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Octagon Academy

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!

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.

AUTUMN TERM 2018

Monday

Class

Age Group

Price

Teacher

5.30 - 6.30pm

Pure Drama

8-15 Years

Term fees apply

Sarah Lowrey

7 - 9pm

The Octagon Choir

14+ Years

£4 per week

Adam Burgan

Tuesday

 

 

 

 

12.30 - 1.30pm

Octagon Advanced Tap

16+ Years

£4.50 per week

Katey Leader

5-5.45pm

DV8 
(from 18 Sep)

6-14 Years

£4 per week
(Term time only)

Keri Hill

Wednesday

 

 

 

 

9.30 – 10.30am

Dance With Hannah Zumba

16+ Years

£4 per week

Hannah Beaumont

1.30 – 2pm

Toddler & Parent Dance

Toddlers from 15 Months - 3 Years

Term fees apply

Helen Laxton School of Dance

2 - 2.30pm

Pre School Ballet

3 - 4 and a half Years

Term fees apply

Helen Laxton School of Dance

4.45 - 5.45pm

Advanced Street Dance

By Audition
10-14 Years

Term fees apply

Keri Hill

6 - 6.45pm

Latin Fit

16+ Years

£4 per week

Keri Hill

8 - 9pm

Pilates

16+ Years

£6.50 per week

Gill Bray

Thursday

 

 

 

 

5 – 5.45pm

Octagon Street Dance

5-9 Years

£4 per week

Carrie Madgwick

6-6.45pm

Octagon Street Dance

10-16 Years

£4 per week

Carrie Madgwick

Friday

 

 

 

 

4.30 - 5.145pm

Advanced Street Dance

By Audition
10-14 Years

£4 per week

Keri Hill

6.15 – 7.15pm

Pure Drama

8 – 15 Years

Term fees apply

Sarah Lowery

Saturday

 

 

 

 

10am - 3pm

Castaway Theatre Group
(Held at Westlands)

5 - 16 Years

£5 per week*

Lynn Lee Brown

* 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.

Octagon Tappers

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

DV8

Mixed style dance class for ages 6-14yrs. To include Hip hop, street, contemporary, lyrical, jazz, disco freestyle and rock'n'roll.

West End Dance

A dance class focusing on the pure enjoyment of dancing to those big numbers from both stage and screen.  Of course you will notice increased fitness and flexibility but that’s just a nice little extra because really we’re all about the fun!

Advanced Street Dance

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

Dance With Hannah Zumba

Workouts don't have to be a chore and with Zumba they don't have to feel like a workout at all!! Zumba is a fun, social dance party - with exercise being the biggest park! The music is fast, upbeat and contagious so you can't help but keep moving! Many benefits include calorie and fat burning, improved coordination, a full body workout, increased confidence and mood boosting. Zumba is suitable for all levels, ages and abilities and can be tailored to meet your individual needs.

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.

Octagon 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.

Latin Fit

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

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!

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.

 

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