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RISE Studios

Dance and Performing Arts Schools in Watford and Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire. Classes take place at St John's Church, Berry Lane and Rickmansworth School, Scots Hill in Ricky and West Herts Squash and Fitness Centre in Watford. Please check the timetable to make sure you attend the correct venue.

For the best classes in ballet, modern, tap, street dance, hip-hop, drama, singing and Performing Arts, come and check out Rise Studios in Watford and Rickmansworth, Herts.

All our teachers are professional or ex-professional dancers and actors who have worked in the business for years! Call 01923 218626

We pride ourselves on being a friendly and welcoming dance and performing arts school suitable for all levels. Whether you are training for a career in the Performing Arts or just come for a bit of fun, we cater for all. It's never too late to join a dance class, and the health benefits are obvious. Give us a call if you would like to come along and try us out.....

Our Adult Street Dance class just WON 'Best Class for Me' on Netmums

Tickets for our Summer Show Dance Fusion are now on sale from the Watford Colosseum box office www.watfordcolosseum.co.uk. Sat and Sun 12th and 13th July. Check the news tab for details of which show your child is doing....

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Come and join RISE Studios for their 'Matilda' Summer School this year. We will stage a mini version of the hit West End Musical.

Ages 6-18 years (Age groups will be separated)
Monday 25th- Friday 29th August from 10am to 4pm ONLY £20 per day if you book by 1st May 2014!!! (£30 per day thereafter).

Ages 4-6 years
Monday 25th- Friday 29th August from 10-1pm ONLY £10 per day if you book by 1st May 2014 (£15 per day thereafter).

Venue TBC. (£20 non-refundable deposit required on booking)

Parents are invited to watch the show on Friday 29th August at 3pm. All classes taught by professional dancers/ actors and singers who have worked extensively in TV, Music Videos, West End, Adverts and more.

RISE Studios Performance Troupe recently got 1st and 2nd Places in the Watford Drama Festival for their Improvisations!! Come and see the professional quality training for yourselves.....

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 One visit to the school will highlight the friendships and team spirit between students, with a real passion for dance and the Performing Arts! We perform in numerous annual events and you may have seen us recently at the Watford and Ricky Canal Festivals, Croxley Revels, Chorleywood Village Day, Watford Drama Festival and Ricky Christmas Evening to name a few!

Our toddler classes, Tappy Toes WON BEST Pre-school class 2012 voted for by Netmums users! Thank-you to everyone who voted, we are very proud. Check out www.netmums.com 

Tappy Toes was also nominated for the following categories- BEST Children's Party Entertainment, BEST national Pre-schooler development activity and Most outstanding activity leader (South)- Claire Greenwood, in the What's on 4 Little Ones 2013 Awards! 

We have joined forces with South Herts College to become part of their Children's University,  which encourages after school learning. If you are a member of the Children's University  please bring your CU Passport in to your lessons and we will stamp it for you! If you would like to be part of the Children's University please click on this link CHILDRENS  UNIVERSITY or  ask your school for more details on how to join. 

 We work towards ISTD Dance examinations in all our ballet, modern and tap classes. A qualified ISTD examiner visits the school twice a year, as and when the students are ready. These exams are by no means compulsory but give you a great indication of how your child is progressing, and they get a lovely certificate to prove it!

For more information on ISTD exams and syllabus please click HERE


Classes at:
West Herts Sports Centre, Park Avenue, Watford, Hertfordshire, WD18 7HP.
St John's Church, Berry Lane, Rickmansworth, Herts, WD3 7HG.
Rickmansworth School, Scots Hill, Rickmansworth, Herts, WD3 3AQ.