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FREE TASTER Friday 28th April. Should you wish to attend this workshop before committing to the course please e-mail hello@stageandthecity.com to secure your place.

 

This company is made up of a group of students who enjoy dancing, performing and above all having fun in a class environment. Our choreographer will refine and develop your technique, introducing different styles of dance to create innovative routines for showcases, variety shows, competitions as well as flash mobs. You will learn challenging, demanding but inspiring choreography.

To join our company, ideally you must have had some dance experience. However, we also look for outgoing passionate and dynamic students who are willing to learn. Come along, improve your dance ability and have fun.

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Course Info

This course is fun, upbeat, with an increased level of performance and choreographies to music of both nostalgic and present day. You will learn next level movements like kicks, turns, partner work, review basic footwork: such as corner to corner and recap of basic patterns of working with a partner such as a duet, trio or group.

If you have a love of performing or just increasing your dance knowledge and technique in a great team class environment, then this class is for you. Dance is also a complete workout as it helps develop all muscle groups, toning and helps lose a few pounds whilst having fun in class.

 

Previous achievements:

Destination Dance Competition - 1st Place Winners - 2015/16

Starpower Dance Competition - 1st Place Winners - 2016

Performance at London Business Awards 2016

Corporate performances at various establishments around London including "Temple", "The Brewery" and "Grange City Hotel".

Various weddings and Prom Night performances

Performances for Regent St Summer Streets 2015

Switching on of Regent Street lights 2015

Hackney Empire Variety Performance 2016

Teacher:   Mark Short

Mark is a professional dancer and choreographer who has been working in the industry of TV and theatre all of his adult life. His choreographic credits include Tina Turner, Ant N'Dec, Peter Andre and the Gladiators to name but a few. He has choreographed UK pop tours for corporate clients such as Panasonic, SmithCline Beecham and Coca Cola. As a performer Mark was a regular on Top of the Pops, Olympic Opening Ceremony, Royal Variety Performances and 150 Years of John Lewis Celebration with Paloma Faith. His unique and fun way of teaching has made Mark a popular teacher and choreographer and will always bring out the best in his students whether they are beginners or more advanced dancers.

Past Performances
Date Performance
26th Nov 2015 Private Business Award Ceremony
29th Nov 2015 Winter Wonderland – Hyde Park
8th Dec 2015 Stage & the City Showcase
19th Mar 2016 Stage & the City Showcase

 

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Our Flashmob entered a dance competition in October 2015 called Destination Dance. This was a competition founded by So You Think You Can Dance Finalist Mandy Montenez. They entered two group routines; a fun upbeat and lively routine to Saturday Night Fever and a version of Michael Jackson’s Smooth Criminal. The audience’s reaction brought the house down and our Flashmob won the following: Gold Award for Saturday Night Fever, Silver Award for Smooth Criminal, Most Entertaining Routine, (Saturday Night Fever). Overall score for the whole competition 4th place, 96 points out of 100 and they won the Judges award. Congratulations to our Stage & the City Flashmob!

Course Dates & Fees

If you are a new student and wish to join after the term has already started, please email hello@stageandthecity.com for a separate payment plan.

Friday  @ 6.45 pm - 8.15 pm 28th Apr - 21st July 2017  (13 weeks) £169.00  

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Note:

All Fees must be paid before the first class of each term / course.  Please e-mail hello@stageandthecity.com before the course starts if you have any concerns or enquiries.

New students: Pay upfront but if you don't enjoy the first class get a full refund.

Location

Canada Water Studios, Vancouver House, Surrey Quays Road, London, SE16 7BWNEAREST TUBE STATION: Canada Water