Welcome to Jane Mackinnon School of Dance
We offer Ballet, Modern, Jazz, Tap, Musical theatre, Street/hip hop and Stretching classes for all ages and abilities. Our special tinies class for under 5's is a dual Tap and Ballet class. Adults only classes are available including Tap for beginners, improvers and advanced, Jazzercise which is a mixture of basic jazz dance and exercises for fitness plus a general level ballet class for all abilities. Details on all of the genres we offer can be found here.
We promote dancing as a great way to keep fit and have fun whilst learning something new, as a potential career for those wishing to study more seriously or simply to enjoy the pure joy of dance.
With a variety of classes for every age or ability, everybody can join a class to suit them. Classes take place at Nursling and Rownhams Community Centre, Nursling and Rownhams Village Hall and St John's Church Hall also in Rownhams. For details of our classes and their venues please view our full timetable. Everyone is welcome to attend for free tasters of any dance genre they would like to try prior to committing to a term of lessons.
We are so excited to be welcoming you back to classes on Monday 6th September, we hope you have had a lovely Summer. We are looking forward to getting back to preparations for our school show "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory" We would love to share our joy of dance with more of you so if you are wanting to start something new or have danced before and want to regain your skills we would love to welcome you to a free trial of any class. We have many friendly classes within the ISTD syllabus or open classes.
We look forward to seeing everyone next week xxx
We are excited to be preparing our School production of "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory" taking place at the Point Theatre from January 27th to 30th 2022. All pupils will be performing their dances and showing off their amazing dance talents.
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Every 2 years our pupils perform in our School Show held at The Point Theatre. This is a massive production in which our talented dancers spellbound you with their storytelling through dance. 2019 was our amazing production of SNOW WHITE which was a truly enjoyable and spectacular performance. We are excited to be staging CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY next and we invite everyone to be part of this amazing opportunity and look forward to sharing this wonderful experience with you all
We are very proud to be members of Imperial Society of Teachers of dancing. Our pupils are invited to enter ISTD examinations from Primary to Advanced level. ISTD Examinations from grade 5 and above provide UCAS points for those going into higher education and exams from Intermediate qualifies you to train as a dance teacher. Exams are held every term except during our school dance show period.