structured to inspire young children, to promote creativity and to make them aware of their bodies and how they move. The class teaches the basic Ballet positions, steps and techniques in a fun filled, imaginative way.

 

Street Dance

Energetic, lively, structured classes which improve fitness, flexibility, co-ordination, muscular strength and confidence. Learn the latest funky moves, routines and dance styles with all your favourite music.

 

Lunchtime Tappers

Get those toes tappin' with these fun sessions, great for developing rhythm, co-ordination and keeping fit.

 

Teatime Tappers

Get those toes tappin' with these fun sessions, great for developing rhythm, co-ordination and keeping fit. Carrie Madgwick is covering the class for Katey Leader for this term only. For more information, contact carrie.madgwick@hotmail.co.uk

 

Monday Movers

A weekly dance class for anyone 45+. Using a range of dance styles and musical influences, focusing on strengthening, toning and well-being. A wonderful way to kick-start your week. No previous experience necessary.

 

Advanced Street Dance

This class is by audition and is suitable for dancers aged 10 - 14 years. For more information, please contact Keri Legg from the Allen School of Dance (kerilegg@yahoo.com)

 

Latin Fit

Join the fitness craze that is sweeping the nation! Blending Latin-inspired dance-fitness with red-hot international music.

 

Jump Start Boys Dance Company

For boys who want to dance! Be inspirED in a friendly and fun boys dance group for ages 10 - 19 years. All abilities welcome! For more information contact Katy at inspired@takeart.org or call 01460 249450.

 

The Dance Factory Festival Team

Children who attend learn solos, duets, trios and group dances which are entered into regional dance festivals in association with All England Dance. In order to enrol please contact The Dance Factory on 07426197169 or email dancefactoryyeovil@gmail.com

 

Castaway Theatre Group

Drama and singing. We perform two shows a year to help raise money for St Margaret's Hospice. Run by Lynn Lee Brown, Musical Director Helen Green. For more information please contact castawaytheatregroup@outlook.com or call 01935 414662.

 

Castaway Pure Drama

Our syllabus will include looking at different scripts, improvisation through imagination, voice projection and techniques, audition process and of course lots of fun! For more information please contact castawaytheatregroup@outlook.com or call 01935 414662.

 

 

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