Welcome to Derbyshire Dance Associates!

Applications have now re-opened!

Spaces strictly limited! Apply online now!

*NEW MEMBERS* Apply for the 2021/22 Program here!
*RETURNING MEMBERS* Accept your invitation here!

Bringing London-level training, to your Derbyshire doorstep!

2020-21 Program Dates

  • 11th October 2020
  • 8th November 2020
  • 13th December 2020
  • 10th January 2021
  • 7th February 2021
  • 21st March 2021
  • 25th April 2021
  • 9th May 2021
  • 13th June 2021
  • 11th July 2021
  • 25th July 2021* extra session!

Session Timings

  • Group 1
    • 10:00am-11:30am Ballet Tuition
    • 11:45am-01:15pm Jazz Tuition
  • Group 2
    • 10:00am-11:30am Jazz Tuition
    • 11:45am-01:15pm Ballet Tuition
Next Session:
Derbyshire Dance Associates offers high quality tuition to performing arts students who’re seeking additional training.
The aim of the program is to offer additional training in the Classical Ballet and Jazz Technique.
Derbyshire Dance Associates is designed to enrich the abilities and experiences of the students, it is most suitable for students who bring a strong foundation and good level of confidence.
All DDA tutors are industry professionals and/or highly qualified dance teachers. Our team includes experienced professionals currently working as performers, through to fellowship dance examiners. DDA only works with known and trusted professionals, all of whom are DBS certified.
DDA is a supplementary program, students may be introduced to various new techniques, these are not to contend with existing training, rather to widen the students foundational knowledge and ability.

2021-22 Program Dates

  • 12th September 2021
  • 3rd October 2021
  • 7th November 2021
  • 5th December 2021
  • 9th January 2022
  • 27th February 2022
  • 3rd April 2022
  • 8th May 2022
  • 12th June 2022
  • 10th July 2022

Age Groupings: (minimum age 8yrs. Groups will be split with respect to age and ability.)

Audition Submission Fee: £10.00

Program Fee: £250.00

Payment Schedule:

  • Non-refundable deposit £50 to be paid upon accepting a place on the program
  • 1st installment £50 to be paid before 1st September
  • 2nd installment £50 to be paid before 1st October
  • 3rd installment £50 to be paid before 1st November
  • Final installment £50 to be paid before 1st December

Please be aware spaces on this program are strictly limited and after the close of auditions no new members are admitted until next year; therefore, non-attendance due to illness or prior engagements cannot be refunded. Any instance requests for refunds on the grounds of a serious / long-term injury or illness will be considered on an individual basis. Please study the program dates carefully before applying. Members are welcome to pay the required fees at the intervals provided above, or may pay for the program in full should they wish to.

Derbyshire Dance Associates is bested out of studios at JLDance Academy
Units 1 & 2 Butterley Croft Business Park, Whiteley Road, Ripley, Derbyshire, DE5 3QL