SUTTON DANCE ACADEMY

Sutton Dance Academy is a fun and friendly dance school focussed on building confidence and ability in a positive way.


Here at SDA we encourage an inclusive and friendly atmosphere where members can grow as part of a community. Our dance classes are great for improving confidence and developing ability through a wide range of styles. Whether you're looking to be the next 'Strictly Come Dancing' star or just want to have fun, we have something for you!


Please visit our timetable for a full list of classes and if you see a class you would like to try or if you would like to receive more information please call 020 8641 6611 (Main Reception), 020 8254 2104 (Dance Office), or email suttondanceacademy@gll.org.

Classes & Courses

BALLET TOTS: AGE 2+
A fun and exciting movement and music class using props and exciting themes to give tiny students their first taste of ballet. Parents can join in too! Drop In classes are available on Wednesdays only.


BALLET BEGINNERS
Following on from Ballet Tots, Ballet Beginner classes build on students newly discovered skills. Parents stay outside the studio to encourage independence and creativity.


ISTD BALLET
Based on the ISTD Ballet syllabus, our classes capture the essence and discipline of Ballet whilst ensuring students have fun learning a variety of steps and sequences that make up the Imperial Classical Ballet technique.

ADULT BALLET
Our warm and friendly Adult Ballet classes provide a fun and satisfying way to improve muscle tone, flexibility and co-ordination as well as improving dance technique.

 

CONTEMPORARY
These classes are available from age 4 and are a real chance to 'let go', expressing yourself through dance and using a wide variety of well-known music.


ADULT CONTEMPORARY
Our Adult Contemporary class has now become a performance company – a friendly, welcoming and experienced group of dancers, this class is for those who dance already and who are interested in performance opportunities.


LYRICAL
Lyrical dance is a style that blends Ballet and Jazz dance. This is a great class for teaching students to link steps with fluidity and grace. Students are recommended to have some dance or gymnastics experience before enrolling in this class.


SATURDAY WORKSHOP
This fun class makes 2 hours disappear with a combination of warm ups, games, and 3 different dance styles – all in one morning!

 

BALLROOM AND LATIN
Ballroom and Latin classes are a great, fun and social way of learning all the dance styles you see on the TV! Whether you are a beginner or an experienced dancer looking to brush up on your steps, we cater to all levels for those with and without a partner.


JAZZ
The fun and quirky nature of Jazz allows students to develop their skills as a strong and versatile dancers. Our Jazz classes focus on isolation, based on the Matt Mattox technique, mixed with lyrical freestyle.

CREATIVE DANCE (CREATED2MOVE) PARENT & CHILD: AGE 18MTHS+
These exciting movement classes give young children and their grown-ups the chance to be creative and experience the world around them through dance, music, games and stories. Drop In classes are available on Wednesdays only.


CREATIVE DANCE
Following on from the Parent and Child class, school aged children will have fun and build on their dance and creative skills. Parents stay outside the studio to encourage independence and creativity.

STREET DANCE
Our Street Dance classes teach a combination of different techniques such as popping, locking, tutting, house and breaking, set to the latest chart music and packed with fun and funky moves.


BARRE CONCEPT: DROP IN
This fantastic toning class will give you the lean physique of a dancer, and yet requires no dance ability at all; it simply works to tone the body based on the disciplines of both Ballet and Pilates. Now available as a £5 Drop In session for those already paying for a full priced Adult Dance Class during the week. For non-members this class is £10 drop in, or payment by Direct Debit is also available.


DANCE INC.
As part of the Sutton Sports Village inclusive program, Dance Inc. offers young people with learning disabilities aged 11+, the chance to socialise and dance in a structured, friendly and welcoming environment.


Sutton Dance Academy also offers 121 Dance Tuition. So if you are looking to learn a particular dance for a special event or wedding, please email suttondanceacaemy@gll.org to discuss your requirements and check availability.

Prices & Bookings

Class Duration Monthly Fee Annual Fee
40 minutes £81.85 £203.58
45 minutes £22.69 £240.44
60 minutes £24.38 £263.25
120 minutes £36.08 £389.61
SDA Company £16.25 £195

 

All new students can come and try a class for just £5, we call it a taster class. To book your £5 taster session email suttondanceacademy@gll.org

 

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Studio hire & Rehearsal space

If you are looking to hire a dance space or rehearsal area, SDA has spacious air-conditioned dance studios each containing: 

 Studio 4

• Far wall opposite mirrors: 14.11m
• Wall with CD player: 9.27m
• Mirrored wall: 13.49m
• Wooden sprung floor
• Ipod connection
• Portable Ballet Barres

Studio 5
• Far wall opposite mirrors: 13.49m
• Wall with CD player: 8.97m
• Mirrored wall: 13.49m
• Wooden sprung floor
• Ipod connection
• Portable Ballet Barres


Please note access to both studios is via a set of stairs.

About us

Out talented team here at Sutton Dance Academy are here to make sure you have fun and get the most out of each and every dance class. Our classes follow the syllabi below:


ISTD (Imperial Society of Teachers of Dancing) for Imperial Classical Ballet and Tap Dance
NATD (National Association of the Teachers of Dancing) for Contemporary
IDTA (International Dance Teachers Association) Street Dance and Ballroom and Latin

 

 We look forward to dancing with you!