Canterbury Academy

Cascade has delivered the 6th form Dance Programme at The Canterbury Academy since 2009. This programme is part of the Canterbury Institute for Performing Arts delivered alongside a range of academic qualifications.

CPA: Dance Programme
Provides weekly technique, choreography and performance opportunities to gifted and talented students at 6th form (age 16+). Cascade lead 10 hours of dance training a week in contemporary techniques, ballet, jazz and urban dance alongside workshops and masterclasses in areas such as choreography and audition technique. The programme is delivered by a range of Cascade practitioners who share their expertise, knowledge and professional experience to the students.

The Dance Programme is a stepping stone to pursue a career in dance and previous students have been accepted into prestigious dance & performing arts institutes and universities.

Previous Performances Include:

  • Kent Cultural Celebration ( 2016)
  • MOVE IT 2014, 2016, 2017 London
  • U Dance 2013 Leeds Festival ( Regional Winners & National Festival)
  • Youth Sport Trust National Conference 2013
  • Kent Schools Games 2012 Opening Ceremony
  • Olympic Torch Relay Event in Dover 2012
  • Festival for Stars Competition (Regional winners) 2011
  • Arts Awards South East Conference 2011

For information on auditions & open days please contact Head of Dance Ceris Eveleigh.

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Cascade has been working in partnership with Canterbury Institute for Performing Arts for over 6 years producing some beautiful work for our students. Thank you for all the work you do with our dancers and long may it continue.

Ceris Eveleigh, Head of Dance, 2016