The Emmerson School of Dance was established in 1935 by Rita Emmerson and is now run by principal Kate Bowers. The schools aim is to help students acheive their full potential in a fun and caring environment, offering lessons in ballet (cecchetti method), tap and jazz.
Able students are entered for the ISTD examinations.
We produce a show every 18 months, enter students for competitions and hold an annual summer school.
Recent productions students have performed in:
+ National Youth Ballet
+ English Youth Ballet
+ Celtic Journeys (churchill theatre)
+ Stag Panto 2011 "Mother Goose"
+ Chance To Dance
+ Cecchetti Associates
+ Kent Dance Challenge