Education

Education is a key part of Jack Stinton Dance Company. From delivering one off workshops to half term creative projects or offering single after school class programs to full commissions for youth dance or professional dance companies, JSDC has experience in bringing highly detailed and personalised education work to your setting. To view a full break down of our packs currently offered please download our current education pack, please click here.

My own personal aim with our education work is to offer the same chance that was offered to me. An opportunity to explore movement and spark something deep within our students that has developed into my passion in life
— Jack Stinton

Below is an outline of the work that we currently offer through the company. For more detailed information and to discuss what we can offer you please contact Jack at jack@jackstintondancecompany.com

  • OutReach Education - This program is where we offer any number of classes and any number of styles to your school. These sessions can be after or before school. We've current run programs in Swavesey Village College, Thorndown Primary School, Over Primary School and Cottenham Village College. Within these schools we currently offer Contemporary, Street and Ballet classes. We are able to offer many other classes including Yoga, Jazz, Hip Hop, Ball Room, Commercial and Musical Theatre; other styles are always being added as our team of teachers is always expanding. 

  • Primary Education - Recent schools include Thorndown, Over and Willingham. These projects can range in time and length and can deliver a variety of content. Recent projects include World War 2, Chocolate and Egypt. Within these projects we offer a warm up, which improves technique and stamina; a section of choreographed material created by Jack and a chance to create and develop their own dance routines, helping improve creativity and offering a chance for the students to explore topics in a different fashion. We also offer projects to help develop primary school teachers confidence in teaching dance. We do this by providing full lesson plans which cover everything that is taught, as the teachers watch and take part in sessions they are asked to have a more active role and in the final session is led by the class tutor. Feedback is then provided to help develop and improve teachers confidence within teaching dance. Along with this we are also able to offer the ARTS AWARD scheme please download the pack for more details. Full lesson plans and feedback are provided at the end of the project, but must be requested before the start of the project.

  • Secondary, 6th form and University Education - Recent secondary and 6th form schools include Caister Academy, Stour Valley Community School, Swavesey Village College and Impington Village College. These projects included technique and creative improvisation sessions and creating a piece for B-TEC assessments. The technique classes are focused on contemporary technique, looking mainly at Cunningham, Graham and Release. The creative sessions are built to improve confidence in improvisation, solo creation and group created work, helping develop and improve the students ability to create more diverse work. Performance pieces are able to be created on a stimulus provided by the school or by JSDC. Along with this we are also able to offer the ARTS AWARD scheme please download the pack for more details. Full lesson plans are provided after the project is complete.

  • Special Commissions - Recent youth groups include Scambs and Cambridge Contemporary Dance. Specially commissioned works can range from youth group works, working over several weekends to create a performance piece for a special one off youth platform or performance, to semi professional companies running regular technique classes and auditions, to creating full length works for the company. 

To book onto any of our packages please contact Jack directly at jack@jackstintondancecompany.com


Current Open Class Schedule

These classes are run by Jack and the team, they are open to the age ranges detailed next to them, please note that this timetable doesn't include any of the sessions linked to the Primary or Secondary schools JSDC are currently in, for more details about them please contact JSDC or your school directly. There are details next to each class about who to contact should you wish to book onto one of these classes. If a class is run by JSDC please make cheques payable to Jack Stinton Dance Company. For more up to date information please check the companies Facebook Page


Monday

Style: Contemporary

Venue: Willingham - Ladybird Borland Dance Studios

Time: 6.30 – 7.30pm

Age: 10+

Start Date: January 8th

 Please visit www.ladybirdborland.co.uk for further information


Thursday

Academy Contemporary

Style: Contemporary 

Venue: SJ School of Dance/St Neots

Time: 8.00 - 9.00pm

Age: 11+

Start Date: January 11th

Please visit sjschoolofdance.com for further information


Friday

Style: Junior Street Dance 

Venue: Histon/Impington Pavilion (Recreation Ground)

Time: 5pm - 6pm 

Age: 7-11

Start Date: September 14th

 

Style: Senior Street Dance 

Venue: Histon/Impington Pavilion (Recreation Ground)

Time: 6pm - 7pm 

Age: 11+

Start Date: September 14th


Saturday

Junior Scambs 

Style: Contemporary/Creative

Venue: Cottenham Village College - Dance Studio

Time: 9.45 - 10.45

Age: 6 - 11

Start Date: September 8th

Scambs

Style: Contemporary

Venue: Cottenham Village College - Dance Studio

Time: 11.00 – 12.00pm

Age: 11+

Start Date September 8th

All classes are pay per half term/full term

 Classes costs £5 per class and a 10% sibling discount applies when siblings are in the same class.