The
Weston School

of Dance and Performing Arts is one of the foremost dance and musical theatre training establishments in EssexLearn more

Strictly Weston!

Almost fifty students of the Weston School of Dance & Performing Arts took part in An Evening with the Stars of Strictly Come Dancing.

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75th anniversary

At the heart of Chelmsford dance training for 75 Years

Founded by Joan Weston in 1939 but still young-at-heart.

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Welcome!

The School aims to cater for everyone. Children are accepted from the age of three years, and we provide classes for all ages, including adults. Children can train in ballet, modern theatre dance, tap and (when they are a little older) jazz, musical theatre and street dance.

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Timetable

The School holds classes in many venues in Chelmsford, as well as Great Dunmow, throughout the week. Full details are available including maps showing the location of the venues.

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Uniform

We strongly advise that uniform is not purchased until it is confirmed that the student has settled.

Children entering the School in the Under 5's Class only need to wear something easy to move in.

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Temporary Class Changes

At various times during a term it may be necessary to make temporary changes to classes, whether due to availability of halls, staff or problems as a result of weather.

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Opportunities

In addition to regular classes, students are given a number of other opportunities to dance, should they wish to do more. Nothing is compulsory although we do hope that children, with suitable encouragement from their teachers and parents, might like to fully explore all avenues.

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Successes

We are very proud of the success achieved each year by both students and teachers.  Not only do many students achieve excellent results in the many exam sessions but many achieve success elsewhere.

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Summer Schools

The Cecchetti Society organises a number of residential Summer Schools each year which are a wonderful experience and great fun!

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