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Contemporary Dance Classes Warrington

We are incredibly fortunate to have such strong connections with the performance industry and our classes are taught by highly experienced industry professionals.

Learn the fundamentals of this expressive dance form; build strength and technical abilities in this exciting and motivating class.

What To Expect From A Contemporary Dance Classes at Hayward Performing Arts

The word contemporary basically means anything modern. So by definition contemporary dance is an expressive and creative style dance. Sarah Bateman our highly experienced tutor trained at London Contemporary Dance ( The Place) and she incorporates the fundamental elements of both Cunningham and Graham techniques into her exciting and challenging weekly classes.

The dance in itself is all about flexibility and connection of both body and mind through fluid movements. It is able as well to put emphasis on improvisation and versatility.

Who Can Benefit From Contemporary Dance Classes?

All ages of children and teenagers regardless of ability can access and enjoy Contemporary Dance classes at Hayward Performing Arts. Contemporary Dance classes are creative and experimental in their nature giving students complete autonomy over their development and ideas. This is simply because contemporary dance classes help develop a child’s innate sense of rhythm and coordination, which encourages a positive frame of mind all whilst having fun!

How Long Does It Take To Learn Contemporary Dance?

The fundamentals of Contemporary Dance can be learnt over a term ( twelve – sixteen weeks) then as students deepen their understanding and begin to learn different elements of this expressive dance form classes can be something students can enjoy until adulthood.

What Equipment Will I Need?

For Contemporary dance classes students wear comfortable clothing such as a tracksuit with a dance leotard and bare feet or socks.

Does Contemporary Dancing Lead To Ballet Dancing?

Contemporary dance is a stand-alone genre of dance though classical ballet training does assist in the development of movements within the contemporary framework.

What Happens In My Child's First Contemporary Dance Class?

In their first contemporary dance class with Hayward Performing Arts, students learn about contemporary dance etiquette, such as where to stand and how to pay attention. Children will be taught contemporary dance moves at contemporary dance classes in Warrington and contemporary dance warm-up moves! Students are encouraged to pick contemporary dance moves they like so that their child can have fun contemporary dancing whilst learning about contemporary dance techniques.

Which Age Is Best Suited To Contemporary Dance?

Contemporary dance classes are suitable for all ages; however, our most popular class is contemporary dance classes for children aged 5+. Not only does this provide the perfect platform to master their coordination and rhythm, but it’s also a great way to make new friends too!

Benefits Of Choosing Hayward For Contemporary Dancing Lessons Warrington

  1. Contemporary dance classes are taught by qualified teachers with performing arts experience in contemporary dance, jazz dance and musical theatre.
  2. Contemporary dance classes in Warrington are very popular with students of all ages.
  3. Contemporary dancers are provided with a free introductory contemporary dance class before committing to any term options.

Are You Looking For A Fun And Exciting Way To Improve Your Child’s Confidence And Social Skills?

The contemporary dance classes in Warrington by Hayward Performing Arts are perfect for children of all ages. They provide a wide range of performing arts opportunities perfect for any child who wants to learn how to dance, get creative and perform.

Qualified teachers with performing arts experience teach all classes, so you can trust that your child is in good hands. You will be amazed at how much your child’s confidence and social skills improve whilst they are having fun!

“Sign up today for a free trial of the contemporary dance classes in Warrington by Hayward Performing Arts!”


"A great place for kids to learn to dance to a very high standard, feel welcomed and safe. My daughter has danced here for 3 years now, her technique has improved so much and she has made some lovely friends. Highly recommend."


"Our daughter has joined the ballet classes couple of months ago after someone recommended us this place. We have noticed a big improvement since she started. She has been doing ballet since age 2 and she is 5 now. Mrs. Rachael teaches with kindness, firmness and professionalism all at the same time. She is a great teacher."


"My son has joined this wonderful establishment in their senior stage school, excellent tuition given in a fun and friendly environment teaching all aspects of performance and dance."


"Our daughter has excelled in her time at this outstanding performing arts school. The high standard of teaching staff and opportunities to work with current professionals is exceptional. Our daughter has achieved a Distinction in all her ISTD Dance Exams to date in Tap , Modern and Ballet. This is down to the sound knowledge and expertise of the school principal Miss Rachel Hayward who ensures classes are taught to a consistent high standard for all grades. My daughter also attends Stage School and vocal coaching sessions at HPA where the students get the opportunity to progress in their acting and musical theatre skills . We are so happy to have found HPA and would recommend it to anyone who is looking for an exceptional Performing Arts school."


"Exceptional performing arts school in centre of Warrington. They have a variety of classes available to cater for every child of every standard. My 2 daughters ages 13 & 10 have been attending since they were both 2 years old and still love attending their classes each and every week."

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