Kilmarnock’s No1 Dance School

Dance school owned by Karen Mitchell Gage A.R.A.D   R.T.S.   Examiner Royal Academy of Dance.

The Dance School was first opened in Kilmarnock in 1984. Since moving to the Howard Centre in Portland Road, Kilmarnock in 2011 classes have gone from strength to strength. Pupils have continued to see ever increasing range of dance classes being offered
  • R.A.D. Ballet
  • Freestyle Jazz
  • Performance Tap
  • Annual Show in the Palace Theatre
  • Opportunity to take R.A.D. examinations.

Under the guidance of school Manager Katie Wiseman, the children progress through Twinklesteps (from age 2 ½) to Pre-School and Primary age groups, before moving up at regular intervals to Grades 1 , 2 and 3.

Pupils are prepared for R.A.D Examination certificates for Ballet and also become proficient in variety of dance styles; such as Freestyle Jazz and Tap.

All our young dancers have the opportunity to showcase their talent in the dance school’s annual show held in the Palace Theatre, Kilmarnock.

Our currently available Dance Classes.

We offer a wide variety of dance classes to suit children from  2-1/2 to 12 Yrs of age, on Tuesdays at The Howard Centre.

2018 -2019 Class Schedule

TermStart DateEnd DateIn-Term Holidays
1Tuesday 21st AugustTuesday 19th OctoberTuesday 17th October
(No Classes)
2Tuesday 23rd OctoberTuesday 11th December
3Tuesday 18th DecemberTuesday 19th FebruaryTuesday 26th December
(No Classes)
Tuesday 01st January
(No Classes)
4Tuesday 26th FebruaryTuesday 30th AprilTuesday 02nd April
(No Classes)
Tuesday 09th April
(No Classes)
5Tuesday 07th MayTuesday 25th June

What Others have to say about Us and our dance school.

“ Having been a student myself at Kilmarnock School of Dance and then Dansarena, when it came time for my daughter to learn there was only one choice”
Julia Andrews