Build healthy habits for life at RISE Studios. Dance is a great way to keep fit and healthy, and Musical Theatre and Drama build confidence and strong communication skills. Inspiring and dedicated Dance and Performing Arts Schools in Watford and Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire, offering classes in ballet, modern, tap, street dance, hip-hop, drama, singing, LAMDA and Performing Arts. Our teachers are professional or ex-professional dancers and actors who have worked in the business for years.
Classes take place at St John’s Church, Berry Lane, and Rickmansworth School, Scots Hill in Rickmansworth, and West Herts Squash and Fitness Centre in Watford.
We pride ourselves on being a friendly and welcoming dance and performing arts school suitable for all levels. Whether you are training for a career in the Performing Arts or just come for a bit of fun and fitness, we cater for all. It’s never too late to join a dance class, and the health benefits are endless for both body and mind. Give us a call if you would like to come along and try us out.
The school was established in 2004 and offers a variety of enjoyable and stimulating classes for girls and boys from the age of 3 ½ years to adult.
Children from the age of 5 can take exams in Ballet, Tap, Modern (and Jazz from the age of 9), the school follows the Royal Academy of Dance (RAD) and Imperial Society of Teachers of Dancing (ISTD). Pupils taking exams, continue to achieve great results with 100% pass rate.
Exams are not compulsory and a huge importance is placed on the enjoyment and performance of dance.
Pupils of all ages have the opportunity to perform in the school’s summer bi-annual dance show, held at the Norbury Theatre in Droitwich Spa and are a big hit!
All staff working at Kirsty Purvis School of Dance are enthusiastic, supportive and have enhanced Criminal Records Bureau checks, all pupils and staff are covered by the school’s full liability insurance.
Everything you need can be found on this website however, if there is anything else that you require please get in touch.