Brackley’s school of

Modern Theatre, Tap,

& Jazz Dance

for children & adults

The Sylvie Essame School of Dance which is based in and around Brackley in South Northamptonshire, was established in 1992.

The school has classes for children from 5 years and for teenagers in the ISTD Syllabus for Modern Theatre Dance, Tap and Jazz Dancing: these are held in Brackley and Syresham on Monday, Thursday and Friday evenings after school.

There are also classes for adults in Ballet, Modern & Tap in Syresham, Farthinghoe and Brackley and in Pilates in Brackley, Towcester, Buckingham and Syresham.

The principal is Sylvie Essame, who started the school in the early 1990s. Sylvie is a dancer with many years professional experience on stage and television. She is an Associate of the Imperial Society of Teachers of Dance and a qualified Pilates instructor.

Sylvie teaches most of the classes herself, but occasionally invites guest teachers and choreographers to take classes and create pieces for performance.


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