© TMT Ltd. 2017

TMT Classes

TMT strives to provide the greatest possible training

and grounding for all our pupils.

During our Friday & Saturday academy each student can partake in classes designed to give a well-rounded and educational insight into the world of the performing arts. All students are offered the opportunity to grow and excel as a performer, with classes such as Ballet, Musical theatre, Commercial, jazz, script work, singing/vocal technique and drama improvisation. If you have bags of experience, or just want to discover your hidden talents, we will provide a supportive environment to give you the confidence and skills to realise your potential.

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Graded Exams Graded    Examinations    in    Dance    syllabi    provide    broad    practical    dance    education    and develops   technical,   musical   and   performance   skills.   The   RAD   ballet   grades   incorporate ballet,   free   movement   and   character   and   with   the   new   Pre-Primary   in   Dance   and   Primary in   Dance   it   is   appropriate   for   students   from   the   age   of   five   years,   Grades   range   Pre Primary   to   Grade   8.   The   ISTD   offer   grades   Pre   –Primary   –   Grade   6.   Grades   6   –   8   are awarded UCAS points at level 3 regulated by QCF Vocational Exams The Vocational Graded Examinations in all genres (ISTD & RAD) of dance provide an in-depth study of the particular genre taken, developing advanced technique, music and performance skills. The vocational ISTD & RAD Ballet syllabus introduces pointe work for female candidates. These exams prepare students for a career in dance performance &/or teaching. Exams can be taken from 11years starting with Intermediate Foundation, Intermediate, Advanced 1 & Advanced 2. In order to complete teaching qualifications vocational exams must be completed prior to entry. Intermediate is awarded at level 3 QCF (awarded UCAS points) and Advanced 1 & 2 regulated at level 4 QCF. Vocational exams are assessed at a much higher level than graded exams.
MUSICAL THEATRE These   classes   are   a   combination   of   acting   through   song   and   dance   and   are   the   foundation   of Musical   Theatre.   Through   these   classes   all   aspects   of   performing   arts   (Dance,   Singing   & Drama)    are    brought    together    and    students    are    encouraged    to    perform    both    as    a    group    & individually,    but    as    a    team.    Tutors    will    work    at    the    pace    of    each    individual,    being psychologically   aware   of   each   student’s   abilities   at   all   times,   developing   self   esteem.   Each   year the musical theatre classes perform a theatrical show. Classes are available for 4 +. SINGING Classes   can   be   taken   privately   or   in   groups.   Singing   is   an   essential   element   of   Musical   Theatre. Students   are   introduced   to   many   styles   of   songs.   Classes   focus   on   range,   breathing   techniques, harmonies   and   voice   production.   There   is   an   emphasis   on   performance   &   learning   to   express emotion   through   song.   Pupils   can   be   entered   for   Musical   Theatre   or   classical   singing   exams; following   the   London   College   of   Music   syllabi.   Grades   6   –   8   are   awarded   UCAS   points   at   level 3 regulated by QCF. DRAMA These   classes   offer   opportunities   for   children   to   develop   confidence,   concentration,   awareness of   character   and   performance   skills,   as   well   as   the   ability   to   work   with   and   support   others. LAMDA   Drama   &   Speech   Certificates   can   also   be   achieved   if   desired.   Grades   6   –   8   are awarded UCAS points at level 3 regulated by QCF.
The   Royal   Academy   of   Dance    ( RAD )   is   one   of   the   largest   and   most   influential   dance   education and   training   organisations   in   the   world.   Established   in   1920,   to   improve   standards   and   re- invigorate   dance   training   initially   within   the   UK,   the   Academy   helps   and   encourages   its   teachers to perfect their teaching skills and pass on this knowledge to their students. The    Imperial    Society    of    Teachers    of    Dancing     ( ISTD )    is    the    world's    leading    dance examinations   board,   formed   in   1904   it   is   today   a   registered   educational   charity   and   is   the   only organisation that covers the full spectrum of dance examinations on a truly global scale.

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Ballet Ballet   is   the   foundation   of   all   other   dance   disciplines.   Classes   develop   a   correct   posture, stamina   and   good   basic   technique.   For   Ballet   the   school   follows   both   the   RAD   (grades   & vocational)   &   ISTD   (vocational)   syllabus.   Classes   are   offered   from   Preschool   (2   ½   years)   Advanced. Tap & Modern As   great   importance   is   placed   upon   technical   detail   in   dance   the   ISTD   syllabus   is   also followed   in   both   Modern   &   Tap.   These   classes   also   cover   various   routines   &   rhythms enabling   pupils   to   develop   a   wide   repertoire   of   combinations.   Classes   are   offered   from   Pre Primary (4 years) – Advanced. Contemporary/Commercial/ Theatre Acro Classes   encompass   a   variety   of   styles   and   aim   to   develop   expression,   energy   and   control. Emphasis   is   placed   on   learning   lots   of   combinations   whilst   having   fun.   For   the   advanced class    importance     is    placed    on    retaining    and    picking    up    routines    at    speed.    Theatre Acro/Gymnastics    helps    strengthen    and    loosen    the    body,    enabling    pupils    to    develop acrobatic moves for use within performances.
© TMT Ltd. 2017

TMT strives to provide the

greatest possible training and

grounding for all our pupils.

During our Friday & Saturday academy each student can partake in classes designed to give a well- rounded and educational insight into the world of the performing arts. All students are offered the opportunity to grow and excel as a performer, with classes such as Ballet, Musical theatre, Commercial, jazz, script work, singing/vocal technique and drama improvisation. If you have bags of experience, or just want to discover your hidden talents, we will provide a supportive environment to give you the confidence and skills to realise your potential.

.

Graded Exams Graded    Examinations    in    Dance    syllabi    provide    broad    practical dance   education   and   develops   technical,   musical   and   performance skills. The   RAD   ballet   grades   incorporate   ballet,   free   movement   and character   and   with   the   new   Pre-Primary   in   Dance   and   Primary   in Dance   it   is   appropriate   for   students   from   the   age   of   five   years, Grades   range   Pre   Primary   to   Grade   8.   The   ISTD   offer   grades   Pre –Primary   –   Grade   6.   Grades   6   –   8   are   awarded   UCAS   points   at   level 3 regulated by QCF Vocational Exams The Vocational Graded Examinations in all genres (ISTD & RAD) of dance provide an in-depth study of the particular genre taken, developing advanced technique, music and performance skills. The vocational ISTD & RAD Ballet syllabus introduces pointe work for female candidates. These exams prepare students for a career in dance performance &/or teaching. Exams can be taken from 11years starting with Intermediate Foundation, Intermediate, Advanced 1 & Advanced 2. In order to complete teaching qualifications vocational exams must be completed prior to entry. Intermediate is awarded at level 3 QCF (awarded UCAS points) and Advanced 1 & 2 regulated at level 4 QCF. Vocational exams are assessed at a much higher level than graded exams.
MUSICAL THEATRE These   classes   are   a   combination   of   acting   through   song   and   dance   and are   the   foundation   of   Musical   Theatre.   Through   these   classes   all   aspects of   performing   arts   (Dance,   Singing   &   Drama)   are   brought   together   and students   are   encouraged   to   perform   both   as   a   group   &   individually,   but as    a    team.    Tutors    will    work    at    the    pace    of    each    individual,    being psychologically   aware   of   each   student’s   abilities   at   all   times,   developing self   esteem.   Each   year   the   musical   theatre   classes   perform   a   theatrical show. Classes are available for 4 +. SINGING Classes   can   be   taken   privately   or   in   groups.   Singing   is   an   essential element   of   Musical   Theatre.   Students   are   introduced   to   many   styles   of songs.   Classes   focus   on   range,   breathing   techniques,   harmonies   and voice   production.   There   is   an   emphasis   on   performance   &   learning   to express    emotion    through    song.    Pupils    can    be    entered    for    Musical Theatre   or   classical   singing   exams;   following   the   London   College   of Music    syllabi.    Grades    6    –    8    are    awarded    UCAS    points    at    level    3 regulated by QCF. DRAMA These   classes   offer   opportunities   for   children   to   develop   confidence, concentration,   awareness   of   character   and   performance   skills,   as   well   as the   ability   to   work   with   and   support   others.   LAMDA   Drama   &   Speech Certificates   can   also   be   achieved   if   desired.   Grades   6   –   8   are   awarded UCAS points at level 3 regulated by QCF.
The   Royal   Academy   of   Dance    ( RAD )   is   one   of   the   largest   and most   influential   dance   education   and   training   organisations   in   the world.   Established   in   1920,   to   improve   standards   and   re-invigorate dance   training   initially   within   the   UK,   the   Academy   helps   and encourages   its   teachers   to   perfect   their   teaching   skills   and   pass   on this knowledge to their students. The    Imperial    Society    of    Teachers    of    Dancing     ( ISTD )    is    the world's   leading   dance   examinations   board,   formed   in   1904   it   is today   a   registered   educational   charity   and   is   the   only   organisation that   covers   the   full   spectrum   of   dance   examinations   on   a   truly global scale.
Ballet Ballet   is   the   foundation   of   all   other   dance   disciplines.   Classes develop   a   correct   posture,   stamina   and   good   basic   technique. For    Ballet    the    school    follows    both    the    RAD    (grades    & vocational)   &   ISTD   (vocational)   syllabus.   Classes   are   offered from Preschool (2 ½ years) – Advanced. Tap & Modern As   great   importance   is   placed   upon   technical   detail   in   dance the   ISTD   syllabus   is   also   followed   in   both   Modern   &   Tap. These   classes   also   cover   various   routines   &   rhythms   enabling pupils   to   develop   a   wide   repertoire   of   combinations.   Classes are offered from Pre Primary (4 years) – Advanced. Contemporary/Commercial/ Theatre Acro Classes   encompass   a   variety   of   styles   and   aim   to   develop expression,    energy    and    control.    Emphasis    is    placed    on learning    lots    of    combinations    whilst    having    fun.    For    the advanced   class   importance    is   placed   on   retaining   and   picking up     routines     at     speed.     Theatre     Acro/Gymnastics     helps strengthen   and   loosen   the   body,   enabling   pupils   to   develop acrobatic moves for use within performances.

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