Dance Classes for Young People

The Trinity Laban Youth Dance Programme offers high quality and affordable dance classes for young people of all abilities, aged 8 to 18 years, in a variety of dance styles.

Young dancers benefit from the high standard of teaching, a friendly supportive atmosphere and the state of the art facilities of the Laban building. The weekly classes incorporate a focus on dance technique as well as creative elements and choreography. Performance opportunities are provided throughout the year and regular attendance is required.

Contemporary Classes

Our Level 1 class provides a fun introduction to contemporary technique for beginners, whilst Level 2 builds on your basic skills

Dance Fusion

Suitable for 13-18 year olds this class fuses contemporary and hip-hop styles of dance

Youth Ballet

A fun and inclusive way for 13-18 year olds to learn ballet

Boys Only Classes

Three classes just for boys and young men from 11 - 18 years old of all levels of ability

Blaze and Pick up the Pace Revisited

Our all girls and all boys dance taster days in February half-term 2014

Trinity Laban Young Dance Ambassadors

If you are 15-18 years old, have a passion for dance and want to earn your Silver Arts Award this is the scheme for you

Classes in the Community

Two initiatives in our local community: Bellingham Beats and Pulse

Candoco Youth Dance Classes

Weekly classes led by Candoco Artists for disabled and non-disabled dancers

To find out more about the range of classes we offer take a look at our full class schedule. All classes require prior enrolment before joining. Youth classes can be paid for in advance on a termly, half termly or weekly basis. Each class costs £3.

Please contact us for a registration form by emailing us at [email protected] or by telephone on 0208 305 9364.

Please note there is currently a small waiting list in place for each course. Priority is given to young people living and/or attending school in London Borough of Lewisham.

Click here to download Youth Dance Classes leaflet

Term Dates 2013/14


Monday 16 September - Friday 25 October 2013 (6 Weeks)

Half Term: Monday 28 October - Friday 1 November 2013

Monday 4 November - Friday 13 December 2013 (6 weeks)


Monday 13 January - Friday 4 February 2014 (5 weeks)

Half Term: Monday 17 February - Friday 21 February 2014

Monday 24 February - Friday 28 March 2014 (5 weeks)


Monday 28 April - Friday 23 May 2014 (4weeks)

Half Term: Monday 26 May - Friday 30 May 2014

Monday 2 June - Friday 11 July 2014 (6 weeks)

Young Dance Ambassadors

Dancers in a studio making shapes

Do you have what it takes to become one of our Young Dance Ambassadors? If you're aged 15 – 19 years old and have a passion for dance click here to find out more!

Dance Ability

Weekly movement, play and creative dance sessions for disabled children and their siblings

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