Brookes Dance Academy is a friendly, fun, professional school. Students are encouraged and nurtured to reach their fullest potential. Lessons focus on technique, musicality and creativity and help to develop confidence. The academy is proud to follow the ISTD syllabi in Ballet, Tap and Modern classes. The Imperial Society of Teachers of Dance is recognised by OFQUAL.
The principal of the school, Emma Brookes trained at The Royal Ballet School and Bird College of Performing Arts. She had a ten year professional dance career encompassing Classical Ballet, Tap, Contemporary, Modern, Jazz and Street genres. Work in the dance world of theatre, variety shows, pantomime, film and television has given her a wealth of experience in England and across the world. She is a fully qualified ISTD teacher and has taught ballet, tap and modern as well as Street and GCSE dance for many years. Her pupils have had consistently good exam results. Emma's teaching expertise covers very young children through to adults with many of her students going into the dance profession.
The school is recognised by CDET. Certification from the Council for Dance Education and Training demonstrates to students, parents and guardians that the school adheres to the standards demanded by the industry; standards designed to protect and safeguard young people whether dancing for leisure or with an eye to a career in the profession.
Brookes Dance Academy, Tenterden
Ballet and Tap Classes for Young Children