About the academy
We believe that all children should be given an equal opportunity to shine
SLP Junior Academy provides a high level of training in Dance and Musical Theatre. Our focus is on progressive teaching within a fun and safe environment.
We offer classes in RAD Ballet as well as ISTD Modern and Tap for children aged 3 and above in a safe and caring environment a variety of other classes are also available including Musical Theatre, Acting, Singing, Jazz and Street Dance.
All of our pupils benefit from state of the art facilities designed for both Dance and Musical Theatre. We have eleven professional studios, changing facilities, Café area, “Dance Gear” shop and ample free parking in the college car park.
We have over 50 years industry expertise
All our teachers carry the highest qualifications
We offer a complete and diverse range of courses
We have amazing facilities
We provide state of the art facilities for both Dance and Musical Theatre with eleven professional studios, changing facilities, a café area, a Dance Gear shop and ample free parking in the College car park. Click on any of the images to see a short video about our facilities.
11 professionally equipped studios including The Grand Ballroom.
Our new dance studios have Harlequin sprung floors.
Enjoy a hot drink and socialise in our cafe area.
Parents can enjoy ample free parking in the College car park.
We only employ the very best in teaching talent to nurture our pupils.
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Teaching in Garforth for 45 years, Miss Reid opened the building on Chapel Lane in ’91 with a vision to enable children to dance in safe professional studios regardless of financial status. Although retired from mainstream teaching, Miss Reid enjoys overseeing the development of children through all the wonderful classes here at SLP. A passionate believer in equality for all, with the mind-set that all children are important and should be able to experience the ‘joy of dance’.
Miss Hannah studied at SLP College graduating with her teaching qualifications in ISTD Tap Modern and national as well as IDTA Ballet. Hannah taught throughout the North of England both syllabus and Freestyle classes, choreographing Musicals, Festivals and Pantomimes. Her exam results at SLP College and Junior Academy have been exemplary with pupils, winning the class prizes at the London ISTD Janet Cram Awards and the boys’ junior section.