Graham Fletcher's Dance Activate

Graham Fletcher's Dance Activate is Leicestershire’s centre of excellence in providing dance and classical ballet training of the very highest quality.

The founder and Artistic Director is Graham Fletcher Dip RBS (TCPD) was himself a highly accomplished dancer and principal of The Royal Ballet Company, before he became involved in teaching and promoting ballet and dance education across the region.

Graham sets the standard for ballet and dance training in Leicestershire through his range of weekly dance classes and workshops that take place in Leicester, Wigston, Hallaton and Market Harborough.

His School Partnership scheme also promotes dance in schools by inviting city and county schools to participate in on-site creative dance workshops, supporting special school projects or delivering dance events in support of the curriculum.

Ballet Boyz Workshop - Curve Theatre Leicester
Ballet Boyz Workshop - Curve Theatre Leicester

Dedicated and Professional Dance Teachers

Graham was a leading Principal Dancer of The Royal Ballet Company, and starred in a number of performances at The Royal Opera House Covent Garden, as well as film, television and West End shows. He is an accomplished dance teacher, director and choreographer of more than 20 years with engagements that include many national and international dance schools, Billy Elliot productions and the prestigious Royal Ballet School and their Associate dance programme.

A significant number of Graham's students have secured places with esteemed UK dance schools such as The Royal Ballet School, Elmhurst Ballet School, Arts In Education Tring and The Rambert School. This has led onto highly successful professional careers in television, commercial theatre and dance companies such as Birmingham Royal Ballet, Northern Ballet Theatre and the Vienna State Ballet.

Dance Programme

At Dance Activate Dance Classes there are a range of classes on offer, including classical ballet, contemporary dance, musical theatre and our unique Dance RoX! programme that explores a variety of jazz styles. There are boys only, ballet repertoire, pointe work and performance style classes and all are open to students who want to develop their potential as dancers and enhance existing skills beyond normal syllabus work.

Dance Activate is also a registered Arts Award centre providing nationally recognised qualifications managed by Trinity College London in association with Arts Council England.

Dance students who show a particular talent in ballet are invited to audition for Ballet Associates. Ballet Associates is an exclusive programme of monthly associate level ballet masterclasses, aimed at nurturing boy and girl ballet students in pursuit of excellence and intended to run alongside any existing dance training commitments.

If you would like further information then please contact us by email from the contact page or by telephone on : 0771 772 1916.