3 Best Dance Schools in Birmingham, UK

Expert recommended Top 3 Dance Schools in Birmingham, UK. All of our dance schools actually face a rigorous 50-Point Inspection, which includes local reviews, history, business standards, ratings, satisfaction, trust, price and their trading excellence. Only the bee's knees!


36 Marlborough Road, Birmingham B36 0EH Directions

Since 2000

Here’s The Deal:
'Spotlight' is an independent part-time stage school based in North Solihull. It is the only institution in the city where performers can train in all phases of theatre arts while continuing academic studies at their existing school. Each subject is taught by a specialist dance instructor who has professional experience in their field. All staff are DBS checked and fully qualified. The school has a multi-award winning competition team that represents England abroad at the Dance World Cup & has won 19 world titles and 24 British titles. Spotlight offers fun, and rewarding classes with the chance to take IDTA government recognised examinations, participate in shows and enter competitions. They are proud to have helped hundreds of children and young people secure a fantastic stage & film/TV work during their training with them. Spotlight Stage School attracts pupils from Birmingham, Solihull, Sutton Coldfield & Surrounding areas.

Private Lessons, Ballet, Tap, Modern, Jazz, Freestyle Street Dance, Poppin’ and Lockin, Tumbling, Drama, Hip Hop, Commercial, Break, Singing, RAD Ballet, Gymnastics, Body Conditioning, Pointe, Acrobatics, Musical Theatre & Boys-Only Classes

£Price: Main classes start from just £2 (30 mins) and additional classes start from just £1 (30 mins)

Arlene Phillips Best Dance Group Winners

Registration 1674570

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Mon - Wed 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Sat 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Sun 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thu & Fri Closed

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Hippodrome, Thorp Street, Birmingham B5 4TB Directions

Since 1993

Here’s The Deal:
DanceXchange is a Birmingham-based dance company dedicated to making and showing great dance. They set out to involve artists and the broader community in their work. And they are proud to be an essential part of making Birmingham a place where dance artists can live, work & thrive. They aim to make every phase of their shows, support and facilities the best they can be. Their work is artistically ambitious, engaging, and entertaining. DanceXchange has three fully equipped dance studios, excellent for classes, rehearsals, workshops & small conferences. All their studios have fully sprung floors with non-slip harlequin dance flooring, full-length mirrors, sound equipment including a CD player and MP3 options, air conditioning, separate changing room, and much more facilities. Studio spaces are available for hire. Throughout the year, DanceXchange programmes outstanding UK & international dance productions.

Ballet, Musical Theatre, Tap, Bhangra, Argentine Tango, Kids Street, Contemporary, Jazz, Dance First Steps (3-5Yrs), Yoga, African Dance Workout, Ballroom, Adults Swing, Cuban Salsa, Beginners, Intermediate & Advanced Classes

Registration 02784677

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Mon & Wed 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tue & Thu 10:00 am - 8:30 pm
Fri 10:00 am - 8:15 pm
Sat 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Sun Closed

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107 Bell Lane, Kitt's Green, Marston Green, Birmingham B33 0HX Directions

Since 1982

Here’s The Deal:
Penelope's Dance Studio has been successfully training kids to dance in Birmingham for over 31 years. A varied programme of examination classes is available in over seven main subjects catering to girls and boys from 2 years. Their professionally qualified staff, coupled with the sincere and careful teaching allows each child to develop dance technique, style, confidence and coordination at his/her own pace. Their variety performances allow students to showcase their technique and artistry in their specialist subjects. Also, their intensive four days summer school course is aimed at developing a deeper understanding of each style of dance. Students can celebrate exam success with family/friends at their Annual Award Ceremony. The complex comprises of a purpose-built studio 20ft by 40ft with sprung floors, mirrors, ballet barres, changing and refreshment facilities, dancewear shop & costume hire shop.

Introduction to Dance, Ballet, Modern Jazz, Theatre-Craft, Tap, Contemporary, Hip Hop, BreakDance, Pre-School & Adult Dance Classes

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