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About Graham School of Dance

Young pupil from Graham School of Dance in Bishop's Stortford

Graham School of Dance is a leading dance school based in Bishop's Stortford providing Dance Lessons and Drama and Musical Theatre classes to pupils across Hertforshire and Essex.

Dance classes are taught by friendly, experienced, dedicated and caring teachers whose high level of commitment and enthusiasm encourages and inspires the School’s pupils. The School’s high standards are maintained by these highly qualified and experienced teachers, and teachers have a pro-active programme of Continuing Professional Development.

By invitation, Gifted & Talented pupils are invited to take extra classes to further work towards maximising their potential, and dancers are supported in their Dance training by regular weekly lessons in Pilates and/or Progressive Ballet Technique.

The success of Graham School of Dance can be seen by the number of pupils winning places at renowned centres of excellence for the Performing Arts, such as The Royal Ballet School, Rambert School of Ballet & Contemporary Dance, Elmhurst Ballet School, English National Ballet School, Laine Theatre Arts, Bird College of Dance, London Studio Centre, Performers College, Urdang Academy,  Stella Mann College,  Italia Conti, Guildford School of Acting and LAMDA. A Graham School of Dance pupil has also been placed as one of the top 5 pupils in the annual national LAMDA competition.

Dance school pupils from GSD in Hertfordshire

Graham School of Dance pupils also attain outstanding examination results, including a number of 100% grades in RAD Ballet, ISTD Modern and LAMDA Drama. Over 99% of students attain Distinction or Merit in examinations, and recently all our Senior students who took RAD Ballet and ISTD Tap and Modern grades attained Distinction, with 70% of pupils gaining 90% or more. 

Meet the ALL ENGLAND DANCE 2017 ‘YOUNG MODERN DANCER OF THE YEAR’: GSD’s ELLIE WILSON!!... WHAT AN INCREDIBLE ACHIEVEMENT !

This is so fantastic Ellie...all your GSD training paying off, and you danced from the heart!! ❤️ ❤️ what a GREAT finale for your time at GSD! 🎉 🎉 🎉 🎉 🎉 🎉 🎉

Meet the ALL ENGLAND DANCE 2017 ‘YOUNG MODERN DANCER OF THE YEAR’: GSD’s ELLIE WILSON!!... WHAT AN INCREDIBLE ACHIEVEMENT !
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Looking forward to watching our gorgeous GSD girls dance in the Gala of All England Dance 2017!

Delilah has been asked to perform her Junior Song & Dance solo after gaining a unanimous Gold 🌟...and Ellie won Gold 🌟in her Senior Lyrical Modern section and has been invited to compete in the Young Modern Dancer at the Gala - one of only six invited! This All England has been fantastic for GSD, we surpassed our medals count from the previous All England Finals with a much higher medal tally - which is pretty outstanding considering the reduction in sections! Our students have done fantastically well in a wide variety of genres... Ballet, Tap, Modern, Contemporary & Song & Dance! What a talented lot you are and a testimony to the high standard of training at GSD!! A HUGE thank you to all teachers & admin staff at GSD who all make it possible and our fabulous parents!! 👏🏻 👏🏻 👏🏻 and a huge thank you to the All England Dance organising team!! & to all the lovely staff at the Hackney Empire!!

Looking forward to watching our gorgeous GSD girls dance in the Gala of All England Dance 2017!
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And now the BRONZE medal for our Senior Modern Trio!

What a fantastic way to finish the day - well done to Georgina, Ellie W and Tiami for your Bronze medal! 🎉 🎉 🎉

And now the BRONZE medal for our Senior Modern Trio!
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Ellie W wins the SILVER medal for her Song & Dance solo at All England Dance Finals!

Wow!! This girl is on fire, winning the SILVER in the most phenomenal Musical Theatre solo section!! 🎉 🎉 🎉 🎉 🎉 🎉

Ellie W wins the SILVER medal for her Song & Dance solo at All England Dance Finals!
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A brilliant Bronze medal at All England Finals for Elizabeth and Georgina's Classical ballet duet

We are so proud of Elizabeth & Georgina for attaining their 3rd place with their Ballet duet! 🎉 🎉 🎉

A brilliant Bronze medal at All England Finals for Elizabeth and Georgina's Classical ballet duet
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