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LATEST NEWS

Successful auditions for the English Youth Ballet production of Coppelia

We are very proud of our pupils who recently auditioned for the English Youth Ballet production of Coppelia at Weymouth Pavilion this week, all successfully gaining a place.  Fantastic!

Christmas Lights Switch On event at Brewery Square

We were honoured to be part of the production at Brewery Square’s Christmas lights switch on this year. Despite difficult conditions our pupils performed with passion and enthusiasm, all doing a wonderful job at representing our school.
We are very proud of our team and are now feeling fabulously festive!
We hope that you all had as much fun watching as we did taking part. 
Look out for official photos and videos (including the opening used on the big screen) very soon!

Dance workshops with Wayne Sleep

Pupils from Evolution Dance had the pleasure of joining other local students at Weymouth Pavilion for a series of dance workshops with none other than Wayne Sleep!  This was an opportunity that they will never forget with incredibly valuable learning experiences.  

'Dancing with Dani' at Weymouth Pavilion

What a pleasure it was to take part in 'Dancing with Dani' at Weymouth Pavilion this weekend.  Along with other local dance schools, Evolution Dance pupils danced 4 group routines including a brand new Street Dance number choreographed especially for the show.  We hope you all enjoyed it!

Weymouth Dance Festival SUCCESS

What a wonderful week we had at Weymouth Dance Festival! WELL DONE to all our pupils who competed; your attitude, behaviour and performance were fantastic and through hard work, lots of passion and team support we achieved some incredible results. We are very proud of you all.

Final results at end of festival were:

'Come Fly' - Junior Performance Team - 1st place
'Gambling Man' - Performance Teams - 2nd place
Maisie Mullen - Ballet solo - 1st place
Brooke Boardman - Tap solo - 2nd place

Of course it's not all about the medals, well done to all of our groups, trio, duet and solo entries who all performed so beautifully.  We received some wonderful feedback.

Ballet for Boys begins 2nd October

We are so excited to welcome a BRAND NEW class here at Evolution Dance - a Ballet class just for boys will take place every Tuesday 5.00-5.30pm beginning 2nd October, 2018.

Places are strictly limited, for more information and to book your place - please CONTACT US


P​irates of the Pavilion 100th show

We were extremely thrilled and honoured to be part of Pirates of the Pavilion's 100th show last week at Weymouth Pavilion.  We all had such a great time and our pupils danced with energy and as always behaviour was exceptional.  Well done everybody and thank you to all those who came along to support us, we could certainly hear you cheering!  It was also a treat to see our senior pupil Amelia Manton in action, who has been part of the ensemble of this year's summer production.  We are proud of you!

Evolution Dance Online SHOP
now available

19 August 2018

We are pleased to launch ONLINE ORDERING here at Evolution Dance, giving you the option to purchase all uniform, shoes, costume, etc. requirements securely at home.  All orders are hosted via ‘mydancestore’ which is part of the IDS (International Dance Supplies) company, where you will find a range of options for all classes including gifts and special products too.  Visit our 'SHOP' page above where you will soon find photos of our products featuring our very own pupils! Also important updates, so keep an eye on this page..

Full class uniform policy and details can be found at our studio (please see noticeboard).  We hope that this will prove to be a useful resource, making the process much easier for many of us!  Happy browsing!


Evolution Dance perform at Weymouth Carnival

15 August 2018

Today our pupils performed on the beach at Weymouth Carnival, it was a pleasure to be part of the day's entertainment.  We all had so much fun!  Thank you to those who came along to support us.

Fun at our Summer Workshops!

What a fantastic few days of our Summer Workshops! We've had lots of fun working on ballet, contemporary, jazz, tap and street with our minis, juniors, inters and seniors.  Learning new skills, making new friends and lots of summer dance memories. 

Thank you everybody!


Brewery Square 10th Anniversary Celebrations

8 August 2018

A small selection of our dancers performed at the Brewery Square 10th anniversary celebrations yesterday, at short notice.  They had an amazing time, performing with passion and enthusiasm as always.  We were even treated to a Strictly Come Dancing treat by Robin Windsor!  

We were honoured to take part.

Becky qualifies as an iD Contemporary Dance Teacher

3 August 2018

CONGRATULATIONS to our Principal Becky Wells who has qualified as a Contemporary Dance Teacher after completing her training with the iD Dance Company in London this week.  Becky is extremely inspired and excited to bring this new expressive style of dance which combines elements of Modern, Jazz, Lyrical and Streetdance to us at Evolution Dance and we can't wait to get started!  Pupils coming along to our Inter/Senior Summer Workshop next week will get a taste of this new style before it launches at our studio this September, open to all pupils aged 8+

Evolution Dance at the
Littlemoor Family Fun Day

28 july 2018

A selection of Evolution Dance pupils had the pleasure of performing at the Littlemoor Family Fun Day today on a very hot but windy field.  We all received such positive and friendly feedback, which makes us very proud!  Well done everybody.  Check out our video below!

MOMENTUM Success! Congratulations everybody

WELL DONE to all Evolution pupils who took part in our show ‘MOMENTUM’ on 1st July at The Bay Theatre.  You all performed so brilliantly and worked very hard in class during rehearsals.  Both our matinee and evening audiences were very impressed with your talent, enthusiasm and level of commitment to performance and your behaviour both on and off stage was exceptional, we are very proud of you all.  

We hope that you all enjoyed the experience, thank you to all our chaperones who helped out backstage too.  We couldn’t do it without you!  Show DVDs are available to preorder at our studio, also all photographs taken at our dress rehearsal can be purchased online (please get in touch for details).  Look out for a special screening at our studio in the very near future! 
    

COME and TRY!

As of Monday 2nd July, after our show 'MOMENTUM', all of our classes will be open to both new and existing pupils to come along and try something new.

We look forward to welcoming you!

SUMMER WORKSHOPS at
Evolution Dance

10 june 2018

We are very pleased to bring you news of our Summer Workshops which this year take place over 2 days, with a workshop designed especially for our 'minis' (age 4-6), 'juniors' (a summer streetdance session) and 'inters and seniors' - which will focus on a brand new 'Contemporary Dance' genre straight from the iD Company!  Due to limited numbers, places will be allocated on a first come/first served basis.  Booking forms are available download here (click our link) or at our studio, please hand them in to our front desk to secure your place.

We are looking forward to some really fun and vibrant summer sessions providing the chance to try new skills and techniques, whilst having a great time!

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Ballet exam success for 17 of our pupils

5 june 2018

CONGRATULATIONS to our Evolution Dance Pupils who recently took their ballet exams, receiving such fantastic results.  We are extremely proud of you all for the hard work that you show but also for acheiving a 100% pass rate with 3 distinctions, 13 merits and 1 pass.  Well done to you all

A great week at Bournemouth Dance Festival

2 june 2018

What a fantastic week we have had at Bournemouth Dance Festival, with Evolution Dance pupils competing over several days and all dancing and performing so beautifully.  Today saw the festival close with groups and our Junior, Inter and Senior Performance teams all danced so brilliantly against some really tough competition.  

We are very proud of your passion, energy and commitment to dance and your performance.  Well done everybody!

Today's results: 

'Come Fly' - Junior Performance Team - 2nd Place
'Speed Racer' - Junior Performance Team - 3rd Place
'That Man' - Senior Performance Team - 2nd Place


*Due to an administration error we learned (later on) of our Senior's 2nd Place position with 'That Man', which sadly should have been awarded on stage. 

TICKETS for our forthcoming show MOMENTUM are on sale NOW!

1 june 2018

MOMENTUM tickets are now available to buy online! 
Head over to our 'TICKET' page to purchase, or follow the link below.  We hope to see you there!
www.evolutiondanceweymouth.co.uk/tickets

TICKETS go on sale exclusively online for 'MOMENTUM'

Tickets to our forthcoming theatre show 'MOMENTUM' go on sale this Friday 1st June from 9.00am - exclusively online for the first time!

We hope that this method will make the process much easier for all.  For more information please visit our 'tickets' page which can be found from a drop-down menu on our 'SHOP' page - alternatively at
www.evolutiondanceweymouth.co.uk/tickets

AUDITIONS for our forthcoming
show 'MOMENTUM' 

Win a chance to be in our show!  SHOW AUDITIONS will take place on Saturday 16th June, 4.00pm at our studio and are open to all Evolution Dance pupils with entries of all genres.  Whatever your talent - we'd love to see you!  

Entry forms will be available from our front desk as of week commencing 04.06.18

Evolution Dance Seniors perform at the  Nothe Fort Family Fun Day

26 may 2018

Today a small selection of our senior dancers performed Tap routines at the Nothe Fort Family Fun Day in the glorious sunshine.  It was an honour to be invited to this wonderful event and a real pleasure to be part of.  Well done to our seniors, we are proud of you.

Evolution Dance pupils perform at
Southill Primary School's Spring Fayre

18 may 2018

Some of our Evolution Dance students had the pleasure of performing at Southill Primary School's Spring Fayre on a beautifully sunny evening today.  We are very proud of those who took part, we received many positive comments from those present at the event including the staff!  Well done everybody.

BALLET EXAMS for 17 of our Pupils

29th april 2018

As always, we are very proud of our pupils who took Ballet Exams today over several grades.  They have all worked hard over the last few months, showing great commitment to dance and to themselves. 
Well done all, we had lots of smiley faces today!

JUNIOR DANCERS take part in Jazz Workshop with Kimberly Wyatt

22nd april 2018

Evolution Junior dancers Brooke and Maisie took part in a jazz workshop today with Kimberly Wyatt, an opportunity that they will always remember.  Their participation and behaviour were praised by the organisers of this event, we are proud of them!

STAR of the TERM

16th april 2018

Marley is our 'Star of the Term' - well done Marley.
Who will be next?

PIRATES OF THE PAVILION Success
for Amelia Manton

8th april 2018

We are pleased to announce that our senior Amelia Manton has successfully auditioned for this year’s summer pantomime ‘Pirates of the Pavilion’ as a Senior Dancer.

We are very proud and can’t wait to watch Amelia perform!  Pirates of the Pavilion takes place at Weymouth Pavilion throughout the summer.

END OF TERM GRADING for our ACRO Level 1 pupils

29th march 2018

Today Acro Level 1 pupils took their end of term gradings and have successfully moved up to Level 2, showing such hard work and determination. What a great way to end the term!  We are very proud of you all.    

Well done everybody.

END OF TERM GRADING for our TINY TUMBLERS and PRIMARY ACRO pupils

24th march 2018

Some of our youngest pupils today took gradings in our Tiny Tumblers and Primary Acro classes.  They have all worked hard and we are very proud of each and every pupil! 

Well done everybody.

DANCE GROUPS RAISE 10K FOR WELDMAR

20th march 2018

DORSET ECHO have today published an article detailing the total amount raised from the recent 'Strictly Junior' charity event held at Weymouth Pavilion, which we were extremely proud to take part in.  Collectively local dance schools who took part raised an incredible £10,000 for the Weldmar charity!  Well done to all our Evo dancers and their families who worked so hard to contribute to this grand total.

Check out the article HERE

  

SHOW NEWS!

10th march 2018

We are very pleased to announce details of our ANNUAL DANCE SHOW which takes place on 1st July 2018 at The Bay Theatre, Weymouth College. 
  
All Evolution Dance pupils have been given show letters in class with details of costumes.  Ticket and rehearsal timings will follow in due course.  We are all extremely excited to take to the stage again and bring you 'Momentum' which promises to be our biggest and best show yet!  See you there!

EVOLUTION DANCE IN THE NEWS!​​

25th February 2018

Some of our Junior Performance Team were lucky enough to be filmed by BBC Spotlight for a feature on our Wellbeing Centre, and local charity SPARK. 

Check out the news item and see Becky and some of our juniors in action!