A Journey of Reflection through 2020 & 2021!

The start of a new Academic Year 2021 – 2022 sees the Academy preparing for our long awaited Show to be staged in February 2022 … watch this space!

The end of the Summer Term 2021 saw a Virtual Performance Celebration of the Opening of Theatre and Studios with the UK! These dances were first taught remotely, the students loved dancing them side-by-side!
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Late May 2021 the Entire Academy back in the Studios! So happy to be back with each other again!
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Adult Classes also celebrated their last Remote Class in May 2021!

Our Over 18’s Celebrated reaching the end of their Remote Learning in May 2021!

Our over 18’s return to the Rooftop in April 2021!
Whilst unable to attend classes inside we made sure how over 18’s could still have class together!

Attendance to Remote Classes during the 12 weeks of the Spring Term was outstanding throughout the Academy! Such a dedicated group of Dancers! Outstanding!

To Celebrate Easter the Academy presented 2 Virtual Easter Performances, one for the Junior School and one for the Senior School!
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Miss Kristi’s Ballet classes looked at Costume Design, in particular Tutu design which has inspired us to write this short Fairytale, please click on the videos below to see some beautiful creations from the children!
Pre-Primary Ballet’s Tutu Tale

Primary Ballet’s Tutu Tale

Grade 3 Ballet’s Tutu Tale

February 2021 saw the Academy’s first ever Virtual Awards Presentation!
The week was preceeded by a Red Carpet Event … all the students enjoyed attending class as VIP’s for the week! Please click on the Red Poster to see a short film!

Please click on the Poster below to see more about our Virtual Awards Celebration Streamed Live!

Conditioning Class returned in Autumn 2020 with almost 60 Students attending every week with Miss Phoebe!

Twenty Four hours after seeing our last face-to-face class in the Studio in October we moved to offering almost 50 classes online every week!
 A new chapter in KDA’s history began in November 2020!

KDA held our first Rooftop Classes Alfresco in July 2020, it was an emotional evening for those fortunate enough to attend!

Phoebe Liberty kept many of our students busy with weekly Hamilton, SIX, Greatest Showman, Chicago & Hairspray workshops in August 2020!

Very special Congratulations to all the students who achieved 100% of their Home Learning Tasks throughout the Summer Term 2020! 
Special mention to Joseph Soley who achieved 100% for all 5 classes, such dedication – well done!  Click the image to see more!

Images of Home Learning Clips sent in to teachers during the Summer Term 2020.  Over 1000 video clips  received for feedback!

Congratulations to those who gained 100% attendance to classes in the 2019 – 2020 academic year, fantastic achievement!
Here are our Award Winners!


Click below to see our lovely students dancing together, yet apart …

On our 25th Anniversary Year of 2020 we celebrate our pupils with a Then and Now Project!

What a surprise Miss Megan and I had during Week 3 of Lockdown in March 2020!

To celebrate VE Day in 2020 we put this film together of our Grade 4 Students and below!

A wonderful Colouring Collage put together by our students in Summer 2020!