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We recognise the importance of making informed decisions, which is why we provide a complimentary trial for all students, allowing them to experience a class first and before making a commitment. Feel free to explore our offerings and book a class that aligns with your age and interests.

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  • Comprehensive Education
    At Studio 86, we are dedicated to providing a comprehensive dance education through our accredited IDTA Syllabus. With opportunities for IDTA Exams and performances, we ensure that students receive a well-rounded training experience.
  • Diversity of Classes
    Our Dance Classes cater to a wide range of interests and skill levels, from Beginners Ballet to dynamic Street Dance and Commercial styles. We believe in fostering both creativity and technique, ensuring that each student's journey is enjoyable and enriching.
  • Location
    With five convenient locations across Derby, Studio 86 strives to make dance accessible to all. By utilising a variety of venues, including dance spaces, community halls, and church halls, we create an inclusive environment conducive to learning and personal growth.
  • An Accessible & Inclusive Environment
    At Studio 86, we are committed to creating an inclusive and accessible environment for all students, regardless of their learning and physical abilities. We believe that dance is for everyone, and we strive to accommodate the diverse needs of our students to ensure that everyone can participate fully in our classes. Our experienced instructors are trained to adapt their teaching methods and techniques to suit individual learning styles and abilities, fostering a supportive and encouraging atmosphere where every student feels valued and empowered. Whether a student requires additional support or accommodations, we are dedicated to nurturing their talents and helping them thrive on their dance journey. At Studio 86, inclusivity is not just a goal, but a fundamental aspect of our ethos, and we are committed to providing opportunities for all students to experience the joy and benefits of dance.
  • Community Collaboration
    We understand the importance of community collaboration and have forged strong partnerships with local schools and community groups. Through these partnerships, we aim to expand access to quality dance instruction and foster a love for movement throughout Derby.
  • Affordability
    We believe that dance should be accessible to all, which is why our Dance Lessons start at just £11 per month for a 30-minute class. Our affordable pricing ensures that everyone has the opportunity to discover the joy of dance while receiving guidance from experienced instructors.
  • Performance Opportunities
    At Studio 86, we offer exciting performance opportunities for students to showcase their talent on prestigious stages, including London’s West End and Disneyland Paris. Whether through Ballet Classes, Performance Groups, or our Mardi Gras troupe, students have the chance to shine and express themselves creatively.
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