1st Academy of Dance has been established since November 1999, from which Amy Jarrett (the
Principal) has devoted all her time and energy into developing the modern form of dance combined with its traditional values and introduce this to the younger generation.
1st Academy of Dance offers classes in Imperial Classical Ballet, Modern theatre, Tap dancing, Tap
& Jazz Awards, Street Dance and Zumba. Most classes progress through a Grade system in which the Child develops His/ Her technique through taking the appropriate examination for their age
and ability. We are proud to hold 100% successful pass rate in all Examinations.
Many students have taken part in numerous competitions and festivals over the years, which have given
them the chance to perform in front of large audiences and grow with confidence.
- Search for a Star – County competition held in Norwich
Runners up –
2004 (Junior Section)
– 2005 (Junior Section)
– 2006 (Junior Section)
- 2007 (Junior Section)
‘Britain’s Got Talent’ 2007 Auditioned in London
- Cromer Festival & All England Festival Committee
2003 - 2016
Many students perform in various dance festivals around the county. Gaining high marks and have
been place to qualify for the ‘All England Dance Festival’ in Welwyn Garden City
- Various Academy Production
2000 – ‘That’s Entertainment
2002 - ‘Dance Mania’
2004 – ‘Burn the Floor
2005 - ‘Dance Energy’
2007 – ‘Star Maker’
2009 – ‘The Beat goes on’
2010 – ‘Dance of the Decade’
2011 - 'Starlight'
2012 - 'Dance Fusion'
2013 - 'Winter Wonderland'
2015 - 'Musicality'
2017 - 'Floor Fillers'
Many dance teachers have been trained as professional dancers. A professional career can be relatively
short; therefore, many performers turn to teaching to pass on their knowledge and skills they have acquired through years of experience. When studying to become a qualified teacher it is necessary to
receive suitable training from recognised institutions, such as the (I.S.T.D.)
Dance offers each and every child the chance to express oneself through the wonderful art of physical
activity, which enhances physical anfd mental discapline perfectly. It also encourages children to become more aware of their surroundings, giving self - confidence along with good