Steps2 is a training programme for children aged 9years+ and provides a stepping stone for aspiring young dancers to develop their dance skills and natural ability.

Online classes available for current Steps2 dancers – click here for further info

Steps2 aims to develop physical confidence, inspire creativity, musicality and an individual’s performance and dance skills in contemporary, ballet, jazz, and creative dance. It encourages potential and prepares them for the next step in their training.


The course

Steps2 is a 1-year training programme that runs Fridays, 4.30-6:00 pm. during term time. As a member of Steps2 you will receive:

  1. weekly dance sessions taught by specialist teachers in ballet, contemporary and jazz
  2. opportunities to perform at least once a year
  3. the chance to watch professional dance performances;
  4. one-to-one meetings with the team and their parents/carers to discuss their progression, aspirations and goal planning;
  5. Written reports two times during the year
  6. Sharings of work for family and friends at the end of each term
  7. Graduation sharing when the student leaves the programme
  8. Certificate once the student has graduated

Many dancers progress from Steps2 to the Centre for Advanced Training (CAT).

Meet the team

Manager – Katie Purcell
Coordinator – Sarah Fletcher
Core tutor – Zoe Humphries (ballet and jazz specialist)
Core tutor – Helen Ganberg (contemporary and choreography specialist)

Joining Steps2


Join the programme attend an audition

Next Audition:  November 2020 tbc  Apply Online

The audition will include a contemporary technique class + creative tasks. 
Please note, children do not have to prepare a solo.


For further information and details of costs please contact 

Sarah Fletcher / 01793 601707 (opt 1) / email here

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