Welcome to Hoylake School of Dance!

Our large independent school specialises in all aspects of classical and modern theatre training. Whilst offering the traditional core theatre subjects we are first to introduce the more up to date non traditional styles as well. Many of our former students have gone onto Professional Musical Theatre courses after leaving school and continue to work professionally in the industry.

Our school currently offers classes in traditional forms of dance Classical Ballet (RAD), Modern Jazz & Tap (IDTA). Other styles such as Contemporary, Acro, Commercial Irish Dance, Hip Hop & Street Dance are also offered.

We also boast a thriving Drama (LAMDA) and Singing section. We welcome children from 3 years upwards to come along and experience a class at our friendly and professional school. Please enquire for spaces using our contact page!

Kind Regards

Clare Calder-Behzadi - Principal

HSOD NEWS

Apr 20, 2018

Beth Mortimer made her professional debut in David Walliams production of Gangster Granny in Chester.

Marsha Alcock has gained a place at the Yorkshire Ballet Summer School.

Rebecca Lamb former pupil took the stage at the Liverpool Empire in the lead role in Hairspray UK Tour.

Apr 20, 2018

Marsha Alcock (11) had successfully gained a place at the Elmhurst School for Ballet in Birmingham for full time training in September 2018.

100 children danced at the Echo Arena in the Grand FInal of That's Showbiz. We received an award for the most original choreography along with several other trophies.

Iwan Hatton and Maddison Lowe made it throught the first 4 rounds of the auditions for the UK Tour of Matilda. Next stop London.

Two teams danced and won 1st & 2nd place at Juste Dance competition.

Melissa Macaulay had successfully gained a place at Italia Conte Theatre Arts, London for full time training in September 2018. Caitlin Hanlon gained more places at London Colleges, now totalling 5 places including Performers and Italia Conte.

 

Apr 20, 2018

10 girls were nomiated and danced at the International Theatre Dance Awards in Manchester. Kezia Mortimer recieved a Commendation for Theatre Craft and all Senior Jazz nominees received Commendations, Georgia Amery, Caitlin Hanlon, Kezia Mortimer.

The Briscoe Family were the face of the McCain advert on ITV.

 

Apr 13, 2018

Delighted to report that Marsha Alcock (11) has gained a full time place at Elmhurst School for Ballet in Birmingham for entry in Sept 2018 and in the same week Melissa Macalulay has secured a place on the degree programme at Italia Conte Theatre School, London for Sept 2018 also. Congratulations girls!

Jan 30, 2018

Caitlin Hanlon has successfully gained places at Urdang Academy, London & Bird College, London for professional training from Sept 2018, well done Caitlin!

Jan 19, 2018

Caitlin Hanlon has successfully gained places at Urdang Academy, London & Bird College, London for professional training from Sept 2018

Marsha Alcock (11) has been selected for a final audition for Elmhurst School for Dance in Birmingham for full time training Sept 2018.

Caitlin Hanlon passed the Advanced 1 RAD examination with a Merit.

Julia Carlile has been selected to be an ambassador for Russian Pointe for the 2nd year running.

 

Dec 15, 2017

21 pupils opened in the professional production of Peter Pan at the Floral Pavilion for a 4 week run over Christmas.

Evie Coupe 13 was nominated for the IDTA Scholarship Awards for the result of her Intermediate Ballet exam. Caitlin Hanlon and Georgia Amery were also nominated for Adv 1 Jazz, and little Jessica Ross was nominated for her Grade 4 Jazz result.

Eleanor Breheny won a busury towards her training for the dancers programme at KS Dance for Sept 2018.

Dec 15, 2017

Kirsty Brennan passed her IDTA Assocate Teaching exam with 92%.

Eleanor Breheny was accepted onto the dancers programme at KS Dance for Sept 2018.

We won the overall 1st place of the whole day at Wirral Dance Festival and a cash prize.

 

Oct 17, 2017

Wayne Sleep OBE came to our studions to give a day of workshops to the pupils and parents.

Former pupil Sean Flanagan made his professional debut at Sadler's Wells in the new production with BalletBoyz.

6 pupils performed at the Liverpool Empire in the Empire Youth Ballet's production of The Lion, The Witch & the Wardrobe.

Oct 17, 2017

All teams danced at Blackpool Opera House in the semi final of National Group competition and 9 teams made it through to the Grance Final at the Echo Arena.

MerseyGirls performed at the National Reality Television Awards and got to walk the red carpet.

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Classes Available

Classes at HSOD

Classes available include: Ballet, Contemporary, Street Dance, Modern Jazz, Tap, Commercial, Irish Dance, Theatre Craft, Acro, Commercial, Drama & Singing.

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Our Achievements

Dance students at Hoylake School of Dance

Check out some of our students fantastic achievements from  HSOD.

Wayne Sleep OBE visited us to teach for the day, comment of the day from Wayne "well this is the first school I've been for a long time where everyone can turn!"

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THE DANCE CAFE

Studio 1 Hundred CafeDon't forget the café is open for drinks, snacks and meals from 4.00-8.00pm every day and all day on a Saturday!

School hoodies and T-shirts, jogger, tights, socks and small items are in stock in the café and you can pick up an order form for other items of dancewear!

 

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