Classes to Cater for All

Whether you want to introduce your 2 year old to Ballet or Song & Dance, or you think that your teen has the potential to pursue a career in Performing Arts, we have classes to suit your needs.

A Personal Touch

With 30 years of experience, Donna and Bonnie are as passionate now as they were when they started the school. Every new joiner will meet with Donna and Bonnie before they join, and our team are on hand for advice and guidance throughout your time with us.

Professional Opportunities

Alongside our in-house agency, we will endeavour to provide audition opportunities to our pupils wherever possible.

Recognised Qualifications

With a wide range of accreditted examinations on offer, your child can progress through levels from pre-primary right the way through to teacher qualifications, gaining confidence and UCAS points along the way

Elite Training to fit around a Formal Education

We are able to offer professional, elite training on weekends and evenings so that your child is able to fulfil their school work, and develop themselves in all areas, whilst nurturing their performing talents.

Classes

Whether your child is working professionally in the arts or has a budding interest in dance, acting or singing, we have an affordable class for everyone.

Our fun classes in dance, acting and singing are a fantastic way to help build children’s confidence, develop valuable people skills and forge friendships with like-minded children. We also offer a range of intense and high-level technical classes, for children already working professionally within the industry – or those wishing to build a solid foundation of technique.

To book in an appointment to have a look around and speak about classes – we will need to speak to a parent/guardian who will be required to attend an appointment to look around with thier child.

  • D&B Classes
    2-3 year olds

    Fun music and dance classes for toddlers, to introduce them to the world of performing arts.

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  • D&B Classes
    4-5 Year Olds

    Students are offered ballet, tap dance, singing and drama classes to learn techniques and start examinations.

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  • D&B Classes
    6-18 Year Olds

    Students can choose from a wide variety of dance, singing, acting and musical theatre classes to build on techniques, work towards shows or examinations, and look ahead to professional careers.

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  • Ballet Babies
  • Funky Feet (2-3 years)

Classes | 2-3 year olds

  • Ballet Babies

    Information

    Children are encouraged to use their imaginations and creativity whilst developing real music and dance skills. During these carefully designed classes, pupils use a variety of fun props and musical instruments to enhance their learning. Ballet Based.

    Mums and Dads are welcome to watch and enjoy!

    Dates & Times
    Times:

    Fridays 3:45-4:15pm

    Fee:

    £33 per month

    Progression:

    Pre-Primary Ballet & Tap or Mini Combination for 4-5 years olds

    Booking:

    Please call 020 8698 8880

  • Funky Feet (2-3 years)

    Information

    Children will learn fun exercises and commercial routines to some of their favourite current pop songs using lots of exciting props and accessories.

    Parents are asked to join in with their child to give them a little helping hand during the session.

    This Funky Feet class will not only boost their confidence but will also help them with their co-ordination and performance skills.

    Dates & Times
    Times:

    THURSDAYS 3:45 - 4:15pm

    Fee:

    £33 Per Month

    Progression:

    Classes for 4-6 yr olds

    Booking:

    Call 0208 698 8880

  • Pre-primary ballet & tap dancing
  • Musical Theatre (Mini Combination)

Classes | 4-5 Year Olds

  • Pre-primary ballet & tap dancing

    Information

    Pre-primary ballet & tap dancing is a combined dance class for 4-5 year olds.

    This ballet and tap dance class is split into two, with half an hour covering the basics of tap dancing and the remaining half an hour on ballet dancing. This class is an ideal introduction to ISTD Examination classes.

    Dates & Times
    Times:

    Fri 4:15-5:15pm

    Fee:

    £46 per month

    Progression:

    Graded examination classes in Tap, Ballet and Modern Dance

    Booking:

    Please call 020 8698 8880

  • Musical Theatre (Mini Combination)

    Information

    Mini Combination classes with drama, singing and dancing for 4-5 year olds.

    This fun class gives an introduction to the performing arts for our younger pupils. The class is split into 3 sections - with 20 minutes dedicated to each faculty of drama, singing and dancing. The children participate in activities that draw on popular children’s songs and confidence-building drama games. All pupils work towards performances in displays for family and friends.

    This class is a great way for children to work out what they enjoy. Do they have a favourite subject they wish to pursue? Or would they like to continue learning all three disciplines in our more advanced Saturday Combination Classes?

    Dates & Times
    Times:

    Thurs 4:30-5:30pm

    Sat 9:00-10:00am

    Sat 1:15-2:15pm

    Fee:

    £46 per month

    Progression:

    Saturday Combination Classes

    Booking:

    Please call 020 8698 8880

  • Classical Ballet
  • Modern Dance
  • Tap Classes
  • Street Dance Crews
  • Troupe Dance
  • Stretch Class
  • Group Singing Lessons
  • Private singing lessons
  • Acting Classes
  • LAMDA examination classes
  • Musical Theatre (Combi classes)
  • Lyrical Jazz
  • UDO STREET DANCE
  • MUSICAL THEATRE (Weekday)
  • Acrobatics
  • FUNKY FEET (6-8yrs)

Classes | 6-18 Year Olds

  • Classical Ballet

    Information

    Classical ballet classes for children and young adults who wish to progress through the ISTD grades. An essential ballet course to learn the fundamental techniques of ballet, and for those pupils who wish to take up dancing as a professional career.

    With small intakes limited to only 15 pupils per class, we can offer plenty of attention and feedback. Pupils are encouraged to work through the syllabus and take examinations when they are ready.

    As a recognised Approved Dance Centre, our pupils can take examinations in our studios - at their own pace.

    Dates & Times
    Times:

    Primary - Fri 5:15-6:00pm

    Grade 1 - Fri 4:30-5:15pm

    Grade 1 - Fri 6:00-6:45pm

    Grade 2 - Fri 5:15-6:00pm

    Grade 2 - Fri 6:45-7:30pm

    Grade 3 - Fri 6:00-6:45pm

    Grade 3 - Fri 6:45-7:30pm

    Grade 4 - Tues 5:30-6:30pm and Tuesday 4:30-5:30pm

    Grade 5 - Tues 6:30-7:30pm

    Grade 6 - Tues 8:00-9:00pm

    Pointe - Tues 7:30pm-8:00pm

    Fee:

    £37 per month (45min classes)

    £43 per month (60min classes)

    £21 per month Pointe Class

    Booking:

    Please call 020 8698 8880

    Working towards:

    ISTD graded examinations

  • Modern Dance

    Information

    Modern dance classes for children and young adults who wish to progress through the ISTD grades.

    A cross between jazz and ballet, modern dance is an excellent class to build a solid dance technique based on travelling steps, kicks and turns which require strength and flexibility.

    With small intakes limited to only 15 pupils per class, we can offer plenty of attention and feedback.

    Pupils are encouraged to work through the syllabus and take examinations when they are ready. As a recognised Approved Dance Centre, our pupils can take examinations in our studios - at their own pace.

    Please Note: Any Vocational level Grades (Inter-Foundation and above) are charged TERMLY.

    Dates & Times
    Times:

    Grade 1 - Fri 6:00-6:45pm

    Grade 2 - Fri 6:45-7:30pm

    Grade 2 - Fri 5:15-6:00pm

    Grade 3 - Fri 4:30-5:15pm

    Grade 4 - Wed 4:30-5:30pm

    Grade 5 - Wed 6:30-7:30pm

    Intermediate Found - Tues 7:30-8:30pm

    Intermediate - *Not Currently Available* Please call to enquire

    Advanced 1 - *Not Currently Available*

    Advanced 2 - *Not Currently Available*

    Fee:

    £37 per month (45min classes)

    £43 per month (60min classes)

    £140.00 per term: Vocational Grades (Inter-foundation level and above) 60 min classes

    Booking:

    Please call 020 8698 8880

    Working towards:

    ISTD graded examinations

  • Tap Classes

    Information

    Tap dancing classes for children and young adults who wish to progress through the ISTD grades.

    The noisiest of our dance styles, tap dance is a fun genre, excellent for developing rhythmic and musical skills. From simple exercise to complex routines, tap is a wonderful skill for any developing or professional dancer.

    With small intakes limited to only 15 pupils per class, we can offer plenty of attention and feedback. Pupils are encouraged to work through the syllabus and take examinations when they are ready. As a recognised Approved Dance Centre, our pupils can take examinations in our studios - at their own pace.

    Please Note: Any classes that are of a Vocational level (Intermediate grade and above) are charged termly.

    Dates & Times
    Times:

    Primary - Fri 4:30-5:15pm

    Grade 1 - Fri 5:15-6:00pm

    Grade 2 - Fri 6:00-6:45pm

    Grade 3 - Fri 6:45-7:30pm

    Grade 4 - *Available from Sept 2018*

    Grade 5 - Wed 5:30-6:30pm

    Intermediate - Tues 5:30-6:30pm

    Advanced 1 - Tues 6:30-7:30pm

    Advanced 2 - *Not Currently Available*

    Fee:

    £37 per month (45min classes)

    £43 per month (60min classes)

    £140.00 per term: Vocational Grades (Inter-foundation level and above) 60 min classes

    Booking:

    Please call 020 8698 8880

    Working towards:

    ISTD graded examinations

  • Street Dance Crews

    Information

    Street crew teams for those who wish to dance in national and international competitions.

    Since the launch of our street crew teams in early 2013, D&B Theatre School has had huge success at a range of regional, national and international competitions. Starting with two teams, ‘Unknown’ and ‘Anonymous’ we now have four street crew teams competing, usually bringing home the gold!

    Anyone who has visited the studios will have seen our growing collection of trophies at reception!

    Dates & Times
    Times:

    Evolution - Wed 5:30-6:30pm

    Kinnects - Thurs 4:30-5:30pm

    Unknown - Thurs 5:30-6.30pm

    Fee:

    £43 per month

    There are additional monthly costs that involve purchasing tickets to competitions. This depends onnumber of tickets wanted.

    Booking:

    Places are offered by audition. Please call 020 8698 8880 to find out the next audition dates.

    Working towards:

    Entry to national and international competitions.

  • Troupe Dance

    Information

    Festival competition troupe for those wanting to compete in national dance festivals.

    Dance students at D&B Theatre School have been participating in national festivals for many years. Our students have had great success across the board in solo, duet, trio and group entries in the Song and Dance categories.

    In 2012, our last senior team was invited to the National Finals at the Peacock Theatre in London.

    Dates & Times
    Times:

    Not currently Available

    Fee:

    £43 per month

    Booking:

    Places are offered by audition. Please call 020 8698 8880 to find out the next audition dates.

    Working towards:

    Entry to national festivals

  • Stretch Class

    Information

    Suitable for pupils in the Intermediate and Advanced Professional Combination Schools.

    In this stretch class students are taught and practice exercises which they can do at home to increase flexibility. This is vitally important to create beautiful lines in dance as well as to help prevent injuries by building on technique.

    Dates & Times
    Times:

    Sat 12:00-12:30pm

    Fee:

    £21 per month

    Booking:

    Please call 020 8698 8880

    Working towards:

    Amazing Flexibility!

  • Group Singing Lessons

    Information

    Group singing lessons with peers to encourage more confidence in young performers. Our group singing lessons offer children the opportunity to hone their performance skills by performing for an audience of peers and learning by observing other children.

    All pupils are given the opportunity to partake in ensemble singing exams, train to sing like their favourite pop artists, or study and perform music from musicals ranging from Matilda, to We Will Rock You.

    Dates & Times
    Times:

    Singing Class - Wed 6:00 - 6:45pm

    Fee:

    £43 per month

    Progression:

    Graded Examinations with the London College of Music

    Booking:

    020 8698 8880

  • Private singing lessons

    Information

    Private singing lessons for specialised one-to-one tuition.

    Our private singing lessons are extremely popular with pupils. As the class is one-on-one, a student-specific programme can be put together so that each child can gain exactly what they want from their lessons. Whether that be confidence building, help with GCSE or A-level performance, or graded examination.

    All pupils are given the opportunity to follow either the ‘pop vocals’ syllabus and train to sing like their favourite pop artists. Or they can follow the ‘musical theatre’ syllabus where they will study and perform music from musicals ranging from Matilda, to We Will Rock You.

    Dates & Times
    Times:

    Available on weekdays and Saturdays

    Booked on availability at reception

    Fee:

    £86 per month

    Booking:

    Please call 020 8698 8880

    Working towards:

    Graded Examinations with the London College of Music

  • Acting Classes

    Information

    Acting classes to learn a range of acting styles and techniques for TV and theatre.

    Students will gain valuable skills in communication, imaginative thinking, team work and artistry. They are encouraged to be imaginative, inventive and learn to develop imaginative, inventive and learn to develop their natural acting skills - alongside observation, communication and concentration skills.

    Classes regularly work on current TV scripts, which have become available through our agency. Students are given the opportunity to be filmed in class and learn from watching themselves back. The ultimate aim is to build confident, articulate performers.

    Dates & Times
    Times:

    Wed 4:30-5:30pm (7 - 10yrs)

    Wed 5:30-6:30pm (11 - 13yrs)

    Wed 6:30-7:30pm (13yrs +)

    Thurs 5:30 - 6:30pm (8- 11yrs)

    Thurs 6:30 - 7:30pm (12 yrs +)

    Fee:

    £43 per month (60 Minute Class)

    Booking:

    Please call 020 8698 8880

    Working towards:

    Performance displays for family and friends

  • LAMDA examination classes

    Information

    LAMDA examination classes for students who are serious about wanting to act.

    Students can choose to be entered for exams both in pairs working on duologues, or as a solo performer working on monologues. There is the opportunity both for teamwork and personal growth.

    Class time is split between learning valuable acting techniques and examination preparation.

    We are thrilled that our students are entered into the Sevenoaks Arts Festival, putting their performance skills to the test for an external adjudicator.

    Examinations within our drama department are held with ‘LAMDA’. They are one of the oldest drama schools in the UK and have been offering speech examinations since the 1880’s.

    Since then it has been honed and refined into what it is today, the UK’s largest statutory speech and drama awarding body.

    Dates & Times
    Times:

    Tues 4:30-5:30pm

    Tues 5:30-6:30pm

    Tues 6:30-7:30pm

    Tues 7:30-8:30pm

    Fri 4:15-5:15pm

    Fri 5:15-6:15pm

    Fri 6:15-7:15pm

    Fee:

    £43 per month (60 Minute Classes)

    Booking:

    Please call 020 8698 8880

    Working towards:

    Graded examinations with LAMDA, automatic entry to the Sevenoaks Arts Festival

  • Musical Theatre (Combi classes)

    Information

    Hugely popular combination schools for children and young adults that want to work on drama, singing & dancing.

    These classes are split into age groups as well as being streamed into ability. Pupils are carefully monitored by their tutors and are assessed by the principals on a regular basis with careful consideration. Children are given the opportunity to move up through the levels as they grow in ability and confidence.

    In the Beginner and Level 1 classes, each student takes 3x 30min classes in drama, singing and dancing. Once students have progressed into the Intermediate or Advanced Professional Schools, the class lengths are doubled to 3hrs and classes in Audition Technique, Technical Jazz and Commercial Jazz are also covered.

    Our Stretch class is an excellent add on to the intermediate and advanced professional schools.

    Dates & Times
    Times:

    Beginner - Sat 10:00-11:30am

    Beginner - Sat 3:45-5:15pm

    Level 1 - Sat 11:45-1:15pm

    Intermediate -Sat 12:30-3:30pm

    Advanced - Sat 9:00-12:00pm

    Fee:

    £60 per month - Beginner & Level 1

    £80 per month - Intermediate & Advanced

    Booking:

    Please call 020 8698 8880

    Working towards:

    Performance displays for family & friends, and grand spectacular shows at local, professional theatres.

  • Lyrical Jazz

    Information

    Does your child dream of dancing like one of the Abby Lee Miller dance company from Dance Moms? Do you think your child could be the next Maddie Ziegler?

    We have recently introduced lyrical jazz classes and Advanced Lyrical Jazz, combining the technical disciplines of Ballet, Jazz, Modern and Contemporary. Working on routines, these classes will be excellent for developing performance skills alongside excellent technical achievements.

    Dates & Times
    Times:

    Lyrical Jazz - Sat 2:00 - 2:45pm

    Advanced Lyrical Jazz - Sat 12.00 - 12.30pm

    Fee:

    £37 per month - Lyrical Jazz (45 min Class)

    £30 per month - Advanced Lyrical Jazz (30 min class) *Only available to advanced Saturday School pupils*

    Booking:

    Please call 02086988880

    Working towards:

    Performance displays for family & friends.

  • UDO STREET DANCE

    Information

    Exciting, fun and funky! Street Dance lessons where children work towards taking examinations to move up to the next level. A variety of street dance syles are covered in this ever changing genre, including Locking, Breaking, Hip-Hop, House and Lyrical. Examinations are taken with the United Dance Organisation (UDO).

    With small intakes per class, we can offer plenty of attention and feedback.

    Pupils are encouraged to work through the syllabus and take examinations when they are ready. As a recognised Approved Dance Centre, our pupils can take examinations in our studios - at their own pace.

    Dates & Times
    Times:

    Grade 1 (Younger) Wed 4:30-5:30pm

    Grade 1 (Older) Thurs 6:30-7:30pm

    Grade 2 Wed 5:30-6:30pm

    Grade 3 Wed 6:30 - 7:30pm

    Grade 4 Wed 4:30 - 5:30pm

    Grades 5 & 6 Wed 6:30 - 7:30pm

    Fee:

    £43 per month

    Booking:

    Please call 020 8698 8880

    Working towards:

    UDO Graded Examinations

  • MUSICAL THEATRE (Weekday)

    Information

    For children who love to sing and dance!

    We will be teaching routines from classic musicals and current West –End productions as well as touching on the actual audition songs and routines that children learn at professional castings.

    Learning to sing and dance at the same time is one of the most valuable skills for a performer to develop, and what better way to learn than in a fun and energetic environment.

    Dates & Times
    Times:

    6-8 YEARS - Thurs 5:30-6:30pm

    9-12 YEARS - Thurs 6:30-7:30pm

    Fee:

    £43 per month

    Booking:

    Please call 020 8698 8880

  • Acrobatics

    Information

    A brilliant class for students who want to bring tricks and tumbling skills into their dance vocabulary.

    D&B Acro students will be building strength and learning to tumble, mastering the tricks that get them one step closer to that job. They will learn partner & ensemble Acrobatics and learn how to choreograph acro in to their movement. We will discover Flexibility & Mobility, Handstands & other inverted skills. Walk overs, Free Cartwheels & Back Flips! An Acro class like no other, designed by a circus director who knows exactly what is required on stage.

    Dates & Times
    Times:

    Tuesdays 4:30-5:30 (6-8 year olds)

    Tuesdays 5:30-6:30pm (9 yrs and over)

    Tuesdays 6:30-7:30 (By invitation - Advanced Students Only)

    Fee:

    £46 per month (60 Minute Class)

    Booking:

    Please Call 0208 698 8880

  • FUNKY FEET (6-8yrs)

    Information

    Purely dance. Children will learn fun commercial routines to some of their favourite current songs in the charts. This is a performance based class where the children will work towards a themed show for parents at the end of each term. Not only will this boost their confidence, it will improve their technique, flexibility and performance skills!

    Dates & Times
    Times:

    THURSDAYS 5:30-6:30pm

    *Starting soon in 2018*

    Fee:

    £43 per month

    Booking:

    Call 0208 698 8880

What people say about D&B

“D&B reinforced all the qualities we were trying to instil. Self belief, confidence, respect, discipline, teamwork and a very happy childhood”

Michelle Gummer | Mother

“Neve has been singing and dancing her way through D&B since the age of three. The classes have increased her confidence and coordination and given her valuable life skills. She enjoys attending the course and everyone is friendly and encouraging. She loves it.”

Lisa Allen | Mother

“I send my children to nurture their natural talents in this formidable company. My son is doing well in drama school for older kids, and my little girl who is five has more discipline and better behaviour since joining Preparatory Tap and Ballet. Thank you!”

Samantha Forrester-Henry | Mother