Show 2018 Newsletter


Show - March 2018


Beauty & the Beast Workshops

English National Ballet Masterclass

The English National Ballet visited Southport Dance Academy on Sunday 12th November to perform a masterclass on their brand new show, Giselle.


Congratulations to Sophie Jones who has just won a scholarship to Laine Theatre Arts London - one of the biggest dance colleges in the country. We wish her every success and look forward to watching her on the West End.

Summer Schools 2017


Show - March 2017

In March 2017 Southport Dance Academy presented 'Another Op'nin', Another Show!'


New Class - Mini Stars

Brand New Class... Mini Stars!!
Wednesday 14th September
Lots of different styles to try

All-In-One Summer School 2016

Summer School 2016


Fletcher Hill Photography

Photographs taken by Fletcher Hill Photography

Here is a list of all of the links to the different galleries for 2016:

Black & white fine art style images taken of some of the classes for the show programme
Black and white

Portraits taken in the studio for the show promotion

Out and about in Southport promotional shots
Around town

2016 Show images
Show images

20th Anniversary Show - March 2016

Watch a montage of 20 years of SDA below.


Congratulations to Sophie Jones, Jade Tennant, Mia Watson and Grace Toker who were nominated for the International Dance Awards at the Royal Northern College of Music in Manchester.


Summer School 2015

Summer school was a great success. Watch a montage of it here.

Disneyland Paris Trip May 2015

Students have just returned from a fabulous trip to Disneyland where they performed on the "Cinemagique" Stage and also took part in the Disney Parade.They had to audition back in December 2014 and were one of the successful schools to get through! The trip was called "Reach for the Magic" and the students certainly did. Miss Kendrick said, "I was so proud of everyone , they were absolutely brilliant , congratulations to parents and pupils!"



On Sunday 16th November we once again took part in the Children in Need Tapathon - click here


Congratulations go to Emma Pinnington (North West Song and Dance Champion) and Matthew's Senior Street class who have both been chosen to appear in a Showcase Gala at the Floral Hall. Good luck to Kathryn McKevilly, Georgina Lloyd and Nina Heywood who were nominated for the IDTA Freestyle Scholarships in Birmingham on 10th May, and also Intermediate Cheerleading who are in the finals of the Northern Stars Vocal and Dance Competition on 11th May.

UCAS Points

IDTA is delighted to annouce that the UCAS Tariff Advisory Group have approved our application to access the tariff points for Graded and Vocational Graded Examinations in Dance.

Duke of Edinburgh Award

A number of students have chosen dance as their physical activity and have completed this section of the award at the school.


Tapathon 2013

In 2013 we took part in a 'Tapathon' for Children in Need. We hoped to break the Guinness Book of Records for the most amount of people doing the same dance at the same time all over the country.


Success at SDA 2012
2012 was a most successful year for SDA. We had pupils nominated for IDTA Theatre and Freestyle Awards. We were invited to dance at Southport Theatre with Russell Watson, at the ADA and IDTA Gala shows and 10 pupils were chosen for the English Youth Ballet production of Coppelia.

Exam Results
We had amazing exam results this time. We gained more honours than ever before - congratulations to all the children for working so hard. Well done to Hayley Trussell and Portia Murray who both gained 92 marks for their teaching exam! They are both now an associate for the IDTA.