September 3, 2019

03 September 2019

Newsletter – Autumn Term 2019

Hello all,

Following a successful but short 11 week Summer term featuring our exam day on 29th June, that produced some great results, we are now looking forward to a busy Autumn term at RDA.

Firstly, term dates: PLEASE NOTE term dates are Saturday 7th September to Thursday 24th October and then Monday 4th November to Saturday 14th December (13 week term). 

The draft date for the exam...

January 27, 2019

Newsletter – Spring Term 2019

Hello all,

I am looking forward to a super busy Spring Term filled with; rehearsals, costume fittings, more rehearsals and then our show, Dance, Dance, Dance 2019 on 16th March 2019, at Harrogate Theatre.  Tickets are available from Harrogate Theatre Box office, 01423 502116, or on their website: www.harrogatetheatre.co.uk.

Firstly, term dates: PLEASE NOTE term dates are Monday 7th January to Saturda...

January 23, 2019

Rehearsals are well underway for our full school production to be staged at Harrogate Theatre on 16th March 2019.  Tickets are available now from the box office or online at www.harrogatetheatre.co.uk.

August 30, 2018

Newsletter – Autumn Term 2018  

Hello all!

Ripon Dance Academy is 5 years old! What a great 5 years it has been!  I want to thank you all for your continued support and enthusiasm for all things RDA!

Summer term was a busy one; our exam session gave really excellent results for all who took grade exams, we took dancers to a fundraiser in Leeds which was really well received and great experience for the dancers and then the t...

April 10, 2018

10 April 2018

Newsletter – Summer Term 2018

Hello all,

Following a busy but successful Spring term, I would like to share some information for the Summer term.

Firstly, term dates: first half term is Saturday 14th April to Friday 25th May and the second half term is Saturday 2nd June to Friday 20th July.  Term dates have been manipulated slightly (term normally starts on a Monday) to start on a Saturday to accommodate various even...

January 4, 2018

Due to popular demand the Acrobatic Dance training programme starts this term at Ripon Dance Academy.

Over the past decade, acro' and dance have merged greatly and acrobatic skills are becoming essential to the aspiring dancer.  We are responding to this need by offering the Acrobatic Arts graded syllabus.  

We do not need to look far to see examples of acrobatic dance which comes at us from our TV screen and...

January 4, 2018

Today it finally happened, the new gallery of photos from the 2017 show has gone live, please come and love your favourite photos,

January 4, 2018

Hello all,

Happy New Year to you all!  Following a busy but successful Autumn term, I would like to share some information for the first term of 2018. 

Firstly, term dates: first half term is Saturday 6th January to Friday 9th February and the second half term is Monday 19th February to Saturday 31st March.

There will be a fee increase to keep pace with hall hire and teacher costs which raise year on year.  As many of you wi...

October 23, 2017

Last Saturday the newest members of Show Group (and maybe the youngest)  tried on their Alice In Wonderland costumes for the very first time. Every one agreed they looked adorable.  Only a few weeks to go until they get to dance it for the public for the very first time. 

They were all given very serious instructions that they were to keep them at home BUT THEY WEREN'T FOR PLAYING IN.

After this rehearsal i watched th...

August 30, 2017

Just a note to share some information for Autumn term.

Firstly, term dates: Monday 11th September to Saturday 17th December with half term taken w/c 23rd October.  There are no classes during half term.

New classes/teachers: We have two new teachers joining us this September:- 

  • Helen Johnson joins us as our singing teacher.  I am sure many of you will already know Helen from her work with local schools and other organisations...

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