All Sorts of Performing Arts CIC was established in 2014 as a not for profit Theatre School offering children (0-18 yrs) in the Worcester area classes, workshops & performance opportunities where they can gain confidence and experience throughout the Performing Arts.
Current classes on offer are: Musical Theatre, Cheer Dance, Freestyle Dance, Drama, Street Dance & Hip Hop, Contemporary/Lyrical, Fun Ballet, Adult Dance Fitness Dance Fusion, Pop Choir & Mini All Sorts.
Since opening Seven years ago the school has grown from strength to strength with increasing membership. The students are given the help and support to enable them to increase their confidence and social interaction skills throughout our productions which are produced twice a year. These productions also go on tour to a variety of residential care homes. In addition to our productions the students are invited to perform (should they wish to) at many local events such as: Lyppard Fete, St Peters Festival, Victorian Fayre, Worcester Carnival amongst many.
In January 2018 we moved into our own studio and now have our own purpose-built stage, lighting, projector, sound system & mirrors in the main studio. We continue to make improvements to the building and purchase new equipment for classes.
We pride ourselves on teamwork supplying professional guidance from our fully qualified teaching team, and with the help from our outstanding volunteer team who provided 769 hours of volunteer time throughout 2018. To the end of December 2019 was
1,416 hours and for 2020 the total is over 2,500!
During lockdown in 2020-2021 All Sorts provided Zoom online classes, productions and Medals for children and pre recorded material for local care homes
The School celebrated it's 7th Birthday on 1st Feb this year.
We are so excited to have the studio back up and running. The school are currently working on completing medals and looking at our forthcoming next production which we will be announcing soon.
UKA Dance, formally known as the United Kingdom Alliance (UKA), is a dance teaching and examination board based in Blackpool, England, and operates internationally.
UKA Dance was established in 1902 and provides training in a range of dance styles, with examination syllabi for students, and training courses for people wishing to become certified dance teachers.
UKA Dance exists primarily as a dance training and examination board. For students, UKA Dance provides training opportunities with qualified dance teachers worldwide, both in private and mainstream dance education. Training is available in a wide range of dance disciplines, with examinations leading to a range of awards and certificates for successful candidates, including vocational examinations for students who wish to pursue a career in professional dance. Examinations and awards are available for a variety of ages and abilities.
UKA Dance also awards dance teaching qualifications and has a certification programme for dance students and professionals who wish to gain a recognised dance teaching qualification. There are three levels of qualification that certify teachers to enter candidates for examinations, they are Associate, Licentiate and Fellowship. Fellowship is the highest level of qualification and teachers who have reached this level may apply to become examiners.
UKA Dance are an awarding body validated by the Council for Dance Education and Training. At UKA Dance, they assist dance teachers worldwide by providing their pupils with Achievement Awards for all ages & abilities, in all styles of Dance & Drama. They also provide Teaching Qualifications and are proud to help, encourage and support their members in all dance disciplines to establish and develop their business. Corporate members of: British Dance Council, Sport and Recreation Alliance, Scottish Official Board of Highland Dancing. Beyond dance training and examinations.
UKA Dance is also one of the World's foremost organisations in the field of competitive dancing, and in this role organises numerous competitions, dance festivals and championships both in the UK and is influential in the regulation and adjudication of such competitions.