Zoe Epstein Ballet School
Zoe Epstein Ballet School provides excellent ballet training for students aged 3 upwards at the Dance Studio at Alec Reed Academy, Northolt.
The School's ballet classes enable students to develop creativity, musicality and discipline, alongside physical strength and flexibility in a friendly and safe environment. Nurturing a love of ballet and dance is at the centre of all classes whether your goals are to increase fitness and coordination or to dance professionally.
Classes are taught by Zoe Epstein, previously a professional ballet dancer with The Romanian National Ballet and current Royal Ballet School Mid and Advanced Associate Teacher.
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RAD Ballet Classes
The School follows the RAD system of training which offers assessment and examination opportunities at every level. Classes include classical technique and character dance (from Grade 1 upwards) which promote natural co-ordination, balance, agility and artistic appreciation.
The discipline of ballet trains correct posture and strength, whilst focusing and stimulating the mind. Regular classes help develop a child’s musicality and imagination, increase confidence in their movement abilities and enhance their social skills through dancing with new friends.
Parents are invited to a demonstration class to observe their child’s progress at the end of each term.
Regular performance experiences and workshops are available to all students allowing children to develop creativity, social skills and self-expression.
Launched in 2022, our School is thrilled to be able to offer The Royal Ballet School Affiliate Training & Assessment Programme (ATAP), as one of the first 50 schools worldwide!
Your child will benefit from the programmes student-centred approach, rooted in The Royal Ballet School’s ethos and expertise. Classes will include; classical ballet vocabulary, body conditioning, creative practice and repertoire. ATAP has a direct link to The Royal Ballet companies so students have access to exclusive resources and opportunities.
4:30 - 5:15 Primary RAD Ballet Ballet (ages 4 - 6)
5:15 – 6:00 Modern Theatre (ages 6 - 11)
6:00 - 6:45 Grade 1 RAD Ballet (ages 7- 10)
4:25 – 4:55 First Ballet (ages 3-4, Preschool)
4:55 – 5:40 Primary RAD Ballet (ages 4-6)
5:40 – 6:25 Grade 2 RAD Ballet (ages 8-11)
6:25 – 7:45 Mid Pre Vocational Programme (ages 10+, Grade 4+ standard by audition only)
Starts: 11th Sep. 23
Term Ends: 15th Dec. 23
Half Term: 23rd - 29th Oct. 23
Book a free trial class here!
RAD exams provide children with motivational milestones and the opportunity to progress and achieve as they work their way up the Grades.
RAD exams allow students to achieve internationally recognised dance accreditation from the world’s largest ballet examination board that are fully accredited by the UK regulatory authorities.
Classes will take place in the Dance Studio at:
Changing rooms and toilets
Parents waiting area
Off the A40 at the Target Roundabout, with the A40/M25/M4/North Circular within easy reach. Ealing Broadway, Harrow, Hayes, Ruislip, Uxbridge and Wembley are all within 30 minutes of the School.
Direct buses to the School 90, 120, 140, 282 cover Ealing Hospital, Eastcote, Feltham, Greenford, Harrow, Hatton Cross, Hayes & Harlington, Hounslow, Northwood, Southall, South Harrow, and Wealdstone.
Northolt Station (Central Line) is the nearest TfL Underground station. It's then a short ride on any of the direct buses to the School.