The performing arts offer a multitude of life enhancing skills for any aged performer. The arts encourage children to explore their emotions, expand their imagination & helps them develop their own voice. They are the building block for many life skills, developing-
Benefits of dance and song, for everyone:
Offering dance classes of all genres in the Brighton and Hove area
approx. 2-4 years
An introduction to dance combining baby dance, singing and music for our tiny dancers. Building confidence, coordination, and independence, whilst having lots of fun. Dance during the early years can help develop skills that are building blocks for the rest of their lives and utilised in mental, physical, and emotional development.
”My daughter has attended since she was 3 years old, it's been her 2nd home for many years, she’s made many friends and learnt so much and has played a big part of who she is today. 15 years on and just performed in her last show she is now a confident and talented young lady. Thank you, Marnie and all the teachers you will be missed. –A2 Parent and Childminder
Spin, Sparkle, Twirl
Reception – approx. 5 years
Our Spin, Sparkle, Twirl class incorporating ISTD ballet, modern and tap within one lesson to help our growing dancers progress to the next level. Children who have participated in dance/music/theatre from a young age cope better in school, have increased attention spans, are creative problem – solvers and are better balanced and adjusted.
”“A friendly & motivating class, Miss Adrienne is so encouraging & nurtures each & every child.A2 Parent daughters ages 5 & 11
My Daughter has gained so much confidence & has the biggest smile after every class.”
Approx. 6-9 years
We offer classes in ISTD ballet, modern, tap, mini technical leaps & turns & junior musical theatre for our younger dancers. Dance at this young age help to develop flexibility, strength, stamina and increased self confidence
”"My daughter joined A2 Arts 5 years ago at the age of 3, she loves learning all genres of dance from classical ballet, tap, modern to Musical Theatre. The professional standard and ethos of teaching ensures good progress at the same time as making it fun. A2 Arts is a fantastic place where my daughter has grown in confidence and ability but also is learning valuable skills for life like teamwork, creativity and resilience.A2 Parent – Daughter aged 7
Thanks to all the teachers for the amazing support that you are providing to my daughter all these years and the ones to come. I highly recommend A2 Arts to anyone looking for a great dance school".
Approx. 9-11 years
Our junior level students have the opportunity to study ISTD Ballet, Modern & Tap. In addition, we offer technical Leaps & Turns & Jazz Combination Classes. These incorporate various routines & combinations which touch on numerous jazz styles, from musical theatre jazz to lyrical. We also offer group Musical Theatre classes.
”Since the age of 2 years old, A2 Arts has been my daughters second home. A place where she has been able to grow, be herself, laugh, have fun, feel free and make so many friends whilst enjoying the love of dance. The faculty have nurtured and guided her all the way and we could not be more grateful for the training she has received. We would highly recommend A2 Arts for any keen to be little dancers.A2 Parent – Daughter aged 11
Approx. 12-14 years
At this age students can now study ISTD Ballet, Modern, Tap & Contemporary. In addition, we have a Beginner’s pointe class, via teacher assessment & selection. We also offer technical Leaps & Turns & Jazz Combination Classes at a higher level. These incorporate various routines & combinations which touch on numerous jazz styles, from musical theatre jazz to lyrical. At this point students can now study solo/duo Musical Theatre classes.
”My daughter loves being a part of A2 Arts. She has felt a part of a very encouraging and supportive wider dance family over the last 8 years and has made some wonderful friendships and memories. The ethos of the school is a great combination of excellence and professionalism mixed with a real focus on fun, enjoyment, and teamwork. The end of year show is always an amazing experience for the dancers, the helpers, and the audience! The school is made up a wonderful team of teachers and staff who bring so much to all the kids and make the parents feel very involved and welcome also.A2 Parent – Daughter aged 14
Senior and Vocational
Our higher-level vocational students’ study ISTD Ballet, Modern, Tap & Contemporary at vocational level. In addition, we have Pointe class, via teacher assessment & selection. We also offer technical Leaps & Turns & Jazz Combination Classes at a higher level. These incorporate various routines & combinations which touch on numerous jazz styles, from musical theatre jazz to lyrical. Students can continue to study solo/duo Musical Theatre classes.
”It’s lovely watching them progress. They look so happy and that is down to you guys. A2 is such a happy place for my girls to go to. They have made such wonderful friends and they really look forward to their lessons. You have taught them so much and more than anything else it’s fun and they are creating such lovely memories. You are all amazing in my eyes and truly lovely people.A2 Parent – Daughters aged 10 and 18
“The ethos of the school is a great combination of excellence and professionalismCurrent A2 Arts ParentDaughter Aged 15
mixed with a real focus on fun, enjoyment, and teamwork.”
“Not only have my girls grown in confidence and technique since joining A2 theyA2 Arts ParentDaughter's Aged 10 & 14
have made some of the best friends (as have I).”
“The show this year blew me away. It was magical. My girls had so much fun. They were buzzing!”A2 Arts ParentDaughter's Aged 9 & 18
“Priceless memories that I often look back on with joy and happiness.”A2 Arts StudentWith A2 from age 3 - 18
“My girls have learnt skills for life, have friends for life and have been on an amazing journey they will never forget.”A2 Arts ParentStudents Aged 3 - 18