DRAMA, DANCE AND MUSIC GROUPS AND CLASSES

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AIMEE'S DANCE ACADEMY

Classes in Poole

Ballet, Tap, Jazz, Irish and Acrobatics classes for children from walking age.  Qualified under the British Theatre Dance Association Examination Board.   Opportunities for examinations and Annual Dance Productions.

For more information, visit Aimee’s Dance Academy or Email [email protected]

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CODA MUSIC CENTRE

Classes in Christchurch

The Coda Music Centre offers fun and creative music sessions for babies and children.

For more information, please visit Coda Music Centre.

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BABY BALLET

Classes in Poole, Bournemouth, Verwood and Weymouth

Baby Ballet is a fun award-wining pre-school dance concept for girls and boys from 6 months to 6 years.

For more information, please visit Baby Ballet.

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ARTISAN THEATRE SCHOOL

Classes in Wimborne and Christchurch

Act Dance and Sing with the Artisan Theatre School!  Classes on offer for pre schoolers are baby balletto and teeny tap for children aged 2 - 4 years plus drama dance and singing in the early performers classes which is for 2 - 5 year olds.

For more information, please visit Artisan Theatre School.

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CAROUSEL DRAMA AND DANCE

Classes in Portfield Hall, Christchurch

Creative ballet classes for children aged 3 and over and tap dancing classes for children age 4 and over.  Tiptoe, skip, crawl and gallop through an imaginary world of fun and adventure!

For more information, please visit Carousel Dance and Drama.

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MUSICAL STEPS

Classes in Bournemouth and Westbourne

Learning through fun activities, song, rhyme and percussion instruments, babies and children are inspired to find their voices, play and move to the beat.

For more information, please visit Musical Steps.

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MOO MUSIC

Classes in Poole, Lytchett Matravers, Corfe Mullen and Wimborne

At Moo Music, you and your little ones will sing, dance, play, learn, and have fun!  The weekly lively, interactive, educational and moosical sessions take your under 5's on magical journeys using our very own songs, which are brought to life with instruments, actions, props and role play.   There's never a dull moment at the relaxed but active sessions.  Your first session is free, and booking is essential to secure your place.

For more information, please visit Moo Music.

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CHARLIE'S CHIMPS

Classes in Blandford

Charlie’s Chimps is a fabulously fun fusion class for young children combining drama, dance and music.  At the heart of Charlie’s Chimps is the lovable puppet mascot – Charlie the Chimp. Charlie is cheeky and fun loving, he loves cuddles, giant bubbles, boogie time in the jungle, and especially the ‘jungle surprise’!  Classes involve each child singing, dancing, playing instruments and taking part in drama activities that are based on the exciting adventures of Charlie the Chimp. 

Little ones aged 6 months up to 2.5 years are in the Charlie’s Cherubs class, and older children aged 2.5 years up to 5 are in the Charlie’s Champions class.

For more information, please visit Charlie’s Chimps or Email [email protected]

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MAD ACADEMY

Classes Weymouth and Portland

MAD Academy provide weekly classes in movement, music and dance for toddlers, babies and pre-school children, all in a free spirited and comfortable environment.  Their approach to learning through music is funky, energetic and bouncing with fun, whilst providing an educational benefit.

For more information, please visit MAD Academy.

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FIZZY BOPPERS

Classes in Dorchester, Maiden Newton and Bridport

High energy mix of action songs and dancing for 0 to 5 years.  The low session price is per family regardless of the number of children and includes refreshments.

For more information, visit Fizzy Boppers.

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JO JINGLES

Classes in Poole, Bournemouth, Ferndown and Wimborne

Fun and creative classes for babies and pre school children involving music and singing.

For more information, please visit Jo Jingles.

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KIDZ SING

Classes in Poole

Fun classes with exciting action songs which enables children to sing, move and learn at the same time!  Great for developing children's imaginations, speech, language and confidence.  

For more information, please visit Kidz Sing or Email [email protected]

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STAGEWISE SCHOOL FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS

Classes in Poole

Join one of Dorset's friendliest and longest-established performing arts schools at Lighthouse Poole.  Weekly Young Performers workshops with Stagewise offers students of all ages the opportunity to learn about the performing arts from a dedicated and experienced team of industry creatives.  Stagewise believe that every child is special and deserves the chance to benefit from taking part in the performing arts - no need for big fees or big classes!

For more information, please visit Stagewise on Facebook.

MUSIC BOX

Classes in Poole

Exciting free parent and toddler class to encourage a joy of music for children aged 18 months to 3 years.

For more information, please visit Yarrells School.

HAPPY FEET - PARENT AND TODDLER DANCE GROUP

Classes in Poole

A magical time for parents, carers and young toddlers to dance together.  Suitable for children aged 18 months to 3 years.

For more information, please visit Yarrells School.

TINY TIPPI TOES

Classes in Bournemouth

Tiny Tippi Toes main focus at a young age is to capture a child's instinct to dance and move freely.

For more information, please visit Tiny Tippi Toes on Facebook or Email [email protected].

JIGGY WRIGGLERS

Classes in Poole, Wimborne and West Parley

Join Jiggy Wrigglers and go on a musical adventure where you sing songs, jiggy to music and wriggle to rhymes.  They have musical instruments, sensory activities, bags full of suprises and puppets a plenty.  Groups are for mixed ages and are suitable for all under 5's.

For more information, please visit Jiggy Wrigglers.

SWISH OF THE CURTAIN

Classes in Poole and Bournemouth

Various classes for children aged 2 years and up.  Classes involve acting, singing, dancing and drama.

For more information, please visit Swish of the Curtain.

TWINKLE TOES MUSIC

Classes in New Milton, Mudeford, Bournemouth and Christchurch

Music and movement group for babies, toddlers and beyond.

For more information, please visit Twinkle Toes Music.

STUDIO ONE

Classes in Ferndown

Tiny Dancers – An introduction to music and movement for pre school children.

For more information, please visit Studio One.

PAVILION DANCE SOUTH WEST

Classes in Bournemouth

Mini dance classes specifically designed for little dancers under 5.

For more information, please visit Pavilion Dance South West.

STEPPIN OUT ACADEMY

Classes in Poole

Pre school Ballet classes for 2.5 to 5 years.

For more information, please visit Steppin Out Academy.

TAPPY TOES

Classes in Poole and Blandford

Tappy Toes are creative and fun dance and movement classes for babies and toddlers aged 3 months to 5 years.

For more information, please visit Tappy Toes.

HARTBEEPS

Classes in Christchurch

Interactive play and sensory class with puppets, props, lighting and lots of fun.

For more information, please visit Hartbeeps.

MUSIC BUGS

Classes in Verwood and Christchurch

Fun, lively and entertaining music and signing class for pre school children.  Music Bugs has various classes for different ages.

For more information, please visit Music Bugs.

ELITE ACADEMY OF DANCE

Classes in Poole, Ferndown and West Moors

For walking babies to young adults including classes for children with additional needs, specialising in Down Syndrome also including our Petite Elites Parent and Toddler classes.
Classes in Ballet, Tap, Modern, Lyrical and Acrobatics. 
25% discount for your first term and sibling discounts are available.

For more information, please visit Elite Academy of Dance on Facebook or Email [email protected]

LEGACY ACADEMY

Classes in Broadstone, Poole

Legacy Academy offer dance and performing arts classes to all children over 1 years of age. Classical Ballet, Pointe, Modern Jazz, Tap, Lyrical, Contemporary, Commercial, Acrobatics, Nursery Ballet and Jazz, Rose Ballet, Sensory Dance, Gym Tots, Singing, Drama, Musical Theatre and an extra special invitation only class ‘Legacy Performers’.

For more information, please visit Legacy Academy.

TWINKLES DORSET

Classes in Ferndown, Verwood and Ringwood

Twinkles Dorset is a fun sociable class for pre-school children. Children sing and dance to music using age friendly props and toys. After singing its play time where children are provided with snacks and a drink.  Classes are pay as you go and siblings go free!

For more information, please visit Twinkles Dorset on Facebook.

EMMA AND THE MAGIC BAG

Classes in Shaftesbury and Fontmell Magna

Music group for pre school children.  Emma plays the piano and invites children to have fun through music, song and movement.
Classes are drop in ‘Pay As You Go’ sessions.

For more information, please visit Emma and the Magic Bag on Facebook or Email [email protected]

BIG LITTLE THEATRE SCHOOL

Classes in Bournemouth, Christchurch and Ringwood

Various classes include singing, dancing, acting, dress up and role play for pre school and older children.

For more information, please visit Big Little Theatre School.

FOOTLIGHT DANCE ACADEMY

Classes in Corfe Mullen, Merley and Colehill

Footlight Dance Academy offer a fun introduction to dance for pre school children.

For more information, please visit Footlight Dance Academy.

TINY DANCERS

Classes in Ferndown

An introduction to music and movement for pre school children.  In this class children are introduced to first stage counting and participation songs with percussion instruments and props.

For more information, please visit Studio One.

DISCO DUCK WITH JACKIE

Classes in Christchurch

Award winning funky pre-school dance experience for children aged 18 months to 5 years.

For more information, please visit Disco Duck.

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Drama, Dance and Music Classes