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Dance Academy

Calderdale College Dance Academy is a unique provision that offers continuous professional dance training and performance opportunities for all Performing Arts Dance students. The Dance Academy aspires to operate as a centre of excellence in nurturing the talent and potential of emerging artists.

Dance Academy


The Dance Academy provides a diverse training programme to develop technical, creative and performance dance skills and prepare students both physically and mentally for a career in dance.

There is a rolling programme of dance techniques, including contemporary, ballet, jazz, urban and physical theatre.  These classes are delivered by professional dancers and artists.  All Dance Academy teachers have worked professionally within the dance industry and offer the highest level of training.  They are an invaluable part of the programme; they inspire students through professional practice and in sharing first-hand knowledge, understanding, expertise and experience of the industry.

The Dance Academy provides regular performance opportunities for its students, both locally and as part of regional youth dance platforms.


For general inquiries or to enroll, please email dancebase@calderdale.ac.uk

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Calderdale College,
Francis Street,
Halifax, HX1 3UZ
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+44 (0) 1422 357 357

Course Information:

+44 (0) 1422 399 399

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+44 (0) 1422 399 316