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St Margaret's Church, Putney Park Lane, London SW15 5HU

Putney High School, 35 Putney Hill, London SW15 6BH

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Holly Mayer Academy of Dance is a fresh and exciting Dance Academy in Putney, South West London. The Academy was established in September 2014 and is under the direction of professional dancer, teacher Principal Holly Mayer NDPD ARAD RAD RTS ISTD DDI. Holly Mayer Academy of Dance has over 200 students enrolled into our Classes. All classes are held in Putney, South West London at St Margaret’s Church SW15 5HU and Putney High School SW15 6BH.

The Academy is a registered school with the Royal Academy of Dance (RAD) and the Imperial Society of Teachers of dancing (ISTD). We offer children’s classes from the age of 2 ½ up to adults. These include RAD Ballet, Pointe work, ISTD Modern and Tap, Jazz, contemporary, limbering/strengthening classes and also adult ballet and Jazz. We also offer Pre-school movement dance classes in nurseries for children around London. They are Noddy’s Nursery on Gwendolen Avenue SW15 6EH, Noddy’s Nursery on Beaumont road SW19 6SP in Putney and The Knightsbridge Kindergarten Nursery at Eaton Square London, SW1W 9AL.

All teachers have trained and performed professionally and also successfully completed RAD and ISTD teaching qualifications. These teachers therefore offer children experience from all aspects of the world of dance. Teachers are also CRB checked and are carefully selected to ensure they have excellent rapport with the children, providing fun imaginative and creative classes. Holly Mayer3sml

Students may take exams in RAD Ballet, ISTD Modern and Tap from the age of 6 when they are following the Primary syllabus. Students will have the opportunity  to perform in our school show every 2 years. Students will learn how to pick up choreography and work in a team and then perform it in theatre in front of an audience! An experience not to be missed! Students will also have opportunities to compete and perform in dance festivals and competitions at the discretion of the Principal. Students will also be selected for auditions for the Royal Ballet Associate classes. Also each year children will be selected to audition to dance with ballet companies such as National Youth Ballet and English Youth Ballet.

The principal’s vision:- ‘Holly Mayer Academy of Dance promotes a safe, inclusive environment, ensuring all children achieve their individual potential, through the guidance of inspirational and passionate teachers. Children will learn to dance at a very high standard in a fun but disciplined atmosphere. Whether you want to take dance into a career or even just for fun creating  friendships that will last a life time, Holly Mayer Academy of Dance is for you’