Ballet

Ballet classes are divided into levels depending on age and ability. The levels are created according to the structure of the Paris Opera Ballet School. Please note that the Ballet instructor will assess each student and assign a level that is appropriate for the student’s age and ability. Classical Ballet is offered at all levels: Introduction 1 – 3-4yrs Introduction 2 – 4-5yrs Foundation – 5-7yrs Pre-Division – 7-9yrs Division 1 – 9-11yrs Division 2 – 11-13yrs Division 3 – 13yrs+

Jazz

Jazz Dance is a fast paced and energetic form of dance, which develops skills in strength, flexibility, technique and rhythm. It involves up-beat music and is offered at Beginner, Intermediate and Advanced levels. Age 4-Adults.

Contemporary

Contemporary Dance is an expressive style of dance, influenced by many elements, such as Modern, Lyrical, Jazz and Ballet. It is a combination of technique, fluidity and feeling, which creates powerful and moving choreography. Contemporary also involves a lot of floorwork, coordination and jumping exercises. Age 9-Adults
 
 

Street Dance

Street is a combination of Hip Hop, Funk, Jazz and Technique. This style is popular with children, teens and adults, as it covers many styles to upbeat funky music, creating feel good moves. This style is light-hearted, fun and a great workout. Age 6-Adults
 
 

Musical Theatre

This class focuses on building an overall performance experience, by learning to sing, act and dance in a variety of styles. It is theatrical, fun and energetic, learning techniques in each art form.
 
 

Elite Performance Group

TDP Elite Performance classes are strictly by invitation only and focus on fine-tuning technique, tricks and develop performance skills, confidence and experience. Students in these classes are expected to attend a certain number of classes per week and also hold a level of commitment to the classes and performances. Great progression and results gained with hard work. Age 8+

Adult Classes

We offer a wide selection of adult dance and movement classes for those with experience and also for complete beginners. Ballet, Contemporary, Flexibility & Movement, Floor Barre and Jazz dance classes are offered at different levels. For those looking for a fun work-out we offer Bollywood Fitness. Yoga and Meditation classes are also offered by our guest teachers.

About Us

The Dance Place at Forum, Orchard Road is a dance school offering classes in Ballet, Contemporary Dance, Flexibility & Movement, Dance Fitness, Jazz, Musical Theatre, Performance Skills and Street Dance for dancers aged 3 to adult. We also offer adult classes for Bollywood Fitness, Meditation and Yoga.

The Dance Place was founded in 2019 by Emma Hayes-Hudson, Emmanuelle Grizot and Sun Yining. TDP aims to make dance accessible to everyone. At TDP, we understand the importance of involving different training methods, adapting to each student’s level and development needs; allowing them to become the best dancer they can be in a hard-working and positive environment.

Our goal is to create a lifestyle and a home for our students, parents and all other collaborators. We believe that performing helps our dancers to improve and build their confidence as well as their overall creative skills. All our students have an opportunity to participate in our Annual Dance Recital. In addition, TDP offers our Elite Performance Group Students many opportunities to perform at public events and shows throughout the year.

TDP spacious studios are also available for hire! We look forward to collaborating with professionals and teachers in our space and building a strong creative community.