West London Dance Academy

West London Dance Academy

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Dynamic and Highly Enjoyable Dance Classes

Develop a love for the dance when you attend the classes of West London Dance Academy. We follow a world-renowned IDTA dance syllabus, which provides a thorough and developmental curriculum that has supported the training of many dance professionals. 

Class Schedule

Monday

Classes held in Chiswick, Monday to Friday at St Michaels & All Angels Parish Hall, Bath Road, London           W4 1TX 

                        16:00  -  16:30        Preparatory Tap - Beginners 4-7 years          

                        16:30  -  17:15        Grade 2 Tap

                        16.45  -  17.30        Grade 3 Tap 

                        17.30  -  18.15        Grade 2 Ballet 

                        18.15  -  19.15        Grade 4 Ballet 

Wednesday

                        16:30  -  17:00         Preparatory  Ballet - Beginners 3  - 5 years                                                        

                        17:00  -  17:45         Primary Ballet                                                      

                        17:45  -  18:30         Grade 3 Ballet

                        18.30  -  19.30         Grade 5 Ballet 

                        19.30  -  20.15         Pre Associate Student Teacher Training Tap

Thursday

                        16:45  -  17:30         Grade 1 Ballet                                                      

                        17:30  -  18:15         Grade 4 and 5 Tap

                        18.15  -  19.15         Classical Intermediate Ballet and Pointe Practice

                        19.15  -  18.15         Advanced 1 Ballet and Pointe Performance 

    

Friday 

                        17.00  -  17.45         Junior Modern Jazz Ages 6 to 11 years 

                        17.45  -  18.45         Senior Modern Jazz Ages 12 years and above 

                        18.45  -  20.15         Private Lessons by arrangement 

Saturday 

 - Classes  held in Ealing, all day Saturday  at All Saints Church Hall, Elm Grove Road, London, W5 3JH.

                         9.30   -  10.30          Classical /Intermediate Ballet  and Pointe Practice

                        10:30  -  11:15          Primary Ballet 

                        10:45  -  11:30          Prep Ballet - Beginners Age 4 to 6 years

                        11:30  -  12:00          Baby Ballet - Ages 2 1/2 to 4 years                                                                                                                           12:00  -  12:45          Grade 3 Tap  

                        12:45  -  13:30          Grade 3 Ballet

                        13.30  -  14.15          Grade 4 Ballet 

                        14.15  -  15.15          Grade 5 Ballet

                        15.15  -  16.00          Grade 1 Ballet

                        15.45  -  16.30          Grade 2 Ballet 

                        16.30 -   17.30          Advanced 2 Ballet /Pointe  & Pre - Associate Teacher Training 

Free Trials and Examinations

We offer free trial lessons for students who want to find out which class suits their preferences before enrolling in the academy. There are also examinations in Ballet Tap and Modern Jazz for Grades and Professional Vocational sessions  two to three times a year.  This enables all pupils to progress quickly. We have a history of 100% pass rate with all pupils achieving Merits or Distinctions .

Teacher Training Programme 

Our academy provides Intensive Professional Teacher Training for dance students within and outside of the Academy. If you want to become a dance teacher in the future, this programme can help you. We offer  Pre Associate and Level 4 diploma courses in Ballet, Tap and Modern Jazz . Every course is designed to help you qualify quickly but successfully around your busy training, teaching , studying or work schedule. For more information about our 3 courses on offer contact Head Office and you will be directed to the principal for a general discussion on the best course for you. You will need to pass a short interview, class participation and application in order to be eligible to attend one of our courses.

All students  who have attended the West London Dance Academy Teacher Training courses have achieved marks as high as 90% Distinctions and above. 

Annual Performances

To showcase the talent of our students, we organize at least one production every 18 months in a large venue. We always encourage students to take part in the dance production. Last year, we performed the beloved ballet, “The Nutcracker” at the Chiswick Town Hall on July 2, 2017.  Our next production is scheduled for March 2019  so watch this space! 

Please view our amazing pictures on the WLDA Nutcracker page.