Events

Listed below are recent and upcoming events

  • Kelvedon Music Festival

    Rehearsal at URC / dance studio at 10:30am.

    Following rehearsal we will walk to the Kelvedon Wreck, as a group.

    Performance 12:00
  • Choreographic Competition

    On The Day

    To be back stage by 2:45pm for performance at 3:30pm
    • Please use side door.
    • Please wait quietly (bring a book to read and leave all mobile phones etc at home).
    • Bottled water only, no food etc.
    • Hair – front of hair line French plaited as depicted on the notice board, low bun
    • Please come with make up done, base foundation - shade darker than normal skin tone, black mascara
    • Lipstick and eye shadow will be done back stage, please advise in advance if your child has any allergies to make up.
    • Please name all items

    • Above all enjoy the afternoon / evening and perform well.

    Air Hostesses – Showcase Number G1 Ballet
    Requirements as follows:-
    • Hired costume on a hanger covered with a plastic bag – Skirt, Neck tie, White socks, pillbox hat
    • White Shirt – please provide & name
    • Ballet shoes, white elastic
    • Hair – front of hair line French plaited as depicted on the notice board, low bun
    • Suitcase

    The Maids - Showcase Number G3 / 4 Ballet
    Requirements as follows:-
    • Hired costume on a hanger covered with a plastic bag – Skirt, Apron, White blouse, headdress
    • Ballet tights
    • Ballet shoes, pink elastic
    • Hair – front of hair line French plaited as depicted on the notice board, low bun

    ABC – Showcase Number G2 Modern
    Requirements as follows:-
    • Black Skirt – black knickers underneath – Girls
    • Black trousers - Boys
    • White Shirt (short sleeve) – please supply
    • Coloured tie
    • Hair – front of hair line French plaited as depicted on the notice board, low bun

    The Painters' Song - Showcase Number G3 Modern
    Requirements as follows:-
    • Dungarees
    • Coloured T Shirt
    • Hair – front of hair line French plaited as depicted on the notice board, ponytail

    This Woman’s Work - Showcase Number G4 / G5 Modern
    Requirements as follows:-
    • Hired costume on a hanger covered with a plastic bag - Blue chiffon dress, blue sash
    • Black leotard
    • Skin colour footless tights
    • Hair – front of hair line French plaited as depicted on the notice board, remainder ½ up, ½ down

    Tap Showcase Number – In the Mood
    Requirements as follows:-
    • Hired costume on a hanger covered with a plastic bag – Amy skirt, Jacket & hat
    • Black Tap shoes
    • Skin colour tights – full foot
    • Hair – front of hair line French plaited as depicted on the notice board, low bun

    From 9-5 - Jazz showcase Number
    Requirements as follows:-
    • Own costume as discussed
    • Hair – front of hair line French plaited as depicted on the notice board, remainder your choice
    • Black Jazz shoes

    Lollipop - Jazz showcase Number
    Requirements as follows:-
    • School clothes
    • Black Jazz shoes
    • Hair – front of hair line French plaited as depicted on the notice board, remainder your choice

    Chim Chim Cher-ee
    Requirements as follows:-
    • Hired costume on a hanger covered with a plastic bag
    • Black Tap trousers if applicable
    • Black socks
    • Jazz Shoes
    • Hair – front of hair line French plaited as depicted on the notice board, low bun / ponytail

    Finale (only for students not dancing Chim Chim Cher-rr)
    • Black Leggings
    • Red KDS T-shirt or red T shirt same design
    • Red hair scrunchy

    It is estimated to finish the matinee performance at approximately 5:00 / 5:15 pm

    Evening Performance
    • Be back stage ready by 6:45pm for performance at 7:30pm

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    2017 Theme: WORK I.e. jobs, careers, employment Please do NOT base your numbers on the following jobs:
    • Army Related
    • Chimney Sweep
    • Lollipop Personnel
    • Builder / Decorator

    Also, please do not use the following music: "From 9 - 5" by Dolly Parton

    HAVE FUN!!!
  • Matinee Performance - Celebration In Honour Of Skip

    Students must be at the Kelvedon Institute by 1:45pm to prepare for the performance which will start at 3pm
  • Performance - Celebration In Honour Of Skip - Kelvedon Institute

    Students must be at the Kelvedon Institute by 5:45pm to prepare for the performance which will start at 7pm
  • Dress Rehearsal - Celebration In Honour Of Skip

    Rehearsals will run 3:00 - 7:00pm

    Please arrive by 2:15pm
  • Technical Rehearsal - Celebration In Honour Of Skip

    Rehearsal at The Kelvedon Institute 3pm - 3:45pm

    Please arrive by 2:50pm
  • Essex All Stars Competition

    Competition running across three days: 30th May - 1st June 2017
  • MOVE IT Dance Event

    Dance event held at the Excel Centre, London - running 10th - 12th March 2017

    See the following link for further information www.moveitdance.co.uk
  • TAPATHON

    Fundraising Event for Children In Need. Rehearsal 12:15. Tapathon Start: 1pm.
  • Kelvedon Free Music Festival

    KDS will be performing at this event at 12:15pm

    Rehearsal 11:00am at Kelvedon United Reformed Church

    APPROPRIATE COSTUMES FOR SHOW NUMBERS:
    Girls
    Red T-shirts
    Red Hair Scrunchy
    Black Hotpants
    Hair - French plait across forehead and high pony tail / bun
    Boys
    Red T-shirts
    Black Cyclling Shorts
  • Kelvedon Parish St. Mary's Church Fete

    KDS has been invited to perform at this event. We will be dancing at 3:30pm

    Rehearsal 2:30pm at Kelvedon United Reformed Church

    APPROPRIATE COSTUMES FOR SHOW NUMBERS:
    Girls
    Red T-shirts
    Red Hair Scrunchy
    Black Hotpants
    Hair - French plait across forehead and high pony tail / bun
    Boys
    Red T-shirts
    Black Cyclling Shorts
  • KDS BALLET EXAMINATIONS

  • Kelvedon Scouts' Carnival

    KDS once again invited to perform at this event
  • North East Essex Dance Festival

    KDS entering 7 students into this dance competition which is an all-day event with final presentations at 4:15pm
  • Layer Marney Towers - Music & Dance Festival

    Once again KDS has been invited to perform at this event. We will be performing a wide selection of work between 1pm - 2pm - entire event runs 11am - 5pm
  • KDS MODERN EXAMINATIONS

  • Colchester Institute - Students' Show

    4 KDS students who attend Colchester Institute will be performing in the end of term show.
  • Sleeping Beauty

    Showing at Chelmsford Civic Theatre. Produced by Chelmsford Ballet Company.

    ***KDS student Katherine Hayhoe performing***
  • FROM DUSK 'TIL DAWN SHOW

    KDS SHOW NIGHT 5th & 6th February 2016

    Students must arrive at 6pm

    Performance Start: 7:30pm
  • FROM DUSK 'TIL DAWN Full Dress Rehearsal

    KDS Show full dress rehearsal
  • Tap Examinations - ADVANCED 1

  • FROM DUSK 'TIL DAWN Rehearsal

    KDS show rehearsal
  • KDS Performers

    ***Time To Be Confirmed***

    Display at Kelvedon Music Festival.

  • KDS Performers

    Performance at Messing School Fete.
  • KDS Performers

    Performing at the Feering and Kelvedon Scout Carnival.
  • KDS Performers

    Performing at St. Dominic's Residential Home, Kelvedon.
  • KDS Performers

    Performing at Kelvedon Catholic Church Fete.
  • Layer Marney Towers Performance

    We have been invited to do a demonstration at Layer Marney Towers. Students who have recently taken their examinations will be performing between 1pm - 2pm.
  • Feering May Fayre

    Once again KDS will be hosting a stall. Please come along and say hello!
  • Music Night

    Organised by Kelvedon URC to raise funds for the KDS studio improvements.
  • Music Night

    Organised by Kelvedon URC to raise funds for the KDS studio improvements – see poster for further details.
  • Pop Quiz

    Organised by Kelvedon URC to raise funds for the KDS studio improvements – see poster for further details.
  • Summer Day of Dance / Workshop @ Kelvedon URC

  • CHOREOGRAPHIC PERFORMANCE & SHOW CASE, including Prize Giving

    Evening performance of Choreographic numbers combined with show case.

         Includes yearly prize giving.

    DOORS OPEN: 7:00pm

    Tickets available from 2nd June 2014 - contact Andrea Pridham at K.D.S.
  • CHOREOGRAPHIC COMPETITION & SHOW CASE - MATINEE

    Adjudication of Choreographic Competition -

         Adjudicator: Jacqueline Everett F.I.S.T.D.

    DOORS OPEN: 3:00pm

    Tickets available from 2nd June 2014 - contact Andrea Pridham at K.D.S.
  • ***CHOREOGRAPHIC COMPETITION & SHOW CASE - FULL STAGE REHEARSAL***

    A full technical rehearsal will be held at the Kelvedon Institute between 13:30 - 17:30.

    Rehearsal of ALL show case numbers and finale.

    Rehearsal Fee: £10.00 to be paid in a named envelope by Saturday 21st June 2014, please.
  • FINALE REHEARSAL

    ***FINALE REHEARSAL***
  • FINALE REHEARSAL

    ***FINALE REHEARSAL***
  • FINALE REHEARSAL

    ***FINALE REHEARSAL***
  • EXAMS - Ballet, Tap & Jazz

    Examiner: Miss Gibson
  • CHOREOGRAPHIC COMPETITION PERMISSION SLIPS

    Permission slips for participation in the Choreographic Competition Show must be handed in no later than this day.
  • Chrismas Fair

    To be held at the United Reformed Church, Kelvedon (next to the co-op), 2pm - 4:30pm

    CHRISTMAS FAIR, in aid of fund raising for the refurbishment of the upper dance studio floor.

    To include:
    - Body Shop Party
    - Home Gifts
    - Violet Sweets
    - Face Painting
    - Glitter Tatoos
    - Nail Art
    - Raffle
    - Games & Competitions

    ALL WELCOME FOR AN AFTERNOON OF FAMILY FUN

    COFFEE, TEA & MINCE PIES, also available.

    We look forward to seeing you all on the day.

  • Modern, Tap & Jazz Examinations

    Date of the Winter term modern, tap and jazz examinations

  • Kelvedon Community Association Christmas Event

    Kelvedon Dance Studio will be performing 3 numbers, which have been choreographed especially for this event.
  • Miss Hannah's Assessment

    Invited students will be participating in Miss Hannah’s final assessment class at The Dance College in Royston, run by Penny Meekings.
  • Head Charity Gatsby Ball - Fiennes Braintree

    Silver Jazz & Intermediate Modern dance classes will be performing at this fund raising event
  • 50th Anniversary Celebrations

    KDS will be celebrating the school's 50th anniversary, at The Kelvedon United Reformed Church.

  • Day of Dance / Workshop

    We will be holding 'A Day Of Dance' Workshop.