Summer Dance Events for Kids

publication date: Jun 23, 2017
author/source: Anne Coates

RAD Children's summer classes 

Royal Academy of Dance has some great events coming up in July. 

Boys Ballet Masterclass (Birmingham) – 2 July

Ages 7+


No prior dancing experience required.

A high-tempo workshop for male students focusing on male ballet technique and choreography, and led by a male teacher.

The Lion King Musical Theatre Workshop (Cornwall) – 2 July

Ages 7 to 17


No prior singing or dancing experience required.

Sing and dance to the music and choreography inspired by this West End sensation. Each workshop closes with a performance for parents and guardians.

Boys Only! (Hampshire) – 8/9 July


Ages 8 to 18

Suitable for beginners and those with some dance experience in any style.

Boys Only! in partnership with The Point, is a high-energy, two-day workshop full of creativity, led by experienced male teachers. Boys enjoy energising contemporary warm-up classes and creative dance sessions combined with athletic ballet classes to build coordination, strength and alignment. Classes are led by male teachers alongside dancers from the all-male ZoieLogic Dance Theatre.

The weekend finishes with a presentation for parents and guardians, and a Q&A with teachers.

Summer Schools (London) – 17 July

Tuition only – 1 week: £400

Tuition and accommodation – 1 week: £833

Tuition only – 2 weeks: £800

Tuition and accommodation – 2 consecutive weeks: £1,664

Ages 8 to 18

Level RAD Grade 2+

Develop your skills while trying out new dance styles in this action-packed week. 

Summer Schools (Dartington) – 24 July

Tuition only - £295

Tuition and Accommodation - £675

Ages 8 to 18

Level RAD Grade 2+

Dartington Summer School is a fun way to develop technique and learn new dance skills in a variety of styles, and in a beautiful setting. The week closes with an open day to celebrate achievements.

Choreographic Masterclass (Birmingham) – 27 July


Ages 7 to 16

At least one year of dance experience.

Refine creative skills in this two-day workshop working with a professional tutor to choreograph a unique dance especially for your group. The workshop closes with a performance for parents and guardians.