Kate Bowers - Principal

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

To order DVDs of the 2014 show please download the order form here

To order photographs of this years show please click here

Notice Board

We are now closed for the Summer Holidays and will re-open on Monday 12th September.  Emails to the office will be replied to after the holidays. If enquiries are related to new bookings for September we will endeavour to contact you before start of term.

04.01.16 - SPRING TERM 2016
Welcome back to the Spring Term. We hope you had a lovely Christmas

Class invoices were sent out at the end of last term and are now due for payment. 
Please return invoice slip and payment this week to confirm places for this term.

19.08.15 - Distinctions & Merits across the board ..... AGAIN!

A fantastic set of results were received for our Tap & Ballet exam students following their recent exams. Well done to all the students.

26.07.14 - Show DVD & Photos now available to purchase
To order your copy just click on the DVD link at the bottom of this page.  Photoshoot & Show photos can be ordered from www.dephoto.biz/emmerson

Congratulations to all our students on a fantastic show and a very special thank you to all the chaperones and back stage helpers.