The Avril Earl Dance and Theatre Arts Centre in Guernsey provides drama, musical theatre and all genre of dance classes for children from aged 2 upwards and a selection of adult classes. Please contact us for full details.
Guernsey's premiere dance and theatre school
We pride ourselves on being a drama academy and dance school centre of excellence where a high technical standard is our goal whilst ensuring everyone has lots of fun. We have a team of qualified teachers who, between them have attained many years of dance and drama teaching and performing experience.
The Centre is a well established theatre arts and dance school offering a busy and exciting programme in dance through the syllabi of the ISTD, and LAMDA for drama and musical theatre. Our success in dance exams is second to none with pupils of all ages achieving a full pass rate over the many years the dance school has been teaching.
We can also claim huge success in staging our own musical theatre productions all fully cast from our talented pupils. Past shows include; 'Bugsy Malone', 'Peter Pan', 'Seussical' and 'Back to The 80's', which showcased the students talents and professionalism to immeasurable effect.
We offer other regular stage performing opportunities through the Guernsey Eisteddfod, dance festivals, charity performances, summer school showcases, One Act plays and musicals. We also host a very popular Summer School in August each year for both Guernsey & Jersey students where visiting West End performers, TV actors, and Commercial dance experts provide a week's course for our budding young stars. Plus we have been taking a large number of our students to the Dance World Cup competition for the last few years - these have included competing in Jersey, Sardinia, Paris and Austria and our students have brought home a great deal of medals!
Our dance & drama classes include:
Children & Students Classes Available
- Introduction to Dance & Music - For accompanied children 2-3 years
- Baby Ballet Dance Class - Boys & girls from 3 years
- Ballet Dance Class - Pre-primary to advanced levels
- Modern Dance Class - Primary to advanced levels - Special boys only classes available
- Tap Dance Class - Primary to advanced levels
- Classical Greek - Junior & senior classes
- Drama Classes - 5 - 18 years
Pilates - Exercise Classes - Individual tuition or group classes available.
Tap Dance Class - Beginners, intermediate and advanced levels - daytime & evening classes available
Ballet Dance Class - Intermediate level
Drama - Private tuition for Eisteddfod and LAMDA exams
Adult Singing Weekend Workshops
Adult Drama Classes
Street Jazz & Hip Hop Workshops
Summer School - 1 week of dance, drama and singing or film school
Avril Earl A.I.S.T.D. took over as Principal in January 2006 from Lesley Blondel, and has since taken the school into a new era of what has already been a great history. She is a keen director and choreographer and has worked on many local pantomimes and productions . She opened the drama academy department at the Centre in 1998 and provides the private tuition for LAMDA examinations.
If you would like further information or details of our classes please telephone or email us today.
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