The Central Dance Academy opened its doors on the 6th September 2010.

The school, based in Barton-under-Needwood, Staffordshire offers the highest standard of teaching in ballet, tap, modern and musical theatre in a warm, friendly and professional atmosphere. Through it’s love of music and movement, The Central Dance Academy aims to teach children fundamental social development skills and give them the self-confidence to flourish in later adult life.

What The School Offers

A caring and happy environment for your child to pursue a hobby from the ages of 2 1/2 to 18 years.

A professional and informed school where both students and parents are educated in all aspects of dance to enable each individual to pursue their hobby at their own pace with professional guidance every step of the way.

A place to gain the qualifications to help your children achieve their dreams. At The Central Dance Academy, we encourage children to enter the Royal Academy of Dance and Imperial Society Teachers of Dance examinations, giving them both UK and Internationally accredited qualifications to add to their portfolio.

A place to perform with our Annual Presentations and Shows. Parents, Grandparents and friends are more then welcome to come along and share the students success as they demonstrate their hard work and new found skills.


Barton-under-Needwood is a lovely rural village away from the town centre yet easily accessible to all. Free parking is available on-site.

How To Join

To join the school, please contact us on 07855 240867. or email: to arrange a no obligation visit and a free class in any style.