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.

TimeClass Description
3:30pm - 4:15pmTwinkletoes Ballet and Tap Pre-School
4:15pm - 5;15PMR.A.D. Primary 1 and 2 Ballet, Tap and Jazz
5:15pm - 6 :00pmRAD Grade 1 Ballet
6:00pm - 6:30pmGrade 1 Jazz & Tap
6:30pm - 7:15pmR.A.D. Grade 2 Ballet
7:15pm - 8:00pmGrade 2 Jazz and Tap
6:30pm - 7:15pmGrade 3 Jazz and Tap
7:15pm - 8:00pmRAD Grade 3 Ballet

2019 -2020 Term Dates

TermStart DateEnd DateFees Due onIn-Term Holidays
1Tuesday 20th AugustTuesday 08th OctoberTuesday 20th AugustTuesday 15th October
(No Classes)
2Tuesday 22nd OctoberTuesday 10th DecemberTuesday 22nd October
3Tuesday 17th DecemberTuesday 18th FebruaryTuesday 17th DecemberTuesday 24th December
(No Classes)
Tuesday 31st December
(No Classes)
4Tuesday 25th FebruaryTuesday 29th AprilTuesday 25th FebruaryTuesday 07th April
(No Classes)
Tuesday 14th April
(No Classes)
5Tuesday 05th MayTuesday 23rd JuneTuesday 05th May

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