We keep our classes challenging to students while not rushing the process that may cause bad technique and injury. Highly enjoyable and fun is a number one rule!
Dance and Drama Classes
Children will experience the spotlight, pure magic of dancing and performing; they will love the challenge and variety of learning many steps and techniques taken from tap, ballet, freestyle, theatre craft, modern, national and so much more. Drama and singing add to the fun and confidence needed to perform. We keep standards high, but we keep the fun even higher!
Drama / Musical Theatre
Children learn through play and improvisation to communicate efficiently, think creatively, work successfully with others and improve self-esteem. As their skills develop we move onto monologues, dialogues and short musicals and plays to open up their imaginations into new worlds. All children get plenty of performing opportunities!
Dedicated children can enter for acting and musical theatre awards, or audition to be in our annual performance of ‘Peter Pan’
Full Day of Performing Arts
The excitement is electric as the children love to experience all of the areas of performing arts. They learn all dance styles (including british tap dance unique to Hungary!), acro, body conditioning, drama, acting and musical theatre. They are so proud of themselves, as they are fully prepared for all their performing opportunities. They learn teamwork and what it takes to put on a show. Children work at their own speed and level and reach their full potential in a fun and loving environment!
Once Upon a Ballet
Captivating music, exercises and dance routines that all children will love!
First steps of ballet are taught through imagery, storytelling, adorable music and the use of magical props; wands, crowns, scarves, stars and much more!
The syllabi we use will develop children’s physical skills, stamina, creativity, expression, musicality and is safe for growing bodies. It’s age appropriate, and a lot of fun!
This course is a perfect introduction to dance and performing.
We prepare students for internationally recognised IDTA exams. IDTA is one of the largest examination boards in the world. The syllabus is creative, progessive and age related. It is fun to do and fun to learn! The exams make our children work harder so they may achieve their best personal potential. Our exam results are always exceptional, reflecting how dedicated our students are. That face when they come out of the examination room shows how proud and happy they are!
Ballet & Dance
Ballet and Dance is great exercise; especially improves posture and grace. Our classes are full of creativity and magic that allows your child to learn and improve, whilst having fun. Ballet is the base of all dance styles. Everyone gets the chance to participate in our exciting shows, and dedicated children can participate in our internationally recognised exam session. Uniforms and neat hair are required in this disciplined but fun class!
In class we work on motor coordination, strength, balance, flexibility and beginner acro/gymnastic skills. Children become stronger, more flexible and will develop confidence and self-esteem in a fun, safe, enthusiastic atmosphere. The dance side is based on street-jazz to modern day pop songs. It’s fun, fast and exciting.
One-on-one attention or create your own personal group!
- Choose your style, who will be in the group and where the lessons will be
- We can choreograph wedding dances, a dance for special occasions, or an act for a school talent contest
- Training for exams, competitions or for pure fun and fitness
Comps will be the biggest adrenaline rush your child will ever experience. The excitement and bonding is out of this world. Children have private lessons to learn their solos or duets. Once a week we meet as a group to practice, gain feedback and learn the performance side to comp dancing. Children learn teamwork and become very bonded as the youngest might be 6 years old and the oldest 17 years. They learn the ability to accept criticism as well as praise, and the value of hard work. Going to the comp is the biggest adrenaline rush your child will ever experience. Children are entered into their correct levels so beginner dancers can join just as much as advanced!
If your toddler is bouncing up and down when he/she hears music then your child will love this class! A fun class full of exciting props, stories, dancing games, songs and mime. They will grow in confidence, develop musically and physically whilst having fun. A lovely class for child and carer to bond together.
Our Groove Child® class helps
Little Performers is a great first experience. The class is so much fun that they don’t even realise mum has gone. With all the exercise and stimulation they need, they sleep well that afternoon.
All performing arts mixed into one: Drama , Dance , Singing and Crafts . Perfectly structured and balanced, designed for little ones . Full of bubbles, props, dress-up , stories and games!
Being part of DCA this year has been one of the nicest parts of my daughter's year. The classes strike the perfect balance of being fast-paced enough to keep the children's attention, but slow enough that they learn a lot of dances in just a matter of weeks. As a result, I have seen my daughter bloom into a little girl with increased confidence and physical coordination. DCA gives her a way to take part in the allure of pop music and dance trends in a completely age-appropriate way. I wish there were classes for adults!
Allaine Cerwonka (Mother of 8 year old who attends combo class)
What started out as a two hour Saturday morning dance program for our daughter has turned into a 7 hours performing art spectacle for both of our kids on a weekly basis. Every Saturday and Sunday our kids can't wait for their dance and drama classes to begin.
Our kids made friends there and so did we. DCA is so much more than just an English language dance school. Their dance and theater showcases are planned and executed with so much attention to detail, followed by a cinema party where the kids can watch themselves perform.
Chris Lahl (father of two children age 7 and 9 who attend all weekend classes)
Sunny Ruoqi joined DCA in the late autumn of 2019. Her learning journey with DCA is very pleasant, inspiring, and rewarding. Among all other dancing courses like theatre dance and street dance, Sunny focuses on ballet, the more classical, comprehensive and demanding type.
AT the very beginning, she danced once a week. And later as she registered for the IDTA examination, she started to have lessons twice a week, one for learning and practice on the basis of a progressive syllabus, and the other is a special module for examination. Under systematic and insistent training with Ms. Susie and Ms. Sandra, She achieved “Distinction” in the Preparatory level exam, her first exam of IDTA at the age of 7 in the early of 2020. After that, she continued learning almost nonstop till now.
In the spring of 2020 when Hungary was facing the first wave of pandemic Covid-19, DCA offered online lessons and Sunny attended the majority of the ballet lessons, keeping the frequency of once or twice per week. The lessons offered by DCA are with good methodology to meet professional requirements of development on the one hand, and on the other, it is appealing in Ms Susie’s artistic delivering. The tempo of each lesson is not harsh and intense but effective and efficient. Sunny enjoys the free dancing part best. She also enjoys greatly all the music that Ms. Susie uses in the class.
Cathy Bo Wu (Mother of 9 year old child who attends ballet classes)
We first joined DCA when our daughter was 4. She has just turned 12 and every week she continues to enjoy dance and drama with DCA. Sandra, Susie and all the teachers provide an amazingly supportive, safe and fun environment for kids to learn and develop their skills, staying active and building confidence. Fantastic costumes and the year end shows are always a highlight for the kids. From extra parties, acrogym and summer camps I think we have tried almost everything.
Sandra is always seeking feedback and ideas for staying relevant which has been particularly important over the last 12 months with classes going online.
We have made some amazing friendships and will always have fond memories of our daughter growing up with DCA.
Maria Williams (Mother of 12 year old who attends performing arts full day)