Conveniently located in the heart of Swindon, the Gemma Short School of Dance & Theatre Arts provides expert training for all ages with a personal touch you just will not find anywhere else.
Whether you are a beginner or an experienced dancer or performer, our well qualified and helpful staff are trained to assist you in all aspects of dance and theatre arts. Students have the opportunity to train for ISTD examinations in Ballet, Tap, Modern, Jazz and National Dance, as well as Limbering, Musical Theatre, Singing, Drama, Dance Fitness and Acro for Dance. Students also have the opportunity to compete in regional and national festivals and competitions, and will be encouraged to develop their performance experiences.
We welcome children aged from 1 year in our 'Music, Movement & Make Believe' classes all the way through to our adult classes!
Students have successfully auditioned for full and part time vocational training with prestigious establishments such as: Tring Park Classical Ballet and Nothern Ballet, and have also been seen performing in West End shows or in television commercials.
We take a personalised approach to our training and balance high expectations of ourselves and students with a sense of fun.
The school has 2 dance studios, a singing room, as well as a dance shop that stocks all uniform as well as a range of non-uniform dancewear and gift ideas.