News & Events

Hi everyone! We bring GREAT news! Clifton Academy will be re-opening on Monday 7th September 2020. We can’t believe that we’ve been away for so long, but we are very much looking forward to welcoming you back into the studios. As with every school or business, attending dancing will be slightly different but still just as fun! An email has gone out...

Last updated Thursday 1st October 2020 As you know, Clifton Academy will be re-opening on Monday 7th September 2020 and we have been seeking advice and following guidance from the ISTD to ensure our practices are compliant. The following guidance and risk assessment have been drawn up to identify the risks and help minimise the transmission of the virus during classes...

18th June 2020 Thank you to all those who took the time to complete our survey. We are still not yet clear when dance schools can reopen and what actions and changes we will need to make to do so. We have evaluated your feedback and feel, regardless of instruction from the government to open any earlier, the best option for our students...

Wow! What a year it has been for #TeamCA! As we start a new term in just a few short weeks, we thought it would be nice to reflect on all the amazing things we did throughout the last academy year. New Classes, New Faces In September 2018 we kicked off our new term and this also meant some brand new classes...

Another successful and enjoyable night out at the NODA awards on Saturday 12th January at the Hilton Hotel, Blackpool and we were definitely celebrating our  fantastic 4 NODA wins for our 2018 productions of Sister Act and Joseph! Best Actor Female - Deloris - Sister Act - Emilia Jurin Best Supporting Actor Female - The Nuns - Sister Act - Megan Hill,...

NORTHERN BALLET WORKSHOP On Wednesday 17th October, we will be having Henry Rhodes from Northern Ballet with us to hold a ballet workshop! This workshop is suitable for Grades 2 - 4 at 4:30pm-5:30pm and Grades 4 - Intermediate 6pm-8pm This will be a fantastic opportunity for our students to get coaching from an industry professional to work on their strength, technique and flexibility. We...

In September we kicked off our new term of dancing! A new term comes with a new timetable, and you can see all the updates on the 'timetable' section of our website. New term also means some brand new classes!! Our new classes are: Jazz - Which will be taken by Reece Oliver, who guest choreographed in our last showcase. This is...

Exciting news!! We are proud to host award winning choreographer, teacher and professional dancer ROSINA ANDREWS' latest workshop 'Dance Smarter'. The workshop will be held at Clifton Academy on Tuesday 29th May (half term), from 12.15-13.15 Technique Focus, 13.45-14.45 Pirouette Surgery, 15.00-16.30 New York State of Mind. This workshop is open to any contemporary/ jazz/ ballet dancer (grade 4 and up with...

We all enjoyed a night out at the Hilton Hotel, Blackpool on Saturday 10th February and we were definitely celebrating our  fantastic 4 NODA wins for Urinetown! Erin James for Best Supporting Actress as 'Hope' Erin Bannister for Best Actress for her role as 'Bobby' Our very own Joe Appleton won Best Musical Director We also won Best Ensemble Youth Production for Urinetown! Thank...

The students in our Musical Theatre class form 'The Sound of Musical Theatre Company' who are currently rehearsing for ‘Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat’. This show will be performed at the Lowther Pavilion Theatre from Thursday 31st May – Saturday 2nd June 2018. Tickets are now on sale, click here.  ...