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.
The Dance Academy provides a diverse training programme to develop technical, creative and performance dance skills and prepare learners both physically and mentally for a career in dance.
A rolling programme of subjects including Limbering, Contemporary, Jazz, Commercial, Urban and Lyrical are delivered by industry professionals to allow for a greater provision of genres to be taught. Guest teachers are an invaluable part of the programme; they inspire learners through professional practice and in sharing first-hand knowledge, understanding, expertise and experience of the industry.
The Dance Academy provides regular performance opportunities for students both locally and as part of regional youth dance platforms.