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Saturday Graded Classes
Ballet -Tap - Contemporary - Street



Rita Barker School of Dance was established in 1980- originally in Acocks Green until 1995 when the school moved to Moseley. Many of our former students have gone on to performing arts schools and Dance college over the years. Some went on to teach dance themselves in both schools and colleges. We enter children into examinations twice yearly through International Dance Teachers Association.

We start our classes from 4  years in ballet and tap and we run classes for older students who wish to further their skills and techniques in ballet, tap and contemporary. Graded classes are on Saturday mornings. Our classes are kept small so we can provide proper attention to every student and bring out the best in each one. 


INTRODUCING DANCE for 4 yrs +  9.00 am Saturdays

Our Introducing dance class includes BALLET, TAP AND CREATIVE DANCE at a very simple level.

In this class the children can try out at ballet, tap and creative dance. Usually, after they have attended for a while, they know which type of dance appeals to them the most. The approach is very simple and lots of fun while learning the discipline and etiquette of the dance class


We are taking applications for April 2024 from now. 

Classes run in school term times

Contemporary Dance 

Saturdays 4.30 p.m.

Our Senior contemporary class - is for ages 13 - 17yrs (as a general guideline)

Some previous experience is required for this class. If you are unsure about levels do contact us

NEW Junior Contemporary class -8 -13 years 11.45 am

entrance requirements: preferably some ballet training but we do take children who haven't trained previously

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Ballet Graded Classes 

Classes from Primary grade up to Advanced levels IDTA EXAMINATIONS

Classes run on Saturdays from 9.30 am

For more information and to apply go to 

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