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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 many 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!

Classes run term-time with some classes continuing through the school holidays. Participants in our classes perform regularly both at The Octagon Theatre and Westlands Entertainment Venue.

Octagon Academy Timetable

Monday

Octagon Tappers (Group A)

Time: 4:30 – 5:30pm                     Age Group: 16+ years                     Price: £5 per week

Teacher: Katey Leader

Venue: Octagon Theatre

Get those toes tappin' with these fun sessions, great for developing rhythm, co-ordination and keeping fit. For more information and to reserve a place, please contact Katey Leader: katey@leadersindance.com

*Term-time only

Octagon Tappers (Group B)

Time: 5:45 – 6:45pm                    Age Group: 16+ years                       Price: £5 per week

Teacher: Katey Leader

Venue: Octagon Theatre

Get those toes tappin' with these fun sessions, great for developing rhythm, co-ordination and keeping fit. For more information and to reserve a place, please contact Katey Leader: katey@leadersindance.com

*Term-time only

The Octagon Choir

Time: 7 – 9pm                                Age Group: 14+ years                       Price: £4 per week

Teacher: Adam Burgan

Venue: Octagon Theatre

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. For more information and to reserve a place, please contact octagontheatre@southsomerset.gov.uk

 Adult Commercial Dance

Time: 7:30pm - 8:30pm                    Age Group: 16+ years                  Price: £5.50 per week

Teacher: Keri Hill

Venue: Westlands Entertainment Venue

This is the perfect class for adults to unleash their inner dancer! Aimed at all abilities, this weekly sociable class will teach you trendy routines to upbeat favourites. A great way to have fun keeping fit. For more information, please contact Keri Hill: kerihilldance@gmail.com

 

Tuesday

DV8 Class 1

Time: 4 - 4:45pm                          Age Group: 6-10 years                      Price: £4.50 per week

Teacher: Keri Hill

Venue: Octagon Theatre

Mixed style dance class for ages 6-10yrs. To include hip hop, street, contemporary, lyrical, jazz, disco freestyle and rock'n'roll. For more information and to reserve a place, please contact Keri Hill: kerihilldance@gmail.com

*Term-time only

DV8 Class 2

Time: 5pm - 5:45pm                 Age Group: 11-16 years                      Price: £4.50 per week

Teacher: Keri Hill

Venue: Octagon Theatre

Mixed style dance class for ages 11-16yrs. To include hip hop, street, contemporary, lyrical, jazz, disco freestyle and rock'n'roll. For more information and to reserve a place, please contact Keri Hill: kerihilldance@gmail.com

*Term-time only

Somerset Youth Theatre

Time: 6.15 - 7.15pm                   Age Group: 7-18 years                     Price: £5 per week

Teacher: David Reakes in association with Tor Theatre & Wassail Theatre Company

Venue: Westlands Entertainment Venue

The Somerset Youth Theatre is for anyone interested in devising, writing or performing. No previous experience is necessary - just come wanting to be creative, have fun and make new friends. Somerset is full of funny stories, brilliant characters and strange myths. The time has come to turn these tales into plays, and bring some of the county's best-kept secrets to life! For more information and to reserve a place, please contact Wassail Theatre: wasson@wassailtheatre.co.uk

*Term-time only

Encore - Contemporary Dance Class

Time: 6pm - 6:45pm                 Age Group: 11+ years                  Price: £4.50 per week

Teacher: Keri Hill

Venue: Octagon Theatre

This exciting new weekly class takes the core of contemporary style and mixes it up with a fusion of quirky, show style performance choreography. Designed for those dancers wanting to improve their technique, core strength and flexibility, this class will push their abilities and transform them into confident dancers. For more information and to reserve a place, please contact Keri Hill: kerihilldance@gmail.com

*Term-time only

Adult Commercial Dance

Time: 7pm - 8pm                    Age Group: 16+ years                  Price: £5.50 per week

Teacher: Keri Hill

Venue: Octagon Theatre

This is the perfect class for adults to unleash their inner dancer! Aimed at all abilities, this weekly sociable class will teach you trendy routines to upbeat favourites. A great way to have fun keeping fit. For more information, please contact Keri Hill: kerihilldance@gmail.com

 

Wednesday

Hip Hoppers 

Time: 5 - 5:45pm                         Age Group: 3.5 - 6 years            Price: £4.50 per week

Teacher: Keri Hill

Venue: Octagon Theatre

A fun and energetic class to introduce little ones to the world of dance. An opportunity for them to learn vibrant routines and valuable coordination skills in a fun and safe environment. For more information, please contact Keri Hill: kerihilldance@gmail.com

*Term-time only

Latin Fit

Time: 6 – 6:45pm                             Age Group: 16+ years                   Price: £4.50 per week

Teacher: Keri Hill

Venue: Octagon Theatre

Join the fitness craze that is sweeping the nation! Blending Latin-inspired dance-fitness with red-hot international music. For more information and to reserve a place, please contact Keri Hill: kerihilldance@gmail.com

 

Thursday

Octagon Street Dance 1

Time: 5 – 5:45pm                            Age Group: 5-9 years                      Price: £4.50 per week

Teacher: Carrie Madgwick

Venue: Octagon Theatre

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. For more information and to reserve a place, please contact Carrie Madgwick: carrie.madgwick@hotmail.co.uk

*Term-time only

Octagon Street Dance 2

Time: 6 – 6:45pm                           Age Group: 10-16 years                    Price: £4.50 per week

Teacher: Carrie Madgwick

Venue: Octagon Theatre

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. For more information and to reserve a place, please contact Carrie Madgwick: carrie.madgwick@hotmail.co.uk

*Term-time only

 

Friday

Chemical Chaos Street Dance Crew

Time: 4 - 4:45pm                          Age Group: under 10 years                Price: £4.50 per week

Teacher: Keri Hill

Venue: Octagon

This class is by audition and is suitable for dancers under 10 years. For more information, please contact Keri Hill: kerihilldance@gmail.com

*Term-time only

Radioactive Street Dance Crew

Time: 5 - 5:45pm                          Age Group: 10-14 years                        Price: £4.50 per week

Teacher: Keri Hill

Venue: Octagon Theatre

This class is by audition and is suitable for dancers aged 10 - 14 years. For more information, please contact Keri Hill: kerihilldance@gmail.com

*Term-time only

DV8 Class 3

Time: 6pm - 6:45pm                   Age Group: 11-16 years                         Price: £4.50 per week

Teacher: Keri Hill

Venue: Octagon Theatre

Mixed style dance class for ages 11-16yrs. To include hip hop, street, contemporary, lyrical, jazz, disco freestyle and rock'n'roll. For more information and to reserve a place, please contact Keri Hill: kerihilldance@gmail.com

*Term-time only

 

Saturday

 Castaways Theatre Group

Time: 10am – 3pm                     Age Group: 5-16 years                                Price: £5 per week *paid monthly

Teacher: Lynn Lee Brown

Venue: Westlands Entertainment Venue

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

 

Studio Safety Measures

Please contact the Box Office on 01935 422 884 or octagontheatre@SouthSomerset.Gov.Uk for more information on the classes on offer at The Octagon Theatre and Westlands Entertainment Venue.

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