McAlpine Dance Studio
Classical Ballet | Jazz
Dance | Tap | Drama | Spanish Dance | Stage Clubs
Longfield Hall, 50
Knatchbull Road, London SE5 9QY
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The McAlpine Dance Studio...
...opened in Stockwell
in 1972 and moved to Longfield Hall in 1993. Donald and
his wife Phyllida, having danced for many years with the Royal
Ballet and London's Festival Ballet (now
called English National Ballet), wanted to pass on their
knowledge and passion for dance... they have been doing it
for more than forty years!
The School offers classes in a
wide variety of dance genres, as well
as stagecraft and drama, all with highly qualified
teachers. It currently has more than 150 pupils ranging in age
from infants under five to senior students in their
eighties. Our "Stage Club" classes on Wednesday and Saturday
are a very popular feature of the School and include Tap
and Musical Theatre dance.
Students participate in
regular performances at Longfield Hall and in local community
McAlpine Dance Studio also
stages a major show biennially. In 2014 we performed "The Red
Shoes" at the Michael Croft Theatre, Dulwich and
in October 2016 we put on "Cabaret on Nutcracker"
which included a performance of the famous
provides instruction to students at all levels from hobby
to R.A.D. and I.S.T.D. Certificate standards and Spanish Dance Society
examinations. Many former students have been awarded
scholarships to full-time vocational schools and have been
accepted into ballet and dance companies.
Above all we
are dedicated to the appreciation, beauty and craft
of dance and music.
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Saturday 9th December 2017.
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