All courses take place on Saturdays except where stated. Please note all fees quoted are exclusive of VAT. Examinations are offered on most courses for pupils who wish to take them.

General Courses

For Younger Children

These classes provide a fun introduction to the performing arts for the very young.  As the child develops, at the discretion of the teaching staff, they can join classes in other disciplines.  Please note, however, children cannot join Acting, Singing and Aerial classes until they are 4 years old.

Children aged between 2 and 4 years are welcome to join Italia Conti in the following classes. Each last 30 minutes per class and cost £52 per term:

  • Pre Primary musical production
  • Pre-primary Ballet
  • Pre-Primary Tap

Musical Production

Musical Production is unique to Italia Conti.  Pupils present their combined acting, singing and dancing skills in production numbers from well known musicals and popular songs. Teachers encourage pupils to develop and use their personalities.

Ages 2 upwards

30 minutes: £52 per term
60 minutes:  £87 per term

Commercial classes

Ages 8+ 60 minutes £87 per term 

Heels classes

Ages 14+ 60 minutes £87 per term 

RAD/Rambert Creative Contemporary 

Grade 1-8

30 minutes £52

60 mins £87

Jazz Dance

Jazz fills the commercial world of dance.  Originally based on a basic ballet technique, the influence of street dance has developed jazz dance to encompass many different styles and challenges.

Intro to Jazz 30mins £52 per term

Junior Jazz/Inter Jazz & Senior Jazz

30 minutes £52 / 60 minutes £87 per term

Jazz Fusion 60mins £87 per term

Examination Classes

Ballet (RAD syllabus)

Ballet technique forms the basis of all dance forms.  Training demands discipline, effort and dedication.  Examinations and assessments may be taken by suitable candidates.

Saturday all grades / Evenings Thursday  as shown on timetable

Pre -Primary to Primary (30 minutes): £52 per term

Grade 1 and above through to Intermediate Vocational including pointe classes

30 minutes £52

60 minutes £87 per term

Advanced 1-2 Vocational 90 minutes: £130.50 per term

Modern Dance (ISTD syllabus)

Modern is designed to give the dancer style.  Technical exercises and routine work are offered up to Teacher’s level.

Intermediate level (60 minutes): £87 per term

Tap (ISTD syllabus)

Tap remains an essential skill for all dancers.  Italia Conti concentrates on free-style tap and examinations are offered to Teachers level.

Primary to Grade 4 (30 minutes): £52 per term
Grade 5 and above (60 minutes): £87 per term

Speech and Drama (leading to LAMDA awards) / Acting / TV presenting

These classes concentrate on voice production and acting technique.  Students have the option to take LAMDA examinations up to 3 times a year in verse and prose speaking, acting and improvisation. Pupils are encouraged to develop physical and vocal acting skills in imaginative ways through games, improvisation and by interacting with others. Characterisation, text work and performance skills are also explored.

Classes held Saturday  times as listed on timetable

All levels

30mins £52 per term

60 minutes £87 per term

1:1 on request subject to availability 30 mins £18.50 per lesson  – please enquire

Singing (leading to LAMDA Musical Theatre Awards)

Pupils study everything from light opera to rock and develop their solo skills as well as learning how to harmonise in groups. The importance of correct breathing and vocal technique is considered a vital part of class work.

Group singing 30mins £52

1:1 on request subject to availability 30 mins £18.50 per lesson  – please enquire

Aerial & Acrobatic Arts 

Intro to aerial 4+ 30mins £52 per term

Primary – Junior 60 mins £100 per term

Junior- Inter 60 mins £100 per term

Inter-Senior 60mins £100 per term


Performing Arts Package

This course has been devised to introduce students to the skills required, in order to pursue a successful career in the performing arts. Students benefit from a full performer’s training in all disciplines and are expected to reach a standard which will allow them to compete for full time training courses at F.E level.  Students are especially encouraged to apply for entry into the Italia Conti Academy in London, and Italia Conti Guildford.

Saturdays 9 – 6pm

Primary/Junior/Inter & Senior: 6 classes of choice – 7th class FREE (does not include 1:1)